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Archive for July 31st, 2017

Brig. Gen. Austin Renforth to headline NWCA CEO Leadership Academy; Geiger, Koll also set to speak | NWCA

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” The National Wrestling Coaches Association is pleased to announce Brig. Gen. Austin Renforth of the United States Marine Corps will give the opening keynote at the annual CEO Leadership Academy in Daytona Beach, Florida on August 2-3.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

July 31, 2017 at 10:20 pm

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L.A. Olympic bid committee agrees to wait, giving Paris the 2024 Games – The Washington Post

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“Los Angeles has decided its Olympic aspirations can wait four years, which means Paris is poised to host the 2024 Summer Olympics.”

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July 31, 2017 at 10:20 pm

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EXCLUSIVE | From Wrestling Champ to Heroin Addict, a Father’s story of his son’s struggle | The Latest from Delaware 105.9 | delaware1059.com

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“Josh Abraham had his whole life ahead of him having won the State wrestling championship.

He had lots of friends, good grades, and a scholarship to college; however, his wrestling aspirations led to an injury that later turned to a life of heroin addiction, according to his father, Richard Abraham, who is speaking out after his son was recently arrested.”

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July 31, 2017 at 10:20 pm

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Two-time European junior wrestling champ stabbed to death in Russia — RT Sport

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“European junior freestyle wrestling champion Yury Vlasko, 20, who was found dead with stab wounds on Saturday morning outside the city of Ulan-Ude in Russia’s Republic of Buryatia, was buried on Monday.”

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July 31, 2017 at 10:20 pm

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Tax Forms Reveal Stunning Finances At Nittany Lion Wrestling Club | FloWrestling

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“Over the past few years, Division I programs have upped the ante in their push to remain at the top. This competitiveness has manifested in higher coaching salaries, development in regional training centers, and a greater emphasis on fundraising.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

July 31, 2017 at 10:20 pm

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World Championships preview in men’s freestyle at 61 kg/134 lbs. – TheMat.com

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“The mass exodus of top talent at 57 kg/125.5 lbs. may have left us with many unknowns, but one thing is certain, the 61 kg/134 lbs. bracket has greatly increased its depth and will be perhaps the most explosive weight at the World Championships. “

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July 31, 2017 at 10:20 pm

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Heinselman, McKee, Hall and Moore weigh-in for 2017 Junior Worlds – TheMat.com

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“The first four U.S. men’s freestyle athletes have received their draws for Tuesday’s competition at the 2017 Junior World Championships in Tampere, Finland.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

July 31, 2017 at 10:20 pm

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