London dreams: Bindra, Mary Kom and Sushil
Jul 21, 2012
Press Trust of India | Thursday August 14, 2014
The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) announced the women's freestyle squad for the Asian Games on Thursday after the trials were held in Lucknow.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Monday August 11, 2014
The Dronacharya Award selection committee, headed by Ajit Pal Singh, that met in New Delhi on Monday nominated greco-roman wrestling coach Mahavir Prasad, G. Manoharan (boxing), Jose Jacob (rowing), N. Lingappa (athletics) and Gurcharan Singh Gogi (j...
Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 2, 2013
The 24-year-old, who claimed the bronze medal at last year's Asian Championship, is aiming to better that result this time around.
Press Trust of India | Monday March 4, 2013
Geeta, who was playing in the 59-kg category for the first time, won all her bouts against her opponents from Japan, Canada, Mongolia and Belarus.
Press Trust of India | Sunday April 1, 2012
Geeta on Sunday created history by becoming the first Indian woman wrestler to have qualified for the Olympics after she reached the final of the Asian qualifying event in Astana, Kazakhstan.
Press Trust of India | Thursday April 28, 2011
Indian Wrestling Federation (WFI) on Thursday announced a 21-member squad, including seven women grapplers, for the Senior Asian Wrestling Championship to be held at Tashkent from May 19 to 22.
Commonwealth Games | Rica Roy/Sanjay Kishore | Saturday October 9, 2010
India wrestlers have clinched 15 medals in the Delhi games till now and six of them have come from girls. And it is the state of Haryana, which is struggling to improve its gender ratio because of female infanticide, that is the breeding ground for t...
Commonwealth Games | Agence France-Presse | Friday October 8, 2010
Ifeoma Nwoye of Nigeria broke the hearts of the home crowd when she defeated Indian favourite Babita Kumari in the women's 51kg freestyle wrestling final at the Commonwealth Games on Friday.