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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.

World Wrestling Championships, Bajrang Punia wins bronze: His career achievements

19 Sep 2022

Bajrang Punia
World Wrestling Championships, Bajrang Punia wins bronze: His career achievements

India's Bajrang Punia clinched a bronze medal in the World Wrestling Championships on Sunday.

World Wrestling Championships: Vinesh Phogat bags bronze medal, scripts history

15 Sep 2022

Vinesh Phogat
World Wrestling Championships: Vinesh Phogat bags bronze medal, scripts history

Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat scripted history at the World Wrestling Championships in Belgrade.

World Wrestling Championships: Meet the key Indian contingent

01 Sep 2022

Bajrang Punia
World Wrestling Championships: Meet the key Indian contingent

The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has named a solid-looking Indian contingent for the 2022 World Wrestling Championships

Antim Panghal wins gold at U-20 Wrestling World Championships
Antim Panghal wins gold at U-20 Wrestling World Championships

On Friday, 18-year-old Antim Panghal etched her name in record books.

2022 Commonwealth Games: India finishes fourth with 61 medals

08 Aug 2022

PV Sindhu
2022 Commonwealth Games: India finishes fourth with 61 medals

The 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham have finally concluded.

Commonwealth Games: Indian wrestler Naveen bags gold medal
Commonwealth Games: Indian wrestler Naveen bags gold medal

India continued to be excellent in wrestling at the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Vinesh Phogat wins third successive Commonwealth Games gold in wrestling
Vinesh Phogat wins third successive Commonwealth Games gold in wrestling

Indian ace wrestler Vinesh Phogat won her third successive gold medal at the Commonwealth Games.

Commonwealth Games: Indian wrestler Ravi Kumar Dahiya wins gold medal
Commonwealth Games: Indian wrestler Ravi Kumar Dahiya wins gold medal

Indian wrestler Ravi Kumar Dahiya has bagged the gold medal in men's 57kg freestyle category at the 2022 Commonwealth Games on Saturday.

Commonwealth Games: Indian wrestlers Anshu, Divya, and Mohit win medals
Commonwealth Games: Indian wrestlers Anshu, Divya, and Mohit win medals

It was a perfect day for India as they sealed six medals in wrestling at the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

CWG: Deepak Punia beats Pakistan's Muhammad Inam to win gold
CWG: Deepak Punia beats Pakistan's Muhammad Inam to win gold

After the success stories of Bajrang Punia and Sakshi Malik, India on Friday claimed a third gold medal in wrestling at the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Commonwealth Games: Wrestler Sakshi Malik bags maiden gold medal
Commonwealth Games: Wrestler Sakshi Malik bags maiden gold medal

Indian wrestler Sakshi Malik has bagged a maiden gold medal at the Commonwealth Games.

Commonwealth Games: Second successive gold medal for wrestler Bajrang Punia
Commonwealth Games: Second successive gold medal for wrestler Bajrang Punia

The Indian wrestling contingent had a superb day on offer at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham on Friday.

2022 Commonwealth Games: Here's India's schedule for August 5

05 Aug 2022

Badminton
2022 Commonwealth Games: Here's India's schedule for August 5

The 2022 Commonwealth Games is reaching the business end.

WWE Hall of Fame wrestler Scott Hall dies aged 63

15 Mar 2022

WWE
WWE Hall of Fame wrestler Scott Hall dies aged 63

Former wrestler and World Wrestling Entertainment Hall of Famer Scott Hall, who was also known as "Razor Ramon" in the 1990s, has died. According to the WWE, Hall passed away after suffering a heart attack.

Wrestler Ravinder earns semifinal spot at junior world championships

17 Aug 2021

Sports
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

Olympics
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

Olympics
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
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

Olympics
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

Olympics
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

2020 Tokyo Olympics
#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

2020 Tokyo Olympics
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

Tokyo
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

Delhi Police
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

Sports
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
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

Delhi Police
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

Vinesh Phogat
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 Phogat
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

Olympics
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
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

Delhi Police
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

Sumit Malik
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
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

WWE
'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

Instagram
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

WWE
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
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

Twitter
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

India
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.

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