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Jared Frayer: Experiencing the Olympics – Ep. 28 | Mat Talk Podcast Network

Part 2 of Shane Sparks' discussion with current Virginia Tech associate head coach and 2012 Olympian Jared Frayer on  Episode 28 of the Go Earn It Podcast.

2024 Tribute & Induction: J.R. Johnson, Meritorious Service for Officials | Mat Talk Podcast Network

The tribute speeches and induction ceremony for 2024 National Wrestling Hall of Fame Meritorious Service for Officials recipient J.R. Johnson.

Bloodround #468: Tackling t-shirts, Grand Valley State’s women’s launch and the Olympics | Mat Talk Podcast Network

This week Tommy and Kevin talk through GVSU's Women's program, their addition of Sage Mortimer, and other pickups that they had.

Paris 2024 News

Paris 2024 Olympics Women's Wrestling Entries – United World Wrestling

Women's Wrestling in Paris will see only one returning Olympic champion in Yui SUSAKI (JPN). Five new Olympic champions are set to be crowned as 96 wrestlers compete in six weight classes over a week at the Paris Olympics. Wrestling will be held from August 5 to 11 with Women's Wrestling scheduled each day.

2024 Olympic Wrestling Team Camp Interviews | FloWrestling | Wrestling

Catch up with the 2024 United States Olympic Wrestling Team as they prepare for the Paris Olympic Games.

Women's Freestyle Takeaways From 2024 Olympic Team Camp – FloWrestling

Here are five things we learned from the women's freestyle Olympic Team Camp in Colorado Springs.

14 Jewish athletes to watch in the 2024 Paris Olympics –

Amit Elor, whose parents are Israeli, is making her Olympics debut with the U.S. wrestling team. She is the youngest female wrestler in history to represent the U.S. at the Games.

World, European champion Turkish wrestler Kayaalp temporarily banned from Paris 2024 Olympics – Türkiye Today

Turkish wrestler Riza Kayaalp, who is a world and European champion, has been temporarily banned from competing in the Paris 2024 Olympics because of the use of medication prescribed for medical treatment under the supervision of a sports physician.

More International News

U23 World Championships team to compete October 21-27 in Tirana, Albania, set in all three styles –

The team of 30 that will compete at the 2024 U23 World Championships has been set. The U23 World Championships will be held in Tirana, Albania, for the second year in a row.

Brackets released for U20 Pan American Championships in Lima, Peru –

The brackets have been released in all three styles for the 2024 U20 Pan American Championships, which begin tomorrow in Lima, Peru.

From Champion to Coach: Lexie Basham's Journey in Wrestling | Texas Wrestling

Lexie Basham, a decorated wrestler with state and national titles, is embarking on a new journey as a high school wrestling coach. With a passion for mentoring and a wealth of experience, she's set to inspire the next generation of female wrestlers in Texas.


Every State's Fargo Performance Over The Past Decade – FloWrestling

A look at every state's Fargo performance in every style over the past 10 years.

Fargo Wrestling Survival Guide for Athletes, Parents, and Coaches — LuchaFit

Every year, thousands of athletes flock to Fargo, ND, for the largest wrestling tournament in the world, with over 7,000 competitors vying for the title of National Champion. The event is a test of skill, endurance, and mental fortitude.

Future Stars: Best New Faces in Fargo | MatScouts

We're a week away from the bonanza that is Fargo – the largest wrestling tournament on the planet. And while it's had that moniker for a great number of years, and the reputation that goes along with it, still, this year it seems to be attracting more attention.

2024 Fargo Preview for ACC Recruits – InterMat

Fargo aka 16U and Junior Nationals is upon us. The largest wrestling tournament in the world is set to kick off on Saturday with the women’s freestyle portion of the tournament. Last year’s version of Fargo included over 7,000 participants!

Beach Wrestling returns to Fargo: practice on Friday, girls event on Sunday and boys event on Thursday –

For the third straight summer, there will be a variety of Beach Wrestling opportunities available for athletes who are traveling to Fargo, N.D. to participate in the USMC Junior/16U National Championships.

Fargo Contenders Q&A: Alyssa Favara | PA Power Wrestling

Alyssa Favara is “Anyone. Anytime. Anywhere.” on a wrestling mat. And she says she's “Every kind. Every sauce. It doesn't matter.” when it comes to her pasta cheat meals.

Fargo Contenders Q&A: Savannah Witt | PA Power Wrestling

Savannah Witt is one of the “new veterans” who helped lead PA to the finish line to attained sanctioned status for girls wrestling. She now embarks on her final trip to Fargo to chase a big stop sign.

Pennsylvania 16U Girls Looking to Repeat as Fargo Team Champions | PA Power Wrestling

PA Power Wrestling's Jim Beach dives into the Team 16U Girls looking to repeat as Fargo Team Champions in 2024

Fargo Contenders Q&A: Journie Rodriguez | PA Power Wrestling

Baconators and big wins are two of PIAA state champ Journie Rodriguez's favorite things. Journie is next up in PA Power's Fargo Contenders Q&A series. Get to know Journie, her goals, and what she and Team PA hope to accomplish at Fargo.

Fargo Contenders Q&A: Val Solorio | PA Power Wrestling

The next edition of PA Power's Fargo Contenders focuses on Val Solorio, a past Fargo champ looking to earn another big stop sign before she leaves to compete for the Iowa Hawkeyes.

College News

Rutgers Wrestling: Scarlet Knights sign No. 4 recruiting class for 2024 – On The Banks

The Scarlet Knights will welcome one of the best recruiting classes in the nation.

Three-Time All-American Cameron Amine Joins Cowboy Wrestling – Oklahoma State University Athletics

Three-time All-American Cameron Amine has signed with Oklahoma State and joins the Cowboy wrestling program with one year of eligibility remaining, head coach David Taylor announced today.

2024-25 Missouri Wrestling Early Lineup Look – FloWrestling

A breakdown of the potential starting lineup for the 2024-25 Missouri wrestling team.

Bianchi Joins App State Wrestling as Assistant Coach – App State Athletics

Paul Bianchi has been hired as an App State Wrestling assistant coach, head coach JohnMark Bentley announced Wednesday.

Wilkes Men’s Wrestling Announces 2024-25 Schedule – Wilkes University Athletics

The Wilkes University athletic department has announced the Colonels 2024-25 men's wrestling schedule Wednesday afternoon, continuing a series featuring schedule releases for its winter sports teams.

Hailing From 10 States, UWO Women Wrestlers Ready To #BeThe1st – University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

There is a future biomedical engineer. A prospective elementary teacher or two. Marketing, nursing, an array of other majors: all well represented.

Podcasts and Video

Jesse Mendez | Athletor Podcast | Ep. 074

In episode 074 of the Athletor Podcast, host Mike Mal chats with Jesse Mendez, a 2x NCAA All-American and NCAA Champion. Jesse shares insights into his mindset and approach to wrestling, giving listeners a glimpse into what drives his success.

Wrestling Pundit Brock Hite Gives His Opinion on Mat Side Weigh-Ins for The Sport | PA Power Wrestling

Former Indian Valley wrestler, Mount Union coach, and wrestling media pundit Brock Hite discusses the “mat-side” weigh-in debate and why he is firmly against it for wrestling.

Interview with Mizzou's Josh Edmond | Missouri Wrestling

James Hackney interviews Mizzou's Josh Edmond.

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