newswrestling6 days ago

WFI might impose ban on Sushil Kumar post qualifiers incident

President of the WFI, Brij Bhushan Singh, declared that a decision on the matter between Sushil Kumar and Praveen Rana will be taken after the end of the PWL. The ugly incident in question occurred after selection trials for the Commonwealth games which Kumar might not be a part of if banned.
SportsCafe Desk
newswrestling13 days ago

Sushil Kumar excited for his first ever appearance in Pro Wrestling League

Sushil Kumar is excited to kick-off his first-ever Pro Wrestling League stint that is entering its third season and is scheduled to start from January 9 at the Siri Fort Sports Complex in Delhi. The two-time Olympic medalist has also urged the wrestling fans not to miss the action at any cost.
SportsCafe Desk
newswrestling23 days ago

Wrestler Naveen Rana attacked by Sushil Kumar's supporters in Delhi

The elder brother of well-known wrestler Parveen Rana, Naveen, was allegedly thrashed by Sushil Kumar’s supporters inside the warm-up arena of the KD Jadhav wrestling hall of the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in New Delhi. Later, both players’ supporters were also known to be involved in the clash.
SportsCafe Desk
newswrestling24 days ago

Sushil Kumar qualifies for 2018 Commonwealth games in Gold Coast, Australia.

2014 Commonwealth games hero, Sushil Kumar, continued his fairytale comeback to International wrestling after a gap of three years as he qualified for CWG 2018. The 34-year-old wrestler from Baporla defeated fellow wrestler Jitender Kumar in the 74 kg category to book a spot in the finals.
SportsCafe Desk
newswrestling2 months ago

Sushil Kumar rubbishes critics questioning the merit of his NWC victory

Sushil Kumar has rubbished critics questioning the merit of his victory at the National Wrestling Championship, stating that he is helpless if his opponents hand him walkovers. Sushil fought for less than three minutes in the initial rounds before three walkovers won him the gold in the tournament.
SportsCafe Desk
newswrestling2 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.
SportsCafe Desk
newswrestlinga year ago

Sakshi Malik : I want to become a double Olympic medallist like Sushil Kumar

Sakshi Malik is not resting easy after becoming the first Indian woman wrestler to win a medal at the Rio Olympics and is now looking to equal Sushil Kumar’s feat by winning another medal at Tokyo in 2020. The 24-year-old’s immediate target, though, is to do well at the World Championships.
SportsCafe Desk
newswrestlinga year ago

Aamir Khan's Dangal slammed by Geeta Phogat's former coach

Dangal-the latest biopic which is based on the life of wrestler Geeta Phogat, has angered her former coach PR Sondhi for potraying him as the villian in the movie. Meanwhile, the director of the film Nitesh Tiwari has defended the scene saying that the real event was modified to induce more drama.
SportsCafe Desk
newswrestlinga year ago

Sushil Kumar recommended for Padma Bhushan

Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar, on Tuesday, has been recommended for India's third-highest civilian honour, Padma Bhushan by the WFI. In the light of the wrestler's recent feud with the wrestling body regarding the Olympic berth, this news has come as a surprise.
SportsCafe Desk
newswrestlinga year ago

Praveen Rana, not Sushil to replace tainted Narsingh at Rio, say reports

The Wrestling Federation of India is learnt to have announced the name of Praveen Rana as the replacement for Narsingh Yadav in the 74kg freestyle category at the Rio Games. Rana has pipped Sushil Kumar, who had fought a lengthy battle for the spot before Narsingh was caught in the doping scandal.
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