Category Archives: Feature Articles

Frank Molinaro officially joins Penn State coaching staff

By Pat Donghia Penn State Sports Information UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Former Penn State National Champion and four-time All-American Frank Molinaro is returning to Happy Valley as an assistant coach. One of Penn State’s all-time greats, Molinaro joins head coach Cael Sanderson’s staff after two years as an assistant at Rutgers. Molinaro closed out a […]

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Hasegawa Repeats, Iran Wins Two in Greco-Roman at Asian Games

By William May United World Wrestling INCHEON, Korea (September 30) – Kohei HASEGAWA (JPN) rallied past world champion YUN Won-Chol for the gold medal at 59kg Tuesday as Greco-Roman wrestling got under way at the Asian Games. Hasegawa spotted Yun four points in the first gold medal final at Dowon Gymanasium, then wrapped up three […]

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Iran Wins Three Gold Medals to Close Asian Games Freestyle Wrestling

By William May United World Wrestling INCHEON, Korea (September 29) – World silver medalist Masoud ESMAEILPOUR (IRI) ended his season on a high note with a gold medal on Monday, the final day of men’s freestyle events at the Asian Games. Esmaeilpour was joined in the winner’s circle by Meisam MOSTAFA JOUKAR (IRI) and Parviz […]

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Yoshida Survives First-Round Scare, Wins Fourth Asian Games Gold

By William May United World Wrestling INCHEON, Korea (September 28) – Saori YOSHIDA (JPN) survived a first-round scare and stormed back to win the gold medal in an unprecedented fourth straight Asian Games as the women’s wrestling events came to a close in Incheon. Yoshida was tripped to her back early in her opening bout […]

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Jong Gives DPR Korea Second Major Title in Two Weeks at Asian Games

By William May United World Wrestling INCHEON, Korea (September 27) – JONG Hak-Jin (PRK) won the men’s freestyle 57kg crown at the Asian Games on Saturday, giving DPR Korea bragging rights to the two of the finest bantamweight wrestlers in the world. Jong’s gold medal comes two weeks after teammate YANG Kyong-Il (PRK) won the […]

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Burroughs re-signs with Flipswrestling

By Rocco Mansueto, Flipswrestling Pompton Lakes, New Jersey.  FlipsWrestling – the company that offers innovative headphones/speakers and limited swag to the toughest competitors on the planet – today announced the re-signing of World and Olympic champion Jordan Burroughs as its lead sponsored athlete.  The company also announced the launch of JB’s new limited edition “All […]

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All-session tickets on sale for 2015 World Championships in Las Vegas

All Session Tickets On Sale for Wrestling World Championships World’s Best Wrestlers Come to Las Vegas, September 7-12, 2015 Courtesy USA Wrestling/Las Vegas Events Come see the world’s best from more than 100 countries at the 2015 Wrestling World Championships! For the first time since 2003, the Wrestling World Championships are being hosted in the […]

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