Indo-AsianNews Service | Thursday September 18, 2014
Yogeshwar Dutt, who had also skipped the 2010 Guangzhou Asian Games, had won the bronze in the 2006 Doha Asian Games.
Press Trust of India | Sunday September 14, 2014
Both KK Yadav (Greco-Roman 71kg) and Hardeep Singh (98kg) managed to win their respective qualification bouts but stumbled at the first hurdle of the main competition.
Press Trust of India | Saturday September 13, 2014
Having made it to the main round of the Greco-Roman 66kg after beating Matous Morbitzer of Czech Republic 3-1, the last year's bronze medallist at Budapest failed to live up to his reputation and lost 1-3 to Azerbaijan's Hasan Aliyev in the first rou...
Press Trust of India | Friday September 12, 2014
Gurpreet Singh impressed in the 75kg category after reaching the last-4 stage but finally lost out.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 9, 2014
In the 61kg freestyle, India's Rahul Mann lost to Yowlys Bonne of Cuba 4-0 in the first round match of the main draw.
Press Trust of India | Monday September 8, 2014
Rajiv Tomar lost 3-1 in the qualifying round bout of men's 125kg freestyle against Ryong Sung of Korea, failing to make it to the competition proper.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Saturday September 6, 2014
India's top female wrestler Babita Kumari is training hard on her speed and tactics to tackle Japanese and Chinese opponents during the Asian Games.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Monday September 15, 2014
Vinesh Phogat surprised many when she wrestled her way to a Commonwealth Games gold medal recently. She says the expectations of an Asian Games medal have risen significantly.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 2, 2014
Sushil Kumar, who bagged a bronze in 2008 Beijing Olympics and a silver in 2012 London Games, said that the youngsters needed to be given more support and advanced training so that they could pursue the sport.
Press Trust of India | Thursday August 28, 2014
Yogeshwar Dutt, who won the Commonwealth Games gold medal in July in the new 65kg category, is eying his maiden Asian Games title. He missed the 2010 edition in Guangzhou owing to an injury but had won bronze in the 60kg category at Doha 2006.
Press Trust of India | Friday August 22, 2014
Sushil Kumar has represented the country in the Olympic Games three times -- in 2004 Athens Olympics, 2008 Beijing Olympics and 2012 London Olympics. He is the only Indian wrestler to have won medals in back-to-back Olympic Games.
Press Trust of India | Monday September 15, 2014
After winning a wrestling gold in Commonwealth Games 2014, Vinesh Phogat is determined to make a mark in the Asian Games as well.
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.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 13, 2014
The 31-year-old Sushil Kumar had won a bronze in the 2008 Beijing Olympics, before doing one better four years later at the London Games, winning a silver medal and earning an iconic status.
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...
Indo-AsianNews Service,AbhishekRoy | Monday August 11, 2014
The Glasgow Games could easily be termed a landmark event as six of the 13 medals in wrestling came from women. Silver medallists Lalita, Geetika Jakhar and Sakshi Malik hail from Haryana while bronze medal winner Navjot Kaur is from neighbouring Pun...
Press Trust of India,NDTVSports | Saturday August 9, 2014
Indian Olympic Association has ordered an inquiry into charges of drunken driving and sexual assault against its secretary Rajeev Mehta and wrestling referee Virender Malik.
Press Trust of India | Saturday August 9, 2014
Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt have pulled out of World Wrestling Championships in Uzbekistan to prepare for the upcoming Asian Games from September 19.
Offbeat | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday August 6, 2014
Tourists in northern Australia have been left stunned by two fierce animals going head-to-head -- a massive saltwater crocodile wrestling with a bull shark in its jaws.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 6, 2014
Amit Kumar, who won a gold in 57 kg freestyle wrestling for India, said that Indian athletes won their share of medals with just the help of their coaches while other teams had physios, doctors and masseurs accompanying them.