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World Wrestling Championships: India's Greco-Roman wrestlers falter on opening day

Competing in non-Olympic categories, Asian Championship silver medallist Harpreet Singh (82kg), Sagar (63kg), and Manjeet (55kg) could not even score a single point in their respective bouts.

Sushil Kumar earns World Championship ticket with win over gritty Jitender Kumar

The consistent attacks from both the wrestlers in the fast-paced final bout had the fans on the edge of their seats as close to 1500 gathered at IGI stadium to watch their favourite star in action.


Vinesh Phogat wins 3rd successive gold in 53kg in Poland Open

Vinesh Phogat, the top Indian woman wrestler had stood atop the podium at Grand Prix of Spain and at the Yasar Dogu International at Istanbul, Turkey last month.

The Arms Race: Can arm wrestling be taken seriously as a sport?

At the Ultimate Panja League, four teams weighed in.

World Wrestling Championships: Three more Greco Roman wrestlers suffer defeat in early rounds

India have won two medals so far in the ongoing Championship with Bajrang Punia winning a silver in men's freestyle 65kg event and Pooja Dhanda grabbing a bronze in the women's 57kg category.

Ritu Phogat, Navjot Kaur's fate hangs in balance at World Wrestling Championship

If Ritu Phogat has to emulate her elder sisters in winning a bronze at the World Championship, she needs to beat, first, Bulgaria's Sofiya Hristova Georgieva and then Japan's Ayana Gempei.


Mitti ka Sher: Jassa Patti or Jaskanwar Singh Gill?

On the mud, he is Virat Kohli plus, as one of the many songs on him extol. Jaskanwar Singh Gill, aka Jassa Patti, returns from an international championship in Turkey after he was told to remove his patka.

Sachin Rathi shows class, ends gold drought for India on the wrestling mat

At the Junior Asian Wrestling Championships, Sachin Rathi was competing in the 74kg category, the same class in which he gave Sushil Kumar a walkover.

Junior Asian Wrestling Championships: First golden high for Sajan Bhanwal

Sajan Bhanwala lived up to his reputation as India's best Greco-Roman wrestler as he dominated his bouts against rivals from Tajikistan, South Korea and Iran.

SAI project officer accused of adding names to wrestling contingent list

Rana has been accused by SAI director general Thomson of manipulating Annual Calendar for Training and Competitions.

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

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.