Wrestling

Anurag Thakur congratulates Bajrang Punia for clinching bronze at World Wrestling Championships 2022

Ace Indian wrestler and Olympic medalist Bajrang Punia captured a bronze medal in the men's 65 kg category at the ongoing World Wrestling Championships 2022.

published on : 19th September 2022

We are athletes, not robots: Vinesh Phogat lashes out at critics on social media

The 28-year-old is not someone who holds back and she came out with a long statement, that gave a sense of how hurt she was by the criticism.

published on : 19th September 2022

Bajrang braves head injury to claim fourth medal at World Championships in Belgrade 

Despite sustaining an injury in the opening bout, the wrestler shows fighting spirit to return with a bronze medal.  

published on : 19th September 2022

Bajrang becomes 1st Indian to win 4 medals at world wrestling c'ships, claims bronze in Belgrade 

Bajrang, who won a bronze in last year's Tokyo Olympics, eked out a close 11-9 win on points over Sebastian C Rivera of Puerto Rico in one of the bronze medal bouts in the 65 kg category.

published on : 19th September 2022

Wrestling Worlds: Olympic medallist Ravi Dahiya out of medal contention

While Dahiya made an early exit, Naveen entered the bronze medal match after beating World No.4 Syrbaz Talgat of Uzbekistan in 70kg opening round of repechage 11-3.

published on : 16th September 2022

Wrestling World C'ships: Vinesh Phogat makes it to the repechage round, likely to get shot at Bronze

Apart from Vinesh Phogat, the last edition's bronze medallist Sarita Mor (57kg), Mansi Ahlawat (59kg), Nisha Dahiya (68kg) and (72kg) will be in action on Sept 14.

published on : 14th September 2022

Wrestler Vinesh stamps her authority, Sarita also qualifies for Worlds

However, Vinesh, who recently completed a hat-trick of gold at the CWG in Birmingham, outclassed her opponent in every department to register a comprehensive win.

published on : 30th August 2022

Inspired by granddad & Anshu, wrestler Priya bags U20 Worlds silver 

Grandfather wanted her to become a wrestler but Priya Malik gave the idea a serious thought only after watching talented Anshu Malik from close quarters.

published on : 22nd August 2022

History-making wrestler Antim ready for Vinesh's challenge

Antim might have become the toast of the nation with the gold now but it was her eldest sister Sarita who encouraged her to pursue wrestling.

published on : 20th August 2022

Bajrang, Deepak & Ravi to train overseas for Worlds

The trio was exempted from mandatory selection trials by the Wrestling Federation of India.

published on : 16th August 2022

Parents' sacrifices, no smartphone policy help Naveen finish on top of podium

The nation was mesmerised by Ravi Dahiya's story when the Haryana wrestler clinched the Tokyo Olympic silver last year.

published on : 7th August 2022

After troubled times, Vinesh Phogat creates golden history

Ravi, Naveen also finish on top; Indian wrestlers win 12 medals from as many events at the Commonwealth Games

published on : 7th August 2022

Indian Olympic Association requests CGF to include shooting and wrestling in Victoria Games

IOA acting president Anil Khanna & treasurer Anandeshwar Pandey meet CGF president Dame Louise Martin on Tuesday to discuss matter

published on : 27th July 2022

New Asiad schedule puts Wrestling Federation of India in a fix

As per the announcement made by the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), the showpiece continental event will be held from September 23 to October 8 next year.

published on : 20th July 2022

Commonwealth Games 2022: Punjabi flavour in Canada, England's wrestling teams

While the Indian team has enough firepower to set the wrestling mat ablaze, it doesn't have any athletes from Punjab, once called the land of Pehalwans (wrestlers).

published on : 7th July 2022

Indian wrestlers clinch eight medals in U-15 Asian Wrestling Championship

Iran clinched Asia Title with 205 Points while Kazakhstan was runner-up with 192 Points and India secured 3rd place as they gained 172 Points.

published on : 3rd July 2022

After Rome, Indian wrestlers to miss Madrid event due to CWG visa formalities

The tournament, Grand Prix of Spain, is slated from July 8 to 10 in Madrid and the wrestlers were planning it as part of their build-up to the Birmingham Games.

published on : 2nd July 2022

Tokyo Olympian Deepak Punia skips Ranking Series for U-23 meet

The U-23 Asian Championships is scheduled in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan from June 19 to 26 while the Matteo Pellicone Ranking Series is slated from June 22 to 25 in Italy.

published on : 12th June 2022

Putting behind Commonwealth Games trials controversy, wrestler Mohit eyes medal on his senior debut

Mohit, however, feels a lengthy layoff of two years due to a knee injury has made him strong enough to undergo such trauma and he will only come back stronger.

published on : 1st June 2022

The ugly side of sport: Challenge, counter challenge, slaps and life ban on wrestler Satender

It all happened on an action-packed day at the IG Stadium, New Delhi during the selection trials to pick up the men's freestyle team in six Olympic weight categories for the CWG on Tuesday.

published on : 18th May 2022
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