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Fit-again Bajrang starts training, but decides to skip Senior Nationals

October 20, 2021 10:08 pm

The 27-year-old Indian had suffered a ligament tear in the run-up to the Olympics but still managed to claim the freestyle bronze medal in 65kg category at the Tokyo Games.

Silver, silver burning bright: Despite defeat to Helen Maroulis in the final, Anshu’s feat is pathbreaking

October 09, 2021 12:18 pm

No Indian woman had ever reached the summit clash of a World Wrestling Championship, no one has even come close; even in the men’s category, just five have progressed this far into the Worlds

How wrestling world championship finalist Anshu's father kept her spirits high after Olympics

October 07, 2021 10:17 am

Becomes first Indian woman wrestler to enter final; faces Tokyo Games bronze medallist Helen Maroulis of America

World Championship: Sarita stuns world champ before making semifinals along with Anshu

October 06, 2021 6:01 pm

Sarita, the reigning Asian champion, had a tough opening bout against the 2019 World Champion from Canada but came out trumps with a tactical 8-2 win in the 59kg pre-quarterfinals.

Wrestling World Championship: Indians dismal show continues for fourth day

October 06, 2021 12:31 pm

Medal-less day for the Indians at Oslo meet as Pinki misses out on a historic final after losing her bout to Nian Hemmer of Germany in women’s 55-kg category semifinals

Indian youngsters face stiff test at Worlds, expectations high from Anshu, Sarita

October 01, 2021 7:06 pm

The proven performers such as Bajrang Punia, Ravi Dahiya, Vinesh Phogat and Deepak Punia are all missing from the squad either due to injury issues or lack of preparation

Indian wrestling's image has been tarnished due to accusations against Sushil Kumar: WFI

May 11, 2021 8:38 am

The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) is concerned that the good reputation built over the years with stupendous international performances, many of them given by Sushil himself, has been ruined.

Asian C'Ship: Bajrang Punia settles for silver after withdrawal, Ravi Kumar retains title

April 17, 2021 7:40 pm

Bajrang Punia said he did not want to aggravate the condition of his right elbow. He said he started feeling the pain during the quarterfinal against Korean Yongseok Jeong.

After moving away from home, Honey Pal says medal will be special feeling for parents

March 01, 2020 6:02 pm

Earlier this week, Honey Pal Singh won the gold medal in the men’s Greco-Roman 63 Kg category in the Khelo India University Games at Bhubaneswar and the 19-year-old youngster remembered his time away from his family.

Sonam Malik upstages idol Sakshi on road to Tokyo Olympics

February 27, 2020 10:57 pm

Sonam's second win over Sakshi, in the domestic qualifiers, came in a most dramatic fashion. In the dying seconds, Sonam pulled off the ‘Dhak’ routine – a move that requires a wrestler to pull the opponent over the shoulder and throw her onto the mat.


Mitti ka Sher: Tracing wrestler Jassa Patti's struggle to move from mud to mat

August 13, 2018 6:47 am

Jaskanwar was born in 1993, when insurgency was ebbing. But his teenage years were spent in a Punjab in the grip of a drug problem. The boy and the menace also crossed each other’s path.