Vinay Siwach

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Muhammad Inam Butt, Pakistan’s gold standard at Commonwealth Games, wants to train with Sushil Kumar
Tue, Apr 24, 2018

Despite all the success he has enjoyed, Pakistan's Commonwealth Games gold medallist Muhammad Inam Butt is disappointed by the lack of support for wrestling in the country.

CWG 2018: Second Games appearance, second gold for Vinesh Phogat
Sun, Apr 15, 2018

Vinesh was in control of the proceedings before her opponent Yana Rattigan made a comeback. Vinesh managed to hold her off and win 11-8.

CWG 2018: After gold in ‘easier than practice’ bouts Bajrang Punia craves for quality time before Asian Games
Sat, Apr 14, 2018

Bajrang Punia, given the rather tepid competition he had on offer at CWG 2018, believes he is better off returning to the more gruelling and regimented training.

Divya Kakran warms-up for Commonwealth Games 2018 with her Rs 10 lakh win
Sat, Mar 24, 2018

Divya Kakran won Rs 10 lakh on Friday after she beat national champion Ritu Malik in a drama-filled Bharat Kesri final 3-2.

In 51st posting as IAS, Ashok khemka gears up for dangal in Haryana
Wed, Mar 21, 2018

Seasoned bureaucrat Ashok Khemka has often made news for taking upright stands and subsequent transfers and has dealt with several high-profile cases.

Silver lining for Vinesh, another chapter in Phogat legacy
Fri, Mar 02, 2018

Vinesh Phogat did manage to beat Yuki in the semi-finals on Thursday, but came up short against China's Lei Chun in the 50kg gold medal contest.

Not quite Khelo India: Only three wrestlers in one event, all stand on the podium
Wed, Feb 07, 2018

Wrestling 42-kg boys weight category at Khelo India School Games in New Delhi saw just three entries, ensuring a podium finish for all of them.

Pooja Dhanda eyes bigger battles after sealing Commonwealth Games spot
Tue, Feb 06, 2018

Pooja Dhanda is back in Lucknow for the national camp to prepare for the Asian Championships and the April Commonwealth Games this year.

Khelo India School Games: Playing barefoot, Andhra Pradesh spikers show courage
Mon, Feb 05, 2018

Andhra Pradesh, many of whose players were playing barefoot, could not win the tie but gave tournament favourites Delhi a run for their money, losing 21-25 19-25 16-25.

IPL Auction 2018 ends; Jaydev Unadkat costliest Indian, Ben Stokes most expensive at Rs 12.5 cr
Sun, Jan 28, 2018

IPL Auction 2018 comes to an end with 169 players sold to eight franchises. Jaydev Unadkar costlies Indian for Rs 11.5 crore but Ben Stokes is the most expensive at Rs 12.5 crore; both players to Rajasthan Royals.

PWL 2018: Twin wins over idol gives Pooja Dhanda impetus to reclaim lost years
Sat, Jan 27, 2018

Pooja Dhanda beat Olympic and World champion Helen Maroulis twice within a space of two weeks.

On a learning curve, Koumba Larroque has her plate full at Pro Wrestling League
Fri, Jan 26, 2018

Koumba Larroque is confined to her hotel room studying for her exam which is scheduled for January 29 while her competitors go out for sight seeing.

WFI asks wrestlers for help in finding foreign coach
Wed, Jan 24, 2018

Indian wrestlers have been asked to help the federation find a foreign wrestling coach with the Commonwealth Games around the corner.

Geno Petriashvili, a wrestler fighting ghosts of the past harbours Olympic dream
Fri, Jan 19, 2018

From August to November in that year, Petriashvili was kept in inhuman conditions for ransom. He remembers the horrible time and though he was released after three months, the Georgian wrestler remains haunted to this day.

Citing knee injury, Sushil Kumar pulls out of PWL bout
Sat, Jan 13, 2018

Sushil Kumar had sustained a "knee injury" and thus had to sit out yet another bout in the Pro Wrestling League.

In its third edition, Pro Wrestling League yet to take off
Mon, Jan 08, 2018

After two seasons failed to make the Pro Wrestling League popular, organisers would hope exciting match-ups in 2018 edition attract people in large numbers.

Sushil Kumar rises again to show huge gulf in Indian wrestling
Tue, Dec 26, 2017

Indian wrestling in 2017 was headlined by the return of Sushil Kumar and the country's failure at World Championships.

Sushil Kumar breaks PWL auction record; Delhi Sultan snap him for Rs 55 lakh
Sun, Dec 24, 2017

Delhi Sultan bagged Sushil Kumar for Rs 55 lakh, more than twice his base price.

Sushil Kumar breaks record, sold for Rs 55 lakh at PWL auctions
Sat, Dec 23, 2017

PWL auctions: Delhi Sultans buy star wrestler Sushil Kumar for Rs 55 lakh, the highest bid in the history of the tournament.

Bajrang Punia ends four-year wait with silver medal at U-23 Senior World Wrestling Championships
Mon, Nov 27, 2017

Bajrang Punia's medal in the 65kg category was his first at world level in the Olympic weight category.

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