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Selection trials in November for proposed wrestling Worlds

Among them will be wrestlers from 74kg in men's freestyle. The weight category has always been in the spotlight for the past couple of years due to presence of two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kuma

published on : 14th October 2020

Vinesh Phogat may seek more time

A source close to the Haryana grappler said that she might write to the federation requesting it to allow her to join a few days later than October 10, the day all grapplers should report.

published on : 6th October 2020

Women wrestlers' national camp from October 10, only seven-day quarantine this time

A total of 15 wrestlers in five Olympic weight categories have been called for the camp and attendance has been made mandatory by WFI.

published on : 29th September 2020

National camp for women wrestlers to begin on October 10

The wrestlers will have to undergo a 14-day quarantine period and return negative test before they are allowed to begin mat training.

published on : 29th September 2020

Execution of wrestler Navid Afkari by Iran 'deeply upsetting': International Olympic Committee

Navid Afkari was executed at a prison in the southern Iranian city of Shiraz, something the IOC said was "very sad news".

published on : 13th September 2020

This IAS officer helps wrestlers’ city sport a new look

In just 18 months, this bureaucrat transformed Etawah with model parks, multipurpose stadiums, schools, reports Namita Bajpai

published on : 13th September 2020

Wrestlers want relook at sparring rule in national camp

While coaches feel they have to follow instructions, wrestlers are not amused with the decision as they believe camp will not serve the purpose if sparring is not allowed.

published on : 13th September 2020

Iran executes wrestler whose case drew international attention

Authorities accused Afkari of stabbing a water supply company employee in the southern city of Shiraz amid the unrest.

published on : 12th September 2020

Wrestlers must be more careful, camp must go on: Yogeshwar Dutt

A few wrestlers have demanded the postponement of the national camp after four wrestlers Deepak Punia (85kg), Rahul Aware (61kg), Navin (65kg) and Krishan (125kg) had tested positive.

published on : 7th September 2020

Now, Rahul Aware COVID positive; Deepak Punia allowed to go home

The national camp for the senior men’s squad will continue despite four grapplers returning positive since the commencement of the camp on September 1.

published on : 6th September 2020

Wrestler Deepak Punia discharged from hospital, advised home isolation

Besides the Olympic-bound Punia (86kg), the other two wrestlers who tested positive for the virus were Navin (65kg) and Krishan (125kg).

published on : 6th September 2020

Delhi government hasn't given us promised money: Wrestler Simran's father

Simran was one of nine Indian silver-medallists at the Youth Olympics held in Buenos Aires 2018 in which the contingent had also won two gold and one bronze medals.

published on : 3rd September 2020

Colour code, two tests for wrestlers in Sonepat

Each wrestler has been allotted a single room and has to stay there till the completion of the mandatory quarantine period.

published on : 1st September 2020

Wrestler Vinesh Phogat tests positive for COVID-19, to miss awards

Earlier, Vinesh had pulled out of the national wrestling camp, scheduled to begin on September 1 in Lucknow.

published on : 28th August 2020

WFI sends proposal to start camp from September 1

After months of indecision, the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has finally come up with a plan to restart the national camp for elite grapplers.

published on : 14th August 2020
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