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3 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

No time for celebration with Asiad ahead: Yogeshwar Dutt

With India having won 13 medals on the wrestling mat at the ongoing Commonwealth Games, one would expect the nation's grapplers to be painting the town red in Glasgow.

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16 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Canadian Olympic wrestling hero Igali seeing results with Nigerian team

It was at the Commonwealth Games 20 years ago in Victoria that Daniel Igali decided to leave the Nigerian wrestling team and seek political asylum in Canada.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Canada.com

Canada wins three more wrestling gold at Commonwealth Games

David Tremblay won the men's 61-kilogram title, Dori Yeats won the women's 69 kg title and Arjun Gill won gold in the men's 97 kg event.

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The Daily Record

Glasgow 2014 RECAP: All the latest news, results and chat on Day Eight at the Commonwealth Games

Good morning and welcome to the eighth day of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

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The Daily Record

Glasgow 2014: Brave Alex Gladcov battles to wrestling bronze for Team Scotland

The 28-year-old, who grew up in Germany, moved to Scotland in 2001 when his father Volodymyr took a job as coach of the national wrestling squad.

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CBC News

Lappage gives Canada more wrestling gold in Glasgow

Danielle Lappage of Canada celebrates after defeating Geetika Jakhar of India in the gold medal final of the women's 63 kg wrestling event at the Commonwealth Games.

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Rediff.com

Yogeshwar, Babita, Geetika assured of silver

Yogeshwar , Geetika Jhakar and Babita Kumari made the finals, while Pawan Kumar will fight for the bronze medal.

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Bradenton.com

French wrestler Steeve Guenot risks 2-year ban

The French wrestling federation says Guenot failed to give required details of his whereabouts, which resulted in a warning, and was twice absent from his house for out-of-competition tests, when he had previously indicated he would be there.

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The Indian Express

Wrestlers forced to settle for silver

Bajrang was the favourite to win the gold medal match in the 61kg category but his opponent in the final - Canada's David Tremblay - won the match in just 1 minute and 35 seconds Bajrang Kumar's entry into the SECC wrestling arena was greeted with bout of praise from the television commentator.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Fermanagh Today

Adopted Scot Viorel Etko delivers medal for hosts

Adopted Scot Viorel Etko felt the proudest man in Glasgow after delivering the host nation's first wrestling Commonwealth Games medal in 20 years with bronze in the 61kgs at the SECC.

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Examiner.com

Dinos wrestler is Commowealth Games champion

According to the Commonwealth Games website , three-time Canadian Interuniversity Sport wrestling champion with the University of Calgary Dinos Erica Wiebe of Ottawa, Ontario won the gold medal on Wednesday at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Edmonton Journal

David Tremblay wins Canada's third wrestling gold at Commonwealth Games

David Tremblay of Canada celebrates winning gold in the Men's 61kg wrestling during the medal ceremony after winning the bronze medal in the Women's FS 53kg Bronze Medal match at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre during day seven of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 30, 2014 in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

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CBC News

Commonwealth Games: Canada wins 2 more golds in wrestling

Canada's David Tremblay, right, seen wrestling in the semifinals against Scotland's Viorel Etko, took gold in the event on Wednesday.

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India.com

Commonwealth Games 2014 Live Updates: Indian athlete Vikas Gowda...

Glasgow: India riding high on the successful outing of its wrestlers on Day 6 should be hoping for an equally rejuvenated performances by their boxing side.

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Sunday Herald

Three bronze medals hope for Scotland's wrestlers

England's Leon Rattigan missed out on the chance to fight for gold when he lost his 97kgs semi-final - but Scotland could win their first Commonwealth Games wrestling medals since 1994 with three athletes in the bronze contests later on Wednesday evening.

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Scotsman.com

Commonwealth Games: Scots wrestlers contest bronze

THERE were four Scots in action in the morning's wrestling session at the SECC, and three of them will contest bronze medal finals in the afternoon.

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India.com

Sushil Kumar: 5 golden reasons why India is proud of the wrestler

Sushil Kumar , Indian World Champion wrestler has made the country proud again bu winning gold medal in the 74 kg men's wrestling event in Commonwealth Games 2014 .

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

CWG 2014: Indian wrestlers bag 3 gold medals, one silver

Glasgow: Indian wrestlers put on a stunning show with two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar, Amit Kumar and teenager Vinesh Phogat bagging three gold medals in their respective categories at the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre here Tuesday.

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The Globe and Mail

Canadian wrestlers win two gold, one bronze at Commonwealth Games

Erica Wiebe of Canada, right, wrestles with Blessing Onyebuchi of Nigeria in a 75kg wrestling bout at the Scottish Exhibition Conference Centre during the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland, Tuesday July 29, 2014.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

CWG: Sushil Kumar, Yogeshwar Dutt ready to rumble

Glasgow: Spearheaded by Olympic medallists Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt, Indian wrestlers will once again look to dominate, but the scrapping of Greco-Roman category will certainly affect the country's medal count when the grapplers start their campaign at the Commonwealth Games, here tomorrow.

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Olympic Medal Count

    Total
1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35
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