• The draws are out for Day 2 of the World Championships

    The opening-round draws are out for the second day of Greco-Roman competition at the World Championships in Paris. Here are the competitors the United States will send to the mat: Ildar Hafizov  Weight: 59 kilograms Age: 29 Residence: Colorado Springs World Team experience: This is his fourth trip to the World Championships and first as [Read More]

  • Young, talented U.S. World team, led by three Olympic champions, set for World Championships in Paris, Aug. 21-26

    It will be a young but talented U.S. Senior World Team competing in the 2017 World Championships in Paris, France, August 21-26. Headlining the U.S. team will be all three Olympic medalists from the 2016 Rio Games: Olympic gold medalist Kyle Snyder in men’s freeestyle at 97 kg, Olympic gold medalist Helen Maroulis in women’s [Read More]

  • Former Cyclones All-American Patrick Downey to wrestle for Hawkeyes

    Patrick Downey, whose tumultuous wrestling career at Iowa State came to an end in February after one All-American season and a series of churlish tweets, is planning to join the Hawkeyes. Trackwrestling broke the news Thursday night, reporting Downey plans to move to Iowa City this weekend. “I approach it like my life depends on it,” Downey told Trackwrestling’s [Read More]


    Tailgates. Pep rallies. Friday night lights. The new school year is here! And that’s exciting news for student-athletes and high school sports fans alike. Research shows that being a student-athlete is about a lot more than fun and games.  Student-athletes learn important life lessons, too.  In fact, high school athletes not only have higher grade [Read More]

  • NBC Sports to deliver unprecedented television coverage of World Championships

    NBC Sports is set to deliver unprecedented television coverage of the World Championships, showcasing wrestling’s biggest stars to a national audience with more than 20 hours of coverage later this month from Paris. NBCSN will air 6.5 hours of tape-delayed coverage in the afternoons and evenings —  Aug. 23 (3:30-5 p.m. ET), Aug. 24(4-5 p.m. ET), Aug. 25 (7-9 p.m. [Read More]

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