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Sushil, Yogeshwar return home to hero’s welcome


August 14th, 2012 - 2:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) India's Olympic medal winning wrestlers Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt returned home late Monday night to a hero's welcome as hordes of supporters, including ... Read more...

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Stardom in Beijing, immortalized in London (Profile) (Lead, correcting dateline)


August 12th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Sushil Kumar, who achieved stardom in Beijing Games (bronze) four years ago, was immortalized in Indian wrestling in London Games (silver) as he became ... Read more...

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Stardom in Beijing, immortalized in London (Profile)


August 12th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Sushil Kumar, who achieved stardom in Beijing Games (bronze) four years ago, was immortalized in Indian wrestling in London Games (silver) as he became the ... Read more...

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For Yogeshwar, London was ‘now or never’


August 12th, 2012 - 2:43 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt always believed that it was "now or never" for him at the London Games.On Saturday, the 29-year-old finally clinched the bronze ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Yogeshwar Dutt leads Indian challenge (Overall India Roundup)


August 11th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Yogeshwar Dutt will lead India's challenge in the Olympic wrestling competition Saturday after Amit Kumar and Narsingh Pancham Yadav crashed out of the competition here.Dutt ... Read more...

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Iranian Greco-Roman wrestler wins gold at London Olympics


August 6th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Iran's four-time world champion Hamid Sourian won the country's first gold medal at the London 2012 Olympic Games, defeating Azerbaijan's Greco-Roman wrestler Roshan Bayramov in the ... Read more...

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Sushil promises a fight by Indian wrestlers


August 5th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Beijing Games bronze medallist Sushil Kumar has promised a good show by the Indian grapplers at the London Olympics where the wrestling competition began Sunday."You ... Read more...

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Indian athletes’ London tryst amid soaring expectations


July 26th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Carrying the hopes of a billion plus people back home, Indian athletes are supremely confident of returning with the richest medal haul from the Olympic ... Read more...

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Noida village bans tobacco sale, use


July 23rd, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Noida, July 22 (IANS) In a first of its kind, a village council in this Uttar Pradesh district Sunday decided to ban sale of tobacco products in the village and ... Read more...

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IOA finally clears physio Patrick Kenny for Games


July 19th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Under pressure from the athletes, the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Thursday finally cleared the way for England-based physio Patrick Kenny to be part of ... Read more...

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It’s now or never, says wrestler Yogeshwar (IANS kicks off its coverage of India’s medal hopes at the London Olympics)


June 12th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) India's wrestling hope Yogeshwar Dutt, who narrowly missed an Olympic medal in Beijing four years ago, says it is "now or never" for him ... Read more...

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Two Kashmir wrestlers to compete in Pakistan (Lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 14 (IANS) Top wrestlers from Jammu and Kashmir will be part of the Indian team that will take part in the Pakistan Style Wrestling Association championship early July.Shiv ... Read more...

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Kashmiri wrestlers invited to India-Pakistan event


May 14th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 14 (IANS) Top wrestlers from Jammu and Kashmir will participate in an India-Pakistan event to be organised by the Pakistan Style Wrestling Association in the first week of ... Read more...

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I have to better my Beijing performance: Sushil Kumar


May 9th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) India's ace wrestler Sushil Kumar wants to better his Beijing Games' bronze medal winning performance in the 2012 London Olympics."I have to better my ... Read more...

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Want to promote Indian wrestling talent: Raj Kundra


May 5th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Britain-based businessman Raj Kundra has collaborated with actor Sanjay Dutt for India's first professional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) league called "Super Fight League" (SFL). ... Read more...

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We have to adapt to changing styles of wrestling: Sushil Kumar (Interview)


April 28th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) India's Beijing Games bronze medal-winning wrestler Sushil Kumar, who Friday booked his London berth, feels every fighter is on the lookout for an "element ... Read more...

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Testing time for Sushil’s new technique: Coach


April 2nd, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Top Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar's coach Yashvir Singh feels it is still too early ring alarm bells over the grappler's form and hoped the ... Read more...

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Indian wrestlers Yogeshwar, Amit book London berth, Sushil fails (Lead)


March 30th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Indian wrestlers Yogeshwar Dutt (60kg) and Amit Kumar (55kg) booked their London Olympics berths Friday while Beijing Games bronze medallist Sushil Kumar (66kg) failed ... Read more...

