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.

Wrestler Ravinder earns semifinal spot at junior world championships

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.

Tokyo Olympics: Bajrang Punia clinches bronze medal in wrestling

07 Aug 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Bajrang Punia clinches bronze medal in wrestling

India have secured their sixth medal in the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Tokyo Olympics: Bajrang Punia loses semi-final bout in 65kg category

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.

Tokyo Olympics: Wrestler Bajrang Punia moves to semifinal

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.

Tokyo Olympics: Wrestler Deepak Punia loses in bronze medal match

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.

Wrestling: Ravi Dahiya loses to Zavur Uguev, wins silver

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.

#TokyoOlympics: Wrestler Ravi endures bite from Sanayev, but is fine

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.

Ravi Dahiya storms into Olympic final, pins Sanayev in semis

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.

Ravi Dahiya, Deepak Punia win by technical superiority, enter quarterfinals

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.

Wrestler murder case: Probe reveals victims beaten for 40 minutes

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.

Indian wrestlers Tannu and Priya become World Champions

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.

Wrestler Sumit Malik to challenge two-year ban, seek lesser punishment

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).

Judo coach arrested in Chhatrasal Stadium brawl case

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.

Wrestler Vinesh Phogat wins Gold at Poland Open

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.

Vinesh reaches final of Poland Open with contrasting wins

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.

Sumit Malik fails dope test, set to lose Olympic quota

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.

Delhi Police arrests Sushil Kumar: All you need to know

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.

Non-bailable warrant issued against Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar: Details here

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.

Wrestler Sumit Malik qualifies for Olympics; Dhankar, Kadian ousted

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.

Vinesh Phogat secures gold in Rome, reclaims top spot

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.

'First Gay Wrestling Star' Pat Patterson dies of cancer

03 Dec 2020

'First Gay Wrestling Star' Pat Patterson dies of cancer

2020 snatched away many stars, and WWE joins that list now.

Netflix axes 'GLOW' Season 4 citing health risks during filming

08 Oct 2020

Netflix axes 'GLOW' Season 4 citing health risks during filming

There will be no more GLOW Season 4.

Former WWE wrestler James 'Kamala' Harris dies at 70

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.

Vinesh Phogat pulls out of proposed wrestling camp

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.

The Undertaker announces retirement: A look at his WWE career

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.

Wrestler Deepak Punia fourth Indian to seal Tokyo Olympics berth

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.

World Wrestling Championships: Sushil Kumar loses opening round bout

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.

Wrestlers Bajrang Punia, Ravi Kumar Dahiya seal Tokyo Olympic berths

19 Sep 2019

Wrestlers Bajrang Punia, Ravi Kumar Dahiya seal Tokyo Olympic berths

India had another strong day at the ongoing World Wrestling Championships.

Happy Teachers Day: Ranking the best coaches in sports history

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.

Bajrang Punia nominated for India's highest sporting honor

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.

Tbilisi Grand Prix: Wrestler Bajrang Punia claims gold medal

11 Aug 2019

Tbilisi Grand Prix: Wrestler Bajrang Punia claims gold medal

Indian star wrestler Bajrang Punia's superb form has continued.

Independence Day 2019: A look at India's greatest sporting moments

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.

WWE: Do you know these amazing facts about The Undertaker?

04 Jun 2019

WWE: Do you know these amazing facts about The Undertaker?

The Undertaker is one such legend who never gives up.

WWE: Jon Moxley feels Triple H should run the company

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.

WWE: Here are some amazing facts about John Cena

27 May 2019

WWE: Here are some amazing facts about John Cena

John Cena is one of the most celebrated superstars in WWE.

WWE: Here are five relatively unknown facts about Finn Balor

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.

#NewsBytesExclusive: Ritu Phogat on MMA, father's support and much more

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).

UWW ranking series: Pooja wins gold, Sakshi gets silver

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.

Wrestler Ritu Phogat joins MMA, to train full-time in Singapore

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.

#NewsBytesExclusive: Wrestler Bajrang Punia on Padma Shri, success, and more!

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.