National campers to shift gear, likely to lift weights from next week

The International Olympic Council has already revised Olympic qualification system for the lifters.

09 Jun 2020

Arjuna nomination boosts wrestler Rahul Aware

Due to his background of run-ins with the national federation, wrestler Rahul Aware was left with no option but to miss two big events — the 2016 Olympics and 2018 Asian Games.

05 Jun 2020

JSCA writes to BCCI to host India camp

JSCA has requested BCCI to provide standard operating procedure to resume activities in the state.

03 Jun 2020

Wrestling, Judo federations to target beginners with e-learning programme

While the first phase will last four days, the next is for a developmental squad.

02 Jun 2020

Wrestling Federation of India writes to SAI for extending coach tenure

SAI has released standard operating procedures (SOP) for resumption across the country.

30 May 2020

Dummies will not help wrestlers, feel coaches

WFI has also shortlisted wrestlers in Olympic weight categories for the resumption of the camp in the first phase, making it logistically easier to hold camps in one place.

23 May 2020

Weightlifting body proposes alternate platforms and separate chalk bowls

There will also be separate containers of chalk dust, which lifters use for better grip.

21 May 2020

Second self-isolation for Kusale in two months

The 28-year-old, in contention for a place in the national squad for 2021 Olympics, is expected to start training at Kolhapur shooting range after completing this self-isolation period.

19 May 2020

Wrestling coaches sans pay from April

The campers and coaches including those from foreign countries headed back home after the announcement.

16 May 2020

Sans rifles, practice plans get shot

Along with a few Olympic hopefuls, she is also taking part in the online competitions that are being organised to keep their spirits high amidst lockdown.

11 May 2020

Quarantine and test for wrestlers, coaches and support staff joining national camp

Wrestlers, coaches and support staff who have been shortlisted for national camps will be quarantined for 14 days when they join.

09 May 2020

SG wax to polish balls to be ready this month

The official also claimed that the ball manufacturing process will not undergo a drastic change in the wake of the developments.

06 May 2020

Anti-Corruption Unit’s probes of fixing scandals now in limbo

ACU chief Ajit Singh said that the unit officials discuss matters as and when the need arises through telephone and e-mails.

05 May 2020

Stuck in Georgia, judoka Saini keeps momentum going

Jasleen Singh Saini, India’s top judoka, was training in Tbilisi when Georgia saw a lockdown being imposed.

04 May 2020

Olympics postponement allows Sangeeta Phogat to dream

Tokyo Olympics postponement means her marriage to wrestler Bajrang Punia might not be possible this year.

01 May 2020