newswrestling8 days ago

Sakshi Malik and Vinesh Phogat to lead Indian Wrestling team in Asian Games

Sakshi Malik and Vinesh Phogat, on the back of their strong form, have got the honor to lead Indian Wrestling team in the Asian Games to be held in Jakarta and Palembang in August. Given their impressive form, Malik and Phogat were exempted from the trials held by the Wrestling Federation of India.
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newswrestling8 days ago

Rahul Aware misses Asian Games trial to protest against WFI

Wrestler Rahul Aware, who won the gold medal in 57 kg category at CWG Gold Coast, missed the Asian Games trials as a sign of protest against Wrestling Federation of India's decision for not giving him an exception. The event was held in Sonepat, Haryana on Saturday with winners getting direct entry.
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newswrestling15 days ago

Bronze and silver won't suffice, I need an Olympic gold, says Sushil Kumar

Sushil Kumar, who has one bronze and one silver Olympic medal to his name, is aiming for gold at the Tokyo Olympics. India’s most successful Olympian was forced to give the Rio Olympics a miss after the WFI picked Narsingh Yadav for the 74 kg category despite Sushil Kumar's plea to participate.
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newswrestling15 days ago

Manipur CM Biren Singh believes error in Sanjita Chanu's sample identification

After IWLF secretary Sahdev Yadav, Manipur CM Biren Singh is also assured of Sanjita Chanu's innocence and stated that there is an error while identifying the samples. He personally wrote a letter to the Union Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore, requesting him to further intervene in the matter.
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newswrestling25 days ago

Geetu,Ritu, Sangeeta Phogat permitted to enter wrestling camp while Babita remains barred

The Wrestling Federation of India has permitted three of the four Phogat sisters to enter the national camp for the Asian games after initially axing them on grounds of indiscipline. Babita Phogat remains, however, axed after she failed to clarify the reason for missing the women’s camp in Lucknow.
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newswrestlinga month ago

Wrestling federation disapproves of Vinesh Phogat’s decision to train privately at SAI

CWG gold medallist Vinesh Phogat’s private training at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) has not gone down well with Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) who were unhappy that she began training without  the consent of any authorities. WFI were to hold a national camp for women at SAI from May 10.
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newswrestling2 months ago

CWG 2018 | Sumit secures Gold medal in Men’s 125 kg category

Indian Wrestlers continued to dominate in Gold Coast as the latest medal came from the 125 kg category when wrestler Sumit beat Tayab Raza of Pakistan to add to the medal tally in Australia. Sumit got a walk-over in the first and last bout against Claude Mbianga and Sinivie Boltic respectively.
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newswrestling2 months ago

CWG 2018 | Mausam Khatri wins silver in men's 97 kg freestyle

In the men’s category of 97 kg, Mausam Khatri reached the final but had to settle for the silver medal he was completely outplayed by South Africa's Martin Erasmus in the 2018 Commonwealth Games. It was India’s 10th silver medal in this Commonwealth Games and 39th medal overall.
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newswrestling2 months ago

CWG 2018 | 19-year old Divya Kakran bags Bronze Medal in the Women's Freestyle 68 kg

It was another successful day for Indian wrestling as 19-year old Divya Kakran ended her first outing at the Commonwealth Games with a Bronze medal in the Women's Freestyle 68 kg. Kakran added to an already impressive medal tally to make it seven in the sport of wrestling since yesterday.
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newswrestling2 months ago

CWG 2018 | Indian wrestler Pooja Dhanda settles for Silver in the Women's Freestyle 57 kg

India bagged their sixth medal in wrestling at the 2018 Gold Coast CWG courtesy as female wrestler Pooja Dhanda bagged the Silver medal in the Women's Freestyle 57 kg today. Dhanda beat Emily Schaefer, Ana Moceyawa, Joseph Tiako, and Odunayo Adekuoroye to win the SIlver in the event.
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