Wrestling

IOC reinstates wrestling for 2020 Olympics

It’s official: Wrestling is back in the Olympics. On Sunday morning, the International Olympic Committee reinstated wrestling for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The IOC selected wrestling over baseball/softball and squash. Of course, this is huge news for the sport, the Olympics, and all wrestling fans.

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Penn State-Iowa set up dual match via twitter

Just how resourceful is social media in today’s digital world? That answer became evident to Penn State wrestling coach Cael Sanderson after he addressed the following tweet to Iowa wrestling coach Tom Brands early Thursday afternoon.

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BTN Wrestling Report: PSU's Wright talks titles

Penn State Wrestling Champions 2013

BTN Wrestling Report: Quentin Wright Talks PSU Win

In this week’s web-only “BTN Wrestling Report,” BTN’s Kara Lentz is joined by Penn State’s Quentin Wright, who won his second career Big Ten title (197 lbs) last weekend to help lead Penn State to its third consecutive Big Ten Wrestling Championships. Also, the BTN wrestling broadcast team of Tim Johnson and Jim Gibbons takes a closer look at the action and gives some final thoughts.

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Penn State wins 3rd consecutive Big Ten Championships

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B1G Wrestling Championship Highlights

Back-to-back champion Penn State defended its postseason crown Sunday en route to winning its third consecutive Big Ten Wrestling Championships. The Nittany Lions racked up 151 points, 12 more than second-place Minnesota. See the final standings and get a link to the final brackets in this post.

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Back-to-back champ PSU in first after Day 1 of Championships

The 2013 Big Ten Wrestling Championships kicked off Saturday, and Iowa, Minnesota and Penn State all led the way with four wrestlers who will compete for Big Ten titles Sunday on BTN/BTN2Go. In the team race, back-to-back event champion Penn State finished the day in first place, with 123 points, 10.5 ahead of second-place Minnesota.

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