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DRB ban against junior talent unlawful

DRB ban against junior talent unlawful

Junior Eisleber wrestling talent Dominik Klann heard with disbelief and slight despair of his suspension by the German Wrestling League. According to the GWL Dominik is not allowed to compete in neither team nor individual wrestling events in Germany for a period of 10 months. This would mean he will be barred from starting in the German Junior Championships this weekend and that only because he competed for the KAV in the newly formed German Wrestling League. Andreas Kraus, KAV…

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World Union backpaddles! GWL athletes are allowed to fight again, nationally and internationally

World Union backpaddles! GWL athletes are allowed to fight again, nationally and internationally

After the World Wrestling Union imposed sanctions for GWL-wrestlers just before the finals, they are now backpaddling. Put under pressure by a precautionary measure against those sanctions at the magistrate court in Vevey, Switzerland, the WWU agreed to a settlement. They agreed to retract all athlete sanctions as well as to waive all penalties against associations. The WWU also agreed to waive all party redress from the first litigation in October 2017 at the magistrate court Vevey, where they had…

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World Association to finally acknowledge straight forward legal status – Statement by the German Wrestling League

World Association to finally acknowledge straight forward legal status – Statement by the German Wrestling League

Regarding the suspensions and sanctions by the world association United World Wrestling (UWW) against wrestlers of the German Wrestling League (GWL) and its federations, the GWL states: The current suspensions and sanctions are just an obvious try to sabotage the finals of the German Wrestling League. The world association had already threatened suspensions at the start of the GWL to stop athletes from stepping onto the mats. The UWW lost the case in all aspects at court and it will…

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The Christmas break is over, Sport1 screens the top duel from Schifferstadt

The Christmas break is over, Sport1 screens the top duel from Schifferstadt

After a short break the GWL is heading for the finishing straight. When VfK Schifferstadt receives ASV Nendingen on Friday nothing less but a place in the final of the first German Wrestling League season is at stake. Only one point is needed by the team of Markus Scherer and Erol Bayram to reach the final when they start in the Wilfried Dietrich Halle at 8.30pm. For the Nendinger team however it is the last chance to obtain a win…

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Prof Dr Werner Koch elected President of the German Wrestling League – is GWL establishing a second league?

Prof Dr Werner Koch elected President of the German Wrestling League – is GWL establishing a second league?

At yesterday’s Meeting of the German Wrestling League in Ispringen, Prof Dr Werner Koch was unanimously elected President. Werner Koch who has for many decades been loyal to the wrestling sport, announced that he will continue to do all he can for the development of the German Wrestling League and wrestling in general. On taking stock of the premier season of the GWL the cooperation with SPORT1 is clearly a highlight, says Markus Scheu, Manager of the GWL. The return…

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