newswrestling15 hours ago

Mansi Ahlawat bags silver in Asian Wrestling championship

Mansi Ahlawat's dreams of claiming the gold were crushed as she lost to Japan's Akei Hanai in the finals of the Asian Wrestling to land herself a silver. As a national champion in the 57 kg category, Mansi wanted to establish her influence at the continental level through the Asian Wrestling.
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newswrestling6 days ago

Vinesh Phogat dominates 50 kg women’s freestyle to win Gold at Spanish Grand Prix

23-year-old Vinesh Phogat has recently won a gold medal in the 50 kg women’s freestyle category at the Spanish Grand Prix in Madrid on Sunday (July 15). Phogat faced Canada’s Natasha Fox in the finals where she gave up only one point during her five bouts and won the game comfortably.
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newswrestling16 days ago

Bajrang Punia clinches gold at Tbilisi Grand Prix, Deepak Punia wins bronze

Bajrang Punia has claimed the gold medal at Tbilisi Grand Prix of V. Balavadze and G. Kartozia by defeating Iran’s Mehran Akbar Nasiriafrachali while Deepak Punia won the bronze medal in the 86kg weight category. Sushil Kumar lost 4-8 to Polish grappler Andrzej Piotr Sokalski in the 74 kg category.
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newswrestling24 days ago

Rahul Aware set on cracking World Championship trials after he missing out on Asiad

After missing the Asian Games with a serious leg injury, Indian wrestler Rahul Aware has stated that he is confident about coming back for the World Championship trials. He was forced to abandon the trials on his doctors advise as he would have to deal with the risks of a surgery.
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newswrestlinga month 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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newswrestlinga month 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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newswrestling2 months 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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newswrestling2 months 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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newswrestling2 months 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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newswrestling2 months 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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