Vinesh Phogat

Wrestler Vinesh Phogat to train in Hungary, Poland

The trip has been sanctioned under the Target Olympic Podium Scheme.

published on : 25th December 2020

Government sanctions 40-day Hungary training camp for Vinesh Phogat and her team

The camp was sanctioned under the government's Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS).

published on : 25th December 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.

published on : 12th October 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.

published on : 6th October 2020

Wrestler Vinesh Phogat recovers from COVID-19, tests negative twice

The only woman wrestler to have qualified for Tokyo Olympics, Vinesh said she would prefer to be in isolation for some time.

published on : 2nd September 2020

After Vinesh Phogat and coach test positive for COVID-19, training venue in Haryana closed down

Pratap Sports School in Haryana’s Kharkhoda where star wrestler Vinesh Phogat was training under coach Om Prakash Dahiya has been closed for now as a precautionary measure.

published on : 31st August 2020

Wrestler Vinesh Phogat tests positive for COVID-19, to miss awards

Earlier, Vinesh had pulled out of the national wrestling camp, scheduled to begin on September 1 in Lucknow.

published on : 28th August 2020

Five nominated for Khel Ratna, 29 for Arjuna Awards: Nomination numbers defy tradition

This is the second time since 2016 that four athletes have been finalised for the country's highest sporting honour.

published on : 18th August 2020

Vinesh Phogat pulls out of national camp citing health risk, irks WFI 

The rescheduled national camp for Olympic weight category wrestlers is set to begin from September 1 in Lucknow (women) and Sonepat (men).

published on : 18th August 2020

Vinesh Phogat to be nominated for Khel Ratna, Sakshi Malik for Arjuna

Vinesh has been consistent in the last three years, winning Asian Games gold in Jakarta.

published on : 31st May 2020

Vinesh Phogat cuts short Norway exposure trip, to land in Delhi today

Star wrestler Vinesh Phogat, who was training in Norway along with her personal coach Woller Akos, has been asked to cut short her trip and return to the country.

published on : 13th March 2020

Grappling with misses

Japanese wrestlers hurt India as Vinesh and Sakshi settle for bronze and silver

published on : 22nd February 2020

Vinesh, Anshu win bronze medals for India in Asian Wrestling Championships

While Vinesh defeated Thi Ly Kieu of Vietnam 10-0 in the 53kg bronze medal bout, Anshu got the better of Sevara Eshmuratova of Uzbekistan to finish on the podium.

published on : 21st February 2020

Asian Wrestling Championship: Vinesh defeated by nemesis Mukaida, Sakshi in hunt for gold

Vinesh had lost twice to Mukaida in 2019 - at World Championship and Asian Championships - and the trend continued as the gritty Indian yet again struggled to break the strong defence of the Japanese.

published on : 21st February 2020

Dutee Chand, PV Sindhu, Mary Kom among nominees for BBC Sportswoman of the Year award 

Wrestler Vinesh Phogat and para-badminton player Manasi Joshi are the other nominees for the award, the winner of which will be announced on March 8.

published on : 3rd February 2020
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