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Aussie suffers wrestling defeat 21 August 2016 (AEDT)

Sahit Prizreni has been unable to convert on an early lead, going down to Katai Yeerlanbieke of China in the men’s 65kg division.

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Ilyasov withdraws due to injury 20 August 2016 (AEDT)

Australia’s Talgat Ilyasov has had to withdraw injured from the men’s 74kg freestyle wrestling elimination rounds.

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Watch out for our wrestlers - they're ready 15 August 2016 (AEDT)

Australia's Greco-Roman heavyweight Ivan Popov and freestyle athletes Sahit Prizreni and Talgat Ilyasov will compete across the next few days as the wrestling competition kicks off at Carioca Arena 2.

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Rio is ready 5 August 2016 (AEDT)

Barra is buzzing

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Final touches for Rio venues 31 July 2016 (AEDT)

The Olympic rings and flags hang high in Olympic Park; as high as the hopes of the 11,000 athletes from around the world competing.

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Where are your Aussie athletes as final preparations continue 27 July 2016 (AEDT)

With less than 10 days until the Opening Ceremony in Rio the Australian athletes have started arriving from all around the world. Some are competing, at training camps or just touching down.

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Facts and Figures on 2016 Australian Olympic Team 24 July 2016 (AEDT)

Check out all the facts and figures of the Australian Olympic Team for Rio 2016.

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Four wrestlers ready to impress in Rio 12 April 2016 (AEDT)

The 2016 Australian Olympic Team will feature a strong contingent of both Freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestlers after four athletes were selected to the Team.

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Portuguese phrases

We have prepared a list of handy Portuguese phrases you may hear either in the stands, on the television or see on social media!

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Super-charged ASPIRE inspires in Sydney 4 April 2016 (AEDT)

With Rio 2016 just over four months away, the largest Australian Olympic Team ASPIRE session held ahead of the first South American Olympic Games has informed and motivated over 160 athletes in Sydney.

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Two more wrestlers qualify Rio quota spots 4 April 2016 (AEDT)

Australia has qualified another two wrestlers to compete at this year’s Rio Olympics, including an athlete who carried the flag for his former country of Albania at the 2008 Beijing Olympics

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Aussie wrestlers book their tickets to Rio 2 April 2016 (AEDT)

Australian Greco Roman wrestlers Ivan Popov and Vinod Kumar have qualified for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games after a top two finish at the Africa/Oceania Olympic Qualification Tournament in Alger, Algeria.

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Weekend Watch - 1 April 2016 1 April 2016 (AEDT)

With a host of Olympic spots on the line, it will be an action-packed weekend both in Australia and around the globe

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Wrestlers book tickets to Olympic qualifiers 22 February 2016 (AEDT)

Two-time Olympian Sahit Prizreni and the unlucky Talgat Ilyasov are among the winners from the Australian Wrestling Championships in Melbourne

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Wrestlers to carry Australia’s hopes in reborn sport 17 February 2016 (AEDT)

In just under three weeks Australian wrestlers will take the next step in what is one of the most convoluted and challenging Olympic qualification journeys of any sport.

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Evans' long road to wrestling at Rio 28 January 2016 (AEDT)

Connor Evans’ dreams of competing at the Olympic Games started at age seven in Scotland watching professional wrestling on TV.

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Coach calls for more focus on top wrestlers 26 October 2015 (AEDT)

Wrestling head coach Lubo Hofr saw enough at the Canberra Cup to convince him Australia should be able to qualify several wrestlers for next year’s Rio Olympics.

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Games Overview

Check all all there is to know in this Rio 2016 snapshot

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Weekend watch - 23 October 2015 23 October 2015 (AEDT)

Plenty of Australian athletes continue on the road to rio in an action packed weekend!

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Wrestlers begin long journey to Rio 23 October 2015 (AEDT)

It’s a long, tough slog for Australian wrestlers to get to next year’s Rio Olympics, with their journey beginning this weekend in Canberra.

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Weekend Watch | 11 September 11 September 2015 (AEDT)

There is another action-packed weekend of sport ahead of us with the Wrestling and Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships underway, the Men's Volleyball World Cup continuing and plenty more.

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Evans ready to try his hand in Vegas 4 September 2015 (AEDT)

Australia’s Connor Evans knows he has his work cut out trying to make the top six at the World Wrestling Championships starting this weekend

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