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2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials Wrestling Heading To Dickies Arena in Fort Worth

USA Wrestling will hold its 2021 U.S. Olympic Team Trials at the Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas, from April 2–3 with champions in each weight class becoming eligible to represent the U.S. at the rescheduled 2021 Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo. This year will be the fifth straight U.S. Olympic Team Trials in which […]

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Sports and COVID-19: The Impact on the Sports-Event Industry

The coronavirus outbreak has forced difficult decisions for the sports-event industry. Nearly every major sporting event has been canceled, moved or postponed. Here is a look at where things stand. Click here for the latest on COVID-19’s Effect on the Sports-Event Industry.   Saturday, February 6 NFL: Finally, A Pandemic Season Concludes With Super Bowl […]

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USA Wrestling Seeks to Offer Division III Collegiate Championship

Following the NCAA’s decision to cancel its Division III winter championships, USA Wrestling has announced it will work to produce a championship in the sport. USA Wrestling Executive Director Rich Bender said the national governing body was “extremely disappointed and heartbroken” about the decision that affects hundreds of wrestlers. It is the second consecutive year […]

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Coralville, Iowa, to Host Two USA Wrestling Events

USA Wrestling will bring two major national events to Coralville, Iowa, in March, to be held at the Xtream Arena & GreenState Family Fieldhouse. The USA Wrestling High School National Recruiting Showcase, a new event, will be held at the venue near Iowa City from March 25–27. The annual USA Wrestling Girls Folkstyle Nationals will […]

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USA Wrestling to Host First Major Return in Iowa

USA Wrestling has selected the new Xtream Arena & GreenState Family Fieldhouse in Coralville, Iowa, to host its Senior Nationals event. The event, which features the top international-style wrestlers in the country, will be staged October 9–11. The competition will be the first major Senior-level event hosted by USA Wrestling since the postponement or cancellation […]

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Sports Event Guidelines for Post-COVID Competition

As sports at all levels prepare to come back from weeks or months on hiatus, sports organizations are releasing guidelines that can serve as a framework for how to host events safely and successfully. The following are links to various published guidelines across a range of sports that are designed for event organizers to consult […]

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Penn State to Host Olympic Wrestling Trials

The U.S. Wrestling Olympic Team Trials will be hosted by Penn State University at the Bryce Jordan Center on the first weekend in April 2020. The trials will be held April 4–5, and the champions from 18 different weight classes will be eligible for the 2020 Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo. The first day of […]

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Women’s Wrestling, Acrobatics and Tumbling Gain NCAA Momentum

The NCAA Committee on Women’s Athletics has recommended that acrobatics and tumbling, and wrestling, be added to the NCAA Emerging Sports for Women program in all divisions. If the recommendation is adopted, the sports would join the program August 1, 2020. The emerging sports program is an NCAA pipeline that supports the advancement of women’s […]

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USANA Signs Sponsor Deal With USA Wrestling

USANA, a nutritional supplement provider, has announced a sponsorship with USA Wrestling that will mark the company’s first deal with a summer sport national governing body. The Utah-based company previously signed deals with seven winter NGBs in the United States and Canada. Under terms of the new agreement, USANA will become the official supplement supplier of […]

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