Articles about Wrestling
Wrestling is a combat sport involving various styles by the two competitors. The player forces his/her opponent to touch the ground with some part of the body other than his feet. Wrestling is conducted in various styles. The sport can either be for entertainment purpose or for genuine competition.
17 Aug 2021
Wrestler Ravinder earns semifinal spot at junior world championships
Upcoming Indian wrestler Ravinder showed tremendous defense skills to reach the 61kg semifinals of the junior world championship in Russia on Monday even as three of his compatriots bit the dust in the quarterfinals.
07 Aug 2021
Tokyo Olympics: Bajrang Punia clinches bronze medal in wrestling
India have secured their sixth medal in the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
06 Aug 2021
Tokyo Olympics: Bajrang Punia loses semi-final bout in 65kg category
Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia has lost the men's freestyle 65kg category at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics after being beaten by Haji Aliyev of Azerbaijan in the semis.
06 Aug 2021
Tokyo Olympics: Wrestler Bajrang Punia moves to semifinal
Bajrang Punia put his tactical acumen and strength to good use in the second period to pin Iran's Morteza Cheka Ghiasi for a semifinal berth in men's free-style 65kg event which took him closer to an Olympic medal on debut, in Tokyo on Friday.
05 Aug 2021
Tokyo Olympics: Wrestler Deepak Punia loses in bronze medal match
Indian wrestler Deepak Punia lost the bronze medal match at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
05 Aug 2021
Wrestling: Ravi Dahiya loses to Zavur Uguev, wins silver
Indian Wrestler Ravi Dahiya lost 4-7 to Russia's Zavur Uguev in the gold medal match (57kg) at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
05 Aug 2021
#TokyoOlympics: Wrestler Ravi endures bite from Sanayev, but is fine
India's Ravi Dahiya endured a painful bite on his biceps from Kazakhstan's Nurislam Sanayev during the Tokyo Olympics semifinal but the in-form wrestler is perfectly fine and raring to go for the final, a support staff member of the team assured.
04 Aug 2021
Ravi Dahiya storms into Olympic final, pins Sanayev in semis
Ravi Dahiya on Wednesday became only the second Indian wrestler to qualify for the gold medal clash at the Olympic Games when he sensationally turned around the 57kg semifinal by pinning Kazakhstan's Nurislam Sanayev.
04 Aug 2021
Ravi Dahiya, Deepak Punia win by technical superiority, enter quarterfinals
Indian wrestlers Ravi Dahiya and Deepak Punia began their Olympics campaigns with technical superiority victories, reaching the men's freestyle 57kg and 86kg quarterfinals respectively with ease, in Tokyo on Wednesday.
03 Aug 2021
Wrestler murder case: Probe reveals victims beaten for 40 minutes
Olympic medalist wrestler Sushil Kumar and his associates beat up former junior national wrestling champion Sagar Dhankar and others with sticks, hockey, and baseball bat for 30-40 minutes after bolting the gate of Chhatrasal Stadium from inside, according to the Delhi Police charge sheet in the murder case.
23 Jul 2021
Indian wrestlers Tannu and Priya become World Champions
Young wrestlers Tannu and Priya became the latest world champions as India's spectacular run continued at the Cadet World Championship in Budapest on Thursday.
05 Jul 2021
Wrestler Sumit Malik to challenge two-year ban, seek lesser punishment
Wrestler Sumit Malik has decided to challenge the two-year ban imposed on him by the United World Wrestling (UWW) for failing a dope test and seek a lesser punishment so that he can compete in next year's Commonwealth Games (CWG).
16 Jun 2021
Judo coach arrested in Chhatrasal Stadium brawl case
The Delhi Police Crime Branch on Wednesday arrested a judo coach in connection with a brawl at Chhatrasal Stadium that took place on May 4 involving Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar in which a wrestler died and his two friends were injured, officials said.
12 Jun 2021
Wrestler Vinesh Phogat wins Gold at Poland Open
Star Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat proved that her preparations for the Tokyo Games were on track by winning the 53kg gold at the Poland Open in Warsaw on Friday, giving herself some crucial 'mat-time' ahead of the Olympics.
11 Jun 2021
Vinesh reaches final of Poland Open with contrasting wins
Star Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat proved that her preparations for the Tokyo Olympics were on track as she progressed to the 53kg final of the Poland Open with two contrasting wins.
05 Jun 2021
Sumit Malik fails dope test, set to lose Olympic quota
Indian wrestler Sumit Malik, on Friday, failed a dope test, which was conducted by United World Wrestling (UWW), during the World Olympic Qualifiers held in Sofia, Bulgaria.
