Tuesday, February 19, 2019
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Former Indian wrestler Jagdish Bhola convicted over multi-crore drug racket

A former Indian wrestler at the international level and an Arjuna Awardee has been convicted by the CBI in a multi-crore high profile drug racket. Jagdhish Bhola, the Indian wrestler had first been first busted by the Punjab police...

The women’s wrestling team should be among the Top 3 in the World by 2020: Coach Andrew Cook

In September 2018, news emerged that the Wrestling Federation of India was set to enlist the services of three foreign coaches for the National team with a long-term view to preparing the team for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. It...

Preparation for Tokyo 2020 is very much on track: Bajrang Punia

Bajrang Punia has undoubtedly emerged as India's next Freestyle wrestling star and he had a fantastic 2018 to back this claim up. In November, he even rose in the rankings to become the World No 1 in the 65kg...

Indian wrestling has strong contenders who can beat anyone: Vinesh Phogat

Among Indian wrestlers, the one star who has managed to grab the limelight as a result of continuous, consistent performances since her comeback from the injury at Rio 2016 is Vinesh Phogat. And speaking to PTI yesterday, the Asian...

Vinesh Phogat is the first Indian to be nominated for Laureus World Sports Award

The votes are in and the world’s sports media have selected the highest achieving men, women, and teams over the past calendar year as the Nominees for the 2019 Laureus World Sports Awards, the world’s pre-eminent international sports awards. Wrestler Vinesh...

Tata Motors to power Indian wrestling’s quest for Olympic Gold

Tata Motors have further strengthened their commitment towards excellence in Indian wrestling with the announcement of the ‘Tata Motors Elite Wrestlers Development Programme’. The principal sponsors of the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI), Tata Motors Commercial Vehicle Division under the...

Bajrang, Vinesh in A-grade as Wrestling Federation announces details of central contract system

Keeping performance as the only yardsticks, the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has graded 24 senior players for the central contracts which came into effect from November 15. The WFI initiative is aided and supported by their commercial partners, Sporty Solutionz. The...

Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Malik in focus ahead of Wrestling Nationals

With the cream of Indian wrestling in their ranks, defending champions Railways will be the team to beat in the Tata Motors 63rd Men’s National Wrestling and 21st Women’s Senior National Championships, beginning here at the Nandini Nagar Sports...

Wrestler Bajrang Punia climbs to World No 1. in latest rankings

Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia has been on a roll lately and even came close to bagging a historic Gold at the Wrestling World Championships before he fought it out for a silver. Now, the youngster in the 65kg category...

Eyes on a landmark achievement for Bajrang Punia and coach Shako Bentinidis

Eight months back, Georgian Wrestling legend and multiple Olympian Shako Bentinidis began his association with Bajrang Punia. In these eight months, it is visible for anyone paying the slightest bit of attention that the young Indian wrestler, recently being...