newswrestling7 days ago

CWG 2018 | Sushil Kumar smashes Johannes Botha in a flash to win third Wrestling Gold medal

Indian Wrestler Sushil Kumar defeated South African Johannes Botha in the final bout of the  Men's Freestyle 74 kg category to add to India’s impressive medal tally at the 2018 CWG. Previously, Kumar defeated Jevon Balfour, Mohammad Butt, Connor Evans to ultimately beat Botha in the final match.
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newswrestling20 days ago

CWG 2018: Indian wrestler Sushil kumar’s name not included in the 74 kg entry list

Wrestler Sushil Kumar’s name has not been included in the final entry list for the sport of wrestling in the Men’s freestyle 74 kg category on the Gold Coast CWG official website (www.gc2018.com). WFI and IOA authorities are working with Contingent staff members in Gold Coast to sort things out.
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newswrestlinga month ago

Indian wrestlers denied training opportunity in Australia by WFI

Indian wrestlers have been denied a chance by the WFI to fly to Australia for acclimatization and training purposes stating that training in India would serve the same purpose. With athletes from other disciplines going to Gold Coast two weeks early, the wrestlers are infuriated by the decision.
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newswrestlinga month ago

India can better Canada’s medal tally in wrestling at CWG: Sushil Kumar

Sushil Kumar is confident that Indian wrestlers can overhaul Canada’s medal tally in the upcoming Commonwealth Games. He is not just focused on winning the gold medal, but also wants to help other CWG-bound wrestlers. He also gave a clear picture of his future and dismissed all the retirement talk.
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newswrestling2 months ago

Sushil Kumar rubbishes claims of his retirement post Commonwealth Games

While a lot of people have predicted Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar’s impending retirement after the Commonwealth Games, the wrestler has categorically denied the same. The 34-year-old added that he would be happy to pay for his own training and would not require any stipend from the authorities.
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newswrestling2 months 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.
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newswrestling2 months 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.
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newswrestling3 months 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 months ago

Sushil Kumar excited for his first ever appearance in Pro Wrestling League

Sushil Kumar is excited to kick-off his first-ever Pro Wrestling League stint that is entering its third season and is scheduled to start from January 9 at the Siri Fort Sports Complex in Delhi. The two-time Olympic medalist has also urged the wrestling fans not to miss the action at any cost.
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newswrestling4 months 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.
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