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WFI set to fire foreign coach Andrew Cook for refusal to participate in SAI's online sessions; American denies accusation
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WFI set to fire foreign coach Andrew Cook for refusal to participate in SAI's online sessions; American denies accusation

According to WFI, Cook was recently contacted by Sports Authority of India (SAI) officials for attending sessions such as E-Pathshala, but the American allegedly told them that unless he receives his pending salary, he won't attend them.

Wrestling Federation of India terminates men's freestyle coach Hossein Karimi's contract, blame his 'VIP culture'
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Wrestling Federation of India terminates men's freestyle coach Hossein Karimi's contract, blame his 'VIP culture'

The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has sacked men's freestyle coach Hossein Karimi just six months into his tenure, claiming that the Iranian brought with himself a VIP culture that cannot be followed in the country.

Wrestling Federation of India likely to sack Iranian coach Hossein Karimi six months after being hired
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Wrestling Federation of India likely to sack Iranian coach Hossein Karimi six months after being hired

WFI said it as not yet decided on sacking Karimi, who as Iran's national coach, had led his nation to three men's freestyle medals, including a gold, at the 2016 Rio Olympics

Hossein Karimi, Andrew Cook, Temo Kazarashvili set to join Wrestling Federation of India as coaches
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Hossein Karimi, Andrew Cook, Temo Kazarashvili set to join Wrestling Federation of India as coaches

The Sports Authority of India (SAI) on Wednesday approved the appointment of Hossein to coach men's freestyle grapplers. Cook will guide the women's wrestlers while controversial Kazarashvili will coach the men's Greco Roman wrestlers.

WFI zero in on three foreign coaches for Indian wrestlers ahead of Commonwealth Games
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WFI zero in on three foreign coaches for Indian wrestlers ahead of Commonwealth Games

Iran’s Hossein Karimi (for men’s freestyle wrestlers), Georgia’s Temo Kazarashvili (Greco Roman) and Russia’s Farniev Irbek Valentinovich (women’s freestyle) will take charge before the Commonwealth Games.