newswrestling5 days ago

Sushil Kumar and Sakshi Malik put in Grade-A as WFI corrects “mistake”

Sushil Kumar and Sakshi Malik, who were earlier put in the Grade-B of the annual WFI contract, have been moved to the Grade-A citing that it was a mistake which has now been corrected. Earlier both the wrestlers were put in a lower Grade-B category likely due to their poor recent form.
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newswrestling21 days ago

Every medal is important but Olympic holds a special place, reveals Sushil Kumar

Two-time Olympic medalist, Sushil Kumar has revealed his desire to lay his hands on a gold medal in the Olympics in the near future in a recent speech at the Nagpur MahaMetro Marathon event on Sunday. Kumar has previously won bronze in 2008 and clinched silver in the 2012 edition in London.
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newswrestlinga month ago

WFI put Sushil Kumar and Sakshi Malik in Grade B; Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat in top-bracket

Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) have put star players like Sushil Kumar, Sakshi Malik, and the Phogat sisters, Geeta and Babita, in Grade B due to their lack of form. On the other hand, the federation have offered Grade A contracts to Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat, and Pooja Dhanda.
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newswrestling2 months ago

Indian Wrestling to receive central contract for the first time

Indian wrestlers will have a central contract system now that will be introduced for the first time at any Olympic games in the country. This system will grade the grapplers on their performance basis in various international events, although the wrestlers are yet to give their consent about it.
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featurewrestling3 months ago

It’s time India took their archaic treasure to a futuristic weapon of glory

After a marvelous performance by the Indian wrestlers at the Gold Commonwealth Games, the way they fared at the Asiad was dismal, to put it mildly. Over the years, Indian wrestlers have proved their mettle on the biggest stage and it is evident that a sharp brain now could take them to next level.
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newswrestling3 months ago

Sushil Kumar and Divya kakran decide against participating in World Championship

Indian wrestlers Sushil Kumar and Divya Kakran have decided to pull out of the World Wrestling Championship to be held this year. Struggling with form Sushil has decided to stay away from the prestigious event while Kakran is suffering from an ankle injury after the Asian Games in Indonesia.
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newswrestling4 months ago

Asian Games 2018 | Sushil Kumar asserts on fighting back after first round exit

Veteran Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar has asserted that his career is far from being over despite a disappointing first-round exit from the Asian Games putting a question mark on his future. Sushil added that the defeat was unexpected but accepted that such things happen in sports.
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newswrestling4 months ago

Asian Games 2018 | Proving yourself is not sportsmanship, claims Sushil Kumar

Sushil Kumar seems to be in high spirits ahead of his outing at the Asian Games but reminds people that he is not interested in proving a point to anyone but rather giving his all on the mat. Sushil said that he avoids going to cinema halls and practices celibacy as part of his training routine.
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newswrestling4 months ago

Asian Games | Lost my focus due to injury and movie, says Geeta Phogat

Geeta Phogat has claimed that her injury, which forced her to stay away from the mat for two years, and the movie ‘Dangal’ made her lose focus for a while. However, Phogat said that she is eager to come back fighting and backed Sushil Kumar and Bajrang Punia to win medals in Jakarta.
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newswrestling5 months ago

WFI decides to put Parveen Rana and Jitendra Kumar on standby for Sushil Kumar

Owing to Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar's recent form, Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has decided to put Parveen Rana and Jitendra Kumar on standby for the Asian Games. WFI had exempted Sushil Kumar from the qualification trials as he won a gold medal in the Commonwealth Games.
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