SA Team to Compete in Spain

A group of Senior and Junior wrestlers are off to Spain to compete in the XV "Gran Premio de España". The Championship will be broadcast via live streaming – click on the below to view our wrestlers in action. MAT 1 MAT 2 MAT 3 MAT 4 With almost 400 GR, FS and FW entries this […]

SA Wrestlers bring back a bag of Medals from Continental Championships

The South African Wrestling Federation sent a Cadet, Junior and Senior team to Alexandria, Egypt, to participate in the continental championships hosted by the Egyptian Wrestling Federation. Wrestling in Egypt is always a difficult task, with sixteen countries from all over Africa participating with every country sending their very best to qualify for the All […]

Charles Villet apointed Neutral Referee – 11th All African Games

Officiating in South Africa is no easy task let alone on the world stage but with hard work, dedication and sacrifice Charles Villet has been ranked amongst the top 40 Category IS referees in the world by United World Wrestling. Having made the grade to IS Charles’ accolades have included many firsts…..first Olympic Category Referee […]

United World Wrestling Modifies Greco-Roman Rules, Reinstates the Five-Point Throw

CORSIER-SUR-VEVEY, Switzerland (April 30) – United World Wrestling has announced several rule modifications for Greco-Roman wrestling. The decision to implement the reforms comes after several months of testing at the international level. The changes will take effect immediately. The recent rule revisions are highlighted by increased penalties for illegal actions, clarifications on awarding of points […]


Anything is possible if you put your mind to it – Johannes Witbooi This is Johannes’s motto in life. He believes in making the best out of every situation even through hardship, and he has already been tested on countless occasions throughout his young life. He does not give up easily. His journey has been […]

Welcome to Durban 2022

With its world-class facilities, beautiful sunshine and surf, and outstanding accommodation and venues Durban is the ideal city to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games. The bid is a fully integrated part of Durban’s strategic intention to build the profile of the city as a world-class sports destination and to generate significant economic benefits for the region. 2022 is a […]

Queen Of The Ring

"Mpho Madi faced many battles as a child but her fighting spirit has ensured she's become one of our top woman sporting heroes with an eye on the Olympics." Two page article in today's Drum Magazine, read the full article…   Queen of the ring  

Call for The Inaugural Ubuntu Awards

  The Inaugural Ubuntu Awards  “Forging smart partnerships through Diplomacy” In order to recognise South African industry leaders and eminent persons for their contribution to promoting South Africa’s national interests and values across the world, the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) will be launching the Inaugural Ubuntu Awards at the Cape Town International […]

Merry Christmas

Dear Wrestling Family and Friends, Wishing you peace, joy, and all the best the holiday has to offer. May this incredible time of giving and spending time with family bring you joy that lasts throughout the year. Best Whishes South African Wrestling

SA Grading Tournament

South African Wrestling Federation will be hosting a National Grading Tournament in 2015. Come and measure your skills against the best wrestling talent in SA!!  This is a great opportunity to prepare for the national trails in March! The Grading Tournament will be hosted in the Gauteng North Wrestling Hall on the 28th of February 2015! Get […]