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Archive for June 14th, 2016

Olympics Features: Olympics: Los Angeles further proves international sport event hosting abilities for 2024 bid

“The City of Angels has once again demonstrated their capacity for staging elite world-class international sports events with the successful conclusions of the Copa America Centenario 2016 and the Wrestling World Cup.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

June 14, 2016 at 11:31 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

A Refugee’s Fight for Olympic Gold — and Citizenship | Flashback | OZY

“The final freestyle wrestling match is about to begin, and to set the stage at this particular Summer Olympics, a CBC broadcaster explains that no Canadian wrestler has ever won gold. “If you don’t know the story of Daniel Igali,” he says. “He came to Canada back in 1994 to wrestle in the Commonwealth Games for Nigeria. He finished 13th that year. There was unrest in his country. He decided to stay.””

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Written by Jason Bryant

June 14, 2016 at 10:04 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

USA Wrestling Cadet National Duals coming to York – York Daily Record

“For the second year in a row, York County will host hundreds of elite youth wrestlers for USA Wrestling’s Cadet National Duals”

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Written by Jason Bryant

June 14, 2016 at 10:04 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

Pennsylvania RTC adds Futrell, Pami and Vallimont to lineup – TheMat.com

“The Pennsylvania Regional Training Center (PRTC) has announced the signing of three standout freestyle wrestlers to its program, adding B.J. Futrell (61kg), Chase Pami (70kg) and Dan Vallimont (74kg) to its lineup. The trio will join Richard Perry and Canaan Bethea – who both compete at 86kg – as representatives of the PRTC.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

June 14, 2016 at 8:38 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

Johnson Greece Blog: Sightseeing in Athens and getting to know people beyond wrestling – TheMat.com

“USA Wrestling’s Director of Event Marketing Ryan Johnson is in Greece for two weeks, participating in the International Olympic Academy and its prestigious International Session for Young Participants. This brings talented young sports leaders from around the world together to learn more about Olympism, the Olympic movement and promoting Olympic ideals in their nations. Ryan is sending regular blog updates.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

June 14, 2016 at 8:38 pm

Posted in Wrestling News