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International Weightlifting Federation cancels Asian Championships due to coronavirus outbreak
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International Weightlifting Federation cancels Asian Championships due to coronavirus outbreak

The weightlifting event, which was originally set to be held in Kazakhstan but shifted to neighbouring Uzbekistan last month, joins a long list of sporting events hit by the flu-like virus that originated in China late last year

Asian Wrestling Championships 2020: Jitender Kumar ensures place in team for Olympic qualifiers with silver medal
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Asian Wrestling Championships 2020: Jitender Kumar ensures place in team for Olympic qualifiers with silver medal

Jitender Kumar sealed his place in the Indian team for the Olympic Qualifiers with a silver medal at the Asian Championship here on Sunday, a result that could slam the Tokyo Games door on veteran Sushil Kumar

Asian Wrestling Championships 2020: Three-member Pakistan team, 17 others sponsored by world body
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Asian Wrestling Championships 2020: Three-member Pakistan team, 17 others sponsored by world body

The National Federations are supposed to pay for their travelling squads but the United World Wrestling (UWW) recently decided to support nations who are not financially strong

Asian Wrestling Championships 2020: Ravi Kumar Dahiya wins gold medal, Bajrang Punia, Satywart Kadian, Gourav Baliyan settle for silver
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Asian Wrestling Championships 2020: Ravi Kumar Dahiya wins gold medal, Bajrang Punia, Satywart Kadian, Gourav Baliyan settle for silver

India's Ravi Dahiya claimed the gold medal in 57kg men's freestyle category at the Asian Wrestling Championship on Saturday.

Asian Wrestling Championships 2020: Vinesh Phogat fails to break Mayu Mukaida jinx, but Indian women end campaign with best-ever haul
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Asian Wrestling Championships 2020: Vinesh Phogat fails to break Mayu Mukaida jinx, but Indian women end campaign with best-ever haul

The win was Mukaida's third over Vinesh in as many matches, following the Japanese's 10-0 rout at last year's Asian Championships in Xian, China, and 7-0 takedown at the World Championships

Asian Wrestling Championships 2020: Sakshi Malik wins silver, Vinesh Phogat gets bronze as Indian women put up best-ever display
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Asian Wrestling Championships 2020: Sakshi Malik wins silver, Vinesh Phogat gets bronze as Indian women put up best-ever display

Exploiting a weaker field, Sakshi Malik claimed a silver while Vinesh Phogat dominated her bronze medal play-off after losing to nemesis Mayu Mukaida as Indian women team registered its best-ever performance at the Asian Wrestling Championship, returning with eight medals on Friday.

Asian Wrestling Championships 2020: Indian women complete golden hat-trick; Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Malik to lead hosts' charge on Day 4
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Asian Wrestling Championships 2020: Indian women complete golden hat-trick; Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Malik to lead hosts' charge on Day 4

India's charge at the women's freestyle events of the ongoing Asian Wrestling Championships got off to a flying start with the hosts bagging four medals - three gold and one silver - of the possible five on Thursday.

Asian Wrestling Championships 2020: Leg holds, relentless attack and improved endurance, how Divya Kakran won gold
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Asian Wrestling Championships 2020: Leg holds, relentless attack and improved endurance, how Divya Kakran won gold

Divya's win made her only the second Indian woman, after Navjot Kaur (65kg), to win an Asian Championship gold. Kaur achieved the feat in 2018 in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

Asian Wrestling Championships 2020: Triple bronze blitz ensures India's best-ever performance in Greco-Roman category
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Asian Wrestling Championships 2020: Triple bronze blitz ensures India's best-ever performance in Greco-Roman category

Arjun Halakurki (55 kg), Ashu (67 kg), Aditya Kundu (72 kg), Sunil Kumar (87 kg), and Hardeep (97 kg) won medals for India in the Greco-Roman category across two days.

Asian Wrestling Championships: Wrestlers spotted with masks at event, WFI says no coronavirus risk involved
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Asian Wrestling Championships: Wrestlers spotted with masks at event, WFI says no coronavirus risk involved

They are aware that novel coronavirus is not a threat in India but a few grapplers from countries such as Japan, Korea and Chinese Taipei were seen wearing masks during the Asian Wrestling Championships New Delhi on Tuesday as a "precautionary measure".

