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  1. Russia elects first woman as VP of wrestling federation

    The widow of two-time Olympic wrestling champion Ivan Yarygin has become the first female vice president of the sport's governing body.

    Story | Conversation | September 15, 2014
  2. Nenad Lalovic re-elected to lead Olympic wrestling

    The man who led wrestling's successful campaign to retain Olympic status has been rewarded with six more years leading its governing body.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2014
  3. Torch watch: Where is Olympic flame today? news services

    It is always a little warmer when a cauldron and the Olympic torch are lit. Olympic wrestling champion Aslanbek Khushtov, right, and Yuri Kokov, the acting head of Kabardino-Balkaria, light the Olympic flame during a welcoming ceremony of the Olympic...

    Blog | January 30, 2014
  4. The Losses of Dan Gable


    Wrestling's most famous winner is taking on one final battle: To save his sport and all he's ever been.

    Eticket | Conversation | August 21, 2013
  5. Billy Baldwin trying to save wrestling

    Lynn Hoppes

    Actor Billy Baldwin, who grew up wrestling in Massapequa, N.Y., will be in New York City Wednesday to rally support in the battle to save Olympic wrestling. Baldwin, who starred in "Backdraft" and "Sliver," wrestled on his high school team and th...

    Blog | May 15, 2013
  6. U.S., Russia and Iran to wrestle in New York's Grand Central

    In Iran, Olympic wrestling champion Jordan Burroughs felt like Justin Bieber, LeBron James and Tom Brady all rolled into one.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2013
  7. Wrestling officials turn to MMA in fight for Olympic spot

    Wrestling officials are seeking to learn from mixed martial arts as they fight for Olympic Games survival.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2013
  8. Vladimir Putin indicates support for Olympic wrestling

    Dropping wrestling from the Olympics would not sit well with Vladimir Putin.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2013
  9. Japanese wrestlers promote Tokyo's 2020 Olympic bid

    Two Japanese wrestling gold medalists helped promote Tokyo's bid for the 2020 Olympics on Wednesday even though the sport may be dropped from the games.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2013
  10. USA Wrestling formalizes committee to get back in Olympics

    USA Wrestling has formalized plans for a committee charged with restoring Olympic wrestling.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2013
  11. Watch: Dan Henderson on Olympics and wrestling

    UFC light heavyweight and former Olympic wrestler Dan Henderson talks about the impact the loss of Olympic wrestling will have on MMA, and beyond....

    Blog | February 15, 2013
  12. U.S.-led group tries to save Olympic wrestling

    USA Wrestling executive director Rich Bender knows it will take an international push to save Olympic wrestling.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2013
  13. Iran seeks help on Olympic wrestling woes, report says

    Iran is looking to join wrestling's major powers to stop the elimination of the ancient sport from the 2020 Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2013
  14. 2012 London Olympics -- Jake Varner delivers second wrestling gol...

    Jake Varner of the United States won the Olympic wrestling gold in men's 96-kilogram freestyle, beating Valerii Andriitsev of Ukraine 1-0, 1-0 Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2012
  15. 2012 London Olympics -- Artur Taymazov of Uzbekistan wins histori...

    Artur Taymazov of Uzbekistan won his third straight Olympic wrestling gold, beating Georgia's Davit Modzmanashvili in the final of the men's 120-kilogram freestyle event.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2012
  16. 2012 London Olympics -- Dzhamal Otarsultanov, Russians win fourth...

    Dzhamal Otarsultanov of Russia won Olympic wrestling gold Friday in men's 55-kilogram freestyle, beating Vladimer Khinchegashvili of Georgia to give the Russians four wrestling golds at the London Games.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2012