Senior National Wrestling Championship: Amit Dhankar, Mausam Khatri, Rahul Aware claim gold; Deepak Punia wins bronze
Dhankar, former Asian and Commonwealth Champion, mixed his aggressive tactics with solid defence en route to his seventh National title in the men's freestyle competition.
Asian Games 2018: Wrestler Sandeep Tomar qualifies for mega-event; Rahul Aware opts out of trials due to knee injury
In the most exciting bout of the day, Sandeep, the 2016 Asian Championship winner, trailed Utkarsh 2-4 after the first round and drifted further with Utkarsh creating another two-point move in the beginning of second round.
Asian Games 2018: Wrestlers Mausam Khatri, Pawan Kumar book places in India's men's squad for mega-event
Celebrated wrestler Sushil Kumar, a two-time Olympic medallist, and CWG gold medallist Bajrang Punia were exempted from the trials by the WFI because of their past performance. They will carry India's hopes in the 74kg and 61kg respectively.
Full schedule of Indian athletes in action on Day 10 (14 April) of Commonwealth Games 2018.
Medal rush for Indian wrestlers, shooters at CWG 2018 as Bajrang Punia, Anish Bhanwala, Tejaswini Sawant win medals on Day 9
Here are images from the Commonwealth Games 2018 action on Day 9
The 27-year-old from Haryana couldn't overpower 23-year-old Erasmus in final, who looked in better control and won the match by technical superiority.
The selection trials held at the IG Stadium was marred by an unfortunate incident when a brawl broke out between the supporters of Sushil and his bitter rival Parveen Rana.
Jaipur Ninjas registered a narrow 4-3 win over UP Dangal to book a berth in the semifinals of the Pro Wrestling League Season 2 at the K D Jadhav Indoor Stadium in New Delhi on Thursday.
Haryana Hammers posted their second consecutive win in the second edition of the Pro Wrestling League by defeating UP Dangal 5-2, in New Delhi on Thursday.
Olympic bronze-medallist Sakshi Malik will be seen in action when the National Wrestling Championship for men and women gets underway in Gonda.
Veteran Indian wrestler Mausam Khatri lost out on an Olympic berth by a whisker while his other team-mates in men's freestyle also failed to make the cut at the final qualifying event of the Rio Games in Istanbul on Sunday.
India's Greco-Roman wrestlers got off to a disappointing start at the 1st OG World Olympic Qualifying tournament on Friday as none of them could make it to the medal round in their respective weight categories Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia.
Courtesy the strong showing by them, India continued to top the medals' tally with a count of 72, which includes 48 gold, 18 silver and six bronze medals.
The 11 athletes who were handed two year ban by a NADA panel for flunking dope tests, including Asian Games bronze medallist wrestler Mausam Khatri, are expected to appeal against the decision.