Wrestling federation president to release statement on Jan 22
Gonda (UP)IBNS/UNI: President of Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Kaisarganj, Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, will release his formal statement on the ongoing tussle between him and the wrestlers on Jan 22.
Wrestling Federation of India to be revamped, Brij Bhushan given 24 hours to resign
New Delhi: The Union Sports Ministry has reportedly asked Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh to resign within 24 hours.
Bajrang Punia requests CPI (M) leader Brinda Karat at Jantar Manta protest: 'This is athletes' protest. Don't make it political'
New Delhi/IBNS: CPI (M) leader Brinda Karat was requested to leave the stage with folded hands at Delhi's Jantar Mantar on Thursday where over 200 wrestlers are protesting against alleged sexual exploitation and abuse by the wrestling federation chief and several coaches, media reports said.
WFI chief Brij Bhushan Singh calls sports minister Anurag Thakur to clarify wrestlers' allegations
New Delhi/IBNS: President of the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) and BJP MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh called Sports Minister Anurag Thakur to explain himself over the allegations of sexual misconduct by wrestlers, media reports said.
Women wrestlers molested by national coaches: Vinesh Phogal alleges at protest in Delhi's Jantar Mantar
New Delhi/IBNS: Vinesh Phogat, the first Indian woman wrestler to win gold in both Commonwealth Games and the Asian Games, on Wednesday made some serious allegations against the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) and its president Brijbhushan Sharan Singh.
Renault India presents KIGER SUV to Olympic medalist Ravi and Bajrang
New Delhi/UNI: Renault India on Saturday presented a brand-new Kiger subcompact SUV to Indian wrestlers - Ravi Kumar Dahiya and Bajrang Punia as a token of appreciation for their stunning performance in the recently concluded 2020 Tokyo Olympics and making India proud.
Neeraj Chopra, among other medalists return home, greeted by crowd with honour
New Delhi/UNI: Indian Olympic contingent including star performer Neeraj Chopra, who brought laurels to the country after winning gold medal in javelin throw at the Tokyo Games, returned home on Monday.
India celebrates Tokyo Olympics glory, looks to future with hope
New Delhi/UNI: As the curtains come down on the XXXII Olympics at Tokyo 2020, India has several reasons to celebrate and look towards the future with hope.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: India's star wrestler Bajrang Punia wins bronze
Tokyo: India's medal hope Bajrang Punia will not return home empty handed as he beat Kazakhstan's Daulet Niyazbekov in men's 65kg freestyle event of Tokyo Olympics to clinch a bronze medal here on Saturday.
India end Day 15 in Tokyo Olympics on a lukewarm note
Tokyo/IBNS: India ended the day fifteenth of their campaign at the ongoing Olympics on a lukewarm note as Aditi Ashok retained at the second spot at the end of the third round in women’s golf and wrestler Bajrang Punia lost his semi- final bout but still in contention for a medal while the women hockey team narrowly lost the bronze medal match against Great Britain 3-4.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Bajrang loses to Aliyev in semis, to fight for bronze
Tokyo/UNI: India's Bajrang Punia lost 12-5 to Azerbaijan's Haji Aliyev in the men's freestyle 65kg wrestling semifinal match at the ongoing 2020 Tokyo Olympics, here on Friday.
Asian Wrestling Championships: Bajrang Punia pulls out of finals, settles for silver; Ravi Dahiya retains gold
Almaty/IBNS: Ace wrestler and one of India's leading hopes for gold in the Tokyo Olympics, Bajrang Punia, had to settle for a silver medal on Saturday in the 65 kg category of Asian Wrestling Championships in Almaty, Kazakhstan after he decided to pull out of the finals due to an injury.
Wrestler Bajrang Punia wins gold at Rome event, reclaims world No. 1 rank
Rome/UNI: India's ace wrestler Bajrang Punia defended his 65kg title at the Matteo Pellicone Ranking Series event in Rome after winning his gold medal bout, which also pushed him back to world number one rank.
World Wrestling C'ships: Bajrang Punia enters quarterfinal, Sakshi & Divya loses
Nur-Sultan (Kazakhstan), Sep 19 (UNI) India's ace wrestler and World No 1 Bajrang Punia started his World Wrestling Championships campaign with a 9-2 win over Poland’s Krzysztof Bienkowski in the 1st round (65kg) here on Thursday.
Cricketer Ravindra Jadeja nominated for Arjuna Award
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IBNS): Indian cricketer Ravindra Jadeja has been nominated for the prestigious Arjuna Award by the award committee.