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Indian wrestlers win 7 medals at Rome Ranking Series; Greco Roman team shines

Indian wrestlers had a stellar run in the Rome Ranking Series in Italy, returning with 7 medals, including four gold. Bajrang Punia, despite looking rusty in his run to the finals, managed to turn his form around in the summit clash to return with the yellow metal, and Ravi Dahiya managed to bag the top honours on...

2019 World Wrestling Championship: Naveen to contest for bronze in Greco Roman

Greco Roman
Naveen will be privy for repechage after his opponent made it to the finals of the 130kg category. 

2019 World Wrestling Championship: No medal for India’s Greco Roman grapplers

India’s Ravi Rathee got the only silver lining in Greco Roman category on a day where the Indian grapplers failed to make a mark

India’s poster boy for greco-roman wrestling, Sunil Kumar enters top 4 in the world

Sunil Kumar became the first wrestler in 27 years to win Asian Championship gold for India (Image: The New Indian Express)
Over the years, India has struggled to produce a good bunch of greco-roman wrestler. Freestyle Wrestling has always seen impressive results but greco-roman has never been one of the stronger areas of India. But finally after years of wait, we have got a wrestler who is now a part of the best in the world; Sunil Kumar has entered...

India wins first gold medal after 27 years in Greco-Roman at Asian Wrestling Championships

Sunil Kumar
Sunil Kumar overpowered Azat Salidinov of Kyrgyzstan 5-0 in the 87kg summit bout to end India's 27 years of gold medal drought.

Greco-Roman wrestler Gurpreet becomes first Indian to win Ranking Series gold

Gurpreet Singh
Indian wrestler Gurpreet Singh’s domination of the 82kg Greco-Roman category at UWW Rome Ranking Series event was summed up by the way he went about his business in the final bout against Burhan Akbudak of Turkey.  He scripted history by becoming the first Indian to win a Ranking Series level gold in the Greco-Roman...

2019 World Wrestling Championship: Indian Greco-Roman wrestlers fail to make an impact

Unfortunately, no Indian wrestler got a chance for repechage as either of their respective opponents failed to make it to the finals

2019 World Wrestling Championship: India’s Greco-Roman wrestlers begin campaign with aim to make an impact

India’s Greco-Roman wrestlers will look to put in their best effort when they begin their campaign at the UWW World Senior Wrestling Championships 2019.

Will Greco-Roman wrestling always be the poor cousin of Freestyle category?

Overshadowed by the glamour of freestyle wrestling, Greco-Roman wrestling has been battling identity crisis as the poor cousin of its popular counterpart.

India’s Greco-Roman grapplers record best-ever showing at Asian Wrestling Championships

India’s Greco-Roman wrestlers finished their campaign on a high with two more medals - a silver through Harpreet Singh (82kg) and a bronze through Gyanender (60kg) as the Asian Wrestling Championships 2019 came to an end at Xi’an, China on Sunday. With this, India earned three silver and one bronze in Greco-Roman wrestling which bettered their tally of two bronze...