wrestling

The Downfall of Sushil Kumar: From Olympic Champion to a Wanted Criminal

The goodwill, respect, honour that wrestler Sushil Kumar earned so far in his career is at stake as for the nation he is not just an Olympic medalist but also an absconding criminal.

May 18, 2021, 14:25 PM IST

‘Dangal’ sisters Geeta and Babita Phogat’s cousin commits suicide after losing wrestling bout

According to Zee News sources, Ritika allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself on Monday (March 15) night.

Mar 18, 2021, 09:28 AM 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

THIS former WWE superstar finally comes out as a transgender

Gabbi announced on social media her status as a transgender woman and had full support from her wife Priscilla in this huge stage of her life. Gabbi made this revelation ahead of an appearance on the US TV program Extra on Friday (February 5). 

Feb 05, 2021, 13:35 PM IST

'Absolute Legend': Abhishek Bachchan pays tribute to retiring WWE legend 'The Undertaker'

On Sunday, The Undertaker walked down to the ring for one last time at WWE's Survivor Series. 

Nov 23, 2020, 20:01 PM IST

IPL franchise Rajasthan Royals wishes WWE legend The Undertaker on his retirement

After an illustrious career spanning exactly 30 years, WWE legend 'The Undertaker' made his final appearance during their Survivor Series event on Sunday. IPL side Rajasthan Royals wished the acclaimed wrestler upon his retirement.

Nov 23, 2020, 19:59 PM IST

The Undertaker bids final farewell to WWE Universe at Survivor Series 2020

The 55-year-old made his WWE debut exactly 30 years ago at Survivor Series on November 22, 1990.

Nov 23, 2020, 17:46 PM IST

Indian wrestler Babita Phogat, husband Vivek Suhag expecting their first child

The 31-year-old from Haryana's Bhiwani took to her social media handle and shared a picture of her with Vivek to reveal the world that she is pregnant.

Nov 21, 2020, 20:51 PM IST

WWE star John Cena ties knot with long-time girlfriend Shay Shariatzadeh

The ceremony, which was a low-key affair attended by family, friends and WWE talent, took place on October 12 in Tampa in Florida. 

Oct 15, 2020, 23:00 PM IST

Golden moments: Wrestler Geeta Phogat shares son's pictures from 'Akhada'

Geeta Phogat's son, Arjun, was born on December 24 in 2019.

Oct 11, 2020, 16:36 PM IST

It was painful: Narsingh Yadav after completing four-year doping ban

The wrestler's name was tainted after he failed a doping test right before the 2016 Rio Olympics and was subsequently banned for four years

Sep 13, 2020, 18:37 PM IST

Iranian wrestler Navid Afkari executed over stabbing security guard to death in 2018

Iranian state television aired a video last week in which Afkari appeared to confess to Turkman’s killing. The television also showed what appeared to be written confessions by Afkari, but he said in a recording circulated on social media that he was coerced into signing the documents.

Sep 12, 2020, 22:27 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

Wrestler Sakshi Malik unhappy after Arjuna Award snub

The only woman wrestler to win an Olympic medal for India has voiced her displeasure on Twitter after not being awarded the prestigious Arjuna Award

Aug 23, 2020, 20:19 PM IST

Women's national camp postponed after wrestlers pull out

The national camp for womens wrestlers, that was scheduled to be held at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) centre in Lucknow from September 1, has now been postponed. 

Aug 22, 2020, 20:51 PM IST

On this day in 2008, Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar won his first Olympic medal

The grappler had created history when he became just the second Indian after KD Jadhav to win an Olympic medal in wrestling.

Aug 20, 2020, 12:59 PM IST

Sakshi Malik: Matter of pride that I will be conferred with Arjuna Award

Malik had also won the silver medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, and the bronze medal at the 2015 Asian Wrestling Championships in Doha. 

Aug 20, 2020, 10:57 AM 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

Sushil Kumar vs Narsingh Yadav fight very much on the cards, says WFI

Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar and Narsingh Yadav may lock horns again for the 74kg category in Olympic qualifiers' trials,

 

Aug 17, 2020, 23:55 PM IST

Wrestling national camp to be held from September 1 to 30

Deepak, Ravi and Bajrang are the male wrestlers who have qualified for the Tokyo Olympics while Vinesh is the only female wrestler to have sealed qualification.

Aug 15, 2020, 19:33 PM IST