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WFI Back in the Driver’s Seat: IOA Dissolves Ad-Hoc Committee, But Questions Remain
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WFI Back in the Driver’s Seat: IOA Dissolves Ad-Hoc Committee, But Questions Remain

The Indian wrestling scene witnessed a significant development on March 10th, 2024, with the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) dissolving the ad-hoc committee that had been overseeing the sport since December 2023. This move effectively hands complete administrative control back to the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI), led by president Sanjay Singh. A Conditional Handover The IOA's decision hinges on two key factors: the successful conduct of selection trials for the upcoming Olympic qualifiers and the lifting of the WFI's suspension by the international wrestling body, United World Wrestling (UWW). The ad-hoc committee, formed amidst controversy surrounding the WFI's leadership, collaborated with the WFI in conducting these trials. WFI Promises Support, Focuses on Olympics...