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World Wrestling Championships 2019: Bronze medallist Rahul Aware has his 'hot temper' to thank for wrestling journey
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World Wrestling Championships 2019: Bronze medallist Rahul Aware has his 'hot temper' to thank for wrestling journey

Rahul Aware outclassed Tyler Lee Graff, the 2017 Pan- America champion, 11-4 to win the 61kg bronze at World Wrestling Championship.

World Wrestling Championships 2019: Deepak Punia wins silver after pulling out of 86kg event final due to ankle injury
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World Wrestling Championships 2019: Deepak Punia wins silver after pulling out of 86kg event final due to ankle injury

Deepak Punia on Sunday pulled out of the World Championship title clash in 86kg against Iranian great Hazsan Yazdani due to an ankle injury sustained during the semifinal bout.

World Wrestling Championships 2019: Junior world champion Deepak Punia progresses to final, qualifies for Tokyo Olympics
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World Wrestling Championships 2019: Junior world champion Deepak Punia progresses to final, qualifies for Tokyo Olympics

Competing in his maiden senior World Championship, wrestler Deepak Punia progressed to the final with a 8-2 win over Stefan Reichmuth in the 86 kg semi-final on Saturday.

World Wrestling Championships 2019: Match-by-match analysis of Ravi Kumar Dahiya's run to Tokyo Olympics quota and bronze medal
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World Wrestling Championships 2019: Match-by-match analysis of Ravi Kumar Dahiya's run to Tokyo Olympics quota and bronze medal

Here’s a detailed analysis of how Ravi Dahiya won India the Tokyo Olympics quota at the 2019 World Wrestling Championships and won a bronze medal:

World Wrestling Championships 2019: Analysing Bajrang Punia's run to the Tokyo Olympics quota and bronze medal
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World Wrestling Championships 2019: Analysing Bajrang Punia's run to the Tokyo Olympics quota and bronze medal

Here’s a detailed analysis of how Bajrang won India the Tokyo Olympics quota and a bronze medal at the 2019 World Wrestling Championships:

World Wrestling Championships 2019: India's Bajrang Punia, Ravi Dahiya clinch bronze medals in contrasting fashion
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World Wrestling Championships 2019: India's Bajrang Punia, Ravi Dahiya clinch bronze medals in contrasting fashion

Punia was trailing 2-6 in the match, but he was able to come back from behind to register a win in the match.

World Wrestling Championships 2019: Bajrang Punia books Tokyo Olympics spot despite controversial semis loss as does Ravi Dahiya
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World Wrestling Championships 2019: Bajrang Punia books Tokyo Olympics spot despite controversial semis loss as does Ravi Dahiya

Bajrang Punia and Ravi Kumar Dahiya lost their respective semi-final matches on Thursday at World Wrestling Championships but secured quotas for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

World Wrestling Championships 2019: Vinesh Phogat says she altered coach's strategy, exposed her leg to tire her opponent in Olympic Qualification bout
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World Wrestling Championships 2019: Vinesh Phogat says she altered coach's strategy, exposed her leg to tire her opponent in Olympic Qualification bout

Vinesh said though she has started to do well in the 53kg category, it still is a new category for her and figuring out stronger wrestlers will take some time

World Wrestling Championships 2019: 'Unorthodox' Vinesh Phogat a puzzle for even world-class wrestlers
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World Wrestling Championships 2019: 'Unorthodox' Vinesh Phogat a puzzle for even world-class wrestlers

Unorthodox. A gyroscope, which does not lose balance. Opponents and coaches heap praise on VInesh Phogat after her bronze medal at the World Championships.

World Wrestling Championships 2019: Vinesh Phogat clinches bronze and Tokyo 2020 quota; Pooja Dhanda stays in reckoning
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World Wrestling Championships 2019: Vinesh Phogat clinches bronze and Tokyo 2020 quota; Pooja Dhanda stays in reckoning

Vinesh Phogat is only the fifth Indian woman wrestler to win a medal at the World Championships after Alka Tomar (2006), Geeta Phogat (2012), Babita Phogat (2012) and Pooja Dhanda (2018).

