Indians disappoint on Day 1 of World Wrestling Championships
Indians disappoint on Day 1 of World Wrestling Championships

Commonwealth Games silver medallist wrestler Rajiv Tomar crashed out of the World Championships in the qualifying round itself as India began their campaign on a disappointing note here today.

CWG 2014: Indian wrestlers shine as Sushil, Amit, Vinesh win gold on Day 6

Star grappler Sushil Kumar led India`s sparkling show in the wrestling arena as the country claimed three gold medals on the first day of the wrestling competitions at the Commonwealth Games, here today.

CWG 2014: Final was easy; India will dominate more on mat, says Sushil Kumar

Star grappler Sushil Kumar says the gold medal bout against Pakistan`s Qamar Abbas was a cake walk for him and he predicted India`s further domination in wrestling arena at the ongoing Commonwealth Games.

FILA weight changes hit Sushil, Yogeshwar

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.

Veteran wrestlers from Punjab move Delhi HC against WFI

The Delhi High Court has sought the Centre`s response on a plea of veteran wrestlers, who have been denied visas to participate in an event to be held in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Poor refereeing cost me gold medal: Amit Kumar

World Championship silver medallist wrestler Amit Kumar today rued that a bad umpiring decision at the fag end of his bout cost him a deserving gold medal in the final of the 55kg category against Iran`s Hassan Farman Rahimi.

Wrestlers confident ahead of IOC meeting at St Petersburg

With wrestling going in for major revamp in its archaic rules, the Indian grapplers are hopeful of the sport being shortlisted when the IOC meets on Wednesday in St Petersburg.

Grappler Yogeshwar gunning for World Championship medal

With an Olympics bronze medal in his kitty, Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt now aims for the elusive World Championship medal.

Yogeshwar Dutt to be part of Mission-Dosti dangal

As many as eleven foreign grapplers apart from Indian wrestlers, including the likes of the London Olympics bronze medallist Yogeshwar Dutt, will be a part of the third Mission-Dosti International Indian Style Dangal to be held here on October 19.

London Olympics: Would have loved to hear national anthem says Sushil

London Olympics silver medallist Sushil Kumar said he wanted to win the gold in the men`s 66kg freestyle wrestling event and hear India`s national anthem.

Sushil Kumar's journey: From mud pits to the Olympic podiums

From being the son of a DTC bus conductor to becoming the first Indian sportsperson to win back-to-back medals at the world`s biggest sporting extravaganza -- the Olympic Games -- grappler Sushil Kumar has indeed come a long way.

Olympians with Haryana connection earn millions

It pays to be a Haryanvi for now - with or without a medal in the London Olympics.

London Olympics: We are getting better at Olympics says IOA

Indian Olympic Association (IOA) secretary general Randhir Singh Saturday said wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt`s bronze medal that took the country`s tally to five, from the London Games made it India`s best ever performance at the Olympics.

Arunachal wrestler Riba wins bronze media in Asian Cadet

Arunachal Pradesh wrestler Dada Riba won a bronze medal in 46 kg category in Asian Cadet Wrestling Championship held in Bishkek in Kazakistan during July 5-8.

Four Commonwealth Games wrestlers caught for doping

Four Indian wrestlers, including Arjuna Awardee Rajiv Tomar, were found to have flunked NADA dope tests and a red-faced national federation today announced their removal from the team for the Commonwealth Games.

Four Commonwealth Games wrestlers caught for doping

Four Indian wrestlers, including Arjuna Awardee Rajiv Tomar, were found to have flunked NADA dope tests and a red-faced national federation today announced their removal from the team for the Commonwealth Games.