January 04, 2020 8:10 am
Sushil Kumar had requested the WFI to postpone the trials, claiming he was nursing an injury. But the federation decided to go ahead without him.
December 02, 2019 8:51 am
The silver at the Asian championships has given him the self-belief that he can win a quota for the Olympics.
December 02, 2019 9:01 am
Earlier this year, wrestler Reena tested positive at the Under-23 Asian Championships and was banned for four years. Before the Rio Olympics, star wrestler Narsingh Yadav also failed a dope test and was banned.
July 23, 2019 5:26 pm
Recently, a few referees had requested the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) to change the venue for Friday's trials since they feared for their safety at the small hall at SAI Centre in Sonepat.
July 15, 2019 6:49 pm
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.
April 29, 2019 1:21 pm
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.
March 07, 2019 10:12 pm
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).
March 06, 2019 1:24 pm
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.
December 12, 2018 9:48 pm
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.
November 30, 2018 4:10 pm
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.