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Asian Wrestling Championships: Greco-Roman wrestlers Sunil Kumar & Gurpreet Singh win silver

India’s Greco-Roman wrestlers began their campaign on a successful note as Gurpreet Singh (77kg) and Sunil Kumar (87kg) delivered silver medals on the penultimate day of the Asian Wrestling Championships 2019 in Xi’an on Saturday. With this, India’s Greco-Roman wrestlers have already done better than the last edition where they had won only a couple of bronze medals through...

India’s foreign wrestling coaches await salaries amid lockdown

Indian wrestling (Source- Reuters)
India's foreign wrestling coaches Andrew Cook and Temo Kazarashvili left India with half of their monthly salary for March in their pockets and are wondering if they will be paid their dues along with the remuneration for the current month. Women's team coach Cook left for Seattle in the USA on March 19 after the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI)...

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

6 grapplers in top-3 as Indians dominate Wrestling World Rankings

vinesh phogat
In the latest rankings released by United World Wrestling (UWW), for the first time, as many as six Indian wrestlers have found a place in the world top-3 of their respective weight categories. The rankings, which were released on 2nd January, 2020, sees the young Deepak Punia on the top in men's freestyle 86 kg category.

Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Malik set to take part in National Wrestling C’ships

The upcoming Senior National Wrestling Championships that will be held in Jalandhar, Punjab from November 29 to December 1 will attract attention for a number of reasons. For the first time ever, the Nationals will be streamed live in India and in the sub-continent, thus allowing the fans a chance to watch over 500 wrestlers vying for...

2019 World Wrestling Championships: History of India at the Worlds

While Sushil Kumar, Bajrang Punia, and Geeta Phogat are the first names that come to mind, it was an Army man from Hisar who won the country's first-ever medal

Wrestling Federation hiring professionals to bolster Olympic preparations

New Delhi: The Wrestling Federation of India is extending its professional approach and transparency in working to hiring of professional support staff for the national teams in all three categories – Men’s Freestyle, Greco Roman and the women’s team. The WFI has invited applications for the posts of Physios, Nutritionist/ Dietician, Masseurs and Mental Conditioning Coaches in all the three categories. The WFI...

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 final 1-12 to Russia’s Akhmed Idrisov. The first medal for India in this competition came from young Sajan Bhanwala who won...

Asian Games 2018 Day 4 India LIVE Updates and News:Rahi Sarnobat Wins GOLD

Please refresh for updates. Shooting RAHI WINS GOLD. The second shoot off yields a GOLD for Rahi. Wonderful wonderful thriller. Another shoot-off as the first shootout yields nothing. Rahi back on top. Both tied on 34. On for a shootout. Rahi Sarnobat on 2nd out of two shooters remaining. she's on 33 points. Dramatic ending as the top two shooters...

Wrestling Federation to introduce fines on players to curb doping

Wrestling is perhaps one sport which has seen the greatest number of cases regarding doping and performance enhancing drugs intake- second probably only to athletics. When it comes to Indian grapplers competing in the National Circuit, cases of doping are rife with news seldom surfacing of the Wrestling Federation of India handing out bans to offenders. Now, that seems...