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Ace wrestler Vinesh Phogat leaves her Arjuna and Khel Ratna Awards on Kartavya Path

New Delhi: Asian Games and Commonwealth Games gold medallist Vinesh Phogat left her Arjuna and Khel Ratna Awards on the pavement of Kartavya Path in New Delhi in protest against the alleged mistreatment of female wrestlers in India amid the controversy in the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI).

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. 

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.

'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: WFI's emergency general council meeting in UP's Ayodhya called off

New Delhi/IBNS: The emergency meeting of the Wrestling Federation of India’s (WFI) general council, scheduled for Sunday in UP's Ayodhya, was cancelled following the Union sports ministry's order to suspend all its ongoing activities in the wake of the allegations of sexual abuse and harassment against the sports body and its president, said a report in the media.

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.

Vijender Singh joins wrestlers' protest, asked to step down from stage: Report

New Delhi/IBNS: Olympian boxer and Congress politician Vijender Singh on Friday joined the wrestlers protesting at Delhi's Jantar Mantar against Wrestling Federation India (WFI) and its chairman Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh over sexual harassment charges.

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.