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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.

Sakshi Malik quits wrestling after Brijbhushan's aide elected as WFI chief

New Delhi: Rio Olympics bronze medallist Sakshi Malik on Thursday announced her retirement from wrestling soon after Sanjay Singh, an aide of former Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief Brij Bhushan Singh, was elected as president of India's top wrestling body.

'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.

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.

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.

'Respond in 3 days': Centre to wrestling body on sexual harassment allegations

New Delhi/IBNS: The sports ministry has sought a response from the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) after top wrestlers including Olympian Vinesh Phogat, Olympic medallists Bajrang Punia and Sakshi Malik alleged molestation by national coaches and chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh. 

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.

India sees hat-trick of gold medals in wrestling as Bajrang Puniya, Sakshi Malik, Deepak Puniya triumph at CWG

Birmingham/IBNS: In a spectacular sporting display by Indian wrestlers Friday,  Bajrang Punia gave the country its first gold medal in wrestling at the ongoing Commonwealth Games 2022, only to be followed by Sakshi Malik in the women's 62kg category and Deepak Puniya in men's 86kg category sealing a hat-trick of golds in the sports.

CWG '22: Bajrang Punia and Sakshi Malik seal two golds medals for India in wrestling

Birmingham/IBNS: It is a glorious day for Indian sports with Bajrang Punia giving the country its first gold medal in wrestling at the ongoing Commonwealth Games 2022, only to be followed by Sakshi Malik in the women's 62kg category to add a second yellow medal in the sport

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.

My only goal is to change the colour of my medal: Sakshi Malik

New Delhi, July 30 (UNI): Sakshi Malik has a new goal – changing her medal colour at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

PV Sindhu,Sakshi Malik,Dipa Karmakar, Jitu Rai receive Khel Ratna from President

New Delhi, Aug 29 (IBNS): Four Indian athletes- PV Sindhu,Jitu Rai,Sakshi Malik and Dipa Karmakar- were conferred with the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award by President Pranab Mukherjee here on Monday.