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I usually don’t include basketball in the space — but these were just some incredible shots.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — A group of sports federations opposes the decision to cut wrestling from the 2020 Olympics. The Association of Summer Olympic International Federations says the process that led to wrestling’s exclusion by the IOC executive board last month is not “in … Continue reading
Kano Dalla’s Alwan Umar, left, challenges Ibadan Eleyele’s Elias Kordahy, center, during a tournament at Lagos Polo Club in Lagos, Nigeria, Friday, March 1, 2013. Polo, a game first introduced to Nigeria by British colonialists, remains an incredibly popular sport … Continue reading
On Tuesday the International Olympic Committee made one of the most baffling decisions ever made by any sports governing body by voting wrestling out of it’s “core” 25 sports. I am not a wrestler. I have no real connections to … Continue reading
USA Wrestling is renaming an international dual meet in honor of a boy who was killed in the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., last month. The former Kiki Cup, a Greco-Roman wrestling meet set to be held in Colorado Springs, … Continue reading
SANDY — Mountain Top Wrestling Club recently held its annual Awards Banquet, recognizing youth athletes for their achievements during the 2012 freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling season. Attendees from the 40-plus-member team received gold medals for their hard work and dedication … Continue reading
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State wrestling coach Cael Sanderson has decided against competing in next week’s Olympic Team Trials and will not chase another gold medal. Sanderson came out of retirement last year, seven years after winning gold at the Athens … Continue reading
Congratulations to New Zealand for winning the Rugby World Cup — the third biggest sporting event in the world (behind the Olympics and the Soccer World Cup) — and doing it with a nation of just four million people. That’s … Continue reading