Olympic Wrestling

How a boys’ lacrosse team and wrestling helped Up2Us Sports coach Unique Jones discover her calling

By Celia Balf Mar 16, 2017

Unique Jones has always been tough. In high school at Mastery Charter School in Philadelphia, Jones was close with the boys' lacrosse…

Olympian Adeline Gray announces she will forego 2017 season

By Celia Balf Feb 21, 2017

On Tuesday, three-time wrestling world champion and Olympian Adeline Gray announced that she will not be competing in 2017 and…


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Transgender wrestler wins regional high school title in Texas

By Adele Jackson-Gibson Feb 19, 2017

Mack Beggs, a Euless Trinity High School junior who identifies as transgender, won a girls regional championship after a female opponent…

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Iran lifts ban on U.S. wrestling team

By Nick Forrester Feb 5, 2017

Iran lifted its ban on U.S. wrestlers which will now allow them to take part in the Freestyle World Cup…

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Olympic gold medalist Helen Maroulis considers MMA after wrestling Conor McGregor

By Adele Jackson-Gibson Jan 27, 2017

Helen Maroulis, the first American woman to win Olympic gold in wrestling, is thinking she might try her hand at…

American wrestlers Tamyra Mensah and Victoria Anthony medal at Golden Grand Prix Final

By Adele Jackson-Gibson Nov 25, 2016

American wrestlers Tamyra Mensah and Victoria Anthony made the podium at the Golden Grand Prix Final in Baku, Azerbaijan on…

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