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SHARIF SHARIFOV RUMORS

Sharifov of Azerbaijan wins Olympic wrestling gold

Sharif Sharifov of Azerbaijan won an Olympic wrestling gold medal in men's 84-kilogram freestyle, beating Jaime Yusept Espinal of Puerto Rico 6-1, 2-0 Saturday. Sharifov, the defending world champion, beat American Jake Herbert in a quarterfinal that led to a post-match dispute between U.S. coach Zeke Jones and officials. Sharifov bounced back with wins over three-time Asian...
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US wrestling coach Jones gets yellow at Olympics

U.S. wrestling coach Zeke Jones was given a yellow card for arguing with officials following Jake Herbert's loss in the quarterfinals on Saturday. Jones was assessed the warning, which is similar to a yellow cared handed out in soccer, after a challenge thrown by the U.S. resulted in Azerbaijan's Sharif Sharifov being awarded the victory in the second period, 4-1, 6-0. ...
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August 11, 2012  |  Discuss
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