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Wrestling Federation of India donates Rs 11 lakh in fight against coronavirus pandemic

Employees of Sports Authority of India also donated their three days' salary to the PM Cares Fund, amounting to Rs 76 lakh.

Coronavirus: Indian women wrestling team’s coach Andrew Cook leaves for US

Cook was with the Indian women's team at SAI centre in Lucknow but only four to five wrestlers were there since most of them did not report after the Holi.

Arm wrestling gets new identity with Pro Panja League 2020

Pro Panja
True to its tagline, a game of the wrist and strength of your arm; the Pro Panja League is set to be launched on February 29 at the Thyagraja Stadium, New Delhi. Refreshing and innovative, this fun sport is all set to make headlines for many. The Pro Panja League is being organized by Swen Entertainment Pvt Ltd, headed by...

Wrestling: Asian Olympic Qualification deferred indefinitely because of Coronavirus 

Divya Kakran
The Asian Olympic Wrestling Qualifiers have been deferred indefinitely. There is no confirmation on the next date and venue. The Kyrgyzstan government has issued a directive to stop and defer all sports events in the country till next order in wake of the Coronavirus (COVID 19) spread. This has led to the postponement of the Asian Olympic Qualifiers, scheduled for...

India bag 20 medals, their highest ever at Asian Wrestling Championships

Indian wrestlers - Asian Wrestling C'ships
India won a record-breaking 20 medals in the New Delhi's Asian Wrestling Championships held at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium. The previous record was 16 medals at the last edition of the tournament in Xi’an in China. India also occupied the top spot of the team rankings in men’s freestyle at 95 points, followed by Iran at 83 points and...

BREAKING: Ravi Kumar Dahiya wins gold at Asian Wrestling Championships

Ravi Dahiya
After three wrestlers settling for silver medals, India's Ravi Kumar Dahiya clinches the coveted gold medal at the Asian Wrestling Championships in 57kg freestyle event defeating Tajikistan Hikmatullo Vohidov 10-0 by superiority with 2:32 on the clock. Ravi Dahiya has shown promise in the built up to India's preparation at Tokyo Olympics when he won the bronze medal at 2019...

At 35+, Gursharan & Nirmala shines for India at Asian Wrestling Championships

The Indian women’s wrestling team has now recorded their best-ever performance at the Asian Wrestling Championships with a tally of 8 medals. In all the previous editions of the Asian Wrestling Championships, India had won just a single gold medal -- through Navjot Kaur in the women's 65 kg event in 2018 -- in the women's competition. However, Indian...

Asian Wrestling Championships: Indian women grapplers reap historical medal haul

Divya Kakran celebrates after her gold medal winning performance. (Image: unitedworldwrestling)
The Indian women wrestlers proved their mettle at the ongoing Asian Wrestling Championships in New Delhi, returning with eight medals of a possible 10 that were up for grabs, including three golds.

LIVE sports update: India vs Australia – Hockey Pro League, Wrestling Asian C’ship

Saturday, February 22 promises plenty of progress in the Indian sporting front as the action will be unfolded in wrestling, hockey and badminton. Day 5 of the Asian Wrestling Championships 2020 have Indian wrestlers like Bajrang Punia, Ravi Kumar Dahiya, Gourav Baliyan step onto the mat in the KD Jadhav hall at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in New Delhi. In...

Sakshi Malik’s Olympic dreams not over as she gets chance at Asian Wrestling Qualifiers

Sakshi Malik eyes Olympic berth
Sakshi Malik’s dream to compete at the Tokyo Games is still alive with Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) deciding to hold fresh trials in two categories to pick women wrestlers for the Asian Olympic Qualifiers