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The World of Sumo, Japanese Wrestling
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The World of Sumo, Japanese Wrestling

By Girija Madhavan Mysuru is hosting Dasara, its most important festival. Elephants are brought from jungle camps to lend their caparisoned presence to the procession. Parks display pots of salvias,  zinnias and dahlias; flower beds of cockscomb, cosmos and chrysanthemums. Traditional sports like “Kusti” [wrestling] are a feature of Dasara. Local wrestlers participate in matches,…

Selection trials for Mysuru district wrestling team
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Selection trials for Mysuru district wrestling team

The Mysuru Jilla Garadi Sangha will be conducting the selection trials for Mysuru district wrestling team for men and women for the Dasara Wrestling Championships-2018, on Sept.26 at 8 am at the Yuvraja’s College Indoor Stadium. The selections will be held in Freestyle, Greco Roman styles (men and women). Interested may report at the venue…

Wrestling: PGSC bags Team Championship
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Wrestling: PGSC bags Team Championship

Inspiring performances from wrestlers of Post Graduate Sports Council (PGSC), Manasagangothri, helped them to clinch the Team Championship title with 22 points in the Wrestling Championships conducted by the Department of Physical Education (DPE), University of Mysore (UoM), at the University Gymnasium Hall here recently. In the women’s section, AVK, Hassan, won the Team Championship…

Medal winners in wrestling
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Medal winners in wrestling

Mysuru: B. Chethan of TTL Independent PU College has secured 1st place in under 60 KG category at the Mysuru City Inter-Collegiate Wrestling Competition (2018 -19) conducted at Gymnasium Hall, University of Mysore, Mysuru, recently. The following students of TTL College of Business Management, Saraswathipuram, have also secured prizes in the Wrestling competition: M. Mahendra…

25 pairs participate in National Wrestling Tournament in city
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25 pairs participate in National Wrestling Tournament in city

The National-level Wrestling Tournament, organised by K.R. Mohankumar Mithra Balaga at D. Devaraja Urs Multi-purpose Stadium in city yesterday, saw 25 pairs of wrestlers participating in the event. The Mar-Pit (fight till the finish) bout between Dheeraj Pawar of Kolhapur and Rohil Kumar of Ladpur created curiosity among the spectators going by the rage and…

National Traditional Wrestling Tournament in city on Mar.4
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National Traditional Wrestling Tournament in city on Mar.4

About 25 pairs of wrestlers from across the country including international-level wrestlers will fight it out at the National-level Traditional Wrestling Tournament, organised by K.R. Mohan Kumar Mithra Balaga, at D. Devaraj Urs Multipurpose Stadium, adjacent to Dasara Exhibition Grounds in city, on Mar.4 from 3 pm onwards. The Tournament will be inaugurated by former…

City’s Shivani for Sub-Junior Wrestling Championship
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City’s Shivani for Sub-Junior Wrestling Championship

Shivani, a 8th standard student of Excel Public School, Mysuru, has been selected to represent Karnataka State in the 21st Sub-Junior National Girls Wrestling Championships-2018 to be held at Pune from Mar.12 to 16. Shivani will take part in the girls Freestyle 57kg category. She is being coached by L. Manjappa, retd. SAI and UoM…

Selected for National Junior Wrestling
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Selected for National Junior Wrestling

M.A. Akshay Kumar has been selected for the 37th National Junior Wrestling Championship-2018 to be held at Jaipur in Rajasthan from Feb.22 to 25. Son of Pailwan M.S. Arvind, Akshay is being trained under SAI wrestling coach L. Manjappa.

Wrestling trials on Jan.24
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Wrestling trials on Jan.24

The selections trials for the 37th boys Freestyle, Greco Roman and Girls Junior National Wrestling Championship to be held in Jaipur from Feb.22 to 25, will be held in Bengaluru on Jan.24. The trials will take place at Koramangala Indoor Stadium, Bengaluru, by Karnataka Wrestling Association. For details, call N.R. Narasimha on 98441-23303 or S.N….

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