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Japan politician to host pro-wrestling exhibition in North Korea

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 14:11

A Japanese wrestler-turned-politician said Monday that he would co-host an international wrestling exhibition in North Korea next month, just days after Tokyo revoked some of its unilateral sanctions against the isolated state.

Tension prevails after quarrel in UP village

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 15:27

Tension prevailed in Ahiyarapur village after a quarrel during a local wrestling competition led to protests by a group of people.

Russian martial art Sambo is now part of Asian Games

Last Updated: Monday, January 20, 2014, 18:05

The Russian martial art of sambo has earned recognition of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) and has become part of the Asian Games.

Sushil Kumar to compete in 74kg in Rio Games, Yogeshwar in 65kg

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 01, 2014, 23:56

Putting to rest all speculations, on Wednesday it was confirmed that star wrestlers Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt will compete in 74kg and 65kg categories respectively at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games to avoid face-off against each other.

Four-times world champion Kudukhov dies in car crash

Last Updated: Sunday, December 29, 2013, 21:25

Russian freestyle wrestler Besik Kudukhov has died at the age of 27 following a car accident on Sunday, the domestic federation said.

FILA weight changes hit Sushil, Yogeshwar

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 19:22

Two freestyle weight categories (6okg and 66 kg) in which India won three Olympic medals in the last two Games have been scrapped by the world body FILA from the 2016 Rio Games and the men affected are Sushil Kumar and his childhood buddy Yogeshwar Dutt.

Rio Olympics to have new women`s wrestling categories

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 18:47

The wrestling world`s governing body, FILA, announced here Tuesday that two weight categories will be added in the women`s section in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

Iranian wrestler banned for life

Last Updated: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 17:10

Iranian Greco-Roman wrestler Amir Aziz Ali-Akbari has been banned for life after testing positive for a banned anabolic steroid.

Sushil put Indian wrestling on the world map: TNA star Angle

Last Updated: Friday, December 13, 2013, 18:15

Kurt Angle would not have even imagined an Indian grappler finishing on the podium in the Olympic Games had it not been for Sushil Kumar`s historic bronze at the 2008 Beijing Games, which made the TNA impact wrestling legend stand up and take notice of the country.

TNA Wrestling on a talent hunt to recruit

Last Updated: Monday, December 09, 2013, 23:23

Total Nonstop Action (TNA) Wrestling, which is trying to promote pro-wrestling in India, is scouting local talent for recruitment.

Wrestlers strike gold at Commonwealth Championships

Last Updated: Monday, December 09, 2013, 17:48

The Indian men`s Greco Roman wrestling team notched up a rich haul of seven gold, five silver and two bronze medals at the Commonwealth Championships held in Johannesburg from December 5 to 7.

Stacy Keibler will never return to wrestling?

Last Updated: Monday, October 07, 2013, 10:20

Stacy Keibler is reportedly not planning to return to wrestling world.