The land of Chhara is credited to a mythical hunter, and its wrestling pedigree to fabled pehelwans. Fact remains that the output of grapplers is down to modern academies and good old one-upmanship. The Indian Express travels to the village which is a feeder to Chhatrasal and responsible for shaping Deepak and Bajrang Punia.
Indian wrestlers Pooja Dhanda and Navjot Kaur, who failed to book berths in the World Championship squad for Olympic categories, made it to the non-Olympic divisions in the absence of competitions in the trials on Monday.
The diplomatic tension with Pakistan has cost India its first sporting event as the world wrestling body UWW has taken away the junior Asian Championship from the country, days after asking all its affiliated federations to stop dealing with the WFI.
Wrestler Geeta Phogat posted a picture of her brand new car on her Instagram account while expressing sheer delight in buying the luxury vehicle all from her own money. She also mentioned about the car, Range Rover, in her caption, “Hard work always pays off 🙏😊love with our new Car 🚘❤️😍#rangeroverevoque #landrover @landrover_in.” Geeta has achieved numerous […]