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2016 Rio Olympic Games: Wrestling

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Wrestling

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Sunday, Aug 21, 2016

Wrestling Coaches Strip in Protest of Penalty Point

Wrestling Coaches Strip in Protest of Penalty Point

A controversial penalty point at the 65kg bronze wrestling bout resulted in two coaches stripping on the mat.

Sunday, Aug 21, 2016

In China, a Forgiving Public Embraces Fewer Gold Medals

In China, a Forgiving Public Embraces Fewer Gold Medals

In a country long focused on bringing home as many Olympic gold medals as possible, this year's haul isn't what China expected.

Sunday, Aug 21, 2016

Kyle Snyder Becomes Youngest US Wrestling Gold Medalist

Kyle Snyder Becomes Youngest US Wrestling Gold Medalist

Kyle Snyder defeated Khetag Gazyumov, of Azerbaijan, Sunday to become America's youngest ever freestyle wrestling gold medalist. Snyder battled 2-1 to win gold in the 97-kilogram division. The match was tightly

Saturday, Aug 20, 2016

Cox Wins Freestyle Wrestling Bronze for US

Cox Wins Freestyle Wrestling Bronze for US

USA's J'den Cox defeated Reineris Salas Perez of Cuba on Saturday to earn bronze in the 86 kg class of the freestyle wrestling competition. The match ended in controversy when the Cuban wrestler refused to go...

Saturday, Aug 20, 2016

Wrestler Jordan Burroughs Loses Second Match, Fails to Medal

Wrestler Jordan Burroughs Loses Second Match, Fails to Medal

Jordan Burroughs began his Gold Medal defense with a first-round victory Guinea-Bissau's over Augosta Midana. But if he's going to become the third-ever American to win back-to-back wrestling golds, his biggest...

Thursday, Aug 18, 2016

Indian Wrestler Narsingh Yadav Hit With Four-year Doping Ban, Out of Olympics

Indian Wrestler Narsingh Yadav Hit With Four-year Doping Ban, Out of Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Indian wrestler Narsingh Yadav has become the latest athlete to be removed from the Rio Olympics over doping after the Court of Arbitration for Sport gave him a four-year suspension.

Thursday, Aug 18, 2016

Maroulis Wins America's 1st Women's Wrestling Gold

Maroulis Wins America's 1st Women's Wrestling Gold

U.S. wrestler Helen Maroulis won the first gold medal in women's wrestling for her country, defeating Japan's Saori Yoshida in the women's 53kg division final Thursday. Maroulis, 24, won 4-1 over Yoshida,...

Thursday, Aug 18, 2016

US Wrestler Adeline Gray Loses in Quarterfinals Upset

US Wrestler Adeline Gray Loses in Quarterfinals Upset

The dream matchup in the women's wrestling 75 kilogram class was ruined when the United States' Adeline Gray and Brazil's Aline da Silva Ferreira both lost in the quarterfinals.

Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016

Japanese Wrestler Becomes 1st to Win 4 Golds

Japanese Wrestler Becomes 1st to Win 4 Golds

Kaori Icho emerged victorious from a thrilling gold medal match to win her fourth-straight Olympic title Wednesday. With the win, Icho has become the first wrestler to ever win four Olympic titles.

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