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New rules for toe-touching bouts & doping test for Naga wrestling

Kohima, February 23: The Nagaland Wrestling Association (NWA) has decided to bring in major changes in the Naga style wrestling rules and also conduct doping tests of wrestlers during the tournament. The changes will be seen with effect from the ensuing 28th Naga Wrestling and 2nd Under-16 wrestling meet scheduled to be held on February 28 at Khouchiezie, Kohima Local Ground. NWA informed that the change in rules will be for the toe/body touching bouts, which at times prolongs bouts. From this edition of the NWA championship, beside the main...