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Jun 2, 2014 | Examiner.com

Burroughs tops Taylor; Metcalf, Ruth also US World Team Trials champs

In one of the most anticipated freestyle matches of the year, 2012 Olympic gold medalist Jordan Burroughs denied David Taylor a chance to compete at the 2014 World Wrestling Championships, joining NCAA champs Brent Metcalf and Ed Ruth who won titles at the 2014 World Team Trials freestyle competition in Madison, Wis.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic

Sun Jun 01, 2014

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NCAA champs Ramos, Varner, Dlagnev claim World Team Trials titles

Three NCAA wrestling champs - Tony Ramos , Jake Varner , and Tervel Dlagnev - were among the winners crowned at the 2014 World Team Trials freestyle competition at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wis.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Wrestling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Kelsey Campbell, Summer Olympics

Tue Feb 11, 2014

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One year after IOC decision to axe wrestling, it's back, stronger than ever

One year ago - Feb. 12, 2013 - the International Olympic Committee's Executive Board made the stunning decision to eliminate wrestling from its roster of core sports effective with the 2020 Olympics.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics

Tue Jan 14, 2014

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InterMat, WIN Magazine share ideas to put more fans in stands for dual meets

Now that wrestling has returned to its rightful place at the Olympics, it seems the next big challenge for the sport is getting more fans in the stands for college dual meets, judging by a number of stories appearing in wrestling media this week, including an opinion piece at InterMat posted Monday , and various features in the latest issue of WIN ... (more)

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics

Sun Dec 29, 2013

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No. 2 Story of 2013: IOC eliminates Olympic wrestling, then reinstates it

International Olympic Committee caused major disruption in amateur wrestling worldwide with its decision to first eliminate, then reinstate the sport International Olympic Committee caused major disruption in amateur wrestling worldwide with its decision to first eliminate, then reinstate the sport In the seven months between the initial ... (more)

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Modern Pentathlon

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Olympic Medal Count

    Total
1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35
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