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National camp for women wrestlers to begin in Lucknow on 10 October
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National camp for women wrestlers to begin in Lucknow on 10 October

The wrestlers will have to undergo a 14-day quarantine period and return negative test before they are allowed to begin mat training.

After Vinesh Phogat and Deepak Punia, Rahul Aware becomes 5th wrestler to test positive for COVID-19
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After Vinesh Phogat and Deepak Punia, Rahul Aware becomes 5th wrestler to test positive for COVID-19

Rahul Aware had won a bronze medal in the non-Olympic 61kg weight category at the World Championships in Nur-Sultan last year.

Vinesh Phogat, Manpreet Singh and other Indian athletes who tested positive for COVID-19
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Vinesh Phogat, Manpreet Singh and other Indian athletes who tested positive for COVID-19

In lieu with government's 'unlock' guidelines, the athletes were glad to get back to their training routine, however, a few of them, unfortunately, contracted COVID-19.

Khel Ratna awardee Vinesh Phogat tests positive for COVID-19; Bajrang Punia urges men's camp to proceed as planned
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Khel Ratna awardee Vinesh Phogat tests positive for COVID-19; Bajrang Punia urges men's camp to proceed as planned

Vinesh was one of the first wrestlers to raise concerns about health safety when the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) planned to resume the national camp in Lucknow from 1 September.

National Sports Awards 2020: Rani Rampal says she 'could not hold back tears' upon learning of Khel Ratna announcement
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National Sports Awards 2020: Rani Rampal says she 'could not hold back tears' upon learning of Khel Ratna announcement

The 25-year-old Rani said she couldn't stop herself from crying when she first got to know of being one among the chosen five, leaving her parents quite worried because they, apparently, had no idea about the magnitude of the award and why it made their daughter so emotional.

National Sports Awards 2020: Prize money for all award categories to be increased substantially, say reports
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National Sports Awards 2020: Prize money for all award categories to be increased substantially, say reports

Currently, the Khel Ratna comes with a cash prize of Rs 7.5 lakh, while the Arjuna Award winners get Rs 5 lakh,

National Sports Awards 2020: From Rani Rampal to Mariyappan Thangavelu, know your Khel Ratna nominees
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National Sports Awards 2020: From Rani Rampal to Mariyappan Thangavelu, know your Khel Ratna nominees

Controversies aside, the annual national sports awards are a celebration of athletes' hard work and success. Here's a quick look at the five recommendations for the Khel Ratna honour.

National Sports Awards 2020: Rohit Sharma, Vinesh Phogat among five athletes to receive Khel Ratna; 29 finalised for Arjuna Award
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National Sports Awards 2020: Rohit Sharma, Vinesh Phogat among five athletes to receive Khel Ratna; 29 finalised for Arjuna Award

This is the first time in the history of awards that five athletes have been recommended for the Khel Ratna, with the final decision resting on sports minister Kiren Rijiju

National Sports Awards 2020: Rohit Sharma, Vinesh Phogat among four recommended for Khel Ratna Award
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National Sports Awards 2020: Rohit Sharma, Vinesh Phogat among four recommended for Khel Ratna Award

Vinesh has been rewarded for her gold medals in the 2018 Commonwealth and Asian Games besides a bronze in the 2019 Asian Wrestling Championships.

Vinesh Phogat pulls out of national camp citing health concerns amid COVID-19; WFI surprised over decision
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Vinesh Phogat pulls out of national camp citing health concerns amid COVID-19; WFI surprised over decision

Vinesh Phogat said she falls sick very easily and does not want to take a chance with her health.

National wrestling camps for Tokyo Olympics hopefuls to begin on 1 September, announces SAI
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National wrestling camps for Tokyo Olympics hopefuls to begin on 1 September, announces SAI

While the month-long wrestling camp for the male grapplers will be held at SAI Sonepat, the women will train at the nodal sports body's Lucknow centre.

National Sports Awards 2020: From Neeraj Chopra to Manika Batra, all the sports stars nominated for Khel Ratna, Arjuna Award
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National Sports Awards 2020: From Neeraj Chopra to Manika Batra, all the sports stars nominated for Khel Ratna, Arjuna Award

Here's a list of athletes who have been nominated so far for National Sports Awards in the Khel Ratna and Arjuna Award categories

Vinesh Phogat to be nominated for Khel Ratna Award, Sakshi Malik hopes to be considered for Arjuna Award
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Vinesh Phogat to be nominated for Khel Ratna Award, Sakshi Malik hopes to be considered for Arjuna Award

Vinesh Phogat, who is the lone woman wrestler to have qualified for the now-postponed Tokyo Olympics, had missed out on the honour last year with fellow grappler Bajrang Punia getting the prestigious award.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Wrestler Pooja Dhanda calls for fresh Olympic trials post-lockdown
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Wrestler Pooja Dhanda calls for fresh Olympic trials post-lockdown

"I think there should be a trial once normalcy returns. There is one full year before the Olympics and it has never happened that a qualifier is held so early," Pooja said.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Postponement of Games every athlete's worst fear, says wrestler Vinesh Phogat
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Postponement of Games every athlete's worst fear, says wrestler Vinesh Phogat

India's medal hopeful Vinesh Phogat on Wednesday said the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics was her "worst fear" and the extended wait is going to be tougher than competing at the Games.

Janta curfew: Sachin Tendulkar, Vinesh Phogat and other sports stars hail essential service providers fighting against COVID-19
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Janta curfew: Sachin Tendulkar, Vinesh Phogat and other sports stars hail essential service providers fighting against COVID-19

India's sports fraternity joined the nation on Sunday to salute the essential services providers engaged in fight against COVID-19, by clapping for them or sharing messages and videos of gratitude on social media.

Coronavirus pandemic: Athletes returning from high-risk affected nations will be quarantined, says Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju
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Coronavirus pandemic: Athletes returning from high-risk affected nations will be quarantined, says Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Thursday said athletes arriving back from high-risk COVID-19 affected countries will have to be in mandatory quarantine but refused to be drawn into speculation surrounding the IPL and the Tokyo Olympics.

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 Review: Stars fizzle, upstarts sizzle as India end campaign with record haul
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Asian Wrestling Championships 2020 Review: Stars fizzle, upstarts sizzle as India end campaign with record haul

The latest edition of Asian Wrestling Championships in New Delhi, that ended on Sunday, saw India rack up a record haul of 20 medals across all three formats. Here are some key takeaways from the event.

Asian Wrestling Championships 2020: Vinesh Phogat fails to break Mayu Mukaida jinx, but Indian women end campaign with best-ever haul
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Asian Wrestling Championships 2020: Vinesh Phogat fails to break Mayu Mukaida jinx, but Indian women end campaign with best-ever haul

The win was Mukaida's third over Vinesh in as many matches, following the Japanese's 10-0 rout at last year's Asian Championships in Xian, China, and 7-0 takedown at the World Championships