Friday, December 14, 2018

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...

Vinesh Phogat injured ahead of World Championships, to miss tournament

In a massive, massive blow to India's chances at the Wrestling World Championships, Vinesh Phogat has been ruled out from participating in the elite event after an elbow injury sustained during training. Vinesh Phogat has been on a fantastic...

Deepak Punia with a chance for Gold at Junior World Wrestling C’ship

In a very rare occurence, India's Greco Roman wrestlers have bagged multiple medals at the Junior World Championships thus insinuating a change in the general direction of medal sources. Naveen Sihag settled for silver in the 57kg after losing the...

No athlete wants to risk delay for the Khel Ratna when they deserve it: Bajrang Punia

Being snubbed for the Khel Ratna has not gone down too well with Bajrang Punia. The grappler is of the opinion that his medals and achievements are worthy of the most prestigious sporting honour. Punia has come down to...

World Junior Wrestling Championship begins in Slovakia

A 30-member team will be representing India in the World Junior Wrestling Championships beginning in Slovakia today. The hype around this tournament includes the hope that someone from the Indian contingent will finally be able to break the 17-year...

Divya Kakran, the wrestler who defeated boys in akhadas

Aamir Khan’s blockbuster flick ‘Dangal’ portrayed an inspirational story where women graced the ‘Akhara’ in an unlikely remote village in Haryana. Babita Phogat and Geeta Phogat became household names, breaking the stereotype. But Muzaffarnagar’s Divya Kakran was the least...