Wrestling Federation of India

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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.

Indian boxers including Mary Kom to go into quarantine

13 Mar 2020

Indian boxers including Mary Kom to go into quarantine

India's Mary Kom, who competed in the Asia-Oceania Olympic qualifiers in Jordan, will be sent into self-isolation for at least 10 days, alongside thirteen other boxers.

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.

Wrestlers Bajrang, Vinesh and Pooja awarded Grade A contracts

30 Nov 2018

Wrestlers Bajrang, Vinesh and Pooja awarded Grade A contracts

The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has rolled out a grade-based contract system for wrestlers.

Kohli with 'zero' points gets Khel Ratna, but Punia rejected

21 Sep 2018

Kohli with 'zero' points gets Khel Ratna, but Punia rejected

Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and world champion weightlifter Mirabai Chanu were nominated for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna by the Sports Ministry.

Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat in contention for Khel Ratna award

29 Aug 2018

Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat in contention for Khel Ratna award

Asian Games 2018 gold medalists Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat are in the race for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.

All four 'indisciplined' Phogat sisters dropped from camp by WFI

17 May 2018

All four 'indisciplined' Phogat sisters dropped from camp by WFI

Owing to their regular tantrums and indiscipline, the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) dropped all four Phogat sisters from the National camp for the Asian games.

Sushil Kumar's name missing from entry list on CWG website

30 Mar 2018

Sushil Kumar's name missing from entry list on CWG website

The 2018 Commonwealth Games are just 5 days away and ace Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar's name has gone missing from the official entry list on the Gold Coast 2018 website.

Parts of Dangal are fictional: Aamir Khan

31 Dec 2016

Parts of Dangal are fictional: Aamir Khan

Replying to the criticism of Geeta Phogat's former coach PR Sondhi, Bollywood actor Aamir Khan has said that some part of the movie 'Dangal' were fictionalized.

Legal trouble for Dangal over coach's portrayal

27 Dec 2016

Legal trouble for Dangal over coach's portrayal

Piara Ram Sondhi is seeking legal action against film makers of 'Dangal' for wrongly portraying the character of the coach, which is loosely based on him.

Padma Bhushan for Sushil Kumar?

07 Sep 2016

Padma Bhushan for Sushil Kumar?

The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has recommended two time Olympic medal winner Sushil Kumar's name for this year's Padma Bhushan Award.