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Wrestling World Championships: Sri Lanka manager Donald Indrawansa dumps team, vanishes in Oslo
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Wrestling World Championships: Sri Lanka manager Donald Indrawansa dumps team, vanishes in Oslo

Donald Indrawansa vanished from the team hotel three days into the tournament in Oslo and failed to join the group when they returned to Sri Lanka on Friday, the country's Wrestling Federation chief Sarath Hewavitharana said.

Wrestling World Championships: Anshu Malik brings home silver; Sarita Mor bags bronze medal
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Wrestling World Championships: Anshu Malik brings home silver; Sarita Mor bags bronze medal

With her silver medal at Oslo, Anshu Malik became only the sixth Indian woman to win a World Championships medal. The other five women all won bronze.

Wrestling World Championships: Anshu Malik scripts history as 1st Indian woman to make final
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Wrestling World Championships: Anshu Malik scripts history as 1st Indian woman to make final

Only five Indian women wrestlers have won medals at the Worlds and all of them — Alka Tomar (2006), Geeta Phogat (2012), Babita Phogat (2012), Pooja Dhanda (2018) and Vinesh Phogat (2019) — have clinched bronze.

Wrestling World Championships: Sarita Mor stuns world champion to reach semis, Anshu Malik also advances
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Wrestling World Championships: Sarita Mor stuns world champion to reach semis, Anshu Malik also advances

Sarita Mor shocked defending champion Linda Morais en route to the semi-finals.

Wrestling World Championships: Pinki defeated by American Jenna Rose Burkert in bronze medal playoff
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Wrestling World Championships: Pinki defeated by American Jenna Rose Burkert in bronze medal playoff

Burkert did not let Pinki play her game as the American straight-jacketed her with her arm and headlocks.

Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar denied bail in Chhatrasal Stadium murder case
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Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar denied bail in Chhatrasal Stadium murder case

Sushil Kumar had sought relief from the court asserting that police built a false case against him and presented a "guilty image" of him.

World Wrestling Championships: Indian wrestler Pinki into bronze medal play-off after losing 55kg semi-final bout
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World Wrestling Championships: Indian wrestler Pinki into bronze medal play-off after losing 55kg semi-final bout

In a fast-paced action-packed semi-final, Pinki trailed 0-4 after Hemmer effected a take-down move and followed that up with a quick gut wrench.

World Wrestling Championship: Ravinder Dahiya outplayed in bronze playoff; others bite dust in pre-quarters
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World Wrestling Championship: Ravinder Dahiya outplayed in bronze playoff; others bite dust in pre-quarters

Following his incredible win against Bulgaria's Georgi Valentinov Vangelov after trailing 0-8 in the morning session, Ravinder entered the medal round with high expectations

World Championships: Ravinder stuns defending champ Beka Lomtadze before losing in quarters
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World Championships: Ravinder stuns defending champ Beka Lomtadze before losing in quarters

While Ravinder gave a good account of himself in his three 61kg bouts, compatriots Yash Tunir (74kg), Sandeep Mann (86kg) and Anirudh (125kg) could not get past the qualification rounds in their respective categories

Decision on extension of foreign coaches after Nationals, says WFI
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Decision on extension of foreign coaches after Nationals, says WFI

Georgian Shako Bentinidis is attached with Tokyo bronze winner Bajrang Punia while Russian Kamal Malikov trains Ravi Dahiya, who became the new super star of Indian wrestling after winning a silver in the Japanese capital.

Bajrang Punia may seek re-trials close to Worlds; reveals he carried two injuries to Tokyo Olympics
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Bajrang Punia may seek re-trials close to Worlds; reveals he carried two injuries to Tokyo Olympics

The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) is conducting trials for the World Championship on Tuesday. Bajrang had recently said that he will not compete in the trials because the doctors have advised him a six-week rehabilitation after scans revealed a ligament tear in his right knee.

World Wrestling Championships: Olympic silver medallist Ravi Dahiya to skip upcoming tournament
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World Wrestling Championships: Olympic silver medallist Ravi Dahiya to skip upcoming tournament

Dahiya and other Tokyo Games medal winners have been hopping from one state to another for the numerous felicitation functions being organised in their honour.

World Wrestling Championships: Bajrang Punia ruled out due to ligament tear, set to miss rest of season
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World Wrestling Championships: Bajrang Punia ruled out due to ligament tear, set to miss rest of season

Bajrang recently underwent an MRI scan to know the extent of the injury he suffered in Russia in June before the Olympics and consulted Dr Dinshaw Pardiwala, who heads the Centre for Sports Medicine at Mumbai's Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital.

Junior World Wrestling Championships: Ravi Malik loses 82kg bronze medal playoff in just 42 seconds
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Junior World Wrestling Championships: Ravi Malik loses 82kg bronze medal playoff in just 42 seconds

Up against Saba Mamaladze from Georgia, Malik made a move but his rival was quick to respond with a counter-attack. Mamaladze then pulled off a four-pointer to almost seal the issue.

Junior Wrestling World Championships: India's hunt for gold continues as Sanju Devi, Bhateri collect silver
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Junior Wrestling World Championships: India's hunt for gold continues as Sanju Devi, Bhateri collect silver

Sanju had managed comeback wins in her previous bouts but Friday was not her day as Russia's Alina Kasabieva took the gold with a technical superiority win.

Junior Wrestling World Championships: Bipasha wins silver as Sanju keeps calm to secure place in 62kg final
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Junior Wrestling World Championships: Bipasha wins silver as Sanju keeps calm to secure place in 62kg final

Simran (50kg) and Sito (55kg) won bronze medals to add to India's tally but Arju forfeited her 68kg bronze play-off due to injury.

Sanju Devi, Saneh, Bhateri enter semi-finals of Wrestling Junior World Championships
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Sanju Devi, Saneh, Bhateri enter semi-finals of Wrestling Junior World Championships

She may not look athletic but Sanju was quick with her moves and reflexes as she beat Germany's Lusia Schrel 5-2 and then erased a 0-3 deficit to edge past Croatia's Iva Geric 4-3 in the quarter-finals.

Ravinder wins silver at wrestling junior world championships, Yash, Pruthvi Patil, Anirudh win bronze
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Ravinder wins silver at wrestling junior world championships, Yash, Pruthvi Patil, Anirudh win bronze

Making full use of the repechage route, Yash (74kg), Pruthvi Babasehb Patil (92kg) and Anirudh (125kg) grabbed bronze medals as India finished their men's freestyle campaign with six medals.

Wrestling Junior World Championships: Ravinder reaches 61kg final, Gourav Baliyan, Deepak win bronze
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Wrestling Junior World Championships: Ravinder reaches 61kg final, Gourav Baliyan, Deepak win bronze

Ravinder had won the Asian Cadet title in 2018 and also won a silver at the 2019 Under-23 World championship.

Wrestlers Gourav Balian, Deepak progress to semi-finals of junior world championship
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Wrestlers Gourav Balian, Deepak progress to semi-finals of junior world championship

Baliyan, who had attempted to stake claim in the senior Indian team in the 74kg trials last year, beat his rivals without any fuss.