Bajrang earns long-due coronation with gladiatorial display
Often finding himself in the shadow of India's wrestling legends, Bajrang Punia has finally earned his crown, and it has been a long time in the making.
No repechage to rescue Sushil at Asian Games
Sushil Kumar was a shadow of his former self as he bowed out of the Asian Games without a medal, writes Jonathan Selvaraj.
Wrestling explained: Formats, scoring system and repechage
Wrestling 101: ESPN decodes one of the world's most ancient sports - including the term 'repechage'
'It doesn't matter if I win or lose' - Sushil
Better aware of his own limitations, Sushil Kumar, 35, says he isn't bogged down by the scale of competition at the Asian Games.
Pathans, Phogats and other super siblings
With the brother sister duo of Praggnanadhaa and Vaishali creating waves in the International Chess circuit, ever wondered who India's most successful sporting siblings are?
Official accused of harassing Olympian Icho
A complaint lodged against Kazuhito Sakae, a senior official of the Japan Wrestling Federation, alleges he began harassing four-time Olympic wrestling champ Kaori Icho in 2008 after she moved her training base to Tokyo against Sakae's will.
USA Wrestling hires former Olympian Jackson
Former Iowa State coach and 1992 Olympian Kevin Jackson has been hired by USA Wrestling.
Frank Kalil: 'Surreal deal' to have sons Matt and Ryan playing for Panthers
Free agency presented Matt Kalil with the chance to play on the same O-line with older brother Ryan, but their dad says nobody pushed Matt to Carolina.
Burroughs: Iran trip about more than wrestling
Team USA's trip to Iran for a World Cup wrestling event is on despite political tension, and Jordan Burroughs said while it's scary, "you try to show that it's character that matters most."
Life's changed for wrestler Marwa after historic Rio medal
The first African woman to win an Olympic wrestling medal speaks about life in a sport that women rarely take up.
Kazakhstan says 3 stripped of Olympic medals
Kazakhstan says three medalists are among six of its athletes disqualified from previous Olympics over doping.
Wrestling coaches get 3-year ban for stripping
Two Mongolian wrestling coaches have been banned from all international competition for three years for stripping down in Rio to protest the officiating.
Herm can relate to passionate Mongolian coach
Herm Edwards can understand the Mongolian wrestling coaches who stripped off their clothing in protest of a call by officials and tells a story from when he was a coach at San Jose State and he ran down the sideline as his team scored a touchdown.
Snyder on the path to unprecedented wrestling greatness
As the youngest gold medalist in U.S. Olympic wrestling history, 21-year-old Ohio State junior Kyle Snyder has a bright future on the mat.
Snyder now youngest U.S. wrestler to win gold
American wrestler Kyle Snyder beat Khetag Gazyumov of Azerbaijan 2-1 for gold at 97 kilograms during the men's freestyle tournament Sunday.
Mongolian wrestling coaches strip in protest
A pair of Mongolian wrestling coaches stripped off their clothing in a protest of a call by officials that cost Mandakhnaran Ganzorig the bronze medal on Sunday afternoon.
Neymar, Brazil men answer the 'your country needs you' call
Brazilian coach Rogerio Micale declares, "Brazilian football is not dead." The host country wins the gold medal in its most beloved sport and all is right ... for today.
That day when U.S. wrestler Helen Maroulis beat an invincible legend
It was the upset of these Rio Games. American Helen Maroulis revealed her secret to beating legendary Japanese wrestler Saori Yoshida. The answer? 'Do nothing.'
U.S. wrestler Burroughs finds drive doesn't always reach destination
Jordan Burroughs entered the mat on Friday a favorite to win the gold medal and so much more, but after two crushing defeats he left with: "I'm sorry."
Burroughs out of medals after 2 freestyle losses
Jordan Burroughs' attempt to defend his gold medal in the men's freestyle wrestling tournament came to an end with a stunning quarterfinal loss to Aniuar Geduev.
Why Burroughs wants to lead U.S. wrestling renaissance
Olympic wrestler Jordan Burroughs' ascension to greatness is an unlikely story. And conquering Rio is just the next step in his grand plan to lead the U.S. to world dominance in the sport.
'Narsingh in tears' - WFI President
WFI President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh explains what made WADA side against Narsingh before urging the CBI to wrap up the case sooner.
Maroulis wins first wrestling gold by U.S. woman
Helen Maroulis became the first American women's wrestler to win a gold medal when she defeated three-time gold medalist Saori Yoshida of Japan 4-1 in the 53-kilogram freestyle final Thursday.
Privilege to see the Tricolour go up - Narsingh
India wrestler Narsingh Yadav talks about his early foray into wrestling and the honour of representing the country
'Our parents supported us throughout' - Babita Kumari
India wrestler Babita Kumari speaks about ther father's dedication in getting his daughters to become world beaters