Is India Ready To Embrace Combat Sports

“Blood sport”, “violent”, “graphic”… these are the terms often associated with combat sports. When you’re a global juggernaut trying to find your way into a new market, it often takes years to completely understand the mentality of the people and the likelihood of the business to thrive. Unfortunately, since a very young age, the children

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World Wrestling championship: Bajrang Misses Out On Bronze

Indian Wrestler Bajrang missed out on Bronze medal at the World Wrestling Championship after going down in the play-off round. Bajrang, who competed in the 61kg Freestyle category, had a forgettable start when he lost to Batbold Nomin of Mongolia. The final score read 0-10 against Bajrang. Batbold then went on to reach the finals

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World Wrestling Championship: Geeta Phogat Crashes Out

One of India’s biggest hopes at the World Wrestling Championship, Geeta Phogat crashed out of the championships yesterday. Geeta Phogat, who competed in the 58kg category, was drawn against World Champion Kaori Icho in the first round of qualifying. She had a good start and did not allow Icho to get any clear opening in

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World Wrestling Championship: India Continue To Struggle

The Indian Wrestlers have failed to make a mark in the world wrestling championship as they are yet to win a medal. After the disappointment in the first day, the Indians struggled in the second and third day as well. Ravinder Singh, who competed in the 59kg category of Greco-Roman wrestling, lost to Rovshan Bayramov

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World Wrestling Championship: India Starts Slow

The Indian Wrestlers at the World Wrestling Championship did not have the best of start as three wrestlers failed to progress. The first day of the championship saw the Greco-Roman wrestling. 66kg, 75kg and 98kg categories in action on the opening day. Gurpeet Singh was the representative of India in the 75kg category and he

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World Cadet Wrestling: Gold For Anil Kumar

Indian wrestler Anil Kumar won the gold medal in the 50 kg freestyle category at the World Cadet Championship, held in Sarajevo, Bosnia. Dominating victory for Anil Kumar Anil’s medal in the championship is India’s second medal so far. Earlier, Ankus had won the silver medal in the 38 kg female category. Anil defeated Iran’s

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Sports Stats Weekly #9: Indian Wrestlers Eye Olympic Glory

Wrestling is one among many of the ancient sports in the world we live in. And India wrestlers have helped created a rich history in the sport, with numerous achievements and records to their name. Now, some of you might find that amusing. So are you ready to get to know more about the achievements

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Asian Wrestling Championship: Bad Day For India

The Indian wrestlers witnessed a bad day unfold at the Asian Wrestling Championship in Doha, today, as none of them managed to make it to the medal fights. Greco-Roman in Asian Wrestling Championship The Greco-Roman category took centre stage in the Asian Wrestling Championship and India had its representatives in almost all the weight divisions.

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Asian Wrestling Championship: India Win Two More Medals

India’s medal tally in the Asian Wrestling Championship at Doha saw two more additions yesterday, thanks to Sakshi Malik and Lalita Sherawat. Five medals so far in the Asian Wrestling Championship Sakshi Malik, who competed in the 60kg freestyle category for women, clinched a bronze in the event while Lalita Sherawat earned a bronze in the

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Bajrang Punia Bag Gold At Dave Schultz Memorial Meet

Bajrang Punia,winner of the 2014 Commonwealth and Asian Games silver medals, added another feather in his cap on Friday. The 20-year-old won the gold in men’s 61kg Freestyle category at the prestigious Dave Schultz Memorial International Wrestling Championship held at Colorado Springs, USA. Bajrang beats Flegontov for the gold Bajrang overcame Russian Vladimir Flegontov 12-3

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