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HEARD AFTER HALFTIME: IOC is going to be even more flexible in the...

News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Olympic Games ● The International Olympic Committee’s Executive Board received a report on Wednesday from a working group charged with reviewing the procedures for selecting the host city/region/country for the Olympic Games. Its recommendations, which will be offered for approval by the […]
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WRESTLING Preview: Final X matches to be settled at World Team Trials Challenge Tournament...

The long road to representing the United States at the UWW World Championships takes an important step with the USA Wrestling World Team Trials...

WRESTLING: Wild U.S. Open sets half of the field for Final X World Championships...

There are no short cuts in wrestling. Not in training, not in competition and not on the long road to making the U.S. team...

LANE ONE: Planning your time off for 2020 yet? How about U.S. Trials...

With the announcement of St. Louis, Missouri as the site for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Trials for men and women, the United States Olympic Committee – and its television partner, NBC – have assembled two weeks of continuous Olympic Trials action for next June. Over the course of almost a year, four U.S. Trials events […]
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WRESTLING Preview: U.S. Open in Las Vegas is the first step to the World...

USA Wrestling’s multi-step road to the 2019 World Championships in Astana (KAZ) in September starts for most American wrestlers at this week’s massive U.S....

WRESTLING: U.S. redefines dominance by winning all 10 men’s Freestyle classes at Pan Am...

Now this is dominance. After impressively taking the team titles in the Greco-Roman and women’s Freestyle divisions, the USA Wrestling men’s Freestyle team made...

WRESTLING: Five golds for U.S. women leads to a women’s Freestyle title in Pan...

A powerful United States women's team repeated its 2018 victory in the Pan American Championships, this time with five victories and three silver medals...

WRESTLING: Cuba and U.S. win four Pan-Am Greco titles, but U.S. takes the team...

The Greco-Roman division at the 2018 Pan American Championships was a cliff-hanger, with the United States managing a 141-140 victory over Cuba, with the...

WRESTLING Preview: Powerful U.S. team in Argentina for Pan American Champs

The United States wrestling teams – men’s Freestyle, men’s Greco-Roman and women’s Freestyle – have full squads in Buenos Aires (ARG) for the 2019 Pan American Championships to defend their team titles in all three disciplines. The U.S. dominated the Freestyle competitions last year, winning the men’s title over Cuba, 230-130 and the women’s title […]
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LANE ONE: After 72 years, Olympic sports have finally caught up with Track &...

The newest tool for promoting athletes in Olympic sports was pioneered 72 years ago in San Bruno, California. World rankings. If you follow USA Wrestling’s impossibly...

LANE ONE: A call to eliminate guns from the Games, but that doesn’t...

The highly-respected Alan Abrahamson, one of the best commentators on Olympic sport, wrote on his 3WireSports site last Saturday that: “The Games and the values for which the Olympics purport to be about — excellence, friendship, respect and, by extension, tolerance — are the very thing that stand in marked contrast to an abhorrent shooting […]
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WRESTLING: Russia storms to men’s World Cup title in Yakutsk; U.S. finishes third

Once the line-ups were announced and it became obvious that the defending champion United States would send a young team to the men’s Freestyle...

WRESTLING Preview: U.S. men try to defend 2018 title at Freestyle World Cup in...

The United States finally won the men’s Freestyle World Cup in 2018 after a 15-year drought, and will try to win again in the...

WRESTLING: Brilliant showing by U.S., including four golds, in Dan Kolov tournament

United World Wrestling’s specification of a series of “ranking tournaments” has raised the profile of those events, not just for fans, but also for...

WRESTLING Preview: Burroughs and Snyder lead U.S. entries in the Dan Kolov-Nikola Petrov ranking...

The second United World Wrestling ranking tournament for men’s and women’s Freestyle comes this week with the Dan Kolov-Nikola Petrov tournament in Ruse (BUL)....

WRESTLING: Lorincz thrills home crowd with 87 kg win; U.S.’s Hancock wins at 97...

The international governing body of wrestling, known as United World Wrestling, has created new structure in the sport over the past few years by...

WRESTLING: No clowning around for Bozo Starcevic, as he wins fifth Zagreb Open title

Competing in front of home fans is always a treat and Croatia’s Bozo Starcevic was the hero of the annual Zagreb Open tournament in...

SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Monday, 28 January 2019

Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of what happened over the last 72 hours in Olympic sport … and a lot happened: LANE ONE Monday: The International Paralympic Committee impressively and decisively dealt with the anti-Semitic stance of the Malaysian government by removing July’s World Para Swimming Championships […]
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WRESTLING: Hildebrandt and Mensah-Stock win Ivan Yarygin Grand Prix titles

One of the more important non-championship tournaments of the year was held in Krasnoyarsk (RUS) and showcased once more the power of the Russian...

WRESTLING Preview: Top stars head to Siberia for first UWW Ranking Tournament of 2019

After escaping Olympic elimination, United World Wrestling is slowly getting its act together and finding better ways to draw attention to the second-oldest sport...

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