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India's Rio Olympics campaign ends with a whimper; shock defeat for Yogeshwar Dutt in qualification round

India's Rio Olympics campaign ends with a whimper; shock defeat for Yogeshwar Dutt in qualification round

The 33-year-old grappler from Haryana, who is playing in his fourth and, in all probability, last Olympics, looked a pale shadow of his previous self as he lost 0-3 to the Mongolian grappler.

CAS overturns NADA’s decision, gives grappler Narsingh Yadav a 4-year ban

CAS overturns NADA’s decision, gives grappler Narsingh Yadav a 4-year ban

The CAS panel did not accept the argument of the athlete that he was the victim of sabotage.

Rio Olympics: Bronze medal is result of my 12 years of hard work, says Sakshi Malik

Rio Olympics: Bronze medal is result of my 12 years of hard work, says Sakshi Malik

Sakshi earned the dramatic win after falling behind 0-5 following the first period in the do-or-die bout.

Grappler Vinesh Phogat suffers ligament tear, will take at least a week to recover: India’s Olympics Chief

Grappler Vinesh Phogat suffers ligament tear, will take at least a week to recover: India’s Olympics Chief

Vinesh's campaign was cut short after she hurt her right knee half-way into the first period of her 48kg quarterfinal fight against China's Sun Yanan.

Rio Olympics: Wrestler Sakshi Malik clinches bronze to open India's medal account

Rio Olympics: Wrestler Sakshi Malik clinches bronze to open India's medal account

The 23-year-old from Rohtak overturned a 0-5 deficit in a hectic second round to win 8-5.

Rio Olympics 2016: Narsingh Yadav eyes fairy-tale climax, Yogeshwar Dutt keen to sign off on high

Rio Olympics 2016: Narsingh Yadav eyes fairy-tale climax, Yogeshwar Dutt keen to sign off on high

Midway into the 17-day extravaganza, the biggest ever Indian contingent of 100-plus athletes is yet to land a medal and the onus would now be on the wrestlers to make up for it.

India Wrestling

Eight Indian wrestlers will go to Rio. Yogeshwar Dutt will the Indian challenge in absence of Sushil Kumar, who failed to get India nod after losing a protracted legal battle with Narsingh Yadav.

Men's Freestyle

Huge blow to India: Medal hope Babita Kumari likely to miss 2016 Rio Olympics

Huge blow to India: Medal hope Babita Kumari likely to miss 2016 Rio Olympics

Babita qualified for Rio Games after Mongolian wrestler Sumiya Erdenechimeg failed a dope test in the Asian qualifiers in March.

Sushil, Yogeswar flag off `Push for Wrestling` campaign

In a bid to garner support for reinstating wrestling into the Olympics, India`s star wrestlers Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt today flagged off a campaign urging supporters to show their solidarity with the sport.

Indians shine in Commonwealth Wrestling

Indian grapplers stamped their authority and ran away with the champions trophy in all three categories at the Commonwealth Wrestling Championships.

Indians shine in Commonwealth Wrestling

Indian grapplers stamped their authority and ran away with the champions trophy in all three categories at the Commonwealth Wrestling Championships.

A family where five girls are wrestlers

Ostracised initially for taking up wrestling, five Bhiwani girls from the same family have now become the pride of their village after all of them bagged gold medals at the Asian Cadet Championship.

A family where five girls are wrestlers

Ostracised initially for taking up wrestling, five Bhiwani girls from the same family have now become the pride of their village after all of them bagged gold medals at the Asian Cadet Championship.