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India end U23 World Wrestling Championships 2021 with five medals

For India, Shivani Pawar won silver in 50kg while Anju, Divya Kakran, Radhika and Nisha Dahiya picked up bronze medals.

published on : 8th November 2021

U-23 World Championships: Wrestlers move Delhi HC against their exclusion by SAI

While the federation had recommended 45 names including 30 wrestlers, SAI had approved only seven of them and asked the WFI to recommend 17 more names who will be sent on government cost.

published on : 30th October 2021

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

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

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

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

Personal coaches not to accompany wrestlers, to reach Tokyo later

Travel plan of these personal coaches has been designed to ensure they get accommodation at the Games Village as soon as they reach there," said a Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) official

published on : 21st July 2021

Know your wrestlers: Ravi Dahiya dark horse in India's mighty squad for Tokyo Olympics

India will field seven wrestlers, headlined by the spunky Vinesh Phogat and a very strong Bajrang Punia.

published on : 14th July 2021

Olympics: Indian wrestlers to leave for Tokyo on July 26 or 27

IOA informed on Saturday that the first batch of the country’s Tokyo-bound athletes will leave by an Air India chartered flight on July 14.

published on : 3rd July 2021
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