Wrestler

No camp for Under-23 wrestlers before World Championships in Serbia

The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) though sought permission from the Sports Authority of India (SAI) to organise a preparatory camp but the request has not been approved as of now.

published on : 18th October 2021

Olympic wrestler Sushil Kumar to remain behind bars in Chhatrasal Stadium murder case

Kumar, along with others, had allegedly assaulted former junior national wrestling champion Sagar Dhankar and his friends at the stadium in May over an alleged property dispute.

published on : 6th October 2021

Leaving behind two-year-old son for Worlds giving wrestler Ritu Malik sleepless nights

Ritu had been dropping her son at her sister's place every day to ensure she trained regularly for the marquee event

published on : 29th September 2021

Women wrestlers to camp at IG Stadium ahead of World Championships from Sep 20

The Worlds will be the first major international event for the wrestlers after the Tokyo Olympics.

published on : 17th September 2021

Court commits Chhatrasal Stadium murder case against Sushil Kumar to sessions court

Kumar, along with several other accused, was produced before the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate through video-conference in the morning.

published on : 13th September 2021

With hubby Bajrang by her side, Sangeeta Phogat makes cut for worlds; Vinesh out

The youngest among Phogat sisters, Sangeeta last competed in 59kg in the Asian Championships in 2018.

published on : 31st August 2021

If need arises, wrestling federation will run professional league: WFI chief

We will compensate wrestlers if there is any contract issue, says Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh  

published on : 31st August 2021

Tata Motors extend sponsorship of Indian wrestling till 2024 Olympics 

It was also announced that apart from the scholarships to 60 juniors, 30 talented wrestlers, to be identified by the WFI, will be adopted by Tata Motors.

published on : 27th August 2021

Sports psychologist should be attached to teams, feels wrestler Anshu Malik

WFI President Brijbhushan Sharan Singh admitted that the Indian team needs to have two psychologists travelling with them all the time.

published on : 27th August 2021

No time to grieve over Tokyo defeat, next Olympics is approaching: Vinesh Phogat 

When Vinesh was asked about her experience in Tokyo where she made a shock quarterfinal exit, she said she "learnt a lot".

published on : 27th August 2021

Vinesh Phogat sends apology to WFI, disciplinary committee to take call

The Wrestling Federation of India had earlier handed a temporary suspension to grappler Vinesh Phogat over her behaviour at the Tokyo Olympics.

published on : 15th August 2021

Court takes cognizance of charge sheet filed against Olympic wrestler Sushil Kumar in murder case

Kumar and others had allegedly assaulted Dhankar and his friend at the stadium on the intervening night of May 4 and 5 over an alleged property dispute. Sagar succumbed to the injuries later.

published on : 6th August 2021

From his village Nahri to Russia, meet Olympic hero Ravi Dahiya's sparring partner  

Now with the Indian Air Force, Arun Kumar competes in 70kg freestyle and even went to Vladikavkaz, Russia, recently as Ravi's sparring partner.

published on : 4th August 2021

Yogeshwar Dutt feels Indian contingent will return from Tokyo with 8-12 medals

Former India weightlifter Karnam Malleswari echoed Yogeshwar's sentiments and said she also thinks that India would come back with 10-12 medals.

published on : 23rd July 2021
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