wrestling

WFI admits to doping at venues, says it will reward those who expose offenders

Officials of the Wrestling Federation of India will also keep a watch on grapplers and record them if they resort to corrupt practices

published on : 12th November 2022

Kerala policewoman wins two gold medals in World Arm Wrestling Competition

ASI Mini Raju, prior to entering the world of arm wrestling, was a state-level athlete who participated in the 100 and 200-metre heats and long-jump events and won medals.

published on : 31st October 2022

U23 World Wrestling championship: Aman Sehrawat wins first-ever gold for India

Earlier this year, Aman Sehrawat took home gold in the U23 Asian Championship and silver at the U20 Asian Championship.

published on : 23rd October 2022

Bhanwala becomes first Indian to win medal at U23 Worlds, takes bronze 

Bhanwala scored two points with a take-down move and with 35 seconds left in the bout, managed to push his rival on the back to level the scores.

published on : 19th October 2022

U-23 Worlds: Travel agent did what Wrestling Federation of India couldn't

The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) applied for visas for the Indian team comprising 30 wrestlers and their support staff on October 4.

published on : 19th October 2022

21 Indian wrestlers denied Spain visa; likely to miss U-23 World Championships

According to a WFI communication, the visa was denied because the Spanish authorities felt that the team will not leave the country before the expiry of visa.

published on : 18th October 2022

New Japan Pro Wrestling founder Antonio Inoki passes away at 79

New Japan Pro-Wrestling founder and former professional wrestler Antonio Inoki (real name Kanji Inoki) died in Tokyo on October 1st.

published on : 1st October 2022

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
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