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Dan Hodge Tribute Series: Mike Chapman | Mat Talk Podcast Network

Episode 659 of the Short Time Wrestling Podcast launches a miniseries of interviews talking to people about Danny Hodge.

Sushil Kumar accused of murder — What happens to his Khel Ratna award? – The Bridge

Two-time Olympic medal-winning wrestler Sushil Kumar has found himself embroiled in a major controversy. The wrestler and nine others' name has been involved in connection with the murder of a 23-year-old former junior national wrestling champion, Sagar Rana. A Delhi court on Saturday issued non-bailable warrants against Sushil and the others involved in the case following the issue of a look-out-circular (LoC) against the wrestler.

Figueroa still trending towards wrestling stardom, despite missing chance at high school history | YourCentralValley.com

Because of COVID, Selma High senior wrestler Richard Figueroa missed out on a chance at a record-tying fourth state title.

Harrisburg’s Mike Khan remembered as a champion, a trend-setter, and a larger-than-life wrestler who insisted on winning – pennlive.com

Mike Khan lived life fast and had a legendary competitive edge that carried him to extraordinary heights on the wrestling mat. Those closest to him say he was an intense worker, a gifted wrestler with an unparalleled drive, and a complex man who insisted on winning no matter what he was doing.

PSB vows to reimburse money for wrestling Olympic qualifiers – TheNews.PK

Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) has promised that it will reimburse some of the expenses which Pakistan Wrestling Federation (PWF) bore for the national wrestlers’ participation in two recent Olympic qualifying events.

Santa Cruz star wrestler Greta Gustafson ready for next level – Santa Cruz Sentinel

Santa Cruz High wrestler Greta Gustafson can count the number of high school matches she has remaining in her abbreviated senior season and high school career on one hand.

Fanco Wrestling | Freestyle Matchups That MUST Happen This Summer

Summer of 2020 was filled with wrestling events like Rumble on the Rooftop, FloWrestling 1: Dake vs. Chamizo, and NLWC #1. In the year of COVID-19, these events were game changers for the sport as they taught wrestling platforms and teams how to adapt in a changing environment. Because no cards have been announced yet for summer 2021, I decided to find the best men’s freestyle matchups that fans actually want to watch.

13 Olympians highlight U.S. Senior Pan American Championships roster – TheMat.com

The roster for the 2021 Senior Pan American Championships is finalized! The USA is sending 29 athletes, including 13 of the 15 U.S. wrestling Olympians, to the continental championships, set for May 27-30 in Guatemala City, Guatemala.

Monday Roundup: US Pan-Ams Roster; THOR MASTERS; Ivo Walking Away – Five Point Move

Training camp featuring members of the 2020 US Olympic Team has begun in Alpharetta, GA. Though the gathering is being labeled “Olympic Camp”, it also serves as preparation for the impending Pan-American Championships (which takes place on May 27 in Guatemala City).

CULTURE | Miracle 1st Out LGBTQ+ Olympic Wrestler | WreaperWrestling.com

New minted 2021 WFS Olympian Kayla Miracle is now the first out LGBTQ+ Olympic wrestler, man or woman!

Chhatrasal stadium brawl: Delhi Police announce Rs 1 lakh reward for info on Sushil Kumar | More sports News – Times of India

The Delhi Police on Monday announced a reward of Rs 1 lakh for information leading to the arrest of two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar in connection with the Chhatrasal Stadium brawl that led to the death of a wrestler.

Wrestling Announces Team Awards For 2021 – University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Athletics

The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire wrestling team has announced their 2021 team awards.

NWCA 2021 NAIA MEN’S SCHOLAR ALL-AMERICA AWARDS | NWCA

On Monday, the National Wrestling Coaches Association announced the 2021 Scholar All-America Top-15 Teams and Individual honorees for NAIA Men with awards going to 62 individuals representing 24 institutions.

Japanese Wrestlers of the 1960s Helped OSU Remain the Dominant Program of the Era | Pistols Firing

A handful of Japanese wrestlers had a huge impact on OSU wrestling and the sport in general.

Complete list of USA Wrestling sanctioned events for the next three months as of May 17 (43 events) – TheMat.com

USA Wrestling is regularly publishing a list of sanctioned events as our nation and our sport comes back from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Edinboro Wrestling announces incoming 2021-2022 recruiting class – Edinboro University Athletics

Edinboro Wrestling has announced the incoming class for 2021-2022, adding to a squad that finished fifth at MAC Championships this season. For head coach Matt Hill, this marks recruiting class number four in his Fighting Scot coaching career.

@PackWrestle Recruiting Class Once Again Ranked in Top-Five – NC State University Athletics

After claiming its third straight ACC Championship this past March, Wolfpack Wrestling has once again reloaded with a top-five recruiting class that will be freshmen this fall.

Season 4, Column 6: Shut-downs, Openings, and the Socon in Spring – Hand Raised

The news from both Palo Alto and Tokyo took a dark turn this past fortnite. While 36 Sports Strong, the group of Stanford alums and fans, remained hopeful that the Schools President and Board are actually still in listen and not kill mode, a separate group has opted to retain counsel.