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featurewrestling2 months ago

Has Sushil Kumar forced himself into a downward spiral from which he cannot recover?

Sushil Kumar, considered India’s greatest Olympian, now finds himself in a Delhi prison after his alleged involvement in a murder case. With already negative criticism overflowing from all corners, can he really regain his lost reputation or is he going to fade away into thin air?
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newswrestling2 months ago

Cannot take away the achievements of Sushil Kumar even after recent developments, proclaims Vijender Singh

Two-time Olympian Vijender Singh feels that no one can take away the achievements of fellow Indian Sushil Kumar, even after the latest developments which led to the latter being arrested by the Delhi Police. Sushil is considered the greatest Olympian from the country, with two medals to his name.
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newswrestling2 months ago

Image of Indian wrestling has got hurt badly by the Sushil Kumar incident, admits WFI

The WFI (Wrestling Federation of India) feels that the reputation of they’ve built over the years around Indian wrestling is badly hurt with two-time Olympics medallist Sushil Kumar now linked with a murder case. He is currently untraceable after the brawl which led to the death of a 23-year old.
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featurewrestlinga year ago

Why we could miss out on a generation of wrestlers post COVID-19 crisis

Wrestling is one of India's core strengths in the Olympics, with India winning at least one medal in each of the last three editions. With the abrupt halt to sporting activities owing to the pandemic, we might see a lot of after-effects, especially for combat sports like wrestling.
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newswrestling2 years ago

Reports | Indian men’s freestyle wrestling coach Kossein Karimi likely to be sacked

According to reports, Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) is likely to sack men’s freestyle national coach Hossein Karimi, six months after the Iranian was hired on a contract till the Tokyo Olympics. It has been learned that Karimi himself is not happy with the way things work in India.
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newswrestling2 years ago

Victim of discrimination in all my three World Championships, says Bajrang Punia after controversial semis loss

India's top wrestler Bajrang Punia, on Tuesday, has said that he has been a victim in all the World Championships he has participated in, including the summit clash last year. Bajrang believes he needs to improve in all aspects of the game, regardless of it being leg-defense or counter-attack.
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newswrestling2 years ago

Was at World Championships to announce that I am getting back, says Sushil Kumar

After his first-round exit from the Wrestling World Championships, Sushil Kumar has said that he was at the tournament just to announce his comeback to the world. Sushil has also mentioned that he lacks stamina and defence for the sport at the moment and coach Kamal Malikov is working on these.
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newswrestling2 years ago

World Wrestling Championships | Sushil Kumar loses opening round bout returning after eight years

India’s outing at the World Wrestling Championships continued to deteriorate as Sushil Kumar became the late casualty after he lost his first round bout to Azerbaijan’s Khadzhimurad Gadzhiyev on Friday. The two-time Olympic medallist will now be waiting to see if Gadzhiyev reached the final.
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newswrestling2 years ago

Sushil Kumar eyes Olympic glory under coach Kamal Malikov

Two-time Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar is working hard in his quest to win the Olympic gold in his fourth time of trying. His immediate target is to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics in 2022 and the 36-year-old is training under 32-year-old Russian Kamal Malikov who was hired in April.
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newswrestling2 years ago

No idea why people criticize me, says Sushil Kumar

Sushil Kumar has defended himself stating that he has no idea why people keep criticizing him and has guessed that the only reason could be temporary publicity. Meanwhile, his former foreign coach Vladimir Mestvirishvili pointed out Sushil’s fast reaction time to be his biggest strength at Worlds.
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