World Wrestling Championships 2019: Analysing Vinesh Phogat's run to bronze and Tokyo Olympics 2020 quota at Nur-Sultan
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World Wrestling Championships 2019: Analysing Vinesh Phogat's run to bronze and Tokyo Olympics 2020 quota at Nur-Sultan

Here’s a round-by-round breakdown of how Vinesh Phogat ensured a quota for India at next year’s Olympics and won bronze:

WATCH: Vinesh Phogat seals Olympic quota, qualifies for bronze medal playoff at World Wrestling Championships 2019
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WATCH: Vinesh Phogat seals Olympic quota, qualifies for bronze medal playoff at World Wrestling Championships 2019

Vinesh Phogat (53kg) qualified for the 2020 Olympics after beating fancied American Sarah Hildebrandt in the World Championships.

World Wrestling Championships 2019: Indian Greco-Roman wrestlers' struggles continue as three more grapplers exit
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World Wrestling Championships 2019: Indian Greco-Roman wrestlers' struggles continue as three more grapplers exit

Ravi won India's first bout at the World Wrestling Championships before suffering a defeat by fall as the country's Greco-Roman wrestlers' disappointing show continued on Sunday.

World Wrestling Championships 2019: Yogeshwar Dutt backs 'experienced' Sushil Kumar to perform well in ongoing tournament
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World Wrestling Championships 2019: Yogeshwar Dutt backs 'experienced' Sushil Kumar to perform well in ongoing tournament

Sushil is returning to the UWW World Senior Wrestling Championships after a gap of eight years, and Yogeshwar stressed on the 36-year-old's vast experience.

World Wrestling Championships 2019: From upbeat participants to sombre mood; contrasting camps of India women's and men's wrestlers
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World Wrestling Championships 2019: From upbeat participants to sombre mood; contrasting camps of India women's and men's wrestlers

In complete contrast to women's camp, the India men's freestyle team seems to be in a sombre mood with top names still to join it.

Pooja Dhanda, Navjot Kaur make India squad for World Wrestling Championship without facing any opponents in trials
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Pooja Dhanda, Navjot Kaur make India squad for World Wrestling Championship without facing any opponents in trials

Pooja and Navjot didn't have to fight a single bout in the trials for the world championships as the WFI had barred 25 wrestlers from the trials for indiscipline

From absolute dominance to good scrap: Vinesh Phogat reveals change in strategy after clinching World Championships berth
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From absolute dominance to good scrap: Vinesh Phogat reveals change in strategy after clinching World Championships berth

Vinesh Phogat and Bajrang Punia are considered India's best bets for medals at the Tokyo Olympic Games but she said the Indian team shaping up for Olympics will be full of strong contenders.

World Wrestling Championships trials shifted from SAI Sonepat to Delhi's IG Stadium; veteran Sushil Kumar sends his entry
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World Wrestling Championships trials shifted from SAI Sonepat to Delhi's IG Stadium; veteran Sushil Kumar sends his entry

The men's trials for Wrestling Federation of India will begin at 8 AM on Friday and it has been decided to hold trials for only six Olympic weight categories — 57kg, 65 kg, 74 kg, 86 kg, 97kg and 125 kg.

Firstpost Spodcast Episode 248: Simon Taufel's view on umpiring in World Cup final, WFI's take on World Championships trials and more
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Firstpost Spodcast Episode 248: Simon Taufel's view on umpiring in World Cup final, WFI's take on World Championships trials and more

In today's episode, we discuss Simon Taufel's view on umpiring in World Cup final, ICC Rankings, Wrestling Federation of India's take on World Championship trials and more.

Sajan Bhanwal, two-time Junior World Championships medallist, confident things are looking up for Greco-Roman wrestling
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Sajan Bhanwal, two-time Junior World Championships medallist, confident things are looking up for Greco-Roman wrestling

Sajan Bhanwal's silver at the Junior World Wrestling Championships has sparked hope that the often neglected discipline of Greco-Roman wrestling maybe finally finding its feet.