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Tokyo-bound Ravi Dahiya collects silver in Poland Open after losing to Uzbekistan's Gulomjon Abdullaev in final
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Tokyo-bound Ravi Dahiya collects silver in Poland Open after losing to Uzbekistan's Gulomjon Abdullaev in final

The Uzbekistan grappler was gasping for breath in the second period but Dahiya still could not breach his defence and eventually lost the title clash 3-5.

Delhi Police take murder-accused wrestler Sushil Kumar to Chhatrasal Stadium to recreate crime scene
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Delhi Police take murder-accused wrestler Sushil Kumar to Chhatrasal Stadium to recreate crime scene

Two-time Olympic medallist Kumar and his associate Ajay were arrested on Sunday from outer Delhi's Mundka.

Accusations against star grappler Sushil Kumar have hurt Indian wrestling's image badly, says WFI
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Accusations against star grappler Sushil Kumar have hurt Indian wrestling's image badly, says WFI

The WFI is concerned that the good reputation built over the years with stupendous international performances, many of them given by Sushil himself, has been ruined.

Wrestler Seema Bisla on track for Tokyo berth after reaching semi-finals of World Olympic Qualifiers; Nisha, Pooja ousted
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Wrestler Seema Bisla on track for Tokyo berth after reaching semi-finals of World Olympic Qualifiers; Nisha, Pooja ousted

Competing in the 50kg category, Seema lost only two points en route the semi-finals, where she will clash with Poland's Anna Lukasiak for a place in the Tokyo Games.

Wreslter Sumit Malik seals Tokyo Olympic quota; Amit Dhankar, Satywart Kadiyan ousted
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Wreslter Sumit Malik seals Tokyo Olympic quota; Amit Dhankar, Satywart Kadiyan ousted

It is the first time that 28-year-old Malik, who is a 2018 Commonwealth Games gold medallist, has made the cut for the Olympics.

Asian Wrestling Championships: Sarita Mor collects nine straight points to retain title; Seema Bisla, Pooja win bronze
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Asian Wrestling Championships: Sarita Mor collects nine straight points to retain title; Seema Bisla, Pooja win bronze

Sarita, who won gold at the 2020 championship in New Delhi, lagged 1-7 after a botched up challenge but turned it around with a tremendous fight back against Mongolia's Shoovdor Baatarjav.

Wrestlers Sandeep Singh Mann, Satywart Kadian and Sumit Malik fail to seal Tokyo berths at Asian Olympic Qualifiers
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Wrestlers Sandeep Singh Mann, Satywart Kadian and Sumit Malik fail to seal Tokyo berths at Asian Olympic Qualifiers

All those who missed out have one last chance to make the cut for the Tokyo Games at the World Olympic Qualifiers, scheduled to be held in Sofia, Bulgaria from 6-9 May.

Wrestler Narsingh Yadav cleared for World Cup in Serbia after returning negative COVID-19 test
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Wrestler Narsingh Yadav cleared for World Cup in Serbia after returning negative COVID-19 test

The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) confirmed that he will travel to Belgrade on 14 December along with the men's freestyle squad.

National wrestling camps for Tokyo Olympics hopefuls to begin on 1 September, announces SAI
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National wrestling camps for Tokyo Olympics hopefuls to begin on 1 September, announces SAI

While the month-long wrestling camp for the male grapplers will be held at SAI Sonepat, the women will train at the nodal sports body's Lucknow centre.

Wrestling contemplating World Championships after Tokyo Olympics in 2021, reveals global body's vice president
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Wrestling contemplating World Championships after Tokyo Olympics in 2021, reveals global body's vice president

UWW plans to keep the world championship in its 2021 calendar as it would be the first time the event was staged in an Olympic year, its vice-president said on Monday.

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.

Deepak Punia reveals overcoming shoulder injury to win gold in Junior World Wrestling Championships, end India's 18-year wait
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Deepak Punia reveals overcoming shoulder injury to win gold in Junior World Wrestling Championships, end India's 18-year wait

Deepak Punia was so determined to break India's 18-year-old medal drought at the Worlds and realise his family dream that he risked aggravating a shoulder injury sustained during the semi-final.

Bajrang Punia defends 65 kg title at Tbilisi Grand Prix; Vinesh Phogat reaches fourth final at Medved
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Bajrang Punia defends 65 kg title at Tbilisi Grand Prix; Vinesh Phogat reaches fourth final at Medved

India's top two wrestlers continued their impressive run this season with Bajrang Punia defending his title at Tbilisi Grand Prix and Vinesh Phogat reaching her fourth final at Medved event.

Wrestling World Championships: Sushil Kumar’s pullout puts spotlight on unheralded Jitender Kumar
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Wrestling World Championships: Sushil Kumar’s pullout puts spotlight on unheralded Jitender Kumar

The towering presence of Sushil Kumar and Narsingh Yadav in his weight category meant despite his impressive frame of over six feet, Jitender Kumar was always overshadowed.

Asian Games 2018: Sakshi Malik says she wasn't happy with Gold Coast bronze, will look to put up better show in Indonesia
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Asian Games 2018: Sakshi Malik says she wasn't happy with Gold Coast bronze, will look to put up better show in Indonesia

Wrestler Sakshi Malik admitted to not being happy at all with the bronze she had won at the Commonwealth Games earlier this year, and that she has put that behind now and is gunning for greater success at the upcoming Asian Games.

Asian Games 2018: Wrestler Sakshi Malik says athletes are always striving for medals, cannot be accused of lack of effort
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Asian Games 2018: Wrestler Sakshi Malik says athletes are always striving for medals, cannot be accused of lack of effort

Under the scanner for her below-par performance in the run-up to the Asian Games, Olympic medallist Sakshi Malik is feeling the heat but insists that athletes always aim for medals so that fingers are not pointed at them.

Olympic Gold Quest to support ace wrestler Vinesh Phogat in preparation for Tokyo 2020
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Olympic Gold Quest to support ace wrestler Vinesh Phogat in preparation for Tokyo 2020

Olympic Gold Quest (OGQ) on Wednesday said it will support ace wrestler Vinesh Phogat, who is eyeing a podium finish at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Navjot Kaur climbs to No 2 in UWW rankings after winning gold in Asian Championships
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Navjot Kaur climbs to No 2 in UWW rankings after winning gold in Asian Championships

Reigning Asian champion Navjot Kaur was rewarded for her recent gold medal effort as she became world No 2 in the women's 65 kg category during the latest rankings released by the United World Wrestling.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Pooja Dhanda aims for gold in debut after recovering from career-threatening injury
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Pooja Dhanda aims for gold in debut after recovering from career-threatening injury

Pooja Dhanda, who suffered a career-threatening tear to her anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) three years ago, beat Geeta Phogat in the trials to seal her spot in the Indian Commonwealth Games squad.

How Navjot Kaur, first Indian woman to win gold at Asian Championships, charted her course from Tarn Taran to Bishkek
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How Navjot Kaur, first Indian woman to win gold at Asian Championships, charted her course from Tarn Taran to Bishkek

Navjot thrashed Japan's Miya Imai 9-1 in the final to emerge champion in the women's 65kg category.