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.
Union sports ministry suspends WFI additional secretary Vinod Tomar
New Delhi: The Union sports ministry on Saturday suspended the additional secretary of WFI, Vinod Tomar amid protests by India’s celebrated wrestlers against the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief, media reports said.
CWG: Ravi Kumar Dahiya wins gold; India's 4th in wrestling
Birmingham: Ravi Kumar Dahiya Saturday won a major gold medal as he defeated Nigeria's Ebikewenimo Welson in the final of the men's 57kg final by technical superiority.
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
Ravi Kumar Dahiya emerges as second Indian to win silver in Olympic wrestling
Tokyo/IBNS: Indian grappler Ravi Kumar Dahiya settled for a silver at the ongoing Olympics as he lost the final of 57 kg freestyle wrestling after a keen contest against world champion Zaur Uguev of Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) 4 -7 Thursday.
Tokyo Olympics: Ravi Kumar Dahiya wins wrestling silver after losing to Russian Zavur Uguev
Tokyo/IBNS: Indian wrestler Ravi Kumar Dahiya on Thursday won an Olympic silver medal after losing to Russian two-time defending world champion Zavur Uguev in 57 kg bout.
Kotak Mahindra Bank collaborates with Inspire Institute of Sport to aid athletes
Kolkata/IBNS: Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited (KMBL) on Wednesday said it has tied up with Inspire Institute of Sports (IIS) to help fulfil the aspirations of budding wrestling and boxing athletes from across the country.
Court rejects Olympian wrestler Sushil Kumar's anticipatory bail in murder case
New Delhi/IBNS: Decorated wrestler Sushil Kumar has been denied anticipatory bail by a Delhi court in the murder case of 23-year-old wrestler Sagar Dhankad.
Police issues lookout circular against Olympian wrestler Sushil Kumar in murder case
Delhi/IBNS: Police have issued a lookout circular against Olympian wrestler Sushil Kumar, who allegedly beat to death 23-year-old wrestler Sagar Dhankad and thrashed his two friends in Chhatrasal Stadium in the night of last Tuesday, said media reports.
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.
Indian wrestler Gulia seeks bronze at U-23 World Wrestling
New Delhi, Oct 29 (UNI) World Junior World Championships bronze medallist Veer Dev Gulia brought delight to Indian fans by securing his place in the bronze medal contest in 79kg at the UWW Under-23 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary on Monday while Naveen (70kg) reached repechage.
Wrestling championship: Deepak Punia secures Olympics quota
Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, Sep 21 (UNI) India's young wrestling sensation Deepak Punia reached the semi-finals of ongoing World Wrestling Championships in 86 kg weight category and secured another Olympics quota for India , here on Saturday.
World Wrestling Championship: Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar knocked out; Parveen, Sumit lose too
Nur-Sultan (Kazakhstan), Sep 20 (UNI) India’s wrestling legend and double Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar lost his first-round bout 9-11 against Azerbaijan’s Khadzhimurad Gadzhiyev in the 74kg category and was knocked out of World Wrestling Championship, here on Friday.
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.