Vinesh Phogat

Wrestler Vinesh Phogat undergoes elbow surgery; WFI clueless about how she got injured

Wrestler Vinesh Phogat on Wednesday confirmed she underwent successful elbow surgery and said she was confident of coming back on the mat.

Sep 08, 2021, 20:38 PM IST

Vinesh Phogat raises demand for psychologist again, says ‘no time to grieve over defeat’

When Vinesh Phogat was asked about her experience in Tokyo where she made a shock quarterfinal exit, she said she ‘learnt a lot’.

Aug 27, 2021, 15:03 PM IST

Wrestler Vinesh Phogat suspension over after a warning by WFI on her 27th birthday

Like Vinesh Phogat, the other two Indian wrestlers Sonam Malik and Divya Kakran, have also been cautioned and will now be in contention to compete in the World Championships.

Aug 26, 2021, 11:29 AM IST

WATCH - PM Narendra Modi lifts up Vinesh Phogat's spirit after Tokyo 2020 heartbreak

After a disappointing end to her campaign in the recently-concluded Tokyo Olympics, India's star grappler Vinesh Phogat was embraced with supporting words by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Aug 18, 2021, 12:51 PM IST

Tokyo Olympics gold medallist Neeraj Chopra speaks up in support of ‘suspended’ Vinesh Phogat

After the Tokyo Olympics, the WFI accused Vinesh Phogat of indiscipline and barred her from participating in any tournament. Neeraj Chopra has made it clear that he will support Vinesh Phogat.

Aug 17, 2021, 08:15 AM IST

Vinesh Phogat stands up to Wrestling federation, refutes two charges and admits to one in reply

Lawyer Vidushpat Singhania clearly stated that Vinesh Phogat, who had tested COVID-19 positive in 2020, was ‘merely following COVID-19 quarantine rules & regulations as specified by the International Olympic Committee & government of Japan in the athletes playbook.

Aug 16, 2021, 06:40 AM IST

Tokyo Olympics 'misconduct': Sonam Malik responds to WFI notice, federation awaits Vinesh Phogat's reply

The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) had on Tuesday suspended Vinesh for indiscipline on three counts during the Tokyo Olympics. 

Aug 13, 2021, 23:24 PM IST

Vinesh Phogat: 'We celebrate Simone Biles for saying she wasn't mentally prepared for Olympics. Try saying that in India'

While talking about her temporary suspension by Wrestling Federation of India, Vinesh Phogat also spoke about how she went through a bout of depression after changing her weight category in 2019.

Aug 13, 2021, 12:54 PM IST

In pics: Vinesh Phogat suspended, find out all about champion wrestler

Vinesh Phogat is part of legendary Phogat family of wrestlers which has given India plenty of international medals. Vinesh, a two-time Commonwealth Games gold medallist and current Asian Games champion, bowed out of the Tokyo Olympics after losing in the second round. The 26-year-old has now been temporarily suspended by the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) for refusing to train with Indian team and breaching apparel code in Tokyo. In these collection of pictures, we reveal some unknow facts about Vinesh Phogat.

Aug 11, 2021, 10:44 AM IST

WFI suspends wrestler Vinesh Phogat for indiscipline during Tokyo Olympics

Vinesh Phogat had travelled to Tokyo from Hungary where she was training with coach Woller Akos. Upon arriving, she refused to stay at the Games Village and train with the other Indian team members.

Aug 10, 2021, 19:38 PM IST

Tokyo Olympics wrestling: Vinesh Phogat loses in quarters, Anshu Malik bows out after repechage defeat

The Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat will now hope that her quarterfinal opponent reaches the final to keep her repechage hopes alive.

Aug 05, 2021, 09:51 AM IST

Vinesh Phogat bags maiden gold at Asian Wrestling Championship

Vinesh Phogat has notched up seven podium finishes at the Asian meet over the years, including three silver medals before this edition.

Apr 16, 2021, 18:19 PM IST

Wrestling: Bajrang Punia hits the jackpot after Vinesh Phogat’s second gold

Top Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia on Sunday (March 7) won a second successive gold medal at the Matteo Pallicone ranking series here as he defeated Mongolia’s Tulga Tumur Ochir 2-2 by criteria in the 65kg freestyle event final. Vinesh Phogat grabbed the 53kg gold medal along with world number one rank. It was second gold medal for Vinesh in as many weeks.

Mar 08, 2021, 07:25 AM IST

Second gold in two weeks: Vinesh Phogat beats Canada's Diana Weicker in final at Rome Series event

Vinesh Phogat had pinned 2017 world champion V Kaladzinskay to grab a gold medal at the Outstanding Ukrainian Wrestlers and Coaches Memorial tournament in Kiev, Ukraine last week.

Mar 07, 2021, 10:09 AM IST

Vinesh Phogat returns to mat with gold in Kiev, pins former world champion in final

Vinesh Phogat opened up a 4-0 lead in the 53kg final with a throw which she initiated with a left-leg attack but Kaladzinskay made it 4-4 with her brilliant move. Vinesh took the break leading 6-4, adding to her score with a take down, 10 seconds before the break.

Feb 28, 2021, 18:17 PM IST

Woman wrestler Vinesh Phogat emerges victorious in fight with COVID-19, to remain in isolation

"A big thank you to everyone for your prayers," said Phogat.

Sep 01, 2020, 23:40 PM IST

India's top woman wrestler Vinesh Phogat tests coronavirus COVID-19 positive

Selected for this year's Khel Ratna award, the Asian and Commonwealth Games gold-medallist had been training at her village in Sonepat with coach Om Prakash.

Aug 28, 2020, 23:42 PM IST

Rohit Sharma, Vinesh Phogat, Manika Batra, Mariyappan Thangavelu, Rani Rampal recommended for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award

Rohit Sharma was the highest run-scorer in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.

Aug 18, 2020, 18:13 PM IST

Vinesh Phogat pulls out of national camp citing COVID-19 scare

Phogat, the Asian Games Gold medalist, will not take part in the month long camp citing the surging COVID-19 cases in the country

Aug 18, 2020, 14:24 PM IST

Haryana to host the 4th edition of Khelo India Youth Games

The fourth edition of the Khelo India Youth Games will be held in Panchkula in Haryana.

Jul 25, 2020, 21:19 PM IST