newswrestling8 days ago

Asian Games | I want to win a medal every time I step on the mat, reveals Sakshi Malik

Sakshi Malik claims that she will head to Indonesia with nothing in her mind apart from winning a medal for India at a recent press conference in Lucknow. Malik also admitted that she needed to get stronger mentally as the Indian team aims to bring back gold from the upcoming Asiad.
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newswrestling17 days ago

WFI decides to put Parveen Rana and Jitendra Kumar on standby for Sushil Kumar

Owing to Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar's recent form, Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has decided to put Parveen Rana and Jitendra Kumar on standby for the Asian Games. WFI had exempted Sushil Kumar from the qualification trials as he won a gold medal in the Commonwealth Games.
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newswrestling2 months ago

Sakshi Malik and Vinesh Phogat to lead Indian Wrestling team in Asian Games

Sakshi Malik and Vinesh Phogat, on the back of their strong form, have got the honor to lead Indian Wrestling team in the Asian Games to be held in Jakarta and Palembang in August. Given their impressive form, Malik and Phogat were exempted from the trials held by the Wrestling Federation of India.
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newswrestling5 months ago

Sakshi Malik: I am focusing more on technique in my training

Indian wrestler Sakshi Malik has gone on record to say that he has spent the last few months focusing more on her training procedures and techniques. Malik has set her sights on winning the holy treble - the CWG, Asian Games, and 2020 Olympics, in the near future as she gets ready for Gold Coast.
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newswrestling5 months ago

Wrestling | Navjot Kaur climbs to No. 2 spot in the women's 65kg category

Reigning Asian Champion Navjot Kaur jumped to World No. 2 spot in the women's 65kg category in the latest update in the rankings that were released by the United World Wrestling. Kaur recently became the first Indian woman to win a Gold medal at the Asian Championship in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
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newswrestling5 months ago

Asian Wrestling Championships | Navjot Kaur wins gold as Sakshi Malik bags bronze

Navjot Kaur wrote her name in the history books by becoming the first Indian woman wrestler to win a gold at the Asian Wrestling Championships. Meanwhile, Sakshi Malik won a bronze medal at the same championship in the 62Kg category against Kazakhstan's Ayaulym Kassymova.
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newswrestling9 months ago

National Wrestling Championship | Sushil Kumar, Sakshi Malik, and Geeta Phogat march into finals

Sushil Kumar, who made a comeback to the mat after 3 years was handed a place in the final of the 74kg freestyle event, at the National Wrestling Championship, after Sachin Dahiya gave him a walkover. Sakshi Malik and Geeta Phogat beat their respective opponents to book a berth in the finals.
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newswrestlinga year 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 year 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 year ago

Sakshi Malik books final berth at Asian Wrestling Championship

Sakshi Malik along with Vinesh Phogat and Divya Kakran, today, entered the finals of their respective weight categories at the ongoing Asian Wrestling Championship in Delhi. All the three grapplers won their respective matches convincingly and assured India a return of at least 3 silver medals.
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