World Wrestling Championships

World Wrestling Championships: Kiren Rijiju announces cash reward for medal winners

Vinesh Phogat, Bajrang Punia, Ravi Kumar and Rahul Aware were the four wrestlers who ended up with the bronze medals in the prestigious competition. 

Sep 24, 2019, 20:23 PM IST

Happy with World Championships bronze, but want gold at Olympics: Wrestler Ravi Dahiya

It was a two-point gap that cost Dahiya his semi-final bout against Russian Zaur Uguev, the defending champion who went on to win a second consecutive gold.

Sep 24, 2019, 19:18 PM IST

Rahul Aware wins bronze, takes India's World Wrestling Championships haul to five

Rahul Aware on Sunday won bronze in the 61kg freestyle division of the World Wrestling Championships in Nur-Sultan in Kazakhstan.

Sep 22, 2019, 19:40 PM IST

Want to train outside to prepare for Olympic gold: Indian wrestler Deepak Punia

He had booked the quota after prevailing 7-6 in a tense semifinal against Colombia`s Carlos Arturo Mendez at the World Wrestling Championships.

Sep 22, 2019, 18:58 PM IST

World Wrestling Championship: Rahul Aware loses in semis, to fight for bronze medal

Rahul Aware had earlier in the day defeated former Asian champion Rassul Kaliyev of Kazakhstan 10-7 in a thrilling quarter-final clash to make it to the last-four of the tournament. 

Sep 21, 2019, 17:35 PM IST

Indian wrestler Deepak Punia secures quota for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

India wrestler Deepak Punia on Sunday became the fourth athele from the country to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after booking his place in the semi-finals of the ongoing World Wrestling Championship at Nur Sultan, Kazhakstan on Saturday. 

Sep 21, 2019, 15:40 PM IST

World Wrestling Championships: Double Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar loses in 1st round

Praveen Rana--the another Indian in the fray--stormed into the second round of the prestigious tournament after crushing Sue Changjae of Korea 12-1 in the men's freestyle 92kg category. 

Sep 20, 2019, 13:44 PM IST

Virat Kohli congratulates Vinesh Phogat for winning bronze in World Wrestling Championships

Phogat became the first Indian wrestler to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics in the 53-kg category.

Sep 19, 2019, 20:14 PM IST

Wrestlers Bajrang Punia, Sakshi Malik to lead Indian challenge at World Championships

Four wrestlers- Bajrang, Kuldeep, Gurpreet and Harpreet- have been training in Hungary for more than a fortnight while the rest of the squad joined a week back.

Oct 16, 2018, 21:48 PM IST

Sakshi Malik, Bajrang Punia to lead India at Wrestling World Championships in Hungary

Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik and Asian Games gold medallist Bajrang Punia are set to lead a 30-member Indian contingent at the World Wrestling Championships in Hungary. 

Oct 08, 2018, 15:21 PM IST

System should also admit to fault: Vinesh Phogat on Worlds debacle

She however did not mention whether 'system' meant Wrestling Fedeartion of India (WFI), the Sports Ministry or the Sports Authority of India.

Sep 02, 2017, 21:23 PM IST

Sakshi Malik, Vinesh Phogat crash out of World Wrestling Championships

After three listless days, the onus was on Sakshi and Vinesh to end India's medal drought but both failed to live up to the expectations.

Aug 24, 2017, 18:38 PM IST

Sakshi Malik spearheads Indian challenge at World Wrestling Championships which kicks off on Monday

India have had some success at the World Wrestling Championships in the past, having won 11 medals including one gold and two silvers. 

Aug 20, 2017, 18:07 PM IST

Bajrang Punia defeats Rahul Mann in trials, to represent India at World Wrestling Championships

Bajrang thrashed Mann 10-0 to make it to the final list of shortlisted players for the World Championships, commencing on August 21.

Aug 12, 2017, 23:02 PM IST

Yogeshwar Dutt, Narsingh Yadav book World championships berths

 London Olympic bronze medallist Yogeshwar Dutt and Narsingh Yadav today qualified for the World Wrestling Championships, even as injured Sushil Kumar missed the selection trials at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium here on Tuesday.

Jul 07, 2015, 18:55 PM IST

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.

Sep 19, 2014, 18:46 PM IST

India continue to disappoint in World Wrestling Championships

Indian grapplers continued their weak showing in the ongoing World Wrestling Championships after Naresh Kumar lost his 86 kg repechage match against Japan's Atsushi Matsumoto on the second day of the event, here on Tuesday.

Sep 09, 2014, 21:01 PM IST

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.

Sep 08, 2014, 19:04 PM IST

Commonwealth Games 2014: Phogat sisters reap rewards of years of toil

The Phogat sisters -- Babita and Vinesh -- won a gold each in wrestling at the Commonwealth Games, which was a culmination of a long and challenging journey that started a decade back, but their hunger to do well at the international level has not satiated as yet.

Aug 06, 2014, 19:40 PM IST

Sushils`s words spurred me to go for medal: Sandeep

Apart from skill and will, it needed a word of wisdom from senior pro Sushil Kumar to inspire rising grappler Sandeep Tulsi Yadav to go all out for a medal in the World Wrestling Championships in Budapest.

Sep 24, 2013, 18:54 PM IST