NDTVSports | Tuesday October 21, 2014
Traditionally, Indian contingents have had to depend on hockey and - more recently - shooting, boxing, wrestling and badminton to boost the medal tally at major international events like the Olympics, Commonwealth Games and Asian Games. But with Usha...
Press Trust of India | Thursday October 16, 2014
Double Olympic medallist wrestler Sushil Kumar, who skipped the Asian Games at Incheon, is keen to board the U.S. flight to have a feel of the largest indoor sports complex of the world, which is also the home of US wrestling.
Press Trust of India | Monday October 6, 2014
After winning a historic wrestling gold in Incheon, Yogeshwar Dutt has set his sights on next year's World Wrestling Championships in Las Vegas, which serves as a qualifying event for the Rio Olympics in 2016.
Press Trust of India | Thursday October 2, 2014
The Indian quartet of Sandeep Yadav (66 kg), Gurpreet Singh (75 kg), Manoj Kumar (85 kg) and Dharmender Dalal (130 kg) failed to even reach the medal rounds in their respective categories in Greco-Roman wrestling at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, S...
Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 30, 2014
Yogeshwar Dutt won a gold for India in wrestling at the Asian Games after 28 years.
NDTVSports | Monday September 29, 2014
Yogeshwar Dutt won an Asian Games freestyle wrestling gold for India after 28 years in Incheon.
Press Trust of India | Monday September 29, 2014
Yogeshwar Dutt won the first wrestling gold for India since 1986 and silver medalist Khushbir Kaur became the first woman from the country to win a medal in 20km Race Walking.
Indo-AsianNews Service,NDTVSports | Monday September 29, 2014
Yogeshwar Dutt defeated Zalimkhan Yusupov of Tajikistan 3-0 in the final to end India's 28-year-old wait for a wrestling gold.
Saturday September 27, 2014
Glasgow Commonwealth Games gold winner Vinesh Phogat needed two minutes 31 seconds to beat Narangerel Erdenesukh of Mongolia in a completely one-sided bronze-medal bout. The referee stopped the bout after the Indian had taken 10-0 lead over her haple...
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday September 21, 2014
Japanese parents watched with glee on Sunday as sumo wrestlers tried to reduce their babies to tears, in a centuries-old ritual believed to bring good health to bawling infants.
Friday September 19, 2014
Wrestling Federation of India had recommended Amit Kumar for this year's Arjuna award but he was not considered by the selection panel as it was reported that his name was in the list of athletes sanctioned by the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA).
Reuters | Monday September 29, 2014
Yogeshwar Dutt won a bronze medal at the London Olympics held in 2012.
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.