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Women front and center of Japan’s Asian Games team

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/ISSEI KATO (Reuters) – Japan heads to the Asian Games with the team’s top two symbolic leadership roles filled by women for the first time in what may mark a growing focus on women’s sports in its traditionally male-dominated society. Giving the roles of captain and flag bearer to women at the could be […]

Jordan Burroughs Wins Bronze Medal at World Championships

Jordan Burroughs (John Sachs/Tech-Fall) By Craig Sesker TASHKENT, Uzbekistan – Nobody is going to ever question the grit, moxie and heart that American star Jordan Burroughs displays whenever he steps on a wrestling mat. Competing with a heavily wrapped left knee, Burroughs capped a courageous performance by winning a bronze medal at the World Championships […]

August 5 Marks Two-Year Countdown To Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Shutterstock) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The United States Olympic Committee joins the global Olympic Movement in celebrating the two-year countdown to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Tuesday, Aug. 5. To commemorate the two-year milestone, the USOC is sharing thoughts from some of its top 2016 Olympic hopefuls, distributing sport storylines and qualification […]

2014 US World Team Trials: Interviews

In the Men’s Greco-Roman Wrestling, Spenser Mango and Robby Smith talk about their wins, as they now head to the world Championships in August.

2014 US World Team Trials: Mango defeats Hazewinkel

In the Men’s 59kg Greco-Roman Wrestling, Spenser Mango gets his 7th straight spot on Team USA, beating Sam Hazewinkel in a furies second peroid, after winning the first match.

2014 US World Team Trials: Perkins defeats Saddoris

In the Men’s 66kg Greco-Roman Wrestling, Bryce Saddoris had a seven point lead after the first period, but it was all wiped away as Ravaughn Perkins pins him the second, after winning the first match to claim the spot on the US team.

2014 US World Team Trials: Holm defeats Nielsen

In the Men’s 85kg Greco-Roman Wrestling, Jordan Holm secures his spot with a technical superiority score in the first period, after winning the first match over Zack Nielsen. (Call your TV provider to watch full events on TV and online.)

2014 US World Team Trials: Smith defeats Erickson

In the Men’s 130kg Greco-Roman Wrestling, Current US champ Robby Smith racks up the points in the first period, after winning the first match, to beat Toby Erickson by technical superiority.

2014 US World Team Trials: Williams defeats Wechter

In the Men’s 98kg Greco-Roman Wrestling, Caylor Willaims heads to the World Championship after beating John Wechter with a big throw in the first period, after winning the first match.

Jordan Burroughs Wins Championship at World Team Trials

Jordan Burroughs (Richard Mackson/USA TODAY Sports) By Craig Sesker MADISON, Wis. – Olympic gold medalist Jordan Burroughs is one of the most talented wrestlers this country has ever seen. He’s also one of the most mentally tough athletes in U.S. history. That was evident when Burroughs overcame a very determined effort by the talented David […]

2013 World Combat Games: Women’s 58kg Jujutsu Final

Oceane Talvard (FRA), who took bronze in Wrestling in 2010, forces Elisabeth Olbert (AUT) to tap-out and claim gold in 2013.

Mixed martial arts will be an Olympic sport, says UFC

Aug 28, 2013; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Carlos Condit (left) fights Martin Kampmann during UFC Fight Night 27 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Credit: Pat Lovell-USA TODAY Sports Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) managing director Asia Pacific Mark Fischer told Reuters that an Olympic place might only be 20 years away thanks to the work of his organization in growing the sport and the introduction […]

Tracking the Trials: June 14, 2012

Rosters for several U.S. Olympic sports are determined by results from competitions known as trials. They usually are as nerve-wracking for the participants as being on trial. Qualifying for the team can be as joyous as getting acquitted. Meet some athletes for whom their trials was more trial and less error as they earned an […]

Tracking The Trials: June 14, 2012

Team USA begins to take shape for London as we check in on the Trials to date, including highlights from the Marathon, Boxing and Wrestling Olympic Trials.

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Road To London: U.S. Men Wrestle Their Way To London

Upsets, surprises and a family tradition continues at the U.S. Wrestling Olympic Trials.

Road To London: U.S. Women Wrestle For A Chance

New faces took center stage for the American women at the U.S. Wrestling Olympic Trials.

Overweight Gardner ends bid for Olympic comeback

Rulon Gardner of USA (left) celebrates winning the gold medal by defeating Alexandre Kareline of Russia (right) in the 130 kilogram event during the Greco Roman wrestling held at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre in Darling Harbour during the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia. (Billy Stickland/ALLSPORT) April 20 (Reuters) – American wrestler […]

Olympics: The Angle Isn’t Right

Kurt Angle of the US displays the national flag after winning the gold medal in the men’s 100kg Olympic freestyle wrestling event at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. (AFP-IOP/AFP/Getty Images) On Thursday, wrestling star and former Olympic gold medalist Kurt Angle announced that he will no longer be competing for a spot […]

Road to London presented by Hilton HHonors 11/16/11

This week’s episode features Sailing, Wrestling, Swimming and Field Hockey highlights from Team USA.

Road to London presented by Hilton HHonors 12/21/11

This week’s episode features Swimming (Duel in the Pool) and Wrestling highlights from Team USA.

Road to London presented by Hilton HHonors 9/28/11

This week’s episode features Wrestling World championships highlights from Team USA.

Road to London presented by Hilton HHonors 8/17/11

This week’s episode features Diving, Paralympic Swimming and Wrestling highlights from Team USA.


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