newswrestling10 hours ago

Sushil Kumar pulls out from Asian Championships

Two-time Olympic medalist wrestler Sushil Kumar has reportedly taken his name out from the Indian squad for the 2018 Asian Wrestling Championships. Sushil has cited a knee injury for his decision in a letter to the Wrestling Federation of India and wants to focus on the upcoming Commonwealth Games.
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newswrestlinga day ago

Praveen Rana replaces injured Sushil Kumar at Asian Championships

Praveen Rana will replace double Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar at the upcoming Asian Championships in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, as the latter faces time on the sidelines due to a knee injury. Rana will participate in the Asian Championships which begins on February 27 and ends on March 4.
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newswrestling5 days ago

SAI to spend huge amount to hire new foreign coaches for Indian wrestlers

The Sports Authority of India has decided to pay a high package for the foreign coaches to bring an end to Wrestling Federation of India’s search for world-class coaches. SAI will pay $10,000 per month to Farniev Irbek Valentinovich and also has also roped in Hossein Karimi and Temo Kazarashvili.
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newswrestlinga month ago

WFI might impose ban on Sushil Kumar post qualifiers incident

President of the WFI, Brij Bhushan Singh, declared that a decision on the matter between Sushil Kumar and Praveen Rana will be taken after the end of the PWL. The ugly incident in question occurred after selection trials for the Commonwealth games which Kumar might not be a part of if banned.
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newswrestling2 months ago

Sushil Kumar excited for his first ever appearance in Pro Wrestling League

Sushil Kumar is excited to kick-off his first-ever Pro Wrestling League stint that is entering its third season and is scheduled to start from January 9 at the Siri Fort Sports Complex in Delhi. The two-time Olympic medalist has also urged the wrestling fans not to miss the action at any cost.
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newswrestling2 months ago

Wrestler Naveen Rana attacked by Sushil Kumar's supporters in Delhi

The elder brother of well-known wrestler Parveen Rana, Naveen, was allegedly thrashed by Sushil Kumar’s supporters inside the warm-up arena of the KD Jadhav wrestling hall of the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in New Delhi. Later, both players’ supporters were also known to be involved in the clash.
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newswrestling2 months ago

Sushil Kumar qualifies for 2018 Commonwealth games in Gold Coast, Australia.

2014 Commonwealth games hero, Sushil Kumar, continued his fairytale comeback to International wrestling after a gap of three years as he qualified for CWG 2018. The 34-year-old wrestler from Baporla defeated fellow wrestler Jitender Kumar in the 74 kg category to book a spot in the finals.
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newswrestling2 months ago

Commonwealth Wrestling Championship | India win 9 Gold, 7 Silver on Day 2

Indian wrestlers have continued to impress in the ongoing 2017 Commonwealth Wrestling Championship in Johannesburg as on the second day India won nine gold, seven silver, and four bronze medals. Earlier, on the first day, Indian wrestlers have won ten gold and as many silver medals.
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newswrestling3 months ago

Junior World Wrestling Championship | Ritu Phogat loses against Turkey's Evin Demirhan, wins silver

Ritu Phogat failed to register a win against Evin Demirhan in the gold medal bout of the Under-23 Senior World Wrestling Championship in Poland. The National Champion from Haryana, who was competing in the 48kg category, had to settle for a silver medal as she lost on criteria after drawing 4-4.
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newswrestling3 months ago

Sushil Kumar rubbishes critics questioning the merit of his NWC victory

Sushil Kumar has rubbished critics questioning the merit of his victory at the National Wrestling Championship, stating that he is helpless if his opponents hand him walkovers. Sushil fought for less than three minutes in the initial rounds before three walkovers won him the gold in the tournament.
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