Greco-Roman

Harpreet Singh bags silver as India finishes with 16 medals at Asian Wrestling Championships

India's overall tally of 16 medals included eight -- one gold, three silver and four bronze -- won by men's freestyle wrestlers, four bronze by women and three silver and bronze by Greco-Roman wrestlers.

Apr 28, 2019, 20:39 PM IST

Former India wrestler Kripa Shankar Bishnoi suggests key changes to world body

The current weight divisions of 59 kg, 66 kg, 75 kg, 85 kg, 98 kg and 130 kg in the Greco-Roman style could be changed to 60 kg, 70 kg, 80 kg, 90 kg, 100 kg and 130 kg.

May 24, 2017, 23:56 PM IST

India's Olympic farce: After Vinesh Phogat, another overweight wrestler disqualified

Gurpreet weighed 500gm more than what was stipulated to be eligible for the Greco-Roman 75kg category competition.

May 06, 2016, 18:42 PM IST

17-member wrestling team for Asian Olympic Qualification

The team, consists of five in men's freestyle, six in Greco-Roman and six in female wrestling.

Mar 06, 2016, 18:55 PM IST

24 wrestlers to represent India at Junior Asian Wrestling Championship

A 24-member team will be representing India in the Junior Asian Wrestling Championship to be held in Myanmar from July 9 to 12.

Jul 01, 2015, 17:58 PM IST

Asian Cadet Wrestling: Indians finish second in men's freestyle, women's category

India on Sunday bagged four medals, including a gold, on the final day to finish runners-up in both men's freestyle and women's wrestling competitions of the Asian Cadet Championship here.

Jun 14, 2015, 20:47 PM IST

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.

May 10, 2015, 23:48 PM IST

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.

Sep 14, 2014, 17:23 PM IST

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.

Sep 13, 2014, 19:13 PM IST

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.

Aug 17, 2014, 13:15 PM IST

Can India better its 2010 performance at 2014 Commonwealth Games?

Can India better it`s 2010 performance at the 2014 Commonwealth Games? This is the question everyone is asking ahead of the Glasgow opening ceremony. In the previous edition of the Games, held in Delhi, India won a record 101 medals. The unprecendented medal haul helped the host nation to finish second behind Australia in the medals tally.

Jul 23, 2014, 16:38 PM IST

Russian torchbearer dies after carrying flame in Sochi relay

A torchbearer died of a heart attack after carrying the Olympic flame as part of Russia`s torch relay leading up to the Sochi 2014 Winter Games in February, an official said on Monday.

Dec 16, 2013, 22:04 PM IST

London Olympics wrestling: Iran`s Soryan Reihanpour wins gold

Iranian wrestler Hamid Mohammad Soryan Reinhanpour won gold in the men`s 55 kg Greco-Roman class Sunday, beating his Azerbaijani opponent Rovshan Bayramov in the final.

Aug 06, 2012, 01:52 AM IST

Wrestler Anil Kumar wins silver in Asian Championship

India`s Greco-Roman wrestler Anil Kumar today bagged the silver medal in the Senior Asian Wrestling Championship at Tashkent.

May 22, 2011, 18:22 PM IST

Wrestler Anil Kumar wins silver in Asian Championship

India`s Greco-Roman wrestler Anil Kumar today bagged the silver medal in the Senior Asian Wrestling Championship at Tashkent.

May 22, 2011, 18:22 PM IST