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The sport or activity of grappling with an opponent and trying to throw or hold them down on the ground, typically according to a code of rules.See also sumo
- ‘He threw himself into sports, primarily wrestling, and he succeeded in that until a pretty serious knee injury took him out of the sport.’
- ‘Among the settled Fulani, there is a variety of traditional local sports and games, including wrestling and boxing.’
- ‘In high school, gymnastics and wrestling had an early hold on Stephan's athletic aspirations.’
- ‘He said he hoped his age would inspire both the young and old with interest in wrestling to get actively involved in helping to revive the sport.’
- ‘They also showed scenes from some kind of fair in Mongolia with lots of people doing Mongolian wrestling and horse racing.’
- ‘No longer is football any less in popularity in Japan as compared to sumo wrestling or baseball, which had for long been the most sought after sporting activity in the country.’
- ‘In our western culture we can date the development of martial arts such as archery and wrestling to ancient Greece.’
- ‘Like soccer, bicycling, boxing, and wrestling are popular working-class sports.’
- ‘General pushing strength is useful to all athletes who participate in contact sports such as boxing, football, rugby and wrestling.’
- ‘With the rugby and soccer, we have phenomenal athletes and wrestling could be really big here.’
- ‘Get to as many tournaments as you can and support the sport of women's wrestling.’
- ‘Sam is into wrestling and baseball and playing Playstation video games.’
- ‘His programme began with roller skating and wrestling, though not at the same time.’
- ‘Tennis got the chop while sports such as rifle-shooting, kabadi, wrestling and volleyball received the nod.’
- ‘He took part in all sorts of games including wrestling, shooting, weight throwing and other sports.’
- ‘These situations would include sport matches in wrestling and judo where people are fighting with resistance.’
- ‘Strength gained by doing this exercise is needed in sports such as wrestling and football to grab and hold or pull in your opponent.’
- ‘The movie is about the sport of high school wrestling, and Jimi, smart guy that he is, loaded the roles with Olympic and well-known wrestlers.’
- ‘In college, he participated in nearly every activity available, including wrestling, drama, and writing.’
- ‘I wasn't training with weights to get better in football or wrestling.’
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