Bajrang Punia Advocates For Wrestling To Be Made The National Sport

Three-time World Championships medallist Bajrang Punia on Tuesday called for wrestling to be made the national sport, insisting that Indian grapplers have consistently won medals in big-ticket events. During a felicitation function of World Championships medal-winning wrestlers by Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju in New Delhi on Monday, the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) President Brij …

Deepak Punia Reveals He Secured Olympics Quota While Battling Injury

However, the injury caught up with him in the end — Deepak was visibly struggling after beating Switzerland’s Stefan Reichmuth 8-2 in the semi-final and the next day, it had emerged that he had pulled out of the final. “I sustained the injury in the first bout. As I progressed through the rounds, it got …

Vinesh Phogat Wants To Give Her Best “Six Minutes” In Tokyo Olympics

An Olympic berth already secured, World championship bronze medallist wrestler Vinesh Phogat says she has unfinished business to attend to in 2020 Tokyo. The fear of 2016 Rio Olympics injury still playing on her mind, Vinesh on Monday said she is eyeing to complete her bout in next year’s Tokyo Olympics. One of India’s biggest …

World Wrestling Championships: Rahul Aware Beats Tyler Graff Of USA To Win Bronze In Men’s 61kg Category

Rahul Aware defeated Tyler Graff of USA 11-4 in men’s 61kg World Wrestling Championships bronze medal bout in Nur Sultan on Sunday. Rahul Aware was trailing 0-2 early in the bout but came back strongly to turn things around. At the first break, Rahul took a two-point lead over Graff and in the last three …