Category: olympics

Updated qualifiers for 2020/21 U.S. Olympic Team Trials as of July 30, 2020

By Gary Abbott, USA Wrestling | July 30, 2020, 4:09 p.m. (ET) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – USA Wrestling will post regular updates on the athletes who have qualified for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials, which will determine the 2020 Olympic Team in all three styles—men’s and women’s freestyle and Greco-Roman. The U.S. Olympic Team […]

Nikki Haley casts some doubt on U.S. athletes at 2018 PyeongChang Olympics

by Erik Ortiz Nikki Haley, America’s ambassador to the United Nations, suggested that the United States’ participation in next February’s Winter Olympics in South Korea remains up in the air amid mounting provocations made by the North. Haley was asked Wednesday night on Fox News whether sending American athletes was a “done deal,” and responded […]

Rio Mens Freestyle Results 2016

57 kg/125.5 lbs. Gold – Vladimer Khinchegahsvili (Georgia) Silver – Rei Higuchi (Japan) Bronze – Haji Aliyev (Azerbaijan) Bronze – Hassan Rahimi (Iran) 5th – Vladimir Dubov (Bulgaria) 5th – Yowlys Bonne Rodriguez (Cuba) 7th – Asadulla Lachinau (Belarus) 8th – Kyong-Il Yang (DPR Korea) 9th – Victor Lebedev (Russia) 10th – Adama Diatta (Senegal) […]

Here’s what I know so far this season.

1. The national title is up for grabs. This might be the most wide-open field in modern history. With all the factors accounted for (injuries, freshman adjustments, coaching up or down, peaking) I can see scenarios that could lead to 4-5 different teams winning the title in March. 2. The same can be said at […]

The Olympics Tries to Fix Itself

Faced With Dwindling Number of Cities Interested in Hosting the Games, IOC Enacts Radical Changes to Bidding Process ENLARGE Thomas Bach, right, president of the International Olympic Committee, with Prince Albert of Monaco on Monday. REUTERS By MATTHEW FUTTERMAN Updated Dec. 8, 2014 5:46 p.m. ET Does this help wrestling? Remains to be seen. This […]