Go-ahead for Wrestling facility in Northern Ireland

The Northern Ireland Executive has given a £656,000 grant towards the new regional centre of sports excellence in Londonderry. The £11.7m St Columb’s Park project is […]

Wrestlers help judoka

Wrestlers from the North West Talent Project put in an extra shift at the weekend and set about doing a spot of volunteering with the DESTINED […]

Japan’s Yoshida honoured by her government

The Japanese wrestler Saori Yoshida (55kg) has just won her tenth world title at the 2012 World Championships in Strathcona County, Canada, to complete the four […]

Hossain secures Bronze medal win

Congratulations to Hossein Azgharyzadegan for achieving Bronze Medal in the 69kg class (Division “D” 51 – 55 years) on 19th September 2012 at the Veteran World […]


Olga Butkevych has won Britain’s first ever women’s World Championship medal – and defeated the London 201 Olympic bronze medallist on her way to doing it. […]

Club bids for Legacy Items from London 2012

LOCOG have provided a spreadsheet of wrestling items from London 2012 that is their contribution to a legacy for wrestling in Great Britain and Northern Ireland.  […]

Bolton Wrestling Event

Saturday 8th September promises to be an evening to remember in Bolton with the first Wrestling Dinner Gala.   In what may become an annual event, […]

Olympic medallists inspire the next generation

Members of the National Talent Squad and Britain’s first Olympian wrestler, Olga Butkevych, gained inspiration from Victoria Pendleton and Dame Kelly Holmes when they met up […]

First ever female

On August 9th 2012, Olga Butkevych became the first ever female to represent Great Britain in the Olympics.  Olga achieved 11th place out of 19 Olympic […]

Host Nation entertains…

32 young wrestlers from USA and Canada joined with the GB National Talent Squad for a training camp and competition at the British Wrestling Academy in Salford, […]

Wrestling to secure Olympic Legacy

A major national project to strengthen the sport of wrestling from the grassroots upwards is being put into action, as Team GB’s representative makes her bow […]

FILA Congress held in London

The FILA Ordinary Congress was held at the Grange St. Pauls Hotel in London on 03 August 2012. The opening welcome address at the Congress was […]