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World Wrestling Championships: Women grapplers disappoint, Narsingh in repechages

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 21:39

India`s Nirmala Devi (48kg) and Vinesh (51kg) failed to impress in the women`s section of the World Wrestling Championships even as men`s freestyle grappler Narsingh Yadav entered the repechages after his conquerer made it to the finals of the 74kg section here on Wednesday.

Bajrang dedicates medal to mentor Yogeshwar

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 12:24

Bajrang, who won India`s second medal at the ongoing World Wrestling Championships, on Wednesday, dedicated his bronze medal to fellow grappler and mentor Yogeshwar Dutt.

Bajrang wins bronze medal in World Wrestling championship

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 00:02

A day after Asian Champion Amit Kumar won silver by storming into the finals of the 55kg category on the opening day, another wrestler Bajrang too made the country proud by winning a bronze in the 60kg category at the World Wrestling Championships on Tuesday.

Poor refereeing cost me gold medal: Amit Kumar

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 16:03

World Championship silver medallist wrestler Amit Kumar today rued that a bad umpiring decision at the fag end of his bout cost him a deserving gold medal in the final of the 55kg category against Iran`s Hassan Farman Rahimi.

Wrestlers set for World Championships starting from Monday

Last Updated: Sunday, September 15, 2013, 12:21

Buoyed by wrestling`s re-inclusion in the Olympic Games, a 22-strong Indian team of grapplers will fight out it against a strong international field in the World Championships starting from Monday.

Put house in order and end India`s Oly exile: Yogeshwar to IOA

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 16:03

Ecstatic at wrestling`s re-inclusion in the Olympic Games, Yogeshwar Dutt on Tuesday appealed to the suspended IOA to set its house in order to end India`s exile.

Wrestling looks to make Olympics comeback

Last Updated: Sunday, September 08, 2013, 08:47

Wrestling is the firm favourite sport to regain its place on the Olympic Games roster for the 2020 Summer Games.

Arun Kumar named Sushil`s stand-by for World Wrestling C`ships

Last Updated: Friday, September 06, 2013, 19:29

Arun Kumar has been named stand-by for London Olympics silver medallist grappler Sushil Kumar in the 22-member Indian team announced for the upcoming World Wrestling Championships to be held at Budapest, Hungary.

Yogeshwar not to undergo surgery on his right knee

Last Updated: Monday, September 02, 2013, 20:56

Olympic bronze medallist Yogeshwar Dutt has been advised not to go in for surgery by his doctors on the knee, which has been diagnosed twice, as it could pose serious threat to his wrestling career.

Wrestler Geeta aims to improve her World C`ship medal

Last Updated: Friday, August 30, 2013, 15:40

Aiming to improve on the bronze medal she won in the previous World Championships, Olympian woman wrestler Geeta Phogat said she is slightly wary of the new rules and regulations that await her at the marquee event scheduled from September 16 to 22 in Budapest, Hungary.

India finish with a silver, bronze in cadet wrestling c`ship

Last Updated: Monday, August 26, 2013, 17:48

Balraj settled for a silver after narrowly losing his 76kg freestyle bout against Russia`s Batyrbek Tcakulov as the Indian grapplers returned with two medals from the Cadet World Championship which concluded in Zrenjanin, Serbia.

No one took my fixing claim seriously: Sushil

Last Updated: Friday, August 23, 2013, 19:50

India`s double Olympic medallist wrestler Sushil Kumar today said the sports administrators in the country did not take his claims seriously that he was offered to lose the 2010 World Championship final in Moscow in return for huge money.