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'The Great Khali' launches Academy in Jalandhar for aspiring WWE wrestlers

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Having created waves on the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) circuit in the US, Dalip Singh Rana, better known as "The Great Khali", is now focused on helping other WWE aspirants from India realise their dreams.

The star wrestler has established an academy in Jalandhar to prepare Indian WWE aspirants for the rigours of the wrestling entertainment circuit in the US and elsewhere -- and he is excited with the response.

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'Great Khali' wants fans to say no to drugs

He was an officer in the Punjab Police, went on to be a bodybuilder, a professional wrestler and even won the Mr. India title. Now, wrestler Dalip Singh Rana, better known by his 'The Great Khali' moniker, says he wouldn't mind if someone approaches him with the idea of a movie on his life.

Bollywood, over the past few years, has witnessed a surge in biopics, especially inspirational tales of sportspersons.

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Indian Olympian Sakshi Malik: "My medal is a recognition of our achievements as women"

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Indian wrestler Sakshi Malik, who bagged a historic bronze medal at the Rio Olympics, said on Friday it's not just the medal but the whole journey of her young career that makes her strong.

Saskhi, who pulled off a dramatic 8-5 victory in the play-off bout to become India's first female wrestler to win an Olympic medal, further said that her the medal is a recognition of the feat that she achieved in the Olympic games.

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'Great Khali' to organize wrestling events in Haryana in October

Dalip Singh Rana, better known by his 'The Great Khali' moniker, will organise two professional wrestling matches in Haryana next month.

Adressing a press conference here on Tuesday, Rana said that a professional wrestling bout will be organised at the Tau Devi Lal Stadium in Gurgaon on October 8 while a similar show would be held in Panipat on October 12.

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Mongolian president defends two controversial wrestling coaches

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Mongolian President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj on Monday defended the two controversial wrestling coaches who stripped during the Rio Olympics protesting the decision of judges that gave victory to Uzbekistan's Ikhtiyor Navruzov over Mongolian wrestler Mandakhnaran Ganzorig in the 65kg freestyle bronze medal match.

"The Mongolian people should fight against injustice and conspiracy, corruption wherever these are. The Mongolian people should protect honour of Mongolia wherever they are," Elbegdorj said as he received top Mongolian athletes and the two wrestling coaches here.

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