Wrestler Anil wins gold at World Cadet Championship

 Wrestler Anil on Sunday won gold medal in the 50 kg freestyle category to give India its second medal at the World Cadet Championship, being held here.

Award to ex-wrestling coach: HC sets aside single judge order

Delhi High Court on Saturday set aside an order of its single judge which had directed the Centre to confer Dronacharya Award 2015 on former chief national wrestling coach Vinod Kumar.

HC asks Centre to give Dronacharya award to ex-wrestling coach

Delhi High Court on Friday directed the Centre to confer Dronacharya award on former chief national wrestling coach Vinod Kumar.

Departure of 12 members World C'ship wrestling squad delayed

Around 12 members of the World Championship-bound Indian team's departure to the United States on Tuesday got further delayed as some of them failed to get their passport back in time after getting the visa approval.

Yogeshwar Dutt wants to boost stamina, experiment ahead of Olympics
Yogeshwar Dutt wants to boost stamina, experiment ahead of Olympics

 Confident of securing an Olympic berth and that too with a gold-medal finish at the World Championship, star India wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt said an early qualification would give him enough time to work on increasing his stamina and experiment in the run-up to the Rio Games.

Wrestlers set to get visa and leave for USA tomorrow
Wrestlers set to get visa and leave for USA tomorrow

Indian wrestlers are all set to get their visas tomorrow and leave for Las Vegas, USA, for the September 7-12 World Championship, which will also double up as the first qualification tournament for next year's Rio Olympics.

Ravi Kumar wins silver at Junior World Wrestling Championship

 Indian Wrestler Ravi Kumar fought through some tough bouts to bag the 55kg freestyle silver medal at the Junior World Championships in Salvador de Bahia, Brazil.

Eight-member Indian team to compete in Jr World Wrestling

Asian gold-medallist Ravi Kumar (55kg) will spearhead an eight-strong Indian challenge in the Junior World Wrestling Championship (freestyle) to be held at Salvador Da Bahia in Brazil from August 11 to 16 August.

Eight Indian female wrestlers for Jr Worlds

The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) on Friday announced an eight-member women's team for the Junior World Championships to be held in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil, from August 10 to 15.

Wrestling secures IOC spot in stunning comeback
Wrestling secures IOC spot in stunning comeback

The head of wrestling`s world body Nenad Lalovic secured a place on the International Olympic Committee on Monday, completing a remarkable comeback after his sport was threatened with exclusion from the Olympics.

Pro Wrestling League launched in presence of Sushil Kumar & Co
Pro Wrestling League launched in presence of Sushil Kumar & Co

 Double Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar and other star grapplers gave their stamp of approval as wrestling on Monday joined the league bandwagon with WFI and Pro-Sportify announcing the launch of Pro Wrestling League (PWL) at a glittering show here.

Hulk Hogan fired by WWE after transcript of racist tirade surfaces
Hulk Hogan fired by WWE after transcript of racist tirade surfaces

World Wrestling Entertainment Inc said on Friday it has terminated its relationship with Hulk Hogan after a U.S. tabloid published a transcript of a tirade in which the legendary wrestler used racially charged language.

Vinesh in Indian team for Kazakh wrestling tourney

 An eight-member Indian wrestling team, including Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Vinesh, will compete in the 5th President's Cup to be held at Astana, Kazakhstan from July 23 to 26.

Sangram Singh wins Commonwealth Wrestling Heavyweight Championship defeating Canadian Joe legend
Sangram Singh wins Commonwealth Wrestling Heavyweight Championship defeating Canadian Joe legend

Indian wrestler Sangram Singh made the country proud by defeating Canada's Joe Legend to win the WWP Commonwealth Championship at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in South Africa.

15-member team for Kazakhstan wrestling meet

A 15-member Indian men's wrestling team will participate in the "Cup of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan" to be held at Astana from July 23-26.

Indian wrestlers win 16 medals at Junior Asian championship
Indian wrestlers win 16 medals at Junior Asian championship

Indian grapplers finished with an impressive haul of 16 medals, including three gold, at the Junior Asian Freestyle, Greeco-Roman and Female Wrestling championship at Nay Pyi Taw in Myanmar.

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.