Asian Wrestling Championships 2020: Sunil Kumar wins gold in 87kg category, ends India's 27-year wait for gold in Greco-Roman
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Asian Wrestling Championships 2020: Sunil Kumar wins gold in 87kg category, ends India's 27-year wait for gold in Greco-Roman

Sunil Kumar on Tuesday overpowered Azat Salidinov of Kyrgyzstan 5-0 in the 87kg summit bout to win India's first Greco-Roman gold medal in Asian Wrestling Championships in 27 years

Asian Wrestling Championships 2020: Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat to spearhead 30-member Indian contingent
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Asian Wrestling Championships 2020: Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat to spearhead 30-member Indian contingent

Besides Punia and Vinesh, who had won a bronze medal each in the World Championships last year, the 30-member India squad will also feature Deepak Punia, Ravi Kumar Dahiya and Olympic medallist Sakshi Malik.

Asian Wrestling Championships 2020: Tournament will provide idea of where I stand today before Tokyo Olympics 2020, says Ravi Dahiya
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Asian Wrestling Championships 2020: Tournament will provide idea of where I stand today before Tokyo Olympics 2020, says Ravi Dahiya

Top wrestlers from countries like Iran, Korea, Japan, and Mongolia will be in action at the Asian Championships to be held here from February 18 to 23, and Dahiya feels competing and excelling against the best will be a confidence-booster for him.

Olympics podium on his mind, wrestler Ravi Dahiya aims to excel at Asian Wrestling Championships
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Olympics podium on his mind, wrestler Ravi Dahiya aims to excel at Asian Wrestling Championships

World Championship bronze medallist Ravi Kumar Dahiya says his main priority will be to stay injury-free and put up a good show at the Asian Wrestling Championships

Pooja Dhanda interview: World Championships bronze medallist says Indians need to get better at ground wrestling
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Pooja Dhanda interview: World Championships bronze medallist says Indians need to get better at ground wrestling

World Championships bronze medallist Pooja Dhanda talks to Firstpost about how Indian wrestlers are weak at ground wrestling, and her plans in the next few months with the 2019 World Championships on the horizon.

Asian Wrestling Championships: Harpreet Singh earns silver, Gyanender claims bronze as India end event with 16 medals
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Asian Wrestling Championships: Harpreet Singh earns silver, Gyanender claims bronze as India end event with 16 medals

India's overall tally of 16 medals included eight — one gold, three silver and four bronze — won by men's freestyle wrestlers, four bronze by women and three silver and a bronze by Greco-Roman wrestlers

Asian Wrestling Championships: Gurpreet Singh, Sunil Kumar bring home silvers in Greco-Roman; Prem loses bronze playoff
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Asian Wrestling Championships: Gurpreet Singh, Sunil Kumar bring home silvers in Greco-Roman; Prem loses bronze playoff

India's Gurpreet Singh and Sunil Kumar claimed a silver medal each in their respective Greco-Roman categories at the Asian Wrestling Championships on Saturday.

Asian Wrestling Championships 2019: Sakshi Malik, Vinesh Phogat clinch bronze medals; Pooja Dhanda, Navjot lose playoffs
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Asian Wrestling Championships 2019: Sakshi Malik, Vinesh Phogat clinch bronze medals; Pooja Dhanda, Navjot lose playoffs

Sakshi Malik and Vinesh Phogat won a bronze medal each as Indian women ended their campaign without a gold medal in the Asian Wrestling Championships.

Asian Wrestling Championships 2019: Divya Kakran, Manju Kumari clinch bronze medals; Seema falters in playoff match
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Asian Wrestling Championships 2019: Divya Kakran, Manju Kumari clinch bronze medals; Seema falters in playoff match

Asian Games bronze-medallist Divya Kakran, Manju Kumari and Seema on Thursday made it to the bronze medal play-offs of the Asian Wrestling Championships.

Asian Wrestling Championships 2019: Amit Dhankar, Vicky win silver after losing finals; Rahul Aware clinches bronze in 61kg event
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Asian Wrestling Championships 2019: Amit Dhankar, Vicky win silver after losing finals; Rahul Aware clinches bronze in 61kg event

Amit Dhankar clinched a silver medal while Rahul Aware won a bronze as Indian wrestlers continued their impressive performance at the Asian Championships.