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This week, will move to the USOC platform, with a new look, new functionality, but with the same favorite features....

Terry Shockley named Chairman of the Board of Governors of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame

Shockley will succeed long-time chairman Jim Keen. Sr. as Chairman of the Board....

Iowa's Tony Ramos determined to finish career with NCAA title

The Hawkeye senior will battle Virginia Tech's Devin Carter in the NWCA All-Star Classic on Saturday....

NCAA announces finalist cities for its championships for 2014-18, including wrestling at all levels

Cleveland, Kansas City, Louisville, New York City, Oklahoma City, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia & St. Louis are Div. I finalists. Div. II and III finalists also announced.... to webcast live the finals of the Grappling World Championships, Dec. 12-13 will webcast live the finals of the FILA Grappling World Championships, set for Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Saturday, Dec. 12 and Sunday, Dec. 13.

This is the second World Grappling Championships conducted by FILA, the international wrestling federation.

Handling the broadcast duties on the webcast will be veteran wrestling announcer Jason Bryant, along with numerous special guests from the event. Bryant works as USA Wrestling's Coordinator of Grassroots and Social Media, and handles many of the live broadcasts on

The show will feature the medal matches from each day of competition, including the gold-medal finals.

On Saturday, the No-Gi competition will be held for both men and women. The final session, which includes repechage and medal matches, is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. Eastern time.

On Sunday, the Gi competition as well as the No-Gi Open division will be held for both men and women. The final session, which includes repechage and medal matches, is scheduled to begin at 2:00 p.m. Eastern time.

In addition, the USA vs. Brazil judo dual meet will also be webcast on Sunday, starting at 1:00 p.m. Eastern time.

The United States is the defending World Champion in both No-Gi and Gi Grappling. Top nations expected to challenge for team honors include world power Brazil, plus Canada and France. tentative daily schedule of finals broadcasts
(exact start times to be determined)

Saturday, December 12
6:30 p.m Eastern - Final session for No-Gi Grappling for men and women

Sunday, December 13
1:00 p.m. Eastern - USA vs. Brazil international judo dual meet
2:00 p.m. Eastern - Final session for Gi Grappling and the No-Gi Open division

For additional information on the FILA Grappling World Championships, visit the official website at:
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