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Every sport needs an icon: Suniel Shetty


March 26th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Citing the phenomenal popularity of cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, actor Suniel Shetty, who will host the wrestling show "EPW-Saviours", says it is important to create an ... Read more...

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Eight Tunisian wrestlers qualify for London Olympics


March 20th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Tunis, March 20 (IANS) Eight Tunisian wrestlers have secured their berth for the 2012 London Olympics, bringing the total of the country's athletes qualifying for the Games to 31.Six men, ... Read more...

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Japanese Sumo wrestler returns for ‘Ring Ka King’


February 6th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) After a brief stint on "Bigg Boss 5", Japanese Sumo wrestler Yamamotoyama is returning to India to participate in the ongoing "Ring Ka King" ... Read more...

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Mika floors Jeff Jarrett with his tunes (With Images)


January 27th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Mika has found an unlikely fan in American professional wrestler Jeff Jarrett, who loved the Punjabi singer's energetic performance at the launch episode of ... Read more...

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Bhajji on wrestling show


December 22nd, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 22 (IANS) What on earth will spinner Harbhajan Singh do on a new wrestling show on television? Bhajji will appear on "Ring Ka King", a new wrestling ... Read more...

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Indian triumphs in India-Pakistan wrestling tourney


November 24th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 24 (IANS) India emerged victorious in a three-phase tournament that saw burly Pakistani and Indian wrestlers pitted against each other.Indian wrestler Sutander Singh defeated Pakistani wrestler Imran Ali ... Read more...

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Pakistan, India wrestling bouts a big draw


November 20th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 20 (IANS) Bouts between burly wrestlers from Pakistan and India attracted a large crowd in Pakistan's Gujranwala city.People thronged Jinnah stadium to watch Pakistani and Indian wrestlers grapple ... Read more...

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Indian wrestlers win medals in international meet


November 11th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Indian wrestlers won four golds, a silver and a bronze at the Hargobind Singh International Wrestling Tournament held at Surrey, Vancouver.Most of the top wrestling ... Read more...

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National Wrestling Championship from Oct 14


October 5th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) The 56th Senior Free Style, Greco Roman Style, and 14th Female National Wrestling Championships will be held at Nandini Nagar, in Gonda district of Uttar ... Read more...

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Hulk Hogan to launch reality show


September 13th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 13 (IANS) Wrestling icon Hulk Hogan is set to launch his own reality TV show titled "Hulk Hogan's Micro Championship Wrestling".The show will chronicle the lives ... Read more...

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WWE Smackdown: Danial Bryan vs Christian


August 27th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As last night's episode of 'WWE Smackdown' began, Bret Hart made a surprise appearance as the special guest general manager. As Bret was announcing the main even of ... Read more...

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Australia refuses visas to Pakistani wrestlers


August 3rd, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 3 (IANS) The Australian High Commission in Islamabad has refused to grant visas to Pakistani wrestlers preparing to participate in the upcoming Commonwealth Championship, officials said. The championship ... Read more...

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WWE Smackdown: Daniel Bryan vs Ted Diabiase


July 2nd, 2011 - 10:53 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As Ted Dibiase and Daniel Bryan made their way to the ring last night on 'WWE Friday Night Smackdown', there was no entrance music for either contestant thanks ... Read more...

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WWE Raw Roulette: Sin Cara vs Evan Bourne


June 28th, 2011 - 10:39 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Since last night's 'WWE Monday Night Raw' was filmed live in Las Vegas, the “Raw Roulette” was brought back. With a spin of the roulette wheel, every match ... Read more...

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Randy Savage’s cause of death still unknown even after autopsy


May 23rd, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Doctors have completed the autopsy on the body of former wrestling great Randy Savage. The doctors did not find the cause of death so further autopsies ... Read more...

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WWE Smackdown: Sin Cara vs Jack Swagger


April 30th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Last night on Smackdown, after Randy Orton came out and claimed his territory, Kofi Kingston was set up for a match against Sheamus. Before the match could even ... Read more...

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Former wrestlers take charge of WFI (Lead)


April 16th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) elected its new office bearers as mandated by the government guidelines on age and tenure with the top four positions ... Read more...

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