Wrestlers set to get visa and leave for USA tomorrow
Wrestlers set to get visa and leave for USA tomorrow

Indian wrestlers are all set to get their visas tomorrow and leave for Las Vegas, USA, for the September 7-12 World Championship, which will also double up as the first qualification tournament for next year's Rio Olympics.

Bajrang, Babita qualify for World Wrestling Championship
Bajrang, Babita qualify for World Wrestling Championship

Star grapplers Bajrang and Babita Kumari on Tuesday qualified for next month's World Wrestling Championship after emerging victorious in their respective weight categories in the final selection trials at the SAI Training Centre in Sonepat.

Vinesh, Geeta book World Wrestling Championships berths

Veteran Geeta Phogat and youngster Vinesh qualified for the World Wrestling Championships for women even as an injured Babita Kumari missed the selection trials, held at the SAI Training Centre in Lucknow on Monday.

Selection trials of Women's World Wrestling Championships on July 6 in Lucknow
Selection trials of Women's World Wrestling Championships on July 6 in Lucknow

Veteran Geeta Phogat and youngster Vinesh would be fighting it out for a place in the upcoming women's World Wrestling Championships, while an injured Babita Kumari will miss the selection trials, slated to be held in SAI Training Centre, Lucknow on July 6.

Babita, Amit, Bajrang recommended for Arjuna award
Babita, Amit, Bajrang recommended for Arjuna award

Grapplers Babita Kumari, Amit Kumar Dahiya and Bajrang have been recommended by the Wrestling Federation of India for this year's Arjuna award.

Indian women grapplers fail to win medal at Asian Championship
Indian women grapplers fail to win medal at Asian Championship

India on Friday had a bad day in office at the Senior Asian Wrestling Championship in Doha as none of the grapplers could finish on the podium, including Babita Kumari who lost her bronze medal bout in women's freestyle 53kg category.

Asian Games: Yogeshwar Dutt ends India's 28-year gold drought in wrestling
Asian Games: Yogeshwar Dutt ends India's 28-year gold drought in wrestling

Yogeshwar Dutt ended a 28-year gold drought for India in wrestling after defeating Tajikistan's Zalimkhan Yusupov in a rip-roaring 65kg title contest to provide the country with its fourth yellow metal in the 17th Asian Games here on Sunday.

Wrestler Babita Kumari working on new strategy for Incheon Asian Games
Wrestler Babita Kumari working on new strategy for Incheon Asian Games

With the Commonwealth Games gold in her kitty, India's top female wrestler Babita Kumari has now shifted focus to the Asian Games and is working on a totally different approach to tackle Japanese and Chinese opponents she is likely to encounter.

Babita Kumari, Vinesh Phogat to spearhead Indian challenge at Asian Games

Glasgow Commonwealth Games gold medallists Babita Kumari and Vinesh Phogat will spearhead a four-member Indian women`s wrestling team at the Asian Games to be held in Incheon, Korea from September 19 to October 4.

Babita Kumari battled ligament tear to win gold at 2014 Commonwealth Games

Wrestler Babita Kumari on Wednesday revealed that she went against the advise of the doctor, who suggested her not to compete at the Commonwealth Games as her ligament tear injury was serious, and fought her way to a first-place finish, taking home the gold medal.

Indian grapplers dominate CWG 2014 with 13 medals

Indian wrestlers lived upto their expectations by scooping 13 medals, including five gold, with star grapplers Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt leading the charge in yet another spectacular show at the 20th Commonwealth Games.

Glasgow Commonwealth Games: Grapplers continue to impress, give India two more golds

Olympics bronze medallist Yogeshwar Dutt and Babita Kumari breezed their way to gold medals as wrestlers continued to rule the roost by bagging an impressive two yellow metals for India on the eighth day of the 20th Commonwealth Games, here on Thursday.

2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games, Day 8: As it happened...

Welcome to our live coverage of the Day 8 of the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

2014 Commonwealth Games: Yogeshwar, Babita, Geetika assured of silver

Three Indian grapplers, including Olympic bronze medallist Yogeshwar Dutt, qualified for the finals in their respective weight categories to ensure at least three silver for India on the third and final day of the wrestling competition in the Commonwealth Games here on Thursday.

Geeta to spearhead Indian women`s challenge at Asian Meet

Olympian Geeta Phogat and Babita Kumari will spearhead the Indian women`s challenge at the Asian Wrestling Championship to be held here from April 18 to 22.

Indian wrestler Babita wins world championship bronze

Babita Kumari (51kg) became the second Indian female wrestler to win a World Championships medal after she clinched a bronze in Edmonton, Canada.