Sushil Kumar, six other wrestlers to train in Ohio-based institute
Sushil Kumar, six other wrestlers to train in Ohio-based institute

Double Olympic bronze medallist wrestler Sushil Kumar and six other Indian athletes will get to train at the SPIRE Institute in the first week of November under a joint venture between Sheru Classic and the Ohio-based institute.

Arjuna award would have motivated me even more for Asiad: Amit Kumar
Arjuna award would have motivated me even more for Asiad: Amit Kumar

All geared up for the Asian Games, Commonwealth Games gold medallist grappler Amit Kumar confessed had he been conferred with Arjuna award it would have given him added motivation to go for a podium finish at the multi-sport event, commencing on Friday at Incheon.

North Korea hails world champion Yang Kyong Il
North Korea hails world champion Yang Kyong Il

North Korea has feted wrestler Yang Kyong Il at a reception to celebrate his gold medal at the world championships in Tashkent and said his success had been built on the "wise leadership and deep loving care" of leader Kim Jong Un.

India end campaign without any medal in Wrestling World C'ship

 Indian wrestlers drew a blank in the FILA World Championship as they ended their campaign with a listless show on the final day of the competition with three of them crashing out in the initial rounds of their respective Greco-Roman bouts here on Sunday.

Sandeep fails to recreate magic; Harpreet loses in repechage
Sandeep fails to recreate magic; Harpreet loses in repechage

Sandeep Tulsi Yadav, who created history by winning India's first-ever medal in the Greco-Roman category in the World Wrestling Championship last year, failed to repeat his feat this time around as he went down in the Round of 32 in the 66kg division here on Saturday.

Better showing by Indian grapplers in World C'ship on Day 5
Better showing by Indian grapplers in World C'ship on Day 5

After a disappointing show by the Indian men and women grapplers in the freestyle category, the country's Greco-Roman wrestlers came up with a better showing in the ongoing FILA World Championship, here today.

Indian eves continue dismal show at World Wrestling C'ship
Indian eves continue dismal show at World Wrestling C'ship

Indian women grapplers continued their disappointing performance with three of them making yet another early exit in their respective weight categories on day four of the FILA World Championship, here today.

After men, women also draw a blank at Wrestling World C'ship

After a disappointing show by the Indian men in freestyle category, the women grapplers also failed to make their presence felt with Commonwealth Games silver medallist Sakshi Malik (60kg) bowing out of the FILA World Championships in the quarterfinal here today.

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.

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.

Yogeshwar Dutt expects 3-4 freestyle medals from Asian Games
Yogeshwar Dutt expects 3-4 freestyle medals from Asian Games

 Yogeshwar Dutt, who will lead India's challenge at the upcoming Asian Games in the absence of Sushil Kumar, is expecting the grapplers to win three to four freestyles medals for the country in the mega-event known to have much tougher competition than the Commonwealth Games.

German wrestling legend plays coach at Nanjing Youth Olympics

German wrestler Karan Mosebach may be unknown to many at the Nanjing Youth Olympics, but the 17-year-old has garnered some attention thanks to his big name mentor.

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.

Olympic champion Mijain Lopez leads Cuba at world wrestling

Two-time Olympic champion Mijain Lopez heads the Cuban delegation to the World Wrestling Championship to be held from Sep 8 to 14 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

Wrestlers looking for a better show at upcoming Asian Games

Having put up a great show at the recently-concluded Commonwealth Games, the Indian grapplers are now eyeing an even better performance at the upcoming Asian Games, ti be held in Incheon, Korea.

Glasgow gold boost for Rio Olympics: Sushil Kumar

India champion wrestler Sushil Kumar said Saturday that the Glasgow Commonwealth Games gold should inspire him to bigger success at the 2016 Olympics to be held in Rio de Janeiro.

Sushil Kumar gets a rousing welcome after returning from CWG

Wrestler Sushil Kumar got a rousing welcome last night after returning home from the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Galsgow, where he bagged a gold medal in wrestling.

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, Day 6: Sushil Kumar-led wrestling team dominates in India`s best show

Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar spearheaded a sparkling show as Indian grapplers dominated the wrestling arena with three gold medals after the shooters ended their campaign on a rousing note with five more podium finishes on sixth day of competitions in the 20th Commonwealth Games here on Wednesday.