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2016 Rio Olympic Games: Wrestling

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Wrestling

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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.

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.

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

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...

Aug 22, 2016

5 to Watch: South Jersey's Molinaro Misses Bronze

5 to Watch: South Jersey's Molinaro Misses Bronze

The Rio Olympics come to close Sunday but not before the Men's U.S. Basketball Team tries to hold onto gold. Here's what to watch Sunday.

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...

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.

Aug 19, 2016

5 to Watch: English Gardner Grabs Relay Gold

5 to Watch: English Gardner Grabs Relay Gold

From one of wrestling's biggest stars failing to defend his gold, let alone get a medal, to a Princeton student leading her water polo team to gold to a controversial relay gold for a South Jersey native, here's...

Aug 18, 2016

A Wrestler Motivated by Both Winning and Family

A Wrestler Motivated by Both Winning and Family

Growing up in New Jersey, the freestyle wrestler Jordan Burroughs was a scrawny kid, "a late bloomber," he said. Now, he hopes to win his second Olympic gold medal in Rio.

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