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No exemption for Vinesh Phogat, Bajrang Punia from World Championship trials, says WFI

Vinesh has won back-to-back gold medals -- Yasar Dogu and Grand Prix of Spain -- in her new 53kg category while Bajrang has lost just one bout -- the 2018 World Championship final -- in his last 10 international assignments.

Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat recommended for Khel Ratna

Rahul Aware, Harpreet Singh, Divya Kakran and Pooja Dhanda have been recommended for the Arjuna Award; Virender Kumar, Sujeet Maan, Narendra Kumar and Vikram Kumar have been recommended for the Dronacharya Award.


United World Wrestling's diktat on WFI is not exceptional, says Nenad Lalovic

World Wrestling body UWW has said it did not do anything "exceptional" by stopping national federations from dealing with the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI).

Rattled WFI seeks government assurances to keep jr Asian Championships in India

The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) on Tuesday sought government guarantees to ensure that political tensions with Pakistan do not lead to international events being taken away from the country.

WFI upgrades wrestlers Sushil Kumar, Sakshi Malik's contracts to grade A

The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) on Wednesday announced that the contracts of star grapplers Sushil Kumar and Sakshi Malik have been upgraded to Grade A from B.

Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat, Pooja Dhanda get Grade A contracts; Sushil Kumar, Sakshi Malik in Grade B

Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat were included in the top Rs 30-lakh Grade A along with Pooja Dhanda as the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) on Friday rolled out its revolutionary contracts system for the grapplers.


Rahul Aware alleges bias and quits camp, pulled up by wrestling federation

Aware is now facing a disciplinary action after being pulled up by the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI).

Sushil Kumar opts out of Asian Games

The decision came on the day, when the wrestling trials to determine the teams was held.

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.

Sushil makes his move,shifts up to 74-kg category for Rio

Narsingh Yadav,who won gold in the 2010 CWG in the 74kg class,will now move to 86kg.