newswrestling18 hours ago

Indian wrestlers finish with underwhelming two medals at Zagreb Open 2023

With two bronze medals, Indian wrestlers wrapped up the Zagreb Open 2023, the first wrestling ranking series of the year. The Zagreb Open, which was held in the Croatian city from February 1 to 5, had up to 15 wrestlers from India, where only Aman Sehrawat and Ashu brought medals for the country.
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newswrestling4 days ago

Aman Sehrawat wins bronze at 2023 Zagreb Open

At the Zagreb Open 2023 Ranking Series in Croatia on Wednesday, India's Aman Sehrawat, the under-23 world champion, took home the bronze medal in the men's 57kg division.
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newswrestling6 days ago

WFI vs Wrestlers | Babita Phogat included in oversight committee

CWG gold medalist Babita Phogat has been inducted into the oversight committee formed to probe the serious allegations leveled against Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) president Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh. The committee was formed by the Sports Ministry after wrestlers went on a protest.
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newswrestling6 days ago

Zagreb Open 2023 | Narsingh Yadav to lead Indian team in absence of star wrestlers

Zagreb Open 2023, which happens to be the first ranking tournament of the year, will take place from February 1, sans the top Indian wrestlers like Bajrang Punia and Ravi Dahiya. Other than that, Vinesh Phogat, Deepak Punia, Anshu Malika, Sangeeta Phogat, and Sangita Mor will miss the championship.
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newswrestling9 days ago

UWW chief expresses concerns over 2023 Asian Senior Wrestling Championships to be held in India

Although India is supposed to host the 2023 Asian Senior Championships in Delhi from March 28 to April 2, recent developments between the wrestlers and WFI president Brij Bhushan Singh, have cast doubt over it. The United World Wrestling (UWW) has expressed its concern over the issue recently.
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newswrestling13 days ago

WFI vs Wrestlers | Bajrang Punia's former coach Shako Bentinidis slams WFI, calls members 'non-professionals'

Indian wrestlers protesting against the WFI president, Brij Bhushan Singh, have received a lot of support not just from the fans of the sport, but from outside the country as well. Shako Bentinidis, the former coach of Bajrang Punia, has come out in support of the latter and slammed WFI president.
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newswrestling14 days ago

WFI vs Wrestlers | Bajrang Punia expresses disappointment for not being consulted before forming Oversight Committee

Bajrang Punia on Tuesday expressed his disappointment that the wrestlers were not consulted before the formation of the Oversight Committee by the government. The committee is supposed to look into the wrestlers' grievances pertaining to sexual and mental harassment by Brij Bhushan Singh.
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newswrestling17 days ago

WFI vs Wrestlers | Relief for wrestlers as Brij Bhushan Singh to step aside, special committee to probe matter

In the latest update, the aggrieved wrestlers have decided to end their protest at Jantar Mantar, after the government assured them that their grievances would be addressed. That also meant that the WFI president Brij Bhushan Singh has stepped aside for the time being, late on Friday.
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newswrestling18 days ago

Wrestlers' letter to IOA president reveals Vinesh was mentally tortured, contemplated suicide

It was day three of the wrestlers' protest at Jantar Mantar and no step has been taken so far to resolve the issue. In a letter drafted by top Indian wrestlers, addressed to IOA president PT Usha, the former has demanded, a strict action be taken against WFI president Brij Bhushan Singh.
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newswrestling19 days ago

Geeta and Babita Phogat extend support to protesting wrestlers at Jantar Mantar

Support for the wrestlers protesting at Jantar Mantar has come in from all corners. Babita and Geeta Phogat, sisters of Vinesh, have backed the latter completely, demanding the sacking of WFI president Brij Bhushan Singh, after he was allegedly accused of sexual assault on women wrestlers.
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