Star grapplers Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt have decided to skip the FILA World Wrestling Championships to be held next month in Tashkent, Uzbekistan to avoid injuries and preserve themselves for the upcoming Asian Games.
Olympic heroes Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar have decided to give it a miss for the second year running even as an upbeat Indian wrestling contingent gets set to leave for the Senior Asian Championship to be held in Astana, Kazakhstan from April 22 to 27.
The Ultimate Warrior, one of U.S. professional wrestling`s most celebrated athletes, has died at the age of 54, days after being inducted into the World Wrestling Entertainment Inc Hall of Fame, the company said late on Tuesday.
The Delhi High Court on Monday sought replies from the Centre and the Wrestling Federation of India on a plea of a former wrestler, an Arjuna awardee, that he be allowed to take part as coach of the women`s team in an international tournament in the US at government expenses.
Double Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar feels the massive reprieve to wrestling will motivate the Indian grapplers in the upcoming World Championships and they will return from Budapest with more medals.
Champion wrestler Sushil Kumar has welcomed the return of the sport to the Olympic fold, saying that the efforts of a cross-section of people from all walks of life had contributed to this achievement.
Australian wrestler Nathan Jones will lock horns with Tamil actor Jayam Ravi here July 12 for upcoming Tamil thriller ‘Bhoologam’. The film`s director is confident that this fight sequence will be the highlight of the project.