newswrestling15 days ago

15-year-old Sonam Malik wins gold at World Cadet Wrestling Championships

India’s Sonam Malik clinched the gold medal in the 56 Kg category of the World Cadet Wrestling Championships in Athens, Greece, yesterday. Another Indian wrestler Neelam also managed to bag the bronze medal in the tournament as beating Roxana Alexandra of Romania 6-4 in 43 Kg category.
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newswrestling20 days ago

Vinesh Phogat : System should undergo course correction

Wrestler Vinesh Phogat blames the system for the horrific defeat of the Indian team at the World Championships and insisted that the system must go through some improvement. The ace wrestler was whipped in the second bout at the World Championships and the whole team returned empty handed.
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newswrestling20 days ago

Wrestler Satish Kumar awarded 25 lakh for mistaken identity in 2002 Asian Games

Wrestler Satish Kumar was given Rs 25 lakh as compensation by a Delhi court for being wrongly restrained from taking part in the 2002 Asian Games due to the accusations of taking performance-enhancing drugs. Kumar won the gold medal for the country at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne.
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newswrestling22 days ago

I was close to a medal in Rio, says suspended freestyle wrestler Narsingh Yadav

Narsingh Yadav, who was handed a four-year ban just a day before the Rio Olympics for alleged dope offence, has claimed that he was close to winning a medal in the Games as he had previously beaten the victors. The freestyle wrestler is hoping that the ongoing CBI probe comes in his favour.
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newswrestlinga month ago

World Wrestling Championship | Bajrang Punia loses, India end campaign without a medal

India ended their campaign at the World Wrestling Championship without a single medal added to its tally after Bajrang Punia bowed out in his repechage bout on Saturday. The other Indian wrestlers in Praveen Rana and Satyawart Kadian lost their round of 16 contests to crash out of the tournament.
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newswrestlinga month ago

World Wrestling Championship | India medal-less as four men bow out in freestyle wrestling

Sandeep Tomar, Deepak, Sumit Malik and Harphool Gulia lost in freestyle wrestling in their respective weight categories to continue India's dismal run at the World Wrestling Championship. The men started on a positive note winning their initial rounds but faltered to go past the pre-quarters.
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newswrestlinga month ago

World Wrestling Championship | India's disappointing run continues as Sakshi Malik and Vinesh Phogat bow out

India's lackluster performance at the World Wrestling Championship has continued for yet another day as the Indian women returned from the mat empty handed on day 3. Rio Olympics bronze medalist Sakshi Malik along with Vinesh Phogat, Navjot Kaur, and Sheetal Tomar bowed out of the tournament today.
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newswrestlinga month ago

World Wrestling Championship | India’s poor run continues as Greco-Roman grapplers fail

Ravinder, Harpreet Singh, Gyander Dahiya, and Naveen Sevlia, all failed to reach the medal round as India’s only hope of qualifying from the Greco-Roman category ended yesterday. Earlier, India had seen four grapplers eliminated in the first round itself getting no chance via repechage.
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newswrestlinga month ago

World Wrestling Championship round up | India starts on the wrong foot as four Greco-Roman grapplers crash out in the round of 32

Yogesh, Gurpreet Singh, Ravindar Khatri and Hardeep Singh, were all eliminated in the first round of the Greco-Roman category on Day one in Paris. Things got worse for the Indian wrestlers as none of them got a repechage because all their opponents failed to progress in the subsequent rounds.
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newswrestlinga month ago

Indian wrestler Vishal Verma electrocuted to death while pumping out water from flooded stadium

National level Indian wrestler Vishal Kumar Verma died after being electrocuted while pumping out water from a flooded Jaipal Singh Stadium in Ranchi on Tuesday. The cause of electrocution was reported to be faulty wiring in the building and the condition was aggravated by the presence of water.
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