Rio 2016 would be my last Olympics appearance: Sushil Kumar
Rio 2016 would be my last Olympics appearance: Sushil Kumar

 Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar on Tuesday said that 2016 edition in Rio de Janeiro will be his last appearance at the quadrennial extravaganza but he will take a final call on his retirement post Brazil games.

I was under pressure to win today: Yogeshwar Dutt
I was under pressure to win today: Yogeshwar Dutt

Star grappler Yogeshwar Dutt on Tuesday heaved a sigh of relief after clinching a spot for the World Championships by beating Amit Kumar Dhankhar, who had gone to court last year against the Olympic medallist alleging favouritism.

Those who earn quota, go to Olympics too: Narsingh
Those who earn quota, go to Olympics too: Narsingh

Injury to the more fancied Sushil Kumar has handed Narsingh Yadav the chance to fight for an Olympic berth and the youngster today said he would use all his might to ensure that he is picked ahead of the star grappler when their inevitable clash decides who goes to Rio next year.

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.

Wrestling Federation of India to conduct trials
Wrestling Federation of India to conduct trials

 Wrestling Federation of India's selection committee will conduct trials for the men's team on Tuesday in preparation for the Senior World Championship, the first Rio Olympics qualifying event, to be held in Las Vegas from September 7-14.

Indian wrestling team for Worlds on Tuesday
Indian wrestling team for Worlds on Tuesday

 The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) selection committee will conduct trials at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium here on Tuesday to pick male grapplers who will represent the country at the World Championships in Las Vegas from September 7 to 14.

Trial in Lucknow for women's wrestlers from Monday

The selection committee of Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) will meet at Sports Authority of India (SAI) training Centre in Lucknow on Monday to witness selection trials for the women's team who will represent the country in the Senior World Wrestling Championship in Las Vegas from September 7 to 12.

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.

Sushil Kumar to fight Narsingh Yadav for slot in World C'ship
Sushil Kumar to fight Narsingh Yadav for slot in World C'ship

New Delhi Amidst the dilemma of double Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar and Narsingh Yadav fighting each other for a place in the World Championships, the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has decided to hold selection trials of the senior grapplers on July 6-7.

India bags four medals on final day of Asian Cadet Wrestling
India bags four medals on final day of Asian Cadet Wrestling

 Woman wrestler Divya Kakran bagged a gold as India earned four medals on the final day of the Asian Cadet Wrestling Championship at the K.D. Jadhav Wrestling Stadium in the Indira Gandhi Indoor Sports Complex here on Sunday.

Indians continue fine run in Asian Cadet Wrestling
Indians continue fine run in Asian Cadet Wrestling

Suraj Rajkumar and Naveen claimed a gold each in their respective weight categories as Indian grapplers consolidated their position by winning a total of five medals on the third and penultimate day of the Asian Cadet Wrestling Championship here on Saturday.

Legendary WWE star Dusty Rhodes passes away at 69
Legendary WWE star Dusty Rhodes passes away at 69

Popular WWE legend Dusty Rhodes has died at the age of 69.

India win 5 medals on day 1 of Asian Cadet Wrestling Championship
India win 5 medals on day 1 of Asian Cadet Wrestling Championship

Arun Kumar and Pradeep won gold medals as India put up an impressive show on the opening day of the Asian Cadet Wrestling Championship by grabbing five medals, here on Thursday.

Pakistan wrestlers denied visa by India: Report

 The Indian High Commission has refused visas to a contingent of wrestlers and officials from Pakistan who wanted to participate in the Cadet Asian Wrestling Championship, starting June 11 in New Delhi, according to a media report.

8 gold for Indians at International Wrestling tournament
8 gold for Indians at International Wrestling tournament

 Indian grapplers ended their campaign on a high in the International Wrestling tournament in Sassari City, Italy, bagging as many as nine medals, including eight gold in Men's Freestyle event.

Four Indians bag gold in International wrestling tourney
Four Indians bag gold in International wrestling tourney

Four Indian grapplers, including Yogeshwar Dutt, struck gold at the International Wrestling tournament in Sassari City, Italy, after finishing on top in their respective weight categories in Men's Freestyle.

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.

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.

Naveen loses out on third-place spot in Asian championship

 Naveen went down to Bashir Bajanzadeh of Iran in the 130kg Greco-Roman category to lose out on a bronze medal on the final day of the Senior Asian Wrestling championship in Doha on Sunday.

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.