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National wrestling champion Sandeep Singh Mann books 74kg slot for next month's Asian Olympic Qualifiers
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National wrestling champion Sandeep Singh Mann books 74kg slot for next month's Asian Olympic Qualifiers

The 74kg being the most competitive category, bouts were close despite the absence of two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar, who opted to skip trials, saying he was not prepared.

Anshu Malik wins silver medal at Wrestling World Cup; Narsingh Yadav, Ravi Dahiya make early exits
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Anshu Malik wins silver medal at Wrestling World Cup; Narsingh Yadav, Ravi Dahiya make early exits

Anshu, who is coming up from the junior ranks, clinched her third medal at the senior level from as many tournaments. She lost the gold medal bout 1-5 to Moldova's Anastasia Nichita on Wednesday night.

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.

Wrestler Narsingh Yadav, on comeback trail after doping ban, tests positive for COVID-19
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Wrestler Narsingh Yadav, on comeback trail after doping ban, tests positive for COVID-19

Besides wrestlers Narsingh Yadav and Gurpreet Singh, physiotherapist Vishal Rai has also tested positive for the deadly virus.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Confident of not only qualifying for Games but also standing on podium, says Narsingh Yadav
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Confident of not only qualifying for Games but also standing on podium, says Narsingh Yadav

The postponement of the Tokyo Olympics to 2021 has handed Narsingh Pancham Yadav a lifeline and the dope-tainted wrestler on Thursday said he will make full use of the "golden chance" after the federation announced that it won't come in the way of his return.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Games postponement may have opened door for dope-tainted wrestler Narsingh Yadav
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Games postponement may have opened door for dope-tainted wrestler Narsingh Yadav

Yadav was handed a four-year doping ban just hours before his first bout at the Rio Olympics after the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) won its appeal against an earlier exoneration

Asian Wrestling Championships: With advice from Sushil Kumar, Amit Kumar Dhankar spices up 74kg weight class
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Asian Wrestling Championships: With advice from Sushil Kumar, Amit Kumar Dhankar spices up 74kg weight class

Amit Dhankar could find himself crossing paths with two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar in the 74kg weight class after moving up weight classes last year.

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Masood Azhar's writings, Trump's threats, Carol Danvers' history; today's must-read stories
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: Masood Azhar's writings, Trump's threats, Carol Danvers' history; today's must-read stories

Fifty years old this summer, Masood Azhar is entering his sunset. His empire of hate, though, is nowhere near its end

As Narsingh Yadav doping saga inches closer to climax, a look at how tainted wrestler's defence collapsed
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As Narsingh Yadav doping saga inches closer to climax, a look at how tainted wrestler's defence collapsed

It had the trappings of a mystery novel. But as the Narsingh Yadav doping case nears its climax, here's how his defence collapsed.

Asian Games 2018: Sushil Kumar, the gentle giant of Indian wrestling, faces uncertain future after first round defeat
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Asian Games 2018: Sushil Kumar, the gentle giant of Indian wrestling, faces uncertain future after first round defeat

Despite having expressed himself clearly that he wanted to compete in the 2020 Olympic Games as well, only Sushil Kumar will know now whether he will make himself available for selection for the Indian team over the next year or so.

Wrestling Federation of India won't hold trials for Olympic spots ahead of Tokyo 2020 despite Rio Olympics standoff
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Wrestling Federation of India won't hold trials for Olympic spots ahead of Tokyo 2020 despite Rio Olympics standoff

Should an Indian wrestler win a quota spot at Estonia World Championships, he/she will be considered India's official entry for the Tokyo Olympics in the weight class, despite the 11-month gap.

Indian shot putter Inderjeet Singh's four-year ban upheld by Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel of NADA
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Indian shot putter Inderjeet Singh's four-year ban upheld by Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel of NADA

Inderjeet, who was provisionally suspended on 26 July 2016, will serve the four-year sanction from that date. It remains to be seen if he will prefer an appeal in the complex case.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Wrestler Rahul Aware sets aside self doubts to end long wait for international glory
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Wrestler Rahul Aware sets aside self doubts to end long wait for international glory

It has been a long wait for the wrestler to corner glory whose run-ins with the authorities grabbed headlines more than his achievements on the wrestling mat.

Commonwealth Games 2018: For Sushil Kumar, Gold Coast first step towards unfulfilled Olympic dream
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Commonwealth Games 2018: For Sushil Kumar, Gold Coast first step towards unfulfilled Olympic dream

Despite his proven credentials, Sushil has been dropped from the government's Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) but the veteran has no complaints.

Narsingh Yadav's career left in the lurch 17 months after doping ban at Rio Olympics
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Narsingh Yadav's career left in the lurch 17 months after doping ban at Rio Olympics

17 months later, Narsingh is exactly where he was after the Rio Olympics with the CBI yet to conclude investigations.

Kushti in Mumbai: Akharas preserve traditional form of Indian wrestling, despite lack of funding, support
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Kushti in Mumbai: Akharas preserve traditional form of Indian wrestling, despite lack of funding, support

The pehelwans practice Kushti in these akharas twice a day, while juggling day jobs

Commonwealth Games 2018: Sushil Kumar needs to shut out controversies, lack of match practice to deliver for India
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Sushil Kumar needs to shut out controversies, lack of match practice to deliver for India

Sushil has been out of action from international wrestling for more than three years, which could have been a major concern at the Commonwealth Games, but he made a fine return to international wrestling with a gold at the Commonwealth Wrestling Championships in December.

Parveen Rana accuses Sushil Kumar of 'personally instigating' his supporters to manhandle him
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Parveen Rana accuses Sushil Kumar of 'personally instigating' his supporters to manhandle him

Controversy took centrestage at the KD Jadhav Indoor Stadium when supporters of both Sushil and Rana clashed and beat each other.

National Wrestling Championship: Sushil Kumar becoming champion with walkovers is mockery of the sport
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National Wrestling Championship: Sushil Kumar becoming champion with walkovers is mockery of the sport

No rules were broken and yet the very tenets of sport were taunted when Sushil Kumar's opponents in the last three ‘bouts’ refrained from locking horns with him.

Sandeep Yadav, tainted wrestler Narsingh Yadav's ex-roommate, handed four-year ban by WFI for failing dope test
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Sandeep Yadav, tainted wrestler Narsingh Yadav's ex-roommate, handed four-year ban by WFI for failing dope test

Tainted wrestler Narsingh Yadav's former roommate Sandeep Tulsi Yadav, who had also failed the dope test last year, has been handed a four-year ban by the Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel of the NADA.