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Vinesh Phogat makes the cut for Paris Olympics 2024

India’s star wrestler Vinesh Phogat, who was at the forefront of the protests against Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief Brij Bhushan Singh, secured an Olympic quota in the women's 50kg category.

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. 

'Will return national awards': Ace wrestler Vinesh Phogat writes an open letter to PM Modi

New Delhi: A week after Sakshee Malikkh announced her retirement from wrestling and Bajrang Punia relinquished his Padma Shri, ace wrestler Vinesh Phogat, who protested fiercely against the former Wrestling Federation of India chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, has declared her intention to return the Khel Ratna and Arjuna Awards.

'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.

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.

'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.

Vinesh Phogat wins India's 5th gold in wrestling

Birmingham: India's star wrestler Vinesh Phogat Saturday bagged the gold in wrestling in women's freestyle 53kg Nordic in the Commonwealth Games beating Sri Lanka's Chamodya Keshani Maduravalage Don.

Vinesh out of contention for repechage round as Vanesa loses in semis

Tokyo/UNI: World No 1 Vinesh Phogat's hopes of competing in repechage round dashed away after Vanesa Kaladzinskaya of Belarus lost to her Chinese opponent Pant Qianyu in the semi-final of women's freestyle wrestling 53kg here on Thursday.

Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat clinches gold at Poland Open

New Delhi/UNI: Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat clinched the women’s 53kg category gold medal at the Poland Open after beating Ukraine’s Khrystyna Bereza in the final in Warsaw.

Ace wrestler Vinesh Phogat tests positive for Covid-19

New Delhi/IBNS: Wrestler Vinesh Phogat said on Friday that she has tested positive for Covid-19 but is asymptomatic.