newswrestling11 days ago

Haryana women clinch seven gold medals in Junior National Wrestling Championships

Anju (53kg), Priyanka (57kg), Anjali (59kg), Tina (65kg), Sonika Hooda (68kg), Nisha (72kg) and Karuna (76kg) from the state of Haryana won gold at the ongoing Junior National Championships. Uttar Pradesh had two gold medalists - Neelam (50kg) and Aarju Tomar (55kg) in the light-weight category.
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newswrestling17 days ago

Pro Wrestling League has been more than a learning experience for me, says Parveen Rana

Parveen Rana has stated that the Pro Wrestling League has been more than a learning experience for the wrestler as he did not have any prior experience of fighting in front of so many spectators before the league. Rana represents Haryana Hammers in the league in the 74 kg category.
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newswrestling19 days ago

PWL | Pro Wrestling League has helped Indian wrestlers, says UP Dangal’s Jitender

UP Dangal’s Jitender, who is competing in the 74 kg category in the ongoing season of the Pro Wrestling League, revealed that the international competition has helped in the development of young Indian wrestlers. Jitender also added that in his opinion he has become a more complete wrestler now.
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newswrestling19 days ago

Bajrang Punia to participate in German Pro League to warm up for Tokyo Olympics

Keeping an eye on the Olympic qualification matches coming up, Bajrang Punia would be taking part in Germany’s Deutsche Ringer Liga, turning up for VFK Schifferstdat, as per reports. Currently, Punia is playing for Punjab Royals in Pro Wrestling League, which is scheduled to end on January 31.
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newswrestling21 days ago

PWL | Confident of taking Punjab Royals to victory, says Bajrang Punia

Bajrang Punia has touted the encounter between the Haryana Hammers and Punjab Royals as the match of the season and stated that he is confident of taking his side to victory. While the Hammers are already in the semifinals, Royals will have to win one of their next two matches to go through.
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newswrestling21 days ago

This Pro Wrestling Season has thrown a lot of challenges at me, saya Ritu Phogat

Ritu Phogat has stated that the ongoing Pro Wrestling League season has not been an easy one for her and she has had to face many challenges compared to the highest grossing player she was last season. But she also revealed that she was ready to bounce back once again by winning her next bout.
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newswrestling23 days ago

I was sad and helpless after the suspension, says Sanjita Chanu

After the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) lifted the provisional suspension, Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu is relieved now but she said that she was really sad and helpless after the suspension. The weightlifter even had thought of quitting the sport and the job at Indian Railways.
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newswrestling25 days ago

Wrestling | I believe India can win two or three Olympic medals, says Vinesh Phogat

Vinesh Phogat has stated that the Indian wrestling team has four to five strong contenders who can at least win two to three medals for the country at the Olympic Games. Phogat has been recently nominated for the Laureus World Sports Awards for making a strong comeback to wrestling after injury.
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newswrestlinga month ago

Never heard of this award before, Vinesh Phogat says after Laureus Awards nomination

After becoming the first Indian to be nominated for the prestigious Laureus World Sports Award, Vinesh Phogat has said that she had never heard of the award before. However, the wrestler has said that with Tiger Woods among the nominees, it will be a tough competition to get awarded.
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newswrestling2 months ago

Hope to bag a medal at the Tokyo Olympics, says Pooja Dhanda

Wrestler Pooja Dhanda has stated that while standing on the World Championship podium she dreamt of being on the Tokyo Olympics podium with a medal of a better colour around her neck. Dhanda recently won a bronze in 57 kg category at the Wrestling World Championship in Budapest earlier this year.
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