Tokyo Olympics 2020: Bajrang Punia to fight for bronze after losing to Haji Aliyev in wrestling semis; Seema Bisla makes early exit
Rio Olympics bronze-winner Aliev of Azerbaijan consistently attacked Bajrang's legs and twice got himself into position from where he could roll the Indian comfortably for easy two-point throws.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Bajrang Punia storms into semi-finals in 65kg event, Seema Bisla exits 50kg competition
Bajrang Punia will now fight it out with Azerbaijan's Haji Aliev for a place in the gold medal bout. Aliev is three-time world champion and bronze-winner from the Rio Games.
Two Olympic bound wrestlers, two rowers included in TOPS; Vinesh Phogat to continue training overseas
The ministry also announced that star Indian grappler Vinesh Phogat will continue training overseas till the Tokyo Games as her proposal was cleared by the Mission Olympic Cell.
Seema Bisla wins gold at World Olympic Qualifiers, Greco Roman wrestlers fail to secure qualification berth
Seema, who secured her Olympic qualification on Friday, took the 50kg gold without getting on mat as her rival from Ecuador, Lucia Yamileth Yepez Guzman withdrew from the final due to an injury
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Seema Bisla becomes fourth woman wrestler to qualify; Sumit Malik settles for silver
Seema Bisla on Friday became the fourth Indian woman wrestler to qualify for the Tokyo Games by reaching the final of the 50kg competition
Wrestler Seema Bisla on track for Tokyo berth after reaching semi-finals of World Olympic Qualifiers; Nisha, Pooja ousted
Competing in the 50kg category, Seema lost only two points en route the semi-finals, where she will clash with Poland's Anna Lukasiak for a place in the Tokyo Games.
Amit Dhankar's last big performance was a silver-medal show in 74kg at the 2019 Asian Championship held in Xian, China.
Asian Wrestling Championships: Sarita Mor collects nine straight points to retain title; Seema Bisla, Pooja win bronze
Sarita, who won gold at the 2020 championship in New Delhi, lagged 1-7 after a botched up challenge but turned it around with a tremendous fight back against Mongolia's Shoovdor Baatarjav.
Senior National Wrestling Championships: Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Malik set to feature in star-studded event
The field in the women's competition includes Tokyo Olympics medal hopeful Vinesh (55 kg), Rio Olympics bronze-medallist Sakshi Malik (62 kg), the promising Divya Kakran (68 kg), Seema Bisla (50 kg), Sarita More (57 kg) and Navjot Kaur (65 kg)
Deepak Punia claims world number 1 spot in 86 kg, Vinesh Phogat jumps to second place in latest UWW rankings
World Championship silver medallist wrestler Deepak Punia has jumped to world number one position in 86kg but Bajrang Punia lost the top rank in the 65kg category in the latest rankings issued by the UWW
World Wrestling Championships 2019: Vinesh Phogat clinches bronze and Tokyo 2020 quota; Pooja Dhanda stays in reckoning
Vinesh Phogat is only the fifth Indian woman wrestler to win a medal at the World Championships after Alka Tomar (2006), Geeta Phogat (2012), Babita Phogat (2012) and Pooja Dhanda (2018).
Vinesh had recently beaten Sofia, a six-time World Championship medal winner, on way to the Poland Open title-win last month, but facing the formidable Swede in the very first round is a different proposition
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.
Wrestling Federation of India issues show cause notice to Sakshi Malik for skipping national camp without permission; 25 others expelled
Olympic medallist Sakshi Malik has been issued a show cause notice by the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) for leaving the national camp without permission as 25 campers have been expelled for the same offence.
Pooja Dhanda, Navjot Kaur make India squad for World Wrestling Championship without facing any opponents in trials
Pooja and Navjot didn't have to fight a single bout in the trials for the world championships as the WFI had barred 25 wrestlers from the trials for indiscipline