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newswrestling7 days ago

Indian wrestlers skip Matteo Pellicone Ranking Series to complete visa formalities for CWG 2022

In a surprise move, the Indian wrestlers have decided not to travel to Rome for the Matteo Pellicone Ranking Series 2022, which starts on Wednesday. The decision comes after the wrestlers had to complete their visa formalities for the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham, instead.
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newswrestling13 days ago

Top Indian wrestlers train in deplorable conditions at SAI Sonepat centre

Due to the delayed renovation of wrestling facility at the SAI Sonepat, India's finest wrestlers, and trainers are suffering serious health and injury concerns. Nearly 70 wrestlers are sweating profusely in the main hall, which is unfit for training when the temperature in NCR is over 45 degrees.
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newswrestlinga month ago

Neeraj wins Greco Roman bronze in the Bolat Turlykhanov Cup to open India’s account

On the first day of the Bolat Turlykhanov Cup 2022 in Almaty, Kazakhstan, Indian wrestler Neeraj captured the 63kg Greco Roman bronze medal. Neeraj stopped Ahmet Uyar of Turkey to earn India's first medal in the Ranking Series event in Almaty after advancing through the repechage rounds.
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newswrestlinga month ago

CWG 2022 | Ravi Kumar Dahiya and Bajrang Punia get a spot in the Indian wrestling team

Bajrang Punia and Ravi Kumar Dahiya, both Tokyo 2020 medalists, were selected for the wrestling squad for the CWG 2022 after topping their weight divisions in the national selection trials conducted on Tuesday. Punia, an Olympic bronze medalist in the freestyle 65kg division, beat Vishal in final.
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newswrestlinga month ago

Wrestler Satender Malik punches referee during trials, gets lifetime ban by WFI

The Wrestling Federation of India has banned Indian wrestler Satender Malik for life after he punched referee Jagbir Singh inside the KD Jadhav Hall at the IGI Stadium. Malik was banned for life by the WFI after losing the 125kg final during the Commonwealth Games 2022 trials recently.
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newswrestlinga month ago

Sakshi Malik and Vinesh Phogat make it to Commonwealh Games squad

Veteran wrestler Sakshi Malik, a bronze medalist from Rio 2016, and Vinesh Phogat, a Tokyo Olympian, have been named in the Indian women's squad for the Commonwealth Games 2022 after dominating their weight divisions in the national selection trials that happened in Lucknow on Monday.
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newswrestling2 months ago

No direct entry into finals of CWG and Asian Games trials for Ravi Dahiya and Bajrang Punia

Due to dissatisfaction among young grapplers amidst the recently held Asian Championship trials, stars like Bajrang Punia and Ravi Dahiya would not be given direct admission into finals of their groups when national federation organizes qualification trials for Commonwealth Games and Asian Games.
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newswrestling2 months ago

WFI to make birth certificates for wrestlers mandatory before Nationals

To combat age fraud, the WFI has made it essential for grapplers competing in any national event to provide birth certificates. They will have to do so before taking part in the competition, as per the new rule announced by the apex body of wrestling, on Wednesday, in the country.
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newswrestling2 months ago

Asian Wrestling Championship 2022 | Anshu Malik settles for silver in women's 57kg

Anshu Malik of India failed to retain her women's 57kg title at the Asian Wrestling Championships 2022 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, after losing in the final to Japan's Tsugumi Sakurai on Friday. Malik began her title defense with a technical victory over Uzbekistan's Shokhida Akhmedova.
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newswrestling2 months ago

Asian Wrestling Championship 2022 | Indian women wrestlers pocket two freestyle bronze

Sarita Mor and Sushma Shokeen of India claimed bronze medals in their respective women's freestyle weight categories on Thursday at the Asian Wrestling Championships 2022 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Mor, a two-time Asian Champion heading into the Ulaanbaatar meet, finished third this time around.
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