Tuesday, February 19, 2019
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Wrestling

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...