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The Japan Wrestling Federation Monday launched a petition to demand that the sport be reinstated as an Olympic discipline.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) struck wrestling from the list of 25 confirmed sports for the 2020 Olympics earlier this month and relegated the sport to one of eight candidate sports battling for the final remaining spot on the schedule.
"Once you have collected many voices, they will have the...Read Full Story
Wrestler Sushil Kumar giving away prizes to young participants at the Real Champs League 2013, organized by Max Healthcare at the Commonwealth Games Sports Complex here Sunday.
Wrestler Sushil Kumar motivating cancer patients at the Real Champs League 2013, organized by Max Healthcare at the Commonwealth Games Sports Complex here Sunday.
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Bengali Film actor Dev in the practice session of Bengal Tigers for Celebrity Cricket League-3 at Kolkata on Feb 7...Read Full Story
The greatest arena for Sports – Olympics, got off to a
spectacular start and due to the timing, at India, we were not able to relish
the opening show. This morning was
looking at the highlights of the Opening ceremony.
The traditional part of the ceremonies starts with a
"Parade of Nations", during which most participating athletes march
into the stadium, country by country. It is not compulsory for athletes to
participate in the opening ceremonies. Each
country's delegation is led by a...Read Full Story
Sprint legend Usain Bolt crowned an impressive list of achievements in 2012 by winning the international sports journalist award for the world’s top male athlete of 2012.
Bolt received 33.62 percent of the votes and a total of 1381 points ahead of American swimmer Michael Phelps and world number one tennis star Serbia’s Novak Djokovic.
Phelps got 11.43% and 468 points while Djokovic garnered 10.26% of the poll and a total of 422 points.
This year’s poll by the International Sports Press...Read Full Story
Acting President of the Indian Olympic Association, VK Malhotra has announced that wrestler Sushil Kumar will be India’s Flag Bearer at the London Olympics.
The acting President said, “Sushil Kumar was chosen owing to the events of some of the other contenders just after the opening ceremony.”
The names of top boxer Vijender Singh, tennis legend Leander Paes and ace shooter Abhinav Bindra were also doing the rounds for the honour.
Vijender, Sushil and Bindra had all returned with medals from...Read Full Story
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