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Indian wrestling


With Asia gold, daily wager’s son puts Karnataka wrestling hub in spotlight

June 25, 2022 10:42 pm

In these two sentences, Arun Kumakale, a local wrestling coach, captures the history of the wrestling-mad town in North Karnataka, and the journey of its newest sensation and his prodigy, Ningappa Genannavar, 17.

Dangals of Crime trailer: Discovery+ series explores wrestler Sushil Kumar's descent into crime 

January 28, 2022 2:55 pm

Discovery+ documentary series Dangals of Wrestling - The Untold Truth About Indian Wrestling explores the underbelly of the sport in India.

Perfect ending for Nisha Dahiya at Nationals, emerges 65kg champion after 'murder story'

November 11, 2021 8:54 pm

It was reported that Nisha had been shot dead in Sonepat but later it came to light that the deceased was her namesake and an upcoming wrestler.

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

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

Deepak Punia's rise the highlight of 2019; Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat rock steady

December 27, 2019 3:08 pm

Five medals and four Olympic quota places in the World Championships marked India's year in wrestling, with Deepak Punia bagging a silver, and Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat claimed bronze medals.

Deepak Punia named UWW's 'Junior Freestyle Wrestler of the Year'

December 17, 2019 4:18 pm

Deepak Punia became the first Indian wrestler in 18 years to win a junior world title this year, before winning a silver medal on his debut at the Senior World Wrestling Championships.