Wrestling federation of India

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

Men’s wrestling camp extended till December 31

National camp for men wrestlers, which commenced on September 1 at SAI centre in Sonepat, has been extended till December 31.

published on : 28th September 2020

Shadow over women’s camp

A final decision in this regard could be taken on Monday after consulting stakeholders, including the wrestlers and support staff.

published on : 12th September 2020

WFI to name replacements after wrestlers’ consent now

Given the reluctance especially after the COVID-19 scare at the centre, WFI has decided to name replacements only after the wrestlers give their consent.

published on : 8th September 2020

Postpone the men's camp too, wrestlers urge WFI

On Thursday, three wrestlers - Deepak Punia (86kg), Navin (65kg) and Krishan (125kg) - tested positive for Covid-19 in Sonepat.

published on : 4th September 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

Wrestlers yet to get full contractual fees 

AMID much fanfare, the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) announced annual central contracts for Indian wrestlers in November 2018.

published on : 24th July 2020

Wrestling camp still on hold

Many core grapplers hesitant to join, wish to practice at home till end of July and reassess.

published on : 16th July 2020

WFI to terminate contract, coach Cook shocked

In a bizarre move, the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) decided to terminate women’s coach Andrew Cook’s contract three months before its deadline. 

published on : 26th June 2020

Wrestling Federation of India writes to SAI for extending coach tenure

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

published on : 30th May 2020

Wrestling camps with reduced strength when possible

National camps for wrestlers could resume in June if normalcy is restored, but the number of grapplers might reduce significantly.

published on : 15th April 2020

Let people write me off, I am preparing for 2021 Tokyo Olympics now: Sushil Kumar

Already on the wrong side of 30s, Sushil was struggling to qualify for the Tokyo Games but the postponement of the quadrennial event has re-ignited his Olympic hopes.

published on : 6th April 2020

Sushil Kumar, Narsingh Pancham Yadav face-off could on cards again for Olympics 2021 trials?

The WFI recently said that it will not stop the Maharashtra wrestler from taking part in the selection trials.

published on : 27th March 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.

published on : 25th February 2020

Coronavirus impact: Chinese wrestlers not to compete in Asian Championships in Delhi

A top official of the Wrestling Federation of India told PTI that the government has denied visas to the 40-strong Chinese contingent.

published on : 17th February 2020
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