wrestling

Senior Wrestling Nationals from November 19 to 21 in Uttar Pradesh

This will be the second senior nationals to be held this year as the federation had organised the 2020 championships earlier this year.

published on : 9th 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

WFI takes undertaking from wrestlers on contract with private sponsors before trials

The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has claimed that sports NGOs like OGQ and JSW are spoiling their athletes and will not allow them to interfere in the affairs of elite wrestlers.

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

Bajrang Punia may seek re-trials close to Worlds, reveals he carried two injuries into Olympics

Bajrang returned with a bronze medal from Tokyo after going all out in the third-fourth place play-off against Kazakhstan's Daulet Niyazbekov, taking the mat for that bout without taping his knee.

published on : 30th August 2021

National training centre for wrestlers on cards

The announcement was made during a programme organised to extend WFI's partnership with Tata Motors as the game's official sponsors till the 2024 Olympics.

published on : 28th August 2021

Tata Motors, WFI initiate programme to win gold medal in Paris Olympics 2024

Young and talented Indian wrestlers would gain assured and enhanced access to world-class training facilities, internationally reputed coaches and support through a rich nutritional programme.

published on : 27th 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

Won't force Ravi Dahiya to participate in World Championships: WFI

The WFI will not force Tokyo Olympic silver medallist Ravi Dahiya to participate in the upcoming World Championships.

published on : 26th August 2021

WFI lets off wrestlers Vinesh Phogat, Sonam Malik with warning

"Yes, all three wrestlers were let off with a warning that they will be banned for life if they commit such indiscipline in the future," a WFI source confirmed to this daily.

published on : 26th August 2021

Olympic silver medallist Ravi Dahiya to miss World Championship

The Wrestling Federation of India will conduct trials on Tuesday for the Worlds, set to be held in Oslo, Norway from October 2-10.

published on : 25th August 2021

Ravi Malik loses bronze play-off in just 42 seconds

Malik was the only Indian Greco Roman wrestler to reach the medal round.

published on : 22nd August 2021

Wrestling Junior World Championships: Ravi Malik makes bronze medal round

Ravi Malik though could not do much against Karen Khachatryan in the semifinal, which he lost by technical superiority.

published on : 21st August 2021
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