India Wrestling

Ritu Phogat wins silver in Senior U-23 World Wrestling Championships

Ritu Phogat wins silver in Senior U-23 World Wrestling Championships

She is one the three Phogat sisters from Haryana. Her sisters Geeta Phogat and Babita Kumari, as well as cousin Vinesh Phogat, have established themselves as world-class wrestlers.

Nov 25, 2017, 12:19 PM IST
Sushil Kumar makes comeback, Yogeshwar Dutt not to take part in  National Wrestling Championships

Sushil Kumar makes comeback, Yogeshwar Dutt not to take part in National Wrestling Championships

The 34-year-old Sushil was last seen action at the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games where he finished with a gold.

Nov 12, 2017, 17:03 PM IST

WFI suspends coach over objectionable social media post

In the September 12 post, Patel had expressed his ire at the WFI only partially endorsing tweaks made in wrestling rules by the international body governing it.

Sep 28, 2017, 00:00 AM IST
Narsingh Yadav hopes CBI enquiry will clear his tainted name

Narsingh Yadav hopes CBI enquiry will clear his tainted name

Narsingh, who was preferred over two-time Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar as the country's quota entry for Rio in the 74 kg class after he secured it in Las Vegas in 2015, was thrown out of the Games a day before his opening bout by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

Sep 01, 2017, 21:46 PM IST
Sakshi Malik, Vinesh Phogat crash out of World Wrestling Championships

Sakshi Malik, Vinesh Phogat crash out of World Wrestling Championships

After three listless days, the onus was on Sakshi and Vinesh to end India's medal drought but both failed to live up to the expectations.

Aug 24, 2017, 18:38 PM IST
Asian Wrestling Championships: Sumit bags silver to end India's campaign on a high

Asian Wrestling Championships: Sumit bags silver to end India's campaign on a high

The Indian wrestlers finished with 10 medals, including a gold, five silver and four bronze, bettering their tally of nine medals in the last edition of the Asian Championship at Bangkok, Thailand.

May 15, 2017, 00:27 AM IST
Asian Wrestling Championships: Bajrang Punia gives India first gold; women's team finishes second

Asian Wrestling Championships: Bajrang Punia gives India first gold; women's team finishes second

London Olympics bronze medallist Yogeshwar Dutt was present on the sidelines to witness his prodigy Bajrang win the gold medal.

May 13, 2017, 22:01 PM IST
Dangal 2: Babita Phogat reveals Shahid Kapoor strange wish

Dangal 2: Babita Phogat reveals Shahid Kapoor strange wish

During an interview, the 'Udta Punjab' actor expressed his wish to be a part of ‘Dangal’, saying he would love to play the role of either Geeta or Babita in the movie.

Mar 03, 2017, 11:45 AM IST
Dragged into India-Pakistan tension, Sakshi Malik clears her stand

Dragged into India-Pakistan tension, Sakshi Malik clears her stand

The 58 kg freestyle wrestler, and shuttler PV Sindhu, saved India the blushes at Rio Olympics by winning a bronze and silver medal respectively.

Oct 07, 2016, 18:10 PM IST
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.

Aug 21, 2016, 17:46 PM IST
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.

Aug 19, 2016, 04:13 AM IST
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.

Aug 18, 2016, 04:52 AM IST
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.

Aug 18, 2016, 04:11 AM IST
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.

Aug 18, 2016, 03:09 AM IST
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.

Aug 14, 2016, 15:44 PM IST

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Eight Indian wrestlers will go to Rio.

Jul 24, 2016, 21:11 PM IST
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.

Jul 09, 2016, 18:41 PM IST

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.

Mar 07, 2013, 16:19 PM IST

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.

Aug 08, 2011, 22:14 PM IST

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.

Aug 08, 2011, 22:14 PM IST