2012 Olympics - Wrestling

Wrestling, one of the world's oldest sports, was part of the Athens 1896 Games, the first of the modern era. Competition consists of Greco-Roman (seven weight categories, men only) and Freestyle (seven weight categories for men, four for women). In Greco-Roman, athletes may only use their upper bodies, while in Freestyle, athletes can use any part of their bodies.

American Jacob Varner Advances To 96kg Freestyle Gold Medal Final

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Jacob Varner won his semifinal bout in men's 96kg freestyle wrestling and will compete in the gold medal match on Sunday.

American Scott Coleman Wins Wrestling Bronze

Central Asian nations dominated the day on the wrestling mats, but American Scott Coleman earned a bronze while Puerto Rico reached the medal podium thanks to a silver by Jaime Espinal.

Team USA's Coleman Scott, Tervel Ivaylov Dlagnev Will Compete For Wrestling Bronze

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Although the United States was unable to send any freestyle wrestlers to the gold medal finals on Saturday, there is still a chance for some hardware. At least two of the three American freestyle wrestlers will compete in a bronze medal match.

American Jordan Burroughs Advances To Men's 74kg Freestyle Gold Medal Final

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American Jordan Burroughs has advanced to the gold medal final in freestyle wrestling's 74-kilogram division. Burroughs, the 2011 world champion, has looked impressive in advancing to the gold...

Olympic Wrestling: Where Not Even Coaches Are Safe

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You know what's a good way to celebrate a big wrestling win? Body-slamming the hell out of your coach.

Russia's Ilya Zakharov Wins Diving Gold, China Adds Three Medals Tuesday Evening

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China and Iran each won several medals on Day 11 of the 2012 Summer Olympics.

2012 Summer Olympics: Mijain Nunez Of Cuba Takes Gold In 120kg Men's Greco-Roman

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The 2012 Summer Olympics continued on Monday with the gold medal rounds of the 60kg, 84kg, and 120kg Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling.

2012 Olympics: China Adds Medals In Diving, Kazakhstan Picks Up Another Gold

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The gold medals keep coming at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. China picked up a pair of diving medals in the springboard competition.

Justin Gatlin Wants To See Some Mud Wrestling

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Justin Gatlin thinks Allyson Felix and Jeneba Tarmoh should mud wrestle for Olympic spot. Vid:

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