Wrestling

Asian Games: 17 foreign coaches train Kazakh athletes

Almaty (Kazakhstan), July 12 (IANS) — Seventeen foreign coaches are training Kazakhstan athletes for the Second Summer... (more...)

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CWG 2014: High Court reserves order on wrestlers’ plea

New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) — The Delhi High Court Monday reserved its order on a plea filed by five wrestlers including... (more...)

Court issues notice on wrestler’s plea for Glasgow CWG trial

New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) — The Delhi High Court Monday sought a response from the central government and two sports... (more...)

Golfer Lahiri wins Indonesian Masters

Jakarta, April 27 (IANS) — Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri won his fourth Asian Tour title and first outside India with... (more...)

Top posts in sports bodies should have only sportspersons: Delhi HC

New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) — The Delhi High Court Thursday said it may recommend to the Law Commission to consider... (more...)

Over 50 US wrestlers to participate in Cuba

Havana, Feb 8 (IANS) — More than 50 wrestlers from the US will participate in the 45th edition of the Cuban wrestling... (more...)

Canada's Chris Prickett (top) competes against Pakistan's Mohammed Salman during the men's 66 kg wrestling bronze medal match at the Commonwealth Games 2010 in New Delhi on October 10, 2010. Prickett won the bronze. RAVEENDRAN/AFP/Getty Images

Indian officials announce launch of professional Olympic wrestling league

Canada’s Chris Prickett (top) competes against Pakistan’s Mohammed Salman during the men’s 66 kg wrestling... (more...)

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India gets a professional wrestling league

IANS FILE: Belarus’ Ali Shabanau (blue) fights with India’s Narsingh Pancham Yadav (red) during the men’s... (more...)

Iranian wrestler banned for life

Tehran, Dec 14 (IANS) — Iranian Greco-Roman wrestler Amir Aziz Ali-Akbari has been banned for life after testing positive... (more...)

Former freestyle wrestler Arjan Bhullar has taken up boxing with coach Manny Sobral at the North Burnaby Boxing Club. Bhullar  won gold at the 2010 Commonwealth games. Ric Ernst / PNG

Olympic wrestler makes the switch to boxing, but the long hours of training haven’t changed (w/video)

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Field Hockey

500 amateur athletes to gather in Surrey for Punjabi Sports Festival this weekend

File: Sott Tupper, and Kenny Pereira (in Red) work out during the team Canada field hockey practice at Surrey field hockey... (more...)

Amar Dhesi

Third-generation grappler from Burnaby earns scholarship to highly ranked Oregon State

HOWARD TSUMURA  VANCOUVER DESI  Burnaby Central Secondary School’s Amar Dhesi is one of the province’s top... (more...)

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Sporting fans disappointed as Indian flag depicted upside down in Commonwealth Games promotional video

VANCOUVER DESI India is already making headlines as the Commonwealth Games officially kick off in Glasgow – but not for sporting-related reasons. In an official…
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Angry villagers mob alleged suspects after another girl found hanging from tree in India

KOUSHIK DUTTA HINDUSTAN TIMES A 7-year-old girl was found raped, murdered and hanging from a tree in West Bengal on Thursday, resurfacing horrific memories from…
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Indian baby whose head swelled to three times its size smiling and laughing a year later (w/ photos)

VANCOUVER DESI A three-year-old girl in New Delhi who was given little chance of survival after her head swelled to three times its normal size…
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Private tutor who mercilessly beat child finally arrested in Kolkata

IANS Kolkata  – Private tutor Pooja Singh, who was caught on video brutally thrashing a three-and-a-half-year-old child in Kolkata, was finally arrested Friday, police said….
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Blogs

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Fitness Facts – Benefits of Indian Lassi

In the age of shakes made of every vegetable and fruit imaginable or protein powder power drinks – let’s take things back to a time…
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Will Israeli and Palestinian children ever find peace?

SUNNY MANGAT VANCOUVER DESI The Israeli-Palestine conflict has been an ongoing struggle that began around the mid-20th Century. BBC UK has reported in the past…
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TASTE INDIA: Recipe for Lamb and Blueberry Rogan Josh

BC BLUEBERRY COUNCIL It’s blueberry season in B.C. again, and this year we’re expecting one of our province’s most bountiful crops yet. So heat things up…
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A Decision: How my dad’s story is Canada’s story

HARMAN PANDHER VANCOUVER DESI “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” ~ Lao-tzu Two years ago this past Canada Day, my…
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Commonwealth Games

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Kate, William and other royals in the house at the Commonwealth Games

DENNIS PASSA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GLASGOW — The second in line to the British throne visited the Commonwealth Games on Monday, and he brought along…
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India wins 4th shooting gold medal at Commonwealth Games, leads all countries in the event (w/ gallery)

DENNIS PASSA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GLASGOW — India won its fourth shooting gold medal of the Commonwealth Games when Jitu Rai won the 50-meter pistol…
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Sporting fans disappointed as Indian flag depicted upside down in Commonwealth Games promotional video

VANCOUVER DESI India is already making headlines as the Commonwealth Games officially kick off in Glasgow – but not for sporting-related reasons. In an official…
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Health Check

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Indian baby whose head swelled to three times its size smiling and laughing a year later (w/ photos)

VANCOUVER DESI A three-year-old girl in New Delhi who was given little chance of survival after her head swelled to three times its normal size…
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Former U.S. chief of medicine indicted for prescription fraud

IANS Washington  – A U.S. court has indicted a former chief of medicine of illegally running a prescription racket that led to the death of…
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Indian teen boy gets 232 teeth removed from “very rare” tumour in his jaw

VANCOUVER DESI A 17-year-old boy in India underwent a seven-hour long operation on Monday to have a whopping 232 teeth removed from a “very rare”…
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Dos and don’ts for pregnant women while travelling

IANS New Delhi – Expecting mothers with normal pregnancy are not prevented from travelling by airplane, train, four-wheelers, but they need to be cautious, says…
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A different kind of courtroom drama: Woman gives birth to baby girl in witness room

IANS London – A heavily-pregnant woman gave birth to a baby girl in a court in Britain after going into labour in the witness room,…
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HIV epidemic

Number of people with HIV unchanged worldwide over the last two years: UNAIDS

United Nations claims it can stop epidemic by 2030 THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON — The number of people living with HIV worldwide has remained virtually…
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Research fraud

Toronto doctor says it’s time to lock up research miscreants

MARGARET MUNRO VANCOUVER DESI A leading Toronto doctor has reignited debate over research fraud saying doctors and academics who fudge and fabricate data should be…
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Teenager undergoes rare spine disorder surgery, walks within couple of days

IANS Gurgaon – A 16-year old girl has successfully undergone a complex surgery for a spinal cord disorder at a hospital here, a doctor said…
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A doctor uses a stethoscope on a patient on September 5, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. Adam Berry/Getty Images

Roundtable highlights refugee health-care struggles due to government cutbacks

CLARE CLANCY THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — Every second Saturday, a small clinic in Toronto offers free medical care to anyone who needs it —…
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SFU’s bhangra study needs postmenopausal dancing women

SURREY NOW SURREY — Postmenopausal South Asian women are needed for a study on the impact of bhangra dancing on their health. Researchers at Simon…
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