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Friday Jul 11 | University of Maryland Terrapins

Eiter Joins Maryland Coaching Staff as Assistant Coach

University of Maryland wrestling head coach Kerry McCoy announced the addition of United States Olympian and former University of Pennsylvania coach Rob Eiter as an assistant coach Friday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jake Herbert, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, NCAA Women's Basketball, University of Pennsylvania NCAA, NCAA Sports, Pennsylvania Quakers Women's Basketball

Tue Jul 08, 2014

EKathimerini

Beach Wrestling Worlds end with Greece on top

The 2014 World Beach Wrestling Championship ended up in a triumph for the hosts as Greece swept the team trophies in cadet, junior and senior men and women at Katerini, central Macedonia, in the attendance of the head of the International Wrestling Federation Nenad Lavovic, as well as of hundreds of fans at the picturesque beach of Paralia last ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Maria Prevolaraki

Wed Jun 25, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Jordan Burroughs: World's best wrestler training in Tempe

Jordan Burroughs: World's best wrestler training in Tempe World's best wrestler Jordan Burroughs training in Tempe, preparing for bid to win fourth straight World/Olympic title Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1mtacgH Jordan Burroughs celebrates after defeating Sadegh Saeed Goudarzi and winning the gold in the men's freestyle 74 ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Sadegh Saeed Goudarzi, Summer Olympic, Summer Olympics

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Examiner.com

Penn State's David Taylor earns Big Ten Male Athlete of the Year

The two-time NCAA champ and four-time Big Ten titlewinner for the Nittany Lions just added to his impressive collection of wrestling trophies and honors by being named the 2014 Jesse Owens Big Ten Male Athlete of the Year, Penn State announced Monday .

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Related Topix: Sports, Jake Herbert, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Sun Jun 22, 2014

The Age

Teen wrestler a Games medal hope

He might be the youngest male wrestler on the Australian Commonwealth Games squad, but Lawrence is hardly green to the sport.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Farzad Tarash, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Fri Jun 20, 2014

Examiner.com

Randy Couture, C.D. Mock, Coleman Scott, ISU wrestlers Takedown Wrestling guests

College wrestling coaches C.D. Mock and Coleman Scott, a trio of Iowa State wrestlers, and the legendary Randy Couture are among the guests scheduled for Takedown Wrestling this Saturday, June 20, the weekly broadcast announced via email Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Coleman Scott, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Mixed Martial Arts, Randy Couture

Sun Jun 15, 2014

WTVG-TV Toledo

Buckeye Associate Head Coach Lou Rosselli named USA Wrestling Freestyle Coach of the Year

Lou Rosselli has been named 2013 Freestyle Coach of the Year by USA Wrestling. It is the second time that Rosselli has received this prestigious award, to go along with his award in 2007.

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Related Topix: Daniel Cormier, Summer Olympic, Sports, Coleman Scott, Olympics, Summer Olympics

WrestlingPod.com

South America wrestlers grappling with high Commonwealth Games hopes.

South Africa will again be pinning its hope on the amateur wrestling squad to bring home the goods at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, from July 23 to August 3. At the previous edition in Delhi four years ago, the grapplers contributed five of the medals with Richard Addinall the biggest winner with his two silver medals in the men's ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Augusto Midana

The Japan Times

Yoshida, Icho claim national titles in new weight classes

Olympic wrestling standouts Saori Yoshida and Kaori Icho each won in her new weight division on Sunday at Japan's National Invitational Championships, an event that doubles as a qualifier for this year's world championships.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Kaori Icho, Saori Yoshida, Summer Olympics

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Olympic Medal Count

    Total
1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35
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