Coronavirus impact: Women wrestlers skip Ukraine camp 

Six competing in Olympic categories cancel training plans for Kiev due to fears surrounding coronavirus; Vinesh opts to train in Norway instead

03 Mar 2020

Latest health advisory leaves wrestlers worried

An advisory issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare a couple of days ago in view of coronavirus has left the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) and Indian wrestlers a worried lot.

29 Feb 2020

Qualifier doubtful, but wrestlers to train abroad for Olympics

“We have not received any official communication from the UWW or the host association in this regard (cancellation of the event).

28 Feb 2020

Here's how Jammu and Kashmir cricket team overcame uncertainty to enter Ranji Trophy quarterfinals

Due to the communication clampdown in the region, the team management had a torrid time in establishing contact and asking players to regroup.

27 Feb 2020

Sonam overcomes Sakshi again, moves one step closer to Olympics

The qualifier is slated in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan from March 27 to 29. Finalists in each weight category will qualify for the Tokyo Olympics.

27 Feb 2020

Kashvee swings into history with 10 wickets

Kashvee Gautam, only 16, on Tuesday became the first woman from the country to claim a 10-wicket haul in a match.

26 Feb 2020

Trials to select three wrestlers for Olympic qualifiers on February 26

Except for 62kg and 76kg in women’s wrestling and 60kg in Greco-Roman, all other wrestlers have justified their selections.

25 Feb 2020

Asian Championships: Pak wrestler Muhammad Bilal eyes medal despite late switch

I won bronze in the second qualifier but missed a Rio berth as only the two finalists were supposed to make the cut.

20 Feb 2020

Asian wrestling: Reluctant Tayyab Raza seeks to uphold family name

The 24-year-old is among three Pakistani freestyle wrestlers, who will compete in the Asian Championships commencing in New Delhi on Tuesday.

18 Feb 2020

Pakistani wrestlers granted visas for Asian wrestling

The Pakistani wrestling contingent will be the first team from across the Wagah border to travel to India for a sporting event after the Pulwama terror attack in February last year.

16 Feb 2020

Tokyo-bound wrestler Bajrang takes meditation lessons from Sadhguru

With the Olympics less than five months away, Bajrang’s foreign coach, Shako Bentinidis, is taking no chances and has turned towards Sadhguru’s meditation technique to improve his concentration. 

16 Feb 2020

Pakistan threatens withdrawal from Asian wrestling after visa delay

The Pakistan Wrestling Federation (PWF) has threatened to withdraw from the Asian Championships scheduled in New Delhi if its athletes are not given visas by February 15.

13 Feb 2020

Under 19 Word Cup final fracas under ICC scanner

India U-19 manager says world body will review TV footage before taking decision on allegation of misbehaving

11 Feb 2020

Coronavirus scare: North Korea pulls out due to Beijing halt

North  Korea has decided not to compete in the Asian Wrestling Championships in New Delhi from February 18-23.

11 Feb 2020

Post-Pulwama, first Pakistan team on Indian trip

Pakistan Wrestling Federation operational manager Farid Ali confirmed the development and said their participation at the Asian Championships is certain.

08 Feb 2020