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  • News | RIO 2016

    Men’s freestyle wrestling golds in Rio shared evenly

    The six men’s freestyle wrestling gold medals on offer at Rio 2016 were shared between athletes from Georgia, Turkey, Iran, the USA and Russia.
    01 Nov 2016 | Olympic News, RIO 2016, Wrestling, Wrestling Freestyle
  • News | RIO 2016

    Big guns fire in Rio 2016 Greco-Roman wrestling

    Figuring large among the six Greco-Roman wrestling gold medallists at Rio 2016 were Cuba’s Mijain Lopez, who won his third straight -120kg title, Russia’s Roman Vlasov, who topped the podium for the second Games in a row, and Davor Stefanek, Serbia’s first Olympic wrestling champion.
    24 Oct 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Wrestling, Wrestling Greco-Roman
  • News | RIO 2016

    Big guns strike gold in Rio 2016 Greco-Roman wrestling

    Figuring large among the six Greco-Roman wrestling gold medallists at Rio 2016 were Cuba’s Mijain Lopez, who won his third straight -120kg title, Russia’s Roman Vlasov, who topped the podium for the second Games in a row, and Davor Stefanek, Serbia’s first Olympic wrestling champion.
    29 Sep 2016 |
  • News | RIO 2016

    Stefanek wins first wrestling gold for Serbia

    Davor Stefanek struck gold in the 66kg men’s Greco-Roman event while Artur Aleksanyan of Armenia triumphed in the 98kg category on 16 August.
    16 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Wrestling Greco-Roman, Serbia
  • News | RIO 2016

    Talakhadze claims gold with weightlifting world record

    Three world and Olympic records fell and an Olympic champion was deposed on the final night of the Rio 2016 weightlifting tournament on 16 August.
    16 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Weightlifting, Georgia
  • News | Olympic News

    IOC sanctions four athletes for failing anti-doping tests at Beijing 2008 and London 2012

    The protection of the clean athletes and the fight against doping is a top priority for the International Olympic Committee (IOC), as outlined in Olympic Agenda 2020, the IOC’s strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement. To provide a level playing field for all clean athletes at the Olympic Games Rio 2016, the IOC has already put special measures in place, including targeted pre-tests and the re-analysis of stored samples from the Olympic Games Beijing 2008 and London 2012, following an intelligence-gathering process that started in August 2015.
    09 Aug 2016 | Olympic News, Press Release, Fight against doping, Integrity
  • News | RIO 2016

    YOG athletes fly the flag in stunning Opening Ceremony

    As the Olympic Games Rio 2016 were opened in spectacular style on Friday evening, nine athletes who had competed at the Singapore and Nanjing Youth Olympic Games (YOG) had the honour of carrying the flag for their country.
    06 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, YOG
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