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Kuldeep Malik named chief Indian wrestling coach
Kuldeep Malik named chief Indian wrestling coach

The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) on Monday named Kuldeep Malik as the new chief national coach in place of axed Vinod Kumar.

Brijbhushan re-elected as president of Wrestling Federation of India
Brijbhushan re-elected as president of Wrestling Federation of India

Brijbhushan Sharan Singh was today re-elected unopposed as president of the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) for a four-year term here.

Six Indian coaches to travel with team for Wrestling Worlds
Six Indian coaches to travel with team for Wrestling Worlds

Six Indian coaches are set to travel with the 24-member wrestling team which will be leave for Tashkent, Uzbekistan tomorrow to compete in the FILA World Championships to be held from September 8-14.

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.

Sushil Kumar likely to skip World Championship, Asian Games

His eyes firmly trained on the 2016 Rio Games, two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar, in all probability, will skip the upcoming World Championship as well as the Asian Games slated to be held next month, as he now wants to win a gold in the biggest sporting event.

HC refuses to interfere in CWG wrestlers selection

The Delhi High Court on Thursday refused to tinker with the list of selected wrestlers for the 2014 Commonwealth Games at Glasgow but asked the Centre to ensure adherence of the National Sports Code in future selections of athletes and supporting staff by sports bodies.

Wrestlers move HC for WFI derecognition for not holding trials

Three wrestlers on Wednesday moved the Delhi High Court seeking derecognition of Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) alleging violation of sports code by not holding trials for selecting players for the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Wrestlers leave for Astana sans Sushil, Yogeshwar

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.

Top posts in sports bodies should have only sportspersons: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court Thursday said it may recommend to the Law Commission to consider the option of having only sportspersons in top posts in sports organisations in the country.

No Sushil, Yogeshwar for freestyle Wrestling World Cup

Olympic medallist grapplers Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt will not be a part of the next month`s Freestyle Wrestling World Cup as the two have been given further rest by the federation from national duties.

HC asks Centre to reply to plea of Arjuna awardee wrestler

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.

Financial dispute between WFI-FILA leaves Yogeshwar high & dry

Olympic medallist Yogeshwar Dutt has paid the price for Wrestling Federation of India`s financial dispute with FILA as the grappler has been barred from competing in the Golden Grand Prix event in Azerbaijan by the organisers on the world body`s instruction.

IPL-style wrestling may debut next year

If all goes according to the plan the proposed IPL-style Indian Wrestling League may begin early next year, the president of the Wrestling Federation of India Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh said on Sunday.

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.

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.

World wrestling championships medal winners felicitated

The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) on Wednesday announced Rs five lakh for World Championship silver medallist Amit Kumar while bronze medal winners Bajrang and Sandeep Tulsi Yadav will be given Rs three lakh each.

Yogeshwar not to undergo surgery on his right knee

Olympic bronze medallist Yogeshwar Dutt has been advised not to go in for surgery by his doctors on the knee, which has been diagnosed twice, as it could pose serious threat to his wrestling career.

WFI expels its former secretary Kartar Singh for 6 years

The Wrestling Federation of India expelled its former secretary general Kartar Singh from the national body as well as its affiliated units for six years on charges of misconduct and indiscipline on Tuesday.

Wrestling gets backing of world body for national Oly units

The campaign for wrestling`s re-inclusion in the Olympics received a big boost with the influential Association of National Olympic Committees backing the move for the sport being retained in the Games.

WFI trying to get resolution passed in Parliament on wrestling

With wrestling nations garnering support for reinclusion of the sport in 2020 Olympics, the WFI today said they are trying to get a resolution passed in the Parliament in support of the game apart from lauching online petitions on their website.