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  • Wrestling Federation of India suspends tainted referee Virender Malik August 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Wrestling Federation of India on Monday suspended referee Virender Malik, who was detained on charges of alleged sexual assault in Glasgow during the recentlyconcluded Commonwealth Games, with immediate effect. The president of WFI, Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh on Monday took the decision to suspend the tainted official but the...
  • WFI recommends Raj Singh for Dronacharya award May 29, 2013

    New Delhi: The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has recommended the names of its general secretary Raj Singh and veteran Guru Jasram for the Dronacharya Award in the category of lifetime contribution in coaching. "The federation has send two names for this award, including mine. I spent two decades with the...
  • Six junior wrestlers skip dope test, lose medals May 12, 2013

    New Delhi: The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) on Sunday withdrew the medals from six of the current junior national champions, who failed to provide samples to the National AntiDoping Agency (NADA) for dope test. WFI had requested NADA to collect samples from the Junior National Wrestling Championships that were held...
  • Indian Wrestling League to start from November 6, 2013 December 24, 2012

    New Delhi: The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has announced the commencement of the Indian Wrestling League from November 6, 2013 with six franchiseeowned teams on homeaway basis leading to 30 league games followed by the semifinals and final. Commenting on this, G S Mander, chairman IWL, said: "Since our proposed...
  • SushilYashvir pairing ends after WFI omits coach November 27, 2012

    New Delhi: The partnership that brought India two successive Olympic medals, ended after the Wresting Federation of India, apparently at Satpal Singh's insistence, omitted Sushil Kumar's coach, Yashvir Singh, from the national camp. Yashvir, who is employed with the Delhi state government's education department as a physical teacher, has been...
  • Was dehydration behind Sushil Kumar's loss? August 13, 2012

    Mumbai: Sushil Kumar would have made greater history had he conquered Tatsuhiro Yonemitsu in London on Sunday. But the 66kg wrestler was up against much more than just a fiery Japanese opponent in the gold medal bout. Moments after Sushil became the countrys first Olympic silver medalwinning wrestler and the only...