ARTICLES RELATING TO WRESTLING

WWE fans will get five months of wrestling mania with a special DStv pop-up channel

2019-08-01 13:46

MultiChoice is adding a WWE wrestling pop-up channel to DStv for five months from August to the end of December on Channel 128.

A 3-metre Japanese pro wrestling panda headbutted officers when it became an honorary police chief at a local station

2019-05-23 14:57

The giant panda from New Nemuro Pro Wrestling is known as a "yuru-kyara" (a gentle character) and gave trademark headbutts to a delighted crowd.

Women's match to headline WrestleMania for first time ever

2019-03-27 10:56

A women's match will headline WWE's flagship show, WrestleMania, for the first time in the event's 35-year history.

Japan's sumo wrestlers hit by beard ban

2019-02-27 10:14

Japanese sumo officials have introduced a crackdown on beards, calling them "indecent" under strict, new rules on personal grooming.

Woman who refused arranged marriage finds acceptance through wrestling

2018-11-23 12:26

Marketing executive-turned-delivery driver Charlene Blugher - also known by the stage name Athena Furie - who came out as a lesbian three years later, aged 21, had longed to wrestle since childhood.

Dad complains to BCCSA after son wants to do 'double double E' after seeing SuperSport ad

2018-06-12 09:28

MultiChoice got bodyslammed by the BCCSA for showing a wrestling promo on SuperSport that's inappropriate for children.

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The WWE Live South Africa tour kicked off at the GrandWest Grand Arena in Cape Town and we were there to catch all the action. See pics here!

The WWE Live South Africa tour kicked off at the GrandWest Grand Arena in Cape Town and we were there to catch all the action. See pics here!

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Wrestler Erasmus wins gold for Team SA

2018-04-13 11:26

Wrestler Martin Erasmus has claimed gold for South Africa at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on Australia's Gold Coast.

WWE brings pain and laughter to Mzansi

2017-12-24 06:02

One of the major sporting events to look forward to in the new year has to be the return of World Wrestling Entertainment Live to South Africa.

Iran wrestler throws bout to avoid fighting Israeli

2017-11-27 22:55

Iran's government paid tribute to one of the country's wrestlers who threw an international bout because winning would have meant fighting an opponent from Israel.

 

Uzbek wrestler stripped of 2nd gold over doping

2019-07-23 21:55

Uzbek wrestler Artur Taymazov has been stripped of his gold medal from the 2012 London Games, the International Olympic Committee said.

Controversial ex-sumo champ Futahaguro dies at 55

2019-03-30 07:35

Controversial former sumo grand champion Futahaguro, who retired in the late 1980s after a rift with his manager, died last month at age 55.

SuperSport commentator back wrestling following stroke

2019-02-28 11:19

SuperSport rugby commentator Ethienne Reynecke has shown marked improvement following a stroke last year.

London Olympics medal winner fails new doping test

2019-01-17 19:10

Olympic medal-winning freestyle wrestler Davit Modzmanashvili has tested positive for the steroid turinabol after new analysis of samples from 2012.

Brock Lesnar signs new deal with WWE

2018-11-08 13:02

WWE champion Brock Lesnar has signed a new a deal with the company that allows him to compete in UFC.

Top SA wrestler killed in car accident

2018-06-10 13:29

SASCOC has issued a statement mourning the loss of leading wrestler Kleinjan Combrinck who has died in a car accident.

The very real world of WWE wrestling

2018-04-19 10:12

It may not be for everyone, but World Wrestling Entertainment’s (WWE) global popularity is undeniable, writes Lloyd Burnard.

Botha claims SA's first Gold Coast wrestling medal

2018-04-12 20:25

Johannes Botha claimed South Africa's first wrestling medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games when he took silver on the Gold Coast.

WWE set to take SA by storm

2017-12-11 08:58

World Wrestling Entertainment will head to South Africa next year with several wrestling stars to make an appearance.

The fans, the fights, the phenomenon: WWE is bigger than ever

2017-09-10 00:00

If you thought wrestling was on the decline, think again. WWE today is a bigger spectacle than before.

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