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Buvaysa Saytiev wins gold in men’s 74kg wrestling

Buvaysa Saytiev from Russia has won the gold medal in the men’s 74kg freestyle wrestling. He beat Soslan Tigiev of Uzbekistan 0-1, 1-0, 3-1 who wins the silver medal.
Bulgaria’s Kiril Terziev won the bronze medal after defeating Cuba’s Ivan Fundora. Murad Gaidarov from Belarus won the other bronze medal.

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Henry Cejudo of the United States has won the gold medal in the men’s freestyle wrestling 55kg class at the Beijing Olympic Games.
Cejudo defeated Japanese Matsunaga Tomohiro on points.
Besik Kudukhov of Russia and Radoslav Velikov of Bulgaria shared the bronze medals.

China’s Wang Jiao beat Bulgaria’s Stanka Zlateva to win the women’s 72kg freestyle wrestling gold medal at the Beijing Olympic Games.
Zlateva won the silver while Japan’s Hamaguchi Kyoko and Agnieszka Wieszczek of Poland both took a bronze medal.

Rumyana Neykova from Bulgaria has won the gold medal in women’s single sculls.
Michelle Guerette from the United States won the silver medal and Ekaterina Karsten of Belarus won the bronze medal.

Manuchar Kvirkvelia from Georgia won the men’s greco-roman 74 kilogram wrestling by defeating Chang Yongxiang from China.
It was China’s first Olympic medal ever in the wrestling.
Christophe Guenot from France and Yavor Yanakiev from Bulgaria won bronze medals.

Jordan Jovtchev from Bulgaria is competing in his fifth Olympics in Beijing. He is 35 years old and has competed in every Olympics since 1992.
The rings specialist has won a total of 23 medals from the Olympics and major gymnastic tournaments, but is yet to win an Olympic gold.
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Bulgarian shooter Antoaneta Boneva tested positive for cocaine and will be banned for competing at the Beijing Olympics.
“Boneva was checked in May at a competition in Italy and the tests were made in the Italian doping laboratory,” the committee said in a statement on its Web site. “She drops out of the Olympics in Beijing.”
Boneva, [...]