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Coronavirus Outbreak: WFI cancels U-15 nationals as UWW suspends all events till 30 June
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Coronavirus Outbreak: WFI cancels U-15 nationals as UWW suspends all events till 30 June

The national wrestling federation, WFI, on Tuesday cancelled the upcoming Under-15 national championship after world governing body UWW directed all members to cancel domestic events and also announced cancellation of all international tournaments planned until 30 June.

Bishkek withdraws as host of Asian Wrestling Olympic Qualifiers due to spread of coronavirus
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Bishkek withdraws as host of Asian Wrestling Olympic Qualifiers due to spread of coronavirus

Kyrgyzstan's capital Bishkek has pulled out as host for next month's Asian Olympic wrestling qualifying event as part of preventive measures against the spread of the deadly coronavirus.

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

Deepak Punia emerges as brightest star in Indian wrestling; Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat rock steady in 2019
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Deepak Punia emerges as brightest star in Indian wrestling; Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat rock steady in 2019

The established names lived up to expectations for most part but what stood out for Indian wrestling in 2019 was the rise and rise of Deepak Punia amid a steady decline in the fortunes of Olympic trailblazers Sushil Kumar and Sakshi Malik.

Deepak Punia named 'Junior Freestyle Wrestler of the Year' by United World Wrestling
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Deepak Punia named 'Junior Freestyle Wrestler of the Year' by United World Wrestling

Punia, a 2016 cadet world champion, is putting in the hard yards under the watchful eyes of Beijing Olympics silver medallist and 2003 World championships silver medallist, Murad Gaidarov.

Wrestling Federation of India issues show cause notice to Sakshi Malik for skipping national camp without permission; 25 others expelled
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Wrestling Federation of India issues show cause notice to Sakshi Malik for skipping national camp without permission; 25 others expelled

Olympic medallist Sakshi Malik has been issued a show cause notice by the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) for leaving the national camp without permission as 25 campers have been expelled for the same offence.

Pay Rs 8 lakh or face life ban — Wrestling Federation of India gives dope-tainted wrestler Reena ultimatum
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Pay Rs 8 lakh or face life ban — Wrestling Federation of India gives dope-tainted wrestler Reena ultimatum

Suspended for failing a dope test, wrestler Reena will be handed a life ban if she fails to share with Wrestling Federation of India half of the Rs 16 lakh penalty.

Wrestling rankings: Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia regains World No 1 spot in men's 65 kg freestyle category
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Wrestling rankings: Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia regains World No 1 spot in men's 65 kg freestyle category

Bajrang Punia, who won gold in the Asian Games and Commonwealth Games as well as a silver in the World Championships last year, secured 58 ranking points ahead of Akhmed Chakaev of Russia

Rattled Wrestling Federation of India seeks government assurance to host junior Asian Championships in India
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Rattled Wrestling Federation of India seeks government assurance to host junior Asian Championships in India

Wrestling Federation of India said it will seek government guarantees to ensure that political tensions with Pakistan do not lead to international events being taken away from the country.

UWW asks national wrestling federations to halt communications with WFI in wake of visa denial for Pakistani shooters
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UWW asks national wrestling federations to halt communications with WFI in wake of visa denial for Pakistani shooters

It remains to be seen to what extent the United World Wrestling directive would affect Indian wrestlers and the ability of India to host future global events

Ritu Phogat replaces injured Vinesh in 50kg category for World Wrestling Championship
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Ritu Phogat replaces injured Vinesh in 50kg category for World Wrestling Championship

Grappler Ritu Phogat will replace her injured cousin Vinesh Phogat in the 50kg category for the World Championship, the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) said on Monday.

WFI fears India could lose rights to host Asian Junior Championships if Pakistan wrestlers are denied visa
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WFI fears India could lose rights to host Asian Junior Championships if Pakistan wrestlers are denied visa

The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) on Tuesday said it runs the risk of losing the hosting rights of the upcoming Asian Junior Championships in New Delhi if the Pakistani contingent is denied visa.

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.

Sakshi Malik breaks into top 5 in wrestling rankings, Sandeep Tomar 7th in men's 57kg category
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Sakshi Malik breaks into top 5 in wrestling rankings, Sandeep Tomar 7th in men's 57kg category

Sakshi Malik and Sandeep Tomar are currently preparing for the Asian Championships, scheduled to be held from May 10 to 14.

UWW gives green signal to Pro Wrestling League after WFI explanation
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UWW gives green signal to Pro Wrestling League after WFI explanation

The United World Wrestling (UWW), the game's apex body, was initially against the conduct of the Pro Wrestling League (PWL) this year but was later convinced after the intervention of the Wrestling Federation of India, informed WFI president Brijbhushan Sharan Singh in New Delhi on Saturday.

Yogeshwar Dutt's bronze in 2012 Olympics will not be upgraded to gold, says UWW
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Yogeshwar Dutt's bronze in 2012 Olympics will not be upgraded to gold, says UWW

Yogeshwar Dutt's London Olympics bronze medal will not be upgraded to gold after the United World Wrestling (UWW) on Tuesday made it clear that the top-place finisher in men's 60kg freestyle -- Togrul Asgarov -- never tested positive for a banned substance.

Yogeshwar Dutt’s London 2012 Summer Olympics medal turning silver is heartening after dismal Rio 2016
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Yogeshwar Dutt’s London 2012 Summer Olympics medal turning silver is heartening after dismal Rio 2016

Following a rather poor performance by wrestlers and dismal overall show at the 2016 Rio Olympics, Yogeshwar Dutt’s up gradation to silver is heartening news.

Olympics 2016: Narsingh Yadav cleared by UWW to participate in Rio Games, WADA clearance awaited
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Olympics 2016: Narsingh Yadav cleared by UWW to participate in Rio Games, WADA clearance awaited

Cleared by the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA), Narsingh Yadav on Wednesday got the go ahead of United World Wrestling (UWW) to compete in the Rio Olympics even as he waited for a WADA clearance as well.

If life were a movie, Narsingh Yadav would win gold in Rio: Twitter reacts to wrestler's clearance
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If life were a movie, Narsingh Yadav would win gold in Rio: Twitter reacts to wrestler's clearance

Wrestler Narsingh Yadav's dream of representing India at the Rio Olympics could now come true after the National Anti Doping Agency (NADA) on Monday gave him a clean chit in the doping case.

Narsingh Yadav cleared of doping charges by NADA, set to compete at Rio Olympics 2016
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Narsingh Yadav cleared of doping charges by NADA, set to compete at Rio Olympics 2016

The National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA), on Thursday, delivered its verdict in the ongoing Narsingh Yadav doping case and cleared the wrestler to participate in 2016 Rio Olympics.