Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh: News

23 Jan 2023

Mary Kom

Mary Kom will lead oversight committee to manage wrestling body 

Boxing legend Mary Kom will lead the sports ministry's oversight committee to manage the day-to-day affairs of the wrestling body.

WFI President Brij Bhushan to step aside until probe ends

Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur revealed on Friday that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh would step down as the president of the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) amid the allegations of sexual misconduct against him and his associates.

Form new committee for probe, protesting wrestlers write to IOA

An urgent meeting of the Indian Olympic Association's (IOA) Executive Council has been called on Friday evening to discuss the letters received from wrestlers Vinesh Phogat, Bajrang Punia, Sakshi Malik, Ravi Dahiya and Deepak Punia.

19 Jan 2023

Sexual Harassment

WFI president rings Anurag Thakur to clarify sexual harassment allegations

Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP and Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) President, reportedly called Sports Minister Anurag Thakur to clarify the recent sexual harassment allegations made against him and the officials of the federation by national and international wrestlers.