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newswrestlinga year ago

WFI shifts Worlds trials to Delhi for better seating capacities

The men's trials for the World Championships were shifted from Sonepat to Delhi's IG Stadium by the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) on Tuesday since the former had no seating capacity. However, reports are also doing the rounds that lack of securities of referees was the main reason.
SportsCafe Desk
newswrestling2 years ago

Pro Wrestling League has been more than a learning experience for me, says Parveen Rana

Parveen Rana has stated that the Pro Wrestling League has been more than a learning experience for the wrestler as he did not have any prior experience of fighting in front of so many spectators before the league. Rana represents Haryana Hammers in the league in the 74 kg category.
SportsCafe Desk
newswrestling3 years 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.
SportsCafe Desk
newswrestling3 years 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.
SportsCafe Desk
newswrestling3 years 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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newswrestling3 years 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.
SportsCafe Desk
newswrestling3 years ago

World Wrestling Championship | Bajrang Punia loses, India end campaign without a medal

India ended their campaign at the World Wrestling Championship without a single medal added to its tally after Bajrang Punia bowed out in his repechage bout on Saturday. The other Indian wrestlers in Praveen Rana and Satyawart Kadian lost their round of 16 contests to crash out of the tournament.
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newswrestling4 years ago

Praveen Rana, not Sushil to replace tainted Narsingh at Rio, say reports

The Wrestling Federation of India is learnt to have announced the name of Praveen Rana as the replacement for Narsingh Yadav in the 74kg freestyle category at the Rio Games. Rana has pipped Sushil Kumar, who had fought a lengthy battle for the spot before Narsingh was caught in the doping scandal.
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