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Tag: "Olympic Wrestling"

Gold medalist calls Iowa wrestler ‘straight up stud’ (with video)

[ 0 ] October 8, 2013

Iowa senior wrestler Tony Ramos certainly has earned the respect of U.S. gold medalist Jordan Burroughs. The Olympic champion tweeted a link to a video featuring Ramos and the Hawkeyes wrestling program, calling him a “straight up stud.” Ramos was national runner-up last season at 133 pounds after finishing third in 2012. The Carol Stream, […]

Hawks say they were confident Olympics would keep wrestling, but relieved all the same

[ 0 ] September 8, 2013

Self-confidence is a major part of what fuels a wrestler to succeed.

Transcript: Tom Brands’ press conference (Feb. 12)

[ 0 ] February 12, 2013

Q. First of all, your reaction to the IOC dropping wrestling in the 2020 Olympics. TOM BRANDS: Well, here’s the thing: First of all, I’m surprised that I’m surprised. Second of all, it’s worse than death, because you can’t control death. I feel like we could have controlled this to some degree, get ahead of […]

Iowa wooed Dan Gable — with a box of tape

[ 1 ] April 18, 2012

A new insight into how UI convinced star Iowa State wrestler Dan Gable to come to Iowa.

Keep up with the Olympic Wrestling Trials!

[ 0 ] April 16, 2012

Follow the U.S. Olympic Wrestling Trials from our wrestling trials page.

Tickets to 2012 USA Olympic Trials on sale Monday

[ 0 ] June 5, 2011

The 2012 USA Wrestling Olympic Team Trials are April 21-22, 2012.