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Thursday, August 18, 2022



Ravi Kumar headed for Russia camp ahead of World Championship

August 17, 2022 4:39 pm

The 2019 World Championship bronze medallist had trained in Bulgaria besides competitive exposure in Turkey and Mongolia ahead of the CWG. The World Championships is slated at Belgrade from September 10-18.

CWG 2022: Wrestling bouts halted after speaker falls from ceiling

August 05, 2022 5:33 pm

This was right after India's Deepak Punia had won his opening 86kg bout.

Referee assaulted, wrestler banned as heat gets to everyone in CWG trials

May 18, 2022 5:24 pm

After Satender Malik lost his 125kg final, the Haryana athlete walked across the mat and allegedly hurled expletives at senior referee Jagbir Singh before hitting him in the face.

Anshu Malik to fight for Asian Championship gold, Manisha to wrestle for bronze

April 22, 2022 2:00 pm

Anshu Malik hardly gave her rivals time to think or strategise as she pulled off move after move with ease to bamboozle them.

WFI lets off Vinesh Phogat with a warning, allows her to compete at World championships

August 26, 2021 2:06 pm

Two other wrestlers, Sonam Malik and Divya Kakran, too have been cautioned and like Vinesh, they will be in the fray to compete in the World Championships as well.

Junior World Championships: Indian grapplers return with a rich haul of medals

August 21, 2021 2:18 pm

Indian girls bring three silver medals while Ravinder was the lone Indian to reach the boys final.

What Ravi's win means to Nahari: Hospital, regular electricity will follow Olympic medal

August 05, 2021 6:43 am

The Nahari village, about 10 kms off the Sonepat highway, gets only two hours of electricity during the day and about six hours in the evening.

Ravi Dahiya, Deepak Punia storm into Olympic semifinals, get closer to medal rounds

August 04, 2021 11:01 am

Such was the dominance of 23-year Dahiya that he won both his bouts on technical superiority to set up a 57kg semifinal clash with Kazakhstan’s Nurislam Sanayev.

Literally fighting on one leg, wrestler Sumit Malik books Tokyo spot

May 08, 2021 2:10 pm

Sumit Malik is the fourth Indian male wrestler, after Bajrang Punia, Deepak Punia and Ravi Dahiya, to confirm an Olympic spot.

Reluctant wrestler Rohit Singh crowned national champion in Bajrang’s category

January 25, 2021 8:13 am

For a family of nine – Rohit is sixth of seven brothers – the income from herding cattle wasn’t enough to run the household. “So, out of compulsion more than anything, I joined a wrestling school,” he says.


Tough match: A traditional Kolkata akhada wrestles with Covid-19

August 05, 2020 9:06 pm

Chhote Lal Ki Ghat, at Mullick Ghat near the Howrah Bridge, once attracted spectators all year round. The coronavirus pandemic and the ensuing lockdown have thrown up new challenges.

'The Great Khali' returns from injury to demolish three foreign wrestler

March 01, 2016 7:41 pm

The Great Khali was injured during a fight in Haldwani but returned to beat the three wrestlers who injured him.

Legendary actor Dharmendra witnesses live PWL action

December 14, 2015 4:12 pm

Bollywood legend Dharmendra enjoyed live wrestling as PWL moved to Ludhiana.