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featurewrestling25 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Meet your Olympians - Indian Women's Wrestling Team

At the 2016 Rio Olympis, Sakshi Malik created history by becoming the first female wrestler from India to win a medal at the Olympics, when she claimed the bronze in the women's 58kg category. Four years down the line, four women's wrestlers are gearing up to re-create a similar scene in Tokyo.
sounak mullick
featurewrestlinga month ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Meet your Olympians - Indian Men's Wrestling Team

A seven-member wrestling contingent is set to represent India at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, with a few of them considered major medal prospects. For the records, they have returned with at least one medal in each of the last three editions of the mega event. Can they maintain the streak?
sounak mullick
featurewrestling2 months ago

Has Sushil Kumar forced himself into a downward spiral from which he cannot recover?

Sushil Kumar, considered India’s greatest Olympian, now finds himself in a Delhi prison after his alleged involvement in a murder case. With already negative criticism overflowing from all corners, can he really regain his lost reputation or is he going to fade away into thin air?
sounak mullick
featurewrestlinga year ago

Wrestling with dummies is only 25% effective, claims Kuldeep Malik

With the lockdown restrictions slowly getting lifted, sports facilities have started unlocking its doors for athletes, especially with the Tokyo Olympics scheduled for next year. The Indian Government has suggested wrestlers to practice with dummies instead, but how effective will that actually be?
sounak mullick
featurewrestlinga year ago

Why we could miss out on a generation of wrestlers post COVID-19 crisis

Wrestling is one of India's core strengths in the Olympics, with India winning at least one medal in each of the last three editions. With the abrupt halt to sporting activities owing to the pandemic, we might see a lot of after-effects, especially for combat sports like wrestling.
sounak mullick
featurewrestling3 years ago

It’s time India took their archaic treasure to a futuristic weapon of glory

After a marvelous performance by the Indian wrestlers at the Gold Commonwealth Games, the way they fared at the Asiad was dismal, to put it mildly. Over the years, Indian wrestlers have proved their mettle on the biggest stage and it is evident that a sharp brain now could take them to next level.
Subhayan Dutta
featurewrestling5 years ago

Rio 2016 | Sakshi Malik's bronze is worth more than we realize

Amlan Majumdar
featurewrestling5 years ago

Rio 2016 | Who is Olympic bronze medalist Sakshi Malik?

In the wee hours of Thursday, when most of India was sleeping, a 23-year-old from Haryana gave the country its first medal of the Rio Olympics. Sakshi Malik also created history by becoming the first Indian female wrestler to win an Olympic medal, and the 4th female athlete to do overall.
Arun S Kaimal
featurewrestling5 years ago

Road to Rio - Who among the Indian wrestlers will qualify from Astana?

Madhusudan
featurewrestling5 years ago

Road to Rio - Who among the Indian wrestlers will make it to the Olympics?

Madhusudan