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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.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Bajrang Punia assured of top-four seeding, Ravi Dahiya currently placed fourth in 57kg category
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Bajrang Punia assured of top-four seeding, Ravi Dahiya currently placed fourth in 57kg category

Punia began the year ranked number three with 25 points after his world bronze medal. He has overthrown world finalist Niyazbekov for the number two ranking

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.

Firstpost Spodcast Episode 155: Oceania countries invited for 2022 Asian Games; England beat India in women's T20I and more
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Firstpost Spodcast Episode 155: Oceania countries invited for 2022 Asian Games; England beat India in women's T20I and more

Welcome to Spodcast, where we cover the big sports headlines of the day. Today, we discuss Oceania nations being invited to participate in 2022 Asian Games, England's win over India in women's T20I opener and more.

LISTEN: Full script of Episode 155 of Spodcast where we discuss Oceania nations entry into 2022 Asian Games; England's win over India in women's T20I series opener and more
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LISTEN: Full script of Episode 155 of Spodcast where we discuss Oceania nations entry into 2022 Asian Games; England's win over India in women's T20I series opener and more

Welcome to Spodcast, where we cover the big sports headlines of the day. Today, we discuss Oceania nations being invited to participate in 2022 Asian Games, England's win over India in women's T20I opener and more.

Bajrang Punia rises to World No 1 rank in 65kg weight class; five Indian female wrestlers enter top 10 in rankings
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Bajrang Punia rises to World No 1 rank in 65kg weight class; five Indian female wrestlers enter top 10 in rankings

The 24-year-old Bajrang, who has won five medals this season including Commonwealth Games and Asian Games gold and a silver at the World Championship, was placed atop the ranking table with 96 points in the UWW list.

Wrestling will never lose its place in Olympics, says sport body's vice-president Akhroldjan Ruziev
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Wrestling will never lose its place in Olympics, says sport body's vice-president Akhroldjan Ruziev

Wrestling's Olympic future was in serious doubt when the International Olympic Committee dropped it in 2013 from the 2020 Games, before reversing the decision.

Senior U-23 World Wrestling Championship: India's Ritu Phogat wins silver medal in 48 kg category
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Senior U-23 World Wrestling Championship: India's Ritu Phogat wins silver medal in 48 kg category

India wrestler Ritu Phogat (48kg) clinched the silver medal in the Under-23 Senior World Wrestling Championship at Poland.

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 won’t get an Olympic silver after IOC drops doping case against late Russian wrestler
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Yogeshwar Dutt won’t get an Olympic silver after IOC drops doping case against late Russian wrestler

Yogeshwar Dutt's chance to upgrade his 2012 London Olympics bronze medal to silver were finished, after the IOC decided to drop its doping investigation against late Russian wrestler Besik Kudokov.

Sakshi Malik's Rio Olympics bronze propels her into top-five in world rankings
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Sakshi Malik's Rio Olympics bronze propels her into top-five in world rankings

Sakshi Malik entered the top-five in the latest UWW (United World Wrestling) rankings, rising to a career-best 4th position in women's 58kg category.

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's London Olympics bronze may turn to gold: Reports
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Yogeshwar's London Olympics bronze may turn to gold: Reports

Yogeshwar Dutt's medal may now get converted into gold with champion Toghrul Asgarov also returning positive for banned substances, a media report confirmed

Nada, SAI junior officials involved in Narsingh Yadav sabotage, alleges WFI president
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Nada, SAI junior officials involved in Narsingh Yadav sabotage, alleges WFI president

Refusing to budge from its stand, the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) on Tuesday floated a new theory, alleging that some junior officials of SAI and NADA are responsible for Narsingh Yadav being handed a four-year ban for doping.

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.

Rio 2016: UWW clears 16 of 17 Russian wrestlers for Olympics, former world champion excluded
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Rio 2016: UWW clears 16 of 17 Russian wrestlers for Olympics, former world champion excluded

Sixteen of 17 Russian wrestlers were cleared to compete in the Rio Olympics by international governing body United World Wrestling (UWW)

Narsingh Yadav can replace Praveen Rana for Rio Olympics if cleared by NADA, says IOA
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Narsingh Yadav can replace Praveen Rana for Rio Olympics if cleared by NADA, says IOA

The Indian Olympics Association (IOA) on Thursday said that it will not object to wrestler Narsingh Yadav replacing Praveen Rana in the Rio Olympics if he is cleared by NADA in an ongoing dope scandal.

Road to Rio: Wrestler Babita Kumari's Olympic dream is still alive and kicking
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Road to Rio: Wrestler Babita Kumari's Olympic dream is still alive and kicking

Babita has learnt from her adversities and is ready for Rio. Will hard work pay off and bring the wrestling community in India into the spotlight?