Wrestling

Yakima's 2016 'Team of the Year' Announced
The Granger High Boys Wrestling squad was named the 2016 'Team Of the Year" by the Yakima Valley Sports Commission at the 15th annual Yakima Valley Sports Awards Luncheon held earlier today at the Yakima Convention Center.
The ceremony honors high school teams, athletes and coaches in over 20 di…
Brock Lesnar Tells UFC He is Retired From Competition
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar has informed the mixed martial arts promotion that he is retired from competition.
The UFC confirmed Lesnar's decision Wednesday.
The decision doesn't affect Lesnar's professional wrestling career, where he has spent …
4-year Bans for Steroid Use By Iran, Azerbaijan Wrestlers
VEVEY, Switzerland (AP) — The governing body of wrestling has imposed four-year doping bans on athletes from Iran and Azerbaijan.
United World Wrestling says a ban on Bashir Babajanzadeh took effect from Aug. 31. Two weeks earlier, the Iranian had competed at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, los…
Mongolia’s Olympic Wrestling Protest Gets Public Backing
 
ULAAN BATAAR, Mongolia (AP) — A skin-baring protest by a pair of Mongolian wrestling coaches at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics has struck a chord back home in their landlocked Asian nation.
Mongolian media and the public reacted angrily to the decision to award victory to Uzbekistan's Ikhtiyor Navruzov…

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