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Sajan Bhanwal becomes first Indian to win back-to-back medals at World Junior Wrestling

  Islam Opiev of Russia proved to be too good for the 20-year-old from a village near Sonipat, winning the bout through technical superiority.

published on : 19th September 2018

Wrestling Federation of India selects Ritu Phogat for World Championship after Pinki refuses to turn for trials

WFI Assistant Secretary Vinod Tomar told PTI that they decided to hold fresh trials in the interest of the country.

published on : 18th September 2018

Former top wrestler Olympian ​Andalkar dies in Pune hospital 

He also went on to clinch Gold and Silver medals in two different weight categories in the 1962 Jakarta Asian Games.

published on : 16th September 2018

Mental strength as important as physical training: women's junior wrestling coach 

The team is heading to the World Wrestling Championship, which is slated to be held in Slovakia from September 17-23.

published on : 14th September 2018

Biopic of Dwayne The Rock Johnson's father Rocky in works

Indie filmmakers Jonathan and Justin Gajewski are developing "Ring King" after optioning the life rights to Rocky, ex-TV wrestler and WWE Hall of Famer.

published on : 10th September 2018

Asian Games wrestling: No podium on last day, India finish campaign with three medals 

Harpreet was India's lone medal hope after Gurpreet Singh (77kg), Naveen (130kg) and Hardeep (97) failed to reach the medal round.

published on : 22nd August 2018

Wrestler Divya Kakran: Pinning down boys to continental success

Divya, who is just 20, is a unique wrestler and made her name long before she started wearing the India jersey.

published on : 22nd August 2018

Asian Games: Divya Kakran bags bronze in 68kg wrestling

The draw was such that she was pitted against Chinese Taipei's Chen Wenling without playing a repechage round and won the bout in just one minute 29 seconds by technical superiority.

published on : 21st August 2018

Better than my daughters, says Vinesh Phogat's coach and uncle Mahavir

Mahavir’s daughters Geeta and Babita had inspired many by winning international wrestling medals and made them believe that women can wrestle too.

published on : 21st August 2018

Vinesh Phogat shines at Asian Games 2018

Putting Rio blues behind, Vinesh Phogat became the first Indian woman to win Asiad wrestling gold.

published on : 21st August 2018

Asian Games 2018: In Bajrang Punia's book, bold means gold

Inspired by mentor Yogeshwar, Haryana wrestler steps out of shadow of illustrious predecessors.

published on : 20th August 2018

Wrestlers get 'Gold Luck' send-off ahead of Asian Games

Wrestlers, including the likes of Sakshi Malik, Pooja Dhanda, and Vinesh Phogatsaid that they are ready for the games and are eyeing medal for the country.

published on : 13th August 2018

Sushil Kumar ​heading to Georgia for Asian Games tune-up 

He will return to Delhi before leaving for Indonesia which is hosting the Games.

published on : 1st August 2018

Sports can bridge gap between India and Pakistan gap: Muhammad Riaz

The Pakistan wrestling team is currently here in India to participate in the ongoing Junior Asian Wrestling championship.

published on : 21st July 2018

Indian wrestler Kavita Devi to compete in Mae Young Classic tourney

Devi is the lone Indian woman among the 32 female competitors, who will take part in the tournament to be held on August 8 and 9 in Florida.

published on : 21st July 2018
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