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A WhatsApp group gave birth to Pro Wrestling League team Veer Marathas

In the era of social media, the Pro Wrestling League (PWL) has created history by managing to raise a team worth over Rs 7 crore from a simple WhatsApp Group.

Jan 21, 2018, 21:25 PM IST

Sushil Kumar's Phoenix-like rise exposes wrestling's sorry tale in 2017

Indian wrestling would have remained a tale of highs and lows had it not been for two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar's Phoenix-like rise, which gave a reality check to a sport that hasn't moved much since his sudden exit from the scene three years ago. 

Dec 24, 2017, 15:42 PM IST

Sonam Malik wins gold at World Cadet Wrestling Championship, Neelam bags bronze

Four other wrestlers Simran, Manisha, Minakshi, Karuna will also fight for Bronze Medal in different weight categories.

Sep 08, 2017, 12:42 PM IST

Indecisive on future, ace Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt still eager to continue

"It would be unfair to commit right now whether I would be participating in either Commonwealth or Asian Games. I would need to sit down and gather my thoughts before returning to action at the international arena," he insisted.

Apr 23, 2017, 12:40 PM IST

Dipa Karmakar, Sakshi Malik among 53 Indians in Forbes' 'Under-30' Achievers list

Indian trailblazing gymnast Dipa Karmakar and wrestler Sakshi Malik are among the list of 53 Indians featuring in the Forbes' list of super achievers from Asia who are under the age of 30 and "pushing boundaries of innovation".

Apr 17, 2017, 16:05 PM IST

Indian legend Sushil Kumar likely to make WWE debut next year

Early this year, in October, the multiple Olympic medallist confirmed that WWE top officials had approached him with an offer.

Dec 29, 2016, 15:08 PM IST

Not Sushil Kumar, but THIS Japanese wrestler is Sakshi Malik's inspiration

Sakshi Malik also said that for better performances, Indian grapplers should learn from their foreign counterparts.

Sep 07, 2016, 13:02 PM IST

After Silver, Yogeshwar Dutt's Bronze medal from London Olympics might turn to 'GOLD' – Here's how!

It would be a great news if Yogi gets the gold medal after his first-round exit in recently concluded Rio Olympics 2016.

Sep 02, 2016, 18:26 PM IST

I will give BMW handed over to me by Sachin Tendulkar to my father: Sakshi Malik

Sakshi Malik, along with other champions from Rio Olympics, was handed over a BMW by Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar at an event last Sunday.

Sep 01, 2016, 13:03 PM IST

From Bronze to Silver: Yogeshwar Dutt needs to pass THIS crucial test before medal upgrade

"Yogeshwar's tests are also being conducted and once his dope test comes out clean, then only he will be handed the silver medal"

Aug 31, 2016, 17:18 PM IST

Narsingh Yadav dope case: Grappler took banned substance intentionally, claims CAS

Narsingh`s urine sample taken out-of competition on June 25 was found to contain metabolites of methandienone and long term metabolite of methandienone.

Aug 23, 2016, 13:06 PM IST

Grappler Narsingh Yadav’s Rio Olympics participation hangs in balance as CAS delays decision

Narsingh had claimed of a conspiracy to frame him and had filed a police report in this regard, although he refrained from naming anyone.

Aug 19, 2016, 03:08 AM IST

Rio Olympics 2016: Grappling for a hat-trick

Despite the controversy surrounding Narsingh Yadav’s dope test, Indian wrestling contingent will be looking to make it third time in a row after medal wins in 2008 and 2012.

Aug 02, 2016, 18:09 PM IST

Wrestler Narsingh Yadav a victim of conspiracy: Sports Minister Vijay Goel

Narsingh Yadav was exonerated of doping charges by the NADA, which concluded that he was a victim of sabotage.

Aug 01, 2016, 20:15 PM IST

Central Government plays waiting game as Wrestling Federation backs dope-tainted Narsingh Yadav

WFI chief Bhusan Sharan Singh also trashed media reports of him calling on the Prime Minister to intervene in the matter.

Jul 25, 2016, 20:57 PM IST

Sushil Kumar to approach WFI before deciding on moving Supreme Court

Sushil's mentor and father-in-law Mahabali Satpal, meanwhile, said he was upset with the verdict.

Jun 06, 2016, 22:36 PM IST

Rio Olympics 74kg berth: Delhi HC to pronounce order on Sushil Kumar's plea on June 6

Narsingh has been staking his claim to represent India at the Olympics since last year.

Jun 02, 2016, 18:08 PM IST

Rio Olympics berth: Hearing in Sushil Kumar, Narsingh Yadav issue deferred to June 2 by Delhi High Court

Sushil had approached the high court after his name did not figure in India’s Rio preparatory camp.

Jun 01, 2016, 17:28 PM IST

Rio Olympics 2016: Sushil Kumar may move court if trial not called

Sushil has already taken the matter to the doorsteps of Prime Minister's Office but is yet to get a response from the government.

May 14, 2016, 20:28 PM IST