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2016 Rio Olympic Games: Wrestling

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Wrestling

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Aug 21, 2016

Rio Rewind: Snyders Have Different Approaches, Similar Results on Wrestling Mat

Rio Rewind: Snyders Have Different Approaches, Similar Results on Wrestling Mat

In January 2011, News4 Sports reported on Good Counsel's Kyle Snyder continuing his family's success on the wrestling mat and his older brother Stephen trying to defend his state title.

Aug 21, 2016

Wrestling Coaches Strip in Protest of Penalty Point

Wrestling Coaches Strip in Protest of Penalty Point

A controversial penalty point at the 65kg bronze wrestling bout resulted in two coaches stripping on the mat.

Aug 21, 2016

In China, a Forgiving Public Embraces Fewer Gold Medals

In China, a Forgiving Public Embraces Fewer Gold Medals

In a country long focused on bringing home as many Olympic gold medals as possible, this year's haul isn't what China expected.

Aug 21, 2016

Kyle Snyder Becomes Youngest US Wrestling Gold Medalist

Kyle Snyder Becomes Youngest US Wrestling Gold Medalist

Kyle Snyder defeated Khetag Gazyumov, of Azerbaijan, Sunday to become America's youngest ever freestyle wrestling gold medalist. Snyder battled 2-1 to win gold in the 97-kilogram division. The match was tightly

Aug 21, 2016

4 to Watch: 2016 Summer Olympics Come to a Close

4 to Watch: 2016 Summer Olympics Come to a Close

Sunday evening features the closing ceremony of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, but before that, there is more gold for Team USA to claim. The events Americans will contend in include basketball, boxing...

Aug 20, 2016

Cox Wins Freestyle Wrestling Bronze for US

Cox Wins Freestyle Wrestling Bronze for US

USA's J'den Cox defeated Reineris Salas Perez of Cuba on Saturday to earn bronze in the 86 kg class of the freestyle wrestling competition. The match ended in controversy when the Cuban wrestler refused to go...

Aug 19, 2016

Women From the DMV Bringing Home Gold

Women From the DMV Bringing Home Gold

Several women from the D.C. area contributed to Team USA's leading medal haul in Rio. News4's Wendy Rieger got to know them better.

Aug 20, 2016

Wrestler Jordan Burroughs Loses Second Match, Fails to Medal

Wrestler Jordan Burroughs Loses Second Match, Fails to Medal

Jordan Burroughs began his Gold Medal defense with a first-round victory Guinea-Bissau's over Augosta Midana. But if he's going to become the third-ever American to win back-to-back wrestling golds, his biggest...

Aug 18, 2016

Indian Wrestler Narsingh Yadav Hit With Four-year Doping Ban, Out of Olympics

Indian Wrestler Narsingh Yadav Hit With Four-year Doping Ban, Out of Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Indian wrestler Narsingh Yadav has become the latest athlete to be removed from the Rio Olympics over doping after the Court of Arbitration for Sport gave him a four-year suspension.

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