NEWS

21/01/2016

UFC and British Wrestling Association

The UFC and the British Wrestling Association have been working on a collaboration for some months now. The partnership agrees to actively promote Olympic wrestling throughout […]
15/01/2016

Inaugural Aspull Warriors Tournament

  Aspull Warriors inaugural tournament is to be held at Robin Park Arena, Loire Drive, Wigan on Saturday 27 February 2016. This will be Aspull Warriors […]
15/01/2016

Summary of 2015 Competition Participation Survey

Towards the end of 2015, a survey was carried out by Wigan & Leigh Wrestling Club and British Wrestling into what causes barriers to athletes entering […]
29/12/2015

Academy Flooded

Kind-hearted volunteers gathered to drive out the receding waters from the Academy.  The team swung into action on Monday 28th December, once the initial levels had […]
17/12/2015

Government announces new strategy to strengthen sport

The Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) today announced a new strategy for sport from grassroots to elite level. “Sporting Future: A New Strategy for […]
14/12/2015

Wrestlers getting about…

Wrestlers are getting noticed… Olympic wrestling champion Carol Huynh has just been named Canada’s assistant chef de mission for the Rio Olympics The 35-year-old from Hazelton, […]
04/12/2015

Notice of Special Resolution for voting upon

Dear Voting Member, (representatives of the Nations & Regions)   In order to make amendments to the BWA’s Articles of Association, it is necessary for Voting […]
03/12/2015

New President for CGE

Commonwealth Games England (CGE) has appointed former Olympic, European and Commonwealth heptathlete champion Denise Lewis, OBE, as its new President. Lewis, 43, won two Commonwealth gold […]
02/12/2015

New BWA Chair attends UWW meeting in Baku

New BWA Chair, Jem Lawson, attended the UWW European National Federations Development Workshop held last weekend in Baku.   Jem was in the company of delegates […]
27/11/2015

Restoration of Find-a-Club

  Website update: The mapping facility on the British Wrestling website Find-a-Club page is now working correctly. It may not have been immediately apparent, but the Find-a-Club […]
24/11/2015

New Club Opens

Aberdeen Wrestling Club, run by Mike Wallace, is a newly affiliated club set up at the Jesmond Centre, Bridge of Don, Aberdeen. Mike Wallace is a […]
20/11/2015

Campaign to save funding for grassroots sport

Still time to #GetYourKitOn and support grassroots sport funding… The campaign, created to lobby George Osborne to protect grassroots sport funding, has been seen by over […]