newswrestling4 days ago

Today’s wrestling is about grabbing chance on the ground, says Pooja Dhanda

India’s ace woman wrestler Pooja Dhanda has been of the opinion that wrestling today has changed much with most of the focus given to the groundwork. The wrestler also revealed the strategy that she and Sakshi Malik have learned after starting to spend time with French coach Fanel Carp on IIS.
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newswrestling8 days ago

WFI to ban and fine coaches as well if wrestlers fail dope test

In one its first, the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has decided that in case a wrestler was caught failing a dope test in national camp, then the coach would also be banned and fined alongwith the athlete. This move was taken after the federation had to pay Rs 32 lakhs as fines to UWW.
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newswrestling11 days ago

Bajrang Punia gets beaten by Yianni Diakomihalis at Madison Square Garden

Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia was beaten by American Yianni Diakomihalis in the 'Grapple at the Garden - Beat the Streets' competition held at Madison Square Garden in New York USA. USA Wrestling had invited the Indian to participate and Punia was the first Indian to do so as well. 
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reportwrestling16 days ago

Ali Aliyev Wrestling | Bajrang Punia clinches gold medal in freestyle

Bajrang Punia has bagged a gold medal in 65kg men’s freestyle at the ongoing Ali Aliyev Wrestling Tournament in Kaspiisk, Russia. The Indian wrestler has managed to win his second gold medal in a couple of weeks as he got the better Russia’s Viktor Rassadin in the final bout of his category.
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newswrestling19 days ago

Vinesh Phogat blames lack of strength for Asian Championship loss

India’s star women wrestler, Vinesh Phogat has been of the opinion that after shifting up a weight category, her biggest challenge has been her lack of strength that cost her the bout in Asian Championship. However, she was happy with the bronze focusing on getting more experience ahead of Olympics.
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newswrestling20 days ago

WFI nominates Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat for Khel Ratna

Wrestling Federation of India nominated several Indian wrestlers, who bagged medals in various events, for India’s most honorary awards. While Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat nominated for Khel Ratna award, other wrestlers have been nominated for the Arjuna and Dronacharya award.
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newswrestling21 days ago

Asian Wrestling Championships| India wrap up campaign with 16 medals

India wrapped up the continental campaign with as many as 16 medals with Harpreet Singh winning silver and Gyanender bronze on the last day. The list included one gold medal, three silver medals, and four bronze medals, clinched by men's freestyle wrestlers barring four bronze medals by women.
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reportwrestling21 days ago

Asian Wrestling Championships | Gurpreet Singh, Sunil Kumar win silver in Greco-Roman

Gurpreet Singh and Sunil Kumar have managed to bag silver medals in their respective Greco-Roman categories in the ongoing Asian Wrestling Championships in Xi’an, China. With the addition of two more medals, India’s medal tally has moved now up to of 14, which includes one gold medal as well.
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newswrestling22 days ago

Bajrang Punia in line to become first Indian at New York fight night

Indian wrestling’s golden boy Bajrang Punia is all set to become the first Indian to step onto to the mat at New York fight night. Punia will take on two-time US national champion Yianni Diakomihalis in the 65kg category at the iconic Madison Square Garden in New York, the United States of America.
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reportwrestling23 days ago

Asian Wrestling Championships | Indian women finish with four medals in freestyle category

Vinesh Phogat and Sakshi Malik won bronze medals in women’s freestyle category on Friday at the ongoing Asian Wrestling Championships in Xi’an China. With these two medals on the final day of freestyle, India ended with a total of four medals in the women’s freestyle events in Xi’an.
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