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Wrestling Federation of India postpones next month's national championship to January 2021 due to COVID-19
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Wrestling Federation of India postpones next month's national championship to January 2021 due to COVID-19

WFI Assistant Secretary Vinod Tomar told PTI that the prevailing conditions have forced them to push the Nationals by at least a month.

WFI set to fire foreign coach Andrew Cook for refusal to participate in SAI's online sessions; American denies accusation
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WFI set to fire foreign coach Andrew Cook for refusal to participate in SAI's online sessions; American denies accusation

According to WFI, Cook was recently contacted by Sports Authority of India (SAI) officials for attending sessions such as E-Pathshala, but the American allegedly told them that unless he receives his pending salary, he won't attend them.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian wrestling coaches Andrew Cook, Temo Kazarashvili awaiting payment of salaries
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian wrestling coaches Andrew Cook, Temo Kazarashvili awaiting payment of salaries

Women's team coach Cook left for Seattle in the USA on 19 March after the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) called off the national camp in Lucknow on 17 March due to the COVID-19 Pandemic

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

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Sakshi Malik to have second trial for qualifiers after Sonam Malik fails to win medal at Asian Championship
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Sakshi Malik to have second trial for qualifiers after Sonam Malik fails to win medal at Asian Championship

Two-time Cadet World champion Sonam Malik had defeated Sakshi during the 62kg trials but since she could not win a medal at the Asian Championship, the WFI has given Rio Olympic bronze medallist one more chance to book her place in the Indian team

Asian Wrestling Championships 2020: Pakistani grapplers granted visas; Chinese contingent's fate still unknown
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Asian Wrestling Championships 2020: Pakistani grapplers granted visas; Chinese contingent's fate still unknown

Wrestling Federation of India assistant secretary Vinod Tomar confirmed to PTI that after days of uncertainty, the entire Pakistani contingent have been granted visas.

Eight female wrestlers suspended for one year by WFI's disciplinary committee after leaving national camp early
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Eight female wrestlers suspended for one year by WFI's disciplinary committee after leaving national camp early

WFI Assistant Secretary Vinod Tomar said the wrestlers were suspended because they came to the camp only for trials and left at their will after the competition

WFI president says 74 kg trials won't be postponed despite star wrestler Sushil Kumar's request
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WFI president says 74 kg trials won't be postponed despite star wrestler Sushil Kumar's request

Sushil Kumar may get a chance to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics in March.

Wrestling Federation of India terminates men's freestyle coach Hossein Karimi's contract, blame his 'VIP culture'
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Wrestling Federation of India terminates men's freestyle coach Hossein Karimi's contract, blame his 'VIP culture'

The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has sacked men's freestyle coach Hossein Karimi just six months into his tenure, claiming that the Iranian brought with himself a VIP culture that cannot be followed in the country.

Wrestling Federation of India likely to sack Iranian coach Hossein Karimi six months after being hired
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Wrestling Federation of India likely to sack Iranian coach Hossein Karimi six months after being hired

WFI said it as not yet decided on sacking Karimi, who as Iran's national coach, had led his nation to three men's freestyle medals, including a gold, at the 2016 Rio Olympics

Sushil Kumar books ticket to World Wrestling Championships with win over Jitender Kumar in intense contest
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Sushil Kumar books ticket to World Wrestling Championships with win over Jitender Kumar in intense contest

The consistent attacks from both the wrestlers in the fast-paced final bout had the fans on the edge of their seats as close to 1500 gathered at IGI stadium to watch their favourite star in action.

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

Wrestling Federation of India selects Ritu Phogat for World Championship after Pinki refuses to turn up for trials
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Wrestling Federation of India selects Ritu Phogat for World Championship after Pinki refuses to turn up for trials

Miffed with the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI), grappler Pinki refused to turn up for the World Championship re-trial, paving the way for Ritu Phogat's selection in the 53kg category

MHA gives green light to Wrestling Federation of India for hosting Asian Junior Championship, puts Pakistan's participation on hold
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MHA gives green light to Wrestling Federation of India for hosting Asian Junior Championship, puts Pakistan's participation on hold

WFI assistant secretary Vinod Tomar confirmed that the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has given a go ahead for the event but said Pakistan's participation was "subject to clearance from security agencies."

Wrestling Federation of India suspends coach Kripa Shanker Patel for 'objectionable' social media post
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Wrestling Federation of India suspends coach Kripa Shanker Patel for 'objectionable' social media post

The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has suspended its coach Kripa Shanker Patel, an Arjuna awardee, for an "objectionable" social media post.

Narsingh Yadav's roommate Sandeep Tulsi Yadav fails dope test for same banned substance, WFI suggests foul play
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Narsingh Yadav's roommate Sandeep Tulsi Yadav fails dope test for same banned substance, WFI suggests foul play

With Narsingh Yadav's roommate Sandeep Yadav at the SAI Sonepat camp also testing positive for the same banned substance, WFI said that it strengthens the conspiracy theory and indicates at a clear case of sabotage.

Olympics 2016: Wrestler Babita Kumari may miss Rio Games, major blow for India
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Olympics 2016: Wrestler Babita Kumari may miss Rio Games, major blow for India

Indian wrestling medal hope Babita Kumari is faced with uncertainty about her participation in the Olympics, thanks to a latest WADA development, less than a month before the Games begin in Rio.

Rio calling? WFI to pardon suspended Babita Kumari, allow to compete at Olympics
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Rio calling? WFI to pardon suspended Babita Kumari, allow to compete at Olympics

The Wrestling Federation of India is likely to pardon temporarily suspended Babita Kumari for forfeiting her bout in a recent qualifying event and allow her to compete at the Rio Games, as she secured an Olympic berth after her rival failed a dope test.

Roadblock to Rio: WFI hand temporary bans to four Indian wrestlers ending Olympics dreams
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Roadblock to Rio: WFI hand temporary bans to four Indian wrestlers ending Olympics dreams

Wrestling Federation of India on Friday issued show cause notice to four wrestlers including the two Phogat sisters Babita Kumari and Geeta and handed them temporary suspension for showing indiscipline, bringing their dreams of qualifying for Rio Olympics to an abrupt end.