Wrestling Federation of India

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 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

Sports Ministry congratulates Vinesh Phogat on winning gold at Poland Open

The Indian wrestler had won at Grand Prix of Spain and Yasar Dogu International in Istanbul last month.

Aug 05, 2019, 14:02 PM IST

Wrestling Federation of India recommends Vinesh Phogat, Bajrang Punia for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award

The WFI has also recommended Rahul Aware, Harpreet Singh, Divya Kakran and Pooja Dhanda for the Arjuna award.

Apr 29, 2019, 13:14 PM IST

Wrestling: Major boost for Indian grapplers as WFI sign foreign coaches

Wrestling Federation of India roped in Iran’s Hossein Karimi alongside USA’s Andrew Cook and Temo Kazarashvili of Georgia on a one-year contract. 

Sep 22, 2018, 20:21 PM IST

Asian Games 2018: I'm not here to prove anything, says wrestler Sushil Kumar

Celebrated Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar, whose defeat in a tune-up event raised doubts about his form ahead of the Asian Games, today asserted that he is ‘far from finished’ and is not out there to prove anything.

Aug 17, 2018, 21:18 PM IST

Sports can bridge Indo-Pak gap: Muhammad Riaz, Pakistan wrestling team manager

"I believe sports can bring the two nations together. Be it cricket, hockey, kabaddi or wrestling, if you organise an Indo-Pak event, then you will definitely observe the excitement people have for such matches," Riaz said.

Jul 22, 2018, 13:11 PM IST

Wrestling Federation of India faces ban due to delay in clearance by Home Ministry

The MHA hasn't given clearance for visa yet to Pakistani team arriving in India for Asian Junior Wrestling Championships, said WFI chief.

Jul 10, 2018, 13:52 PM IST

Mausam Khatri, Pawan Kumar qualify for Asian Games

Grappler Mausam Khatri, bronze medallist at the 2010 Asian Games, and Pawan Kumar booked their places in India's men's squad for the upcoming Asian Games in Indonesia even as the Wrestling Federation of India withheld the result of the 57kg category after trials were held in Sonepat today.

Jun 09, 2018, 17:31 PM IST

Sushil Kumar may lose CWG berth if found guilty in brawl incident: WFI President

Sushil has been booked by the Delhi Police after Rana alleged that the former`s supporters beat him and his elder brother post the CWG qualifiers for daring to take the mat against the Olympian.

Jan 15, 2018, 19:00 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

Sushil Kumar says government has taken right decision by dropping him from TOP Scheme

The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) have sent a revised list of grapplers to the Sports Ministry for funding under by the TOPS, with an eye on the Tokyo Olympics in 2020.

Apr 13, 2017, 17:00 PM IST

Dangal flops in PWL: Geeta Phogat, Babita Kumari all but out of Pro Wrestling League

The much in demand real-life 'Dangal' girls -- Geeta and Babita -- were roped in by the Uttar Pradesh franchise.

Jan 08, 2017, 20:37 PM IST

Second season of Pro Wrestling League to be held from January 2-19 in New Delhi

ProSportify in association with Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) today announced the revised dates of the competition.

Nov 30, 2016, 20:09 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

After Rio glory, Sakshi Malik to compete in Wrestling Nationals at Gonda

Around 650 wrestlers and 175 Officials from all over India are reaching Gonda for this competition.

Oct 20, 2016, 17:37 PM IST

Sushil Kumar to follow Great Khali: Double Olympic medallist eyes shock WWE move

If this arrangement comes to fruition, Sushil can become the second Indian superstar in world's premier sports entertainment, after The Great Khali.

Oct 15, 2016, 18:30 PM IST

Dope scandal: Narsingh Yadav's Rio Olympics fate hangs in balance as NADA set to pronounce verdict today

Narsingh Yadav earned the Rio quota after winning a World Championships bronze.

Jul 28, 2016, 06:16 AM IST

Narsingh Yadav dope scandal: Grappler fails second test, Rio Olympics dream all but over

The National Anti Doping Agency (NADA) disciplinary panel hearing today will reveal if Narsingh can represent India in the Olympic Games starting in Rio on August 5.

Jul 27, 2016, 15:18 PM IST

Narshingh Yadav doping scandal: ‘Intruder’ who may have spiked wrestler's food identified?

If there really was an 'intruder' who spiked the wrestler Narshingh Yadav's food with banned substance, then the retribution may come too late. Wrestling Federation of India has reportedly chosen to replace him with Praveen Rana in the 74kg category of wrestling for Rio Olympics.

Jul 27, 2016, 07:15 AM IST