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U-23 World Wrestling Championships: Ankush bags silver in women's freestyle; Vikas, Nitesh win bronze in Greco Roman
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U-23 World Wrestling Championships: Ankush bags silver in women's freestyle; Vikas, Nitesh win bronze in Greco Roman

India's Greco-Roman wrestlers enjoyed their best-ever show at a global event by winning three medals at the U-23 World Wrestling Championships.

21 Indian wrestlers to miss U-23 World Championships after visa rejection by Spain Embassy
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21 Indian wrestlers to miss U-23 World Championships after visa rejection by Spain Embassy

Only nine of 30 Indian wrestlers were granted visa for the U-23 World Wrestling Championships as Spain gives a bizarre reason for visa denial. The list included U-20 World Champion Antim Panghal

Commonwealth Games: Shooting returns in 2026 as wrestling, archery miss out
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Commonwealth Games: Shooting returns in 2026 as wrestling, archery miss out

Shooting, which has been India's highest medal-grosser in the last several editions of the CWG, will return to the fold. However, wrestling was not added to CWG 2026 roster.

World Wrestling Championships 2023 to offer fewer quotas for Paris Olympics: UWW
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World Wrestling Championships 2023 to offer fewer quotas for Paris Olympics: UWW

Earlier, 108 quotas were awarded at the World Championships (six per Olympic weight) but now 90 quota places will be on offer.

Bajrang Punia, Gaurav meet Union defence minister Rajnath Singh in Delhi
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Bajrang Punia, Gaurav meet Union defence minister Rajnath Singh in Delhi

Olympic bronze medallist Bajrang Punia and World Powerlifting champion Gaurav Sharma called on Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at his residence on Monday.

Are Bajarang Punia, Vinesh Phogat's bronze medals at World Wrestling Championships 2022 enough?
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Are Bajarang Punia, Vinesh Phogat's bronze medals at World Wrestling Championships 2022 enough?

Despite the two bronze and some promise from the youngsters, it won't be wrong to say that preparations were not ideal for an event of a stature as big as the Worlds and led to underwhelming results.

'Stop the constant criticism': Vinesh Phogat slams critics after making history at World Wrestling Championships
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'Stop the constant criticism': Vinesh Phogat slams critics after making history at World Wrestling Championships

Vinesh Phogat, who won bronze at the 2022 World Wrestling Championships, faced a lot of flak for losing her opening bout against Mongolia’s Khulan Batkhuyag.

World Wrestling Championships 2022: Bajrang Punia wins bronze medal; becomes only Indian to win four medals at event
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World Wrestling Championships 2022: Bajrang Punia wins bronze medal; becomes only Indian to win four medals at event

Indian star wrestler Bajrang Punia won his record fourth World Wrestling Championships medal as the 28-year-old Indian defeated Puerto Ricans Sebastian Viera in the bronze medal match in Belgrade

World Wrestling Championships 2022: Ravi Kumar Dahiya disappoints; Naveen Malik loses bronze medal match
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World Wrestling Championships 2022: Ravi Kumar Dahiya disappoints; Naveen Malik loses bronze medal match

World No. 2 Ravi Kumar Dahiya lost by technical superiority (10-0) to Uzbekistan's Gulomjon Abdullaev as early as the second round of the 57kg category at the World Wrestling Championships 2022; Naveen Malik loses in the 70kg bronze medal match to World No. 1 Ernazar Akmataliev.

World Wrestling Championships 2022: Ravi Dahiya, Bajrang Punia among prime medal contenders; Naveen grapples for bronze
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World Wrestling Championships 2022: Ravi Dahiya, Bajrang Punia among prime medal contenders; Naveen grapples for bronze

Star male wrestlers Ravi Kumar Dahiya (57kg) and Bajrang Punia (65kg) will be vying to add to India's medal tally at the World Wrestling Championships 2022 in Belgrade.

World Wrestling Championships 2022: Nisha Dahiya suffers injury relapse during bronze match; to be treated in Delhi
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World Wrestling Championships 2022: Nisha Dahiya suffers injury relapse during bronze match; to be treated in Delhi

Nisha Dahiya's old ligament injury relapsed during the World Wrestling Championships 2022 bronze medal match as the Indian wrestler lost the medal from a favourable position. The wrestler will undergo treatment upon reaching India on Saturday.

Firstpost Explains: What does repechage in wrestling mean and how does it work?
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Firstpost Explains: What does repechage in wrestling mean and how does it work?

The term repechage is derived from the french word repecher, as per Olympics website. In English, it means rescue. So through a repechage round, a wrestler despite losing the first round can still end up with a medal in wrestling at Games.

Vinesh Phogat: 'World Championship bronze medal somewhat ends disappointment of Tokyo Olympics'
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Vinesh Phogat: 'World Championship bronze medal somewhat ends disappointment of Tokyo Olympics'

After becoming the first Indian women wrestler to win two World Championships medals, Vinesh Phogat told Firstpost that the prestigious medal, which came after a shocking opening round loss in the main draw, fills the void left by the disappointment of Tokyo Olympics.

Wrestling World Championships: Vinesh Phogat enters repechage round, likely to get shot at Bronze
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Wrestling World Championships: Vinesh Phogat enters repechage round, likely to get shot at Bronze

Vinesh Phogat will take on 2018 Asian Games silver medallist Zhuldyz Eshimova of Kazakhstan in the repechage on Wednesday.

World Wrestling Championships 2022: Vinesh Phogat suffers major upset with 0-7 loss to Mongolia's Khulan Batkhuyag
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World Wrestling Championships 2022: Vinesh Phogat suffers major upset with 0-7 loss to Mongolia's Khulan Batkhuyag

Vinesh looked jaded and lost her balance in the final seconds to be pinned by the Asian silver medallist in the women's freestyle 53kg.

Sarita Mor aims for historic gold at World Wrestling Championships 2022 after weight switch
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Sarita Mor aims for historic gold at World Wrestling Championships 2022 after weight switch

With a change in weight category to 57kg, Sarita Mor aims to be the first Indian woman to claim World Champion title.

Vinesh Phogat: 'Asked WFI for exemption from World Championship trials, wasn't permitted'
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Vinesh Phogat: 'Asked WFI for exemption from World Championship trials, wasn't permitted'

Wrestler Vinesh Phogat eventually had no discomfort in winning the 53kg trials despite an expected challenge from U-20 World Champion Antim Panghal.