United World Wrestling

Wrestler Deepak Punia climbs to No.1 spot in rankings, Vinesh Phogat occupies second place

Deepak, the reigning junior world champion, had to remain content with the silver medal after he pulled out of the summit clash against Iranian great Hasan Yazdani due to an ankle injury in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan last week.

Sep 27, 2019, 14:35 PM IST

Navjot Kaur climbs to No.2 in world wrestling rankings

Reigning Asian champion Navjot Kaur was rewarded for her recent gold medal effort as she became world No 2 in the women's 65kg category in the latest rankings released by the United World Wrestling.

Mar 11, 2018, 22:17 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

UWW gave go ahead PWL 2016 after WFI's intervention: Brijbhushan Sharan Singh

The game's apex body was initially against the conduct of the Pro Wrestling League this year.

Nov 11, 2016, 23:14 PM IST

Rio bronze medalist Sakshi Malik enters top-5 in world rankings

Previously unranked, Sakshi, who became the first Indian woman wrestler to win an olympic medal, claimed the position in the latest list.

Sep 12, 2016, 16:30 PM IST

Yogeshwar Dutt's Bronze from London Olympics 2012 will not turn to Gold – Here's why!

Yogeshwar Dutt had earlier confirmed that his Bronze medal has been upgraded to Silver, after Besik Kudukhov, who died in a car crash in 2013, was tested positive for a banned substance.

Sep 07, 2016, 09:13 AM IST

Japan pin-up wrestler feared baldness after hot water `attack`

Japan`s wrestling pin-up Sosuke Takatani feared he could go bald after a rival poured a kettle of hot water over his head at the world championships in Tashkent, local media reported on Friday.

Sep 12, 2014, 11:25 AM IST