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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.

Wrestling will come out stronger after IOC vote: Sushil Kumar

Last Updated: Friday, September 06, 2013, 19:56

Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar today exuded confidence over reinclusion of wrestling in the Olympic movement and said the sport would come out stronger after the IOC`s Executive Board backs it in their meeting in Buenos Aires on September 8.

Junior wrestlers to experience rule changes in Asian C`ship

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 12, 2013, 18:55

Indian junior wrestlers will get first taste of major rule changes in the sport when 24 grapplers participate in the Junior Asian Wrestling Championship starting in Thailand.

We`re ready for a long haul for Olympic inclusion: FILA chief

Last Updated: Saturday, April 20, 2013, 19:31

With little over a month to go for the crucial IOC meeting that will decide the fate of wrestling in Olympics, the international wrestling body chief Nenad Lalovic said his federation was prepared for a long battle even if the sport fails to re-enter the Games on Saturday.

Fila extends local license for 30 yrs; to double stores by '15

Last Updated: Sunday, September 23, 2012, 12:33

Fila has been present here for the past three years and operates under a license agreement.

Fila ropes in Sehwag as brand ambassador, to hike prices

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 03, 2012, 15:31

The company is also gearing up to raise prices of its entire range of products by up to 7 percent from August to mitigate impact of rupee depreciation.

Sushil`s coach wins FILA `Coach of the Year` award

Last Updated: Saturday, September 25, 2010, 16:21

World Championship gold-medalist wrestler Sushil Kumar`s coach Yashvir Singh, on Saturday became the first Indian to win the International Wrestling Federation`s `Coach of the Year` award.