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IOC forms temporary wrestling body days after federation suspended over protests

New Delhi/IBNS: The Indian Olympic Association has formed a temporary committee to run the affairs of the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI), days after the Centre suspended its newly elected administration over protest by wrestlers. 

After suspending newly-formed WFI management, Centre asks Indian Olympic Association to set up panel to run the sports body

New Delhi: The Sports Ministry has asked the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to set up an interim panel to oversee the operations of the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI), media reports said.

Sports Ministry suspends newly-formed Wrestling Federation of India body led by Sanjay Singh

New Delhi/IBNS: The Sports Ministry of India has suspended the newly-formed Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) body led by Sanjay Singh, who is a close aide of BJP MP and former WFI chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh.

WFI chief Sanjay Singh's election: Bajrang Punia says he will return Padma Shri to PM Modi

Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia on Friday (December 22, 2023) said he will return his Padma Shri award to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a day after former Wrestling Federation of India chief's close aide Sanjay Singh was elected to the top post of the Indian wrestling body.

Out-of-practice Bajrang Punia draws blank at Asian Games

Hangzhou: Wrestler Bajrang Punia, a Tokyo Olympic medallist, failed to secure a medal at the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou, China.

'Trials should be fair': Coaches, parents on exemption granted to 6 wrestlers

New Delhi/IBNS: Several wrestling coaches and parents have criticised the decision to exempt Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Malik, Bajrang Punia, and three other wrestlers, associated with the protest against the federation chief, from Asian Games and World Championships trials.

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.