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On this date in 1991, Willy T. Ribbs becomes first African American driver to make Indianapolis 500. He drove a car sponsored by McDonalds. There were McRib tie-ins that never saw the light of day. Go to the Brickyard, even if you're not a race fan.
Valiev Leads Russian Trio Into Finals; Arushanian, Gadzhiev Crowned Euro Champs | United World Wrestling
Chermen VALIEV (RUS) was the highlight of another successful day for Russia as three wrestlers made it to the finals on day two of the U23 European Championships in Skopje, North Macedonia.
Mark Perry: My Greatest Loss – Trackwrestling
Mark Perry grew up with dreams of becoming a four-time Oklahoma state high school champion, and he was seconds away from winning a title as a freshman for Stillwater when he got tossed to his back in the closing seconds to drop a 7-6 decision against Broken Arrow’s Brandon Tucker.
How a ‘lifetime of work' led to this B.C. fighter being crowned MMA world champion | CBC News
Arjan Bhullar becomes first person of South Asian descent to win the ONE Championship heavyweight title
Wrestler seeking swift resolution on doping charges | Sports | ERR
Wrestler Heiki Nabi has requested an expedited public procedure in a doping case involving him and which came to light in February, and has expressed a wish to get the matter resolved before the summer olympics in Tokyo.
Wrestler murder case: court denies anticipatory bail to Sushil – Nagaland Post
A Delhi court on Tuesday declined to grant anticipatory bail to Sushil Kumar, India’s double Olympic medallist in wrestling, in connection with a brawl at Chhatrasal Stadium, which led to the death of a wrestler.
Four-time state champion wrestler signs with Kent State University – KMVT
A four-time state wrestling champion is making a move to the Division I level. Kade Orr signed his National Letter of Intent with Kent State University.
Iowa State wrestling adds heavyweight transfer | Sports | kmaland.com
Iowa State wrestling has picked up a commitment from Buffalo transfer Sam Schuyler.
Keep Stanford Wrestling: School reverses decision after Shane Griffith – NorthJersey.com
Moments after winning an NCAA wrestling title in March, Shane Griffith donned a ‘Save Stanford Wrestling' sweatshirt as fans chanted that same mantra.
Rutgers Wrestling NCAA qualifier Joe Grello enters transfer portal – 247Sports.com
Rutgers wrestling will see a solid veteran leave the team prior to the upcoming 2021-22 season. 2019 NCAA qualifier Joe Grello entered the transfer portal as a graduate transfer, per his Instagram page. 247Sports confirmed Grello's entry into the transfer portal.
Shareholders of $100M New Jersey deli fire CEO Paul Morina – NYPost.com
Hometown International, the mystifying New Jersey deli company that is valued at nearly $100 million on the stock market — despite running just a single deli — has ousted its CEO, according to a financial filing.
Wrestling notebook: Powerade wrestling tournament will be loaded with talent | Trib HSSN | Trib HSSN
The 55th Annual Powerade Holiday Wrestling Tournament continues to get bigger and better, and this year’s event might end up being the toughest in the country.
Stanford Announces the Continuation of 11 Varsity Athletics Teams – Stanford University Athletics
Bolstered by an improved financial picture with increased fundraising potential, Stanford will continue 11 varsity sports that had been slated for discontinuation at the end of this academic year.
Recording allegedly shows Iranian efforts to avoid facing Israeli opponents (non-wrestling) – Inside The Games
An audio file has been published purportedly of Iran Judo Federation President Arash Miresmaeili instructing the coach of Saeid Mollaei to inform the judoka to lose a contest to avoid facing an Israeli opponent.
Gallagher-Iba Arena Student Section Expanded to Include Sideline Seats | Pistols Firing
Now that Oklahoma State can fill it up, OSU brass is taking steps to bring back the rowdy to Gallagher-Iba Arena this fall.
Updated list of qualifiers for 2021 U.S. Senior World Team Trials as of May 18, 2021 – TheMat.com
With the majority of the field already determined, USA Wrestling is listing the qualifiers for the 2021 Senior World Team Trials, which will determine the U.S. team to compete in the 2021 Senior World Championships in Oslo, Norway, October 2-10.
PRTC crowns two champions and five total place winners at U23 Northeast Regional Championships – Pennsylvania RTC
Over the weekend, the Pennsylvania RTC sent 18 individuals to compete in the U23 Northeast Regional Championships in Pocono Manor, Pa. The wrestlers competed in freestyle, putting on a strong performance as they netted five placements and two individual titles.
Hazewinkel Talks Oklahoma RTC & Season Progress – Five Point Move
No matter what else Sam Hazewinkel does throughout the rest of his wrestling career, a long list of achievements will follow him.
SMC to Add Basketball, Volleyball and Wrestling for Fall 2022 | Southwestern Michigan College
In keeping with its ongoing mission of providing affordable, high-quality education, including the total college life experience, the Southwestern Michigan College Board of Trustees, during its regular meeting on May 12, unanimously authorized the SMC administration to revive four additional intercollegiate sports for Fall 2022: Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Women’s Volleyball and Men’s Wrestling.