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