Wrestling


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Article | February 12, 2013
A Slap In The Face To America’s Athletes And Their Dreams: IOC Drops Wrestling   

America has competed in wrestling in every Games other than the star-crossed 1980 Games in Moscow, when the desperate White House and President Jimmy... More>>



IOC Olympic Rings
News | February 12, 2013
IOC Executive Board Agress on Core Sports - Omits Wrestling from 2020 Summer Olympics Pending Review   

The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today agreed on the 25 sports it will propose to the 125th IOC Session for... More>>



USAWrestling
News | January 8, 2013
Kiki Cup renamed the Jack Pinto Cup in honor of 6-year-old wrestler tragically killed in Newtown, Connecticut   

Kiki Kelley and USA Wrestling have announced that the Kiki Cup, a major international Greco-Roman wrestling dual meet competition, will be renamed... More>>



Independence, Missouri: An American Original
Case study | October 31, 2012
Independence, Missouri: An American Original   

Independence, Missouri, is a place where history continues to come alive. As the hometown of Harry Truman, it is one of only a handful of cities with... More>>



Colorado Springs, Colorado
Case study | March 31, 2012
Colorado Springs, Colorado: America's Olympic Capital    

Colorado Springs is home to Pike's Peak-America’s Mountain, birthplace of one of America’s most inspiring patriotic songs, “America the... More>>



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Case study | October 31, 2011
The Perfect Fit: Green Bay, Wisconsin   

With Lambeau field at its center, Green Bay, Wisconsin, is a legendary sports town, a place where sports endeavors become sports triumphs. Greater... More>>



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Case study | October 31, 2011
Get Back to the Beach: Virginia Beach, Virginia   

Locating your event in a beachfront vacation destination is a surefire strategy for infusing a sports event with irresistible draw; unfortunately,... More>>



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Article | October 31, 2011
Wrestling Takes Root(s)   

Wrestling is a sport that is all about style. Whether wrestling the Olympic styles—Greco-Roman and freestyle—or the homegrown American style... More>>



Wrestling with Location Decisions?
Article | October 31, 2010
Wrestling with Location Decisions?   

Wrestling is one of those sports that is easy to define, but harder to actually picture, since so much variety exists within the sport itself. Our... More>>



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News | July 20, 2010
NCAA Wrestling Championships in Des Moines   

Iowa State University selected to host 2013 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. More>>



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