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Selection trials in November for proposed wrestling Worlds

Among them will be wrestlers from 74kg in men's freestyle. The weight category has always been in the spotlight for the past couple of years due to presence of two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kuma

14 Oct 2020

Lifter Mirabai Chanu, coach to leave for US on Wednesday

The programme was sanctioned by the sports ministry's Mission Olympic Cell last month.

12 Oct 2020

Vinesh Phogat joins national camp, Sakshi Malik expected soon

A few wrestlers including Tokyo-bound Vinesh requested the WFI to allow their personal staff to accompany them in the camp.

12 Oct 2020

Sports Authority of India agrees in principle, judokas to participate in Budapest

However, only five judokas, who possess Schengen visa, will be able to participate as visa formalities for remaining nine are unlikely to complete in time.

10 Oct 2020

Budapest meet may be first event for judokas

Budapest Grand Slam could be the first international event for Indian judokas since the Covid-19 outbreak led to suspension of all events in March.

09 Oct 2020

Vinesh Phogat may seek more time

A source close to the Haryana grappler said that she might write to the federation requesting it to allow her to join a few days later than October 10, the day all grapplers should report.

06 Oct 2020

IPL 2020: Abdul Samad's rise from small-town J&K to keeping Dhoni in check

Spotted by ex-India player Irfan Pathan in 2018, the then 16-year-old was soon fast-tracked into senior cricket. Heaping praise on Samad, Pathan said: "All the credit goes to him and his character."

04 Oct 2020

Men’s wrestling camp extended till December 31

National camp for men wrestlers, which commenced on September 1 at SAI centre in Sonepat, has been extended till December 31.

28 Sep 2020

Women’s wrestling camp by October 15

Earlier, the federation along with the SAI had planned to start the camp on October 1.

24 Sep 2020

Fresh SOP to delay arrival of new batch of wrestlers

The fresh SOP issued by SAI will lead to delay in arrival of new batch of wrestlers for the ongoing national camp in Sonepat.

16 Sep 2020

Cueists likely to resume training from October

The eighth edition of the Indian Open scheduled to be held in September in Odisha had already been cancelled.

14 Sep 2020

Wrestlers want relook at sparring rule in national camp

While coaches feel they have to follow instructions, wrestlers are not amused with the decision as they believe camp will not serve the purpose if sparring is not allowed.

13 Sep 2020

Shadow over women’s camp

A final decision in this regard could be taken on Monday after consulting stakeholders, including the wrestlers and support staff.

12 Sep 2020

Sponsors on board, Jharkhand T20 League set to be first live cricket in India

Dream-11, IPL title sponsor this season, has been announced as 'powered by partner' of the league

12 Sep 2020

JSCA T20 League all set to go as teams set for arrival

Squads have to submit Covid-19 negative test report of not more than 24 hours older than their arrival for gaining entry to the stadium complex.

12 Sep 2020