After Vinesh Phogat and Deepak Punia, Rahul Aware becomes 5th wrestler to test positive for COVID-19
Rahul Aware had won a bronze medal in the non-Olympic 61kg weight category at the World Championships in Nur-Sultan last year.
National Sports Awards 2020: Rohit Sharma, Vinesh Phogat among five athletes to receive Khel Ratna; 29 finalised for Arjuna Award
This is the first time in the history of awards that five athletes have been recommended for the Khel Ratna, with the final decision resting on sports minister Kiren Rijiju
Vinesh Phogat to be nominated for Khel Ratna Award, Sakshi Malik hopes to be considered for Arjuna Award
Vinesh Phogat, who is the lone woman wrestler to have qualified for the now-postponed Tokyo Olympics, had missed out on the honour last year with fellow grappler Bajrang Punia getting the prestigious award.
Asian Wrestling Championships 2020: Jitender Kumar ensures place in team for Olympic qualifiers with silver medal
Jitender Kumar sealed his place in the Indian team for the Olympic Qualifiers with a silver medal at the Asian Championship here on Sunday, a result that could slam the Tokyo Games door on veteran Sushil Kumar
Senior Asian Wrestling Championship: Sakshi Malik, Rahul Aware picked in India's non-Olympic weight categories contingent
According to a statement from the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI), the selection trials of the non-Olympic categories were held on Sunday and Monday at the Sai Training Centres (STC) of Lucknow and Sonepat.
World Wrestling Championships 2019: Bronze medallist Rahul Aware has his 'hot temper' to thank for wrestling journey
Rahul Aware outclassed Tyler Lee Graff, the 2017 Pan- America champion, 11-4 to win the 61kg bronze at World Wrestling Championship.
Aware outclassed Tyler Lee Graff, the 2017 Pan-America champion, 11-4 in the 61kg bronze play-off to take India's tally to five medals.
Wrestling World Championships 2019: Bajrang Punia handed top seeding in 65kg category; Rahul Aware 2nd seed in 61kg
World No 1 Bajrang, who is in Russia for training ahead of the championships, had bagged a silver in the last edition and a bronze in 2013 in 60kg.
Vinesh Phogat, Bajrang Punia recommended for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award by Wrestling Federation of India
The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) recommended recently-crowned Asian Champion Bajrang Punia and last year's Asian Games gold-medallist Vinesh Phogat for the country's highest sporting honour – the Rajeev Khel Ratna award.
Asian Wrestling Championships 2019: Amit Dhankar, Vicky win silver after losing finals; Rahul Aware clinches bronze in 61kg event
Amit Dhankar clinched a silver medal while Rahul Aware won a bronze as Indian wrestlers continued their impressive performance at the Asian Championships.
Senior National Wrestling Championship: Amit Dhankar, Mausam Khatri, Rahul Aware claim gold; Deepak Punia wins bronze
Dhankar, former Asian and Commonwealth Champion, mixed his aggressive tactics with solid defence en route to his seventh National title in the men's freestyle competition.
Wrestlers Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat get Grade A contracts; Olympic medallists Sushil Kumar, Sakshi Malik in Grade B
It was expected that Bajrang and Vinesh, who won the Commonwealth Games and the Asian Games gold medals this year, will be kept in the top grade.
Maharashtra government announces Rs 50 lakh award for state athletes who won gold medals at Commonwealth Games
The Maharashtra government has announced that it will be awarding Rs 50 lakh to seven athletes who reside in the state for winning a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games.
Wrestler Rahul Aware vows to return stronger for World Championships, says he missed Asian Games trials to save his knee
It was on the insistence of Aware that the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) had delayed the re-trials in the 57kg category and scheduled it for 26 June, but the Maharashtra wrestler's old left-knee problem flared up days before the trials.
Asian Games 2018: Wrestler Sandeep Tomar qualifies for mega-event; Rahul Aware opts out of trials due to knee injury
In the most exciting bout of the day, Sandeep, the 2016 Asian Championship winner, trailed Utkarsh 2-4 after the first round and drifted further with Utkarsh creating another two-point move in the beginning of second round.
Asian Games 2018: Wrestlers Mausam Khatri, Pawan Kumar book places in India's men's squad for mega-event
Celebrated wrestler Sushil Kumar, a two-time Olympic medallist, and CWG gold medallist Bajrang Punia were exempted from the trials by the WFI because of their past performance. They will carry India's hopes in the 74kg and 61kg respectively.
CWG 2018 gold medal-winning wrestler Rahul Aware says Asian Games are like Olympics in lighter weight categories
Aware said: "I had prepared for the CWG for long. It is a proud moment to win a medal in the Games, as athletes from different nations come well-prepared."
Commonwealth Games 2018: Wrestler Rahul Aware sets aside self doubts to end long wait for international glory
It has been a long wait for the wrestler to corner glory whose run-ins with the authorities grabbed headlines more than his achievements on the wrestling mat.
Commonwealth Games 2018: Sushil Kumar, Rahul Aware shine as wrestlers hit their stride; women's hockey team lose in semis
Wrestler Sushil Kumar completed a golden treble at Commonwealth Games when he won the 74 kg final in 80 seconds.
Sushil Kumar, Rahul Aware claim gold medals in wrestling as Indian wrestlers shine on Day 8 at Gold Coast
Take a look at some of the best moments from Day 8 of the Commonwealth Games as Sushil Kumar and Rahul Aware win gold medals in wrestling