23 May 2021
Delhi Police arrests Sushil Kumar: All you need to know
Two-time Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar, who was on the run for his alleged involvement in the murder of a fellow wrestler, was arrested by the Delhi Police this morning.
15 May 2021
Non-bailable warrant issued against Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar: Details here
A non-bailable warrant has been issued against Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar and nine others in connection with the murder case of former junior national wrestling champion, Sagar Rana.
07 May 2021
Wrestler Sumit Malik qualifies for Olympics; Dhankar, Kadian ousted
Sumit Malik on Thursday became the fourth Indian men's freestyle wrestler to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics when he reached the 125 kg summit clash at the World Olympic Qualifiers, in Sofia, Bulgaria.
07 Mar 2021
Vinesh Phogat secures gold in Rome, reclaims top spot
Star Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat bagged a gold medal with a dominant win in the Matteo Pellicone Ranking Series event.
03 Dec 2020
'First Gay Wrestling Star' Pat Patterson dies of cancer
2020 snatched away many stars, and WWE joins that list now.
08 Oct 2020
Netflix axes 'GLOW' Season 4 citing health risks during filming
There will be no more GLOW Season 4.
10 Aug 2020
Former WWE wrestler James 'Kamala' Harris dies at 70
World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), on Monday, announced that legend James Harris has passed away at the age of 70.
01 Aug 2020
Vinesh Phogat pulls out of proposed wrestling camp
Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat is against the idea of holding a national camp with the cases of coronavirus increasing day by day.
22 Jun 2020
The Undertaker announces retirement: A look at his WWE career
One of the greatest professional wrestlers, The Undertaker, has retired from WWE.
21 Sep 2019
Wrestler Deepak Punia fourth Indian to seal Tokyo Olympics berth
India are aiming to end the ongoing World Wrestling Championships on a high after Deepak Punia secured an Olympics quota for the 2020 Tokyo event.
20 Sep 2019
World Wrestling Championships: Sushil Kumar loses opening round bout
Veteran wrestler Sushil Kumar lost in the opening round of the ongoing World Wrestling Championships on Friday.
19 Sep 2019
Wrestlers Bajrang Punia, Ravi Kumar Dahiya seal Tokyo Olympic berths
India had another strong day at the ongoing World Wrestling Championships.
02 Sep 2019
Happy Teachers Day: Ranking the best coaches in sports history
Coaches are considered to be the best teachers in the world and even vice versa.
16 Aug 2019
Bajrang Punia nominated for India's highest sporting honor
Famed Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia has been nominated for India's highest sporting honor - the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award on Friday.
11 Aug 2019
Tbilisi Grand Prix: Wrestler Bajrang Punia claims gold medal
Indian star wrestler Bajrang Punia's superb form has continued.
09 Aug 2019
Independence Day 2019: A look at India's greatest sporting moments
India had always been a sports-crazy nation even before independence. However, their pinnacle came following their independence in 1947.
04 Jun 2019
WWE: Do you know these amazing facts about The Undertaker?
The Undertaker is one such legend who never gives up.
02 Jun 2019
WWE: Jon Moxley feels Triple H should run the company
Jon Moxley aka Dean Ambrose has been in the news ever since he made a shocking move to AEW from WWE, a couple of months ago.
27 May 2019
WWE: Here are some amazing facts about John Cena
John Cena is one of the most celebrated superstars in WWE.
21 May 2019
WWE: Here are five relatively unknown facts about Finn Balor
Reigning Intercontinental Champion Finn Balor is one superstar who made a name for himself during his stint with NXT.
12 Mar 2019
#NewsBytesExclusive: Ritu Phogat on MMA, father's support and much more
Indian women's wrestling ace Ritu Phogat had recently announced that she would now pursue Mixed Martial Arts (MMA).
02 Mar 2019
UWW ranking series: Pooja wins gold, Sakshi gets silver
Indian wrestlers put in a commendable shift as they won four medals at the Dan Kolov-Nikola Petrov tournament in Ruse, Bulgaria.
26 Feb 2019
Wrestler Ritu Phogat joins MMA, to train full-time in Singapore
In an interesting development, Indian women's wrestling ace Ritu Phogat announced that she would now pursue Mixed Martial Arts or MMA.
10 Feb 2019
#NewsBytesExclusive: Wrestler Bajrang Punia on Padma Shri, success, and more!
Bajrang Punia, one of the country's finest freestyle wrestlers, has won many medals in international events, including Commonwealth and Asian Games golds and a World Championship silver among others.