Great Britain does not have an illustrious history in the sport of wrestling, but the arrival of several Eastern European wrestlers and the development of several youngsters, has given the team cause for optimism. Nick Hope reports

Great Britain does not have an illustrious history in the sport of wrestling, but the arrival of several Eastern European wrestlers and the development of several youngsters, has given the team cause for optimism.

Lee Brunton of Great Britain takes on the Iranian defense in the Men's Team Football 5-a-side B1 on day 6 of the Paralympic Games. (Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images)

Paralympics 2012

Equestrian - jumping team  Gold: Great Britain

London Olympics: Monday's medal winners

Great Britain celebrate Team Jumping gold Gold medallists Nick Skelton, Ben Maher, Scott Brash and Peter Charles of Great Britain celebrate on the podium after a nail-biting jump-off with the Netherlands to decide the Team Jumping competition.

Prince Harry in Snap Encounter With Australian Crocodile - Binary Option Evolution

Prince Harry in Australia's Northern Territory sitting on a metre crocodile in Darwin Harbour

True love among the leotards lifts Britain's 2012 wrestling hopes | Marina Hyde

True love among the leotards lifts Britain's 2012 wrestling hopes

Marina Hyde: What could be more romantic than the tale of east Europeans who were hired as sparring partners, got married and found themselves in the Olympic team?

Hurling or Hurling the Silver Ball (Cornish: Hurlian), is an outdoor team game of Celtic origin played only in Cornwall. It is played with a small silver ball. Cornish Hurling is a ball throwing carrying game akin to Rugby Football.

Hurling or Hurling the Silver Ball (Cornish: Hurlian), is an outdoor team game of Celtic origin played only in Cornwall. It is played with a small silver ball. Cornish Hurling is a ball throwing carrying game akin to Rugby Football.

big daddy and giant haystacks - Larger than life wrestlers

My Dad used to watch this most Saturday afternoons. well there was only 3 channels then. Fat old men sitting on each other. - WORLD OF SPORT (UK TV series) Wrestling with Giant Haystacks and Big Daddy, 1965 - 1985

Jim Ross interview: With World Of Sport back and WWE about to crown a UK champion Good ol JR says there is nowhere hotter than Britain in the world for wrestling at the moment

Jim Ross interview: With World Of Sport back and WWE about to crown a UK champion Good ol JR says there is nowhere hotter than Britain in the world for wrestling at the moment

Constantine Louloudis - Rowing. Men's four.

Constantine Louloudis - Rowing. Men's four.

WWE Network coming to Australia, Mexico, Spain and more, including the United Kingdom, later this year.

WWE Network is coming to Australia, Mexico, Spain, and (&) many more countries, including the United Kingdom (U.)/Great Britain later this year!

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