Wrestling

  • CWG 2014: Worked hard on my strength, says Yogeshwar 7 hours 14 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt said on Thursday that he worked hard on his strengths to win the gold in the men's freestyle 65kg category in the 2014 Commonwealth Games. It was the Olympic bronze medallist's first gold medal in a major international event ever since his pet 60kg category was...
  • CWG 2014: Gowda, Yogeshwar happy after winning gold 7 hours 35 minutes ago

    Vikas Gowda put up a stunning show to win gold in discuss throw while Yogeshwar Dutt also stormed into wrestling final to win the gold medal. ...
  • In pics: Commonwealth Games 2014, Day 8 16 hours 37 minutes ago

    India's gold medalist Yogeshwar Dutt, silver medalist Geetika Jakhar and Bronze medalist Pawan Kumar.India's bronze medalist Pawan Kumar after the medal ceremony of the Men's Freestyle Wrestling 86kg.India's Gold medalist Babita Kumari celebrates her victory after the women's Freestyle Wrestling 55kg.
  • CWG 2014: Babita Kumari wins 1st wrestling Gold for India on Day 8 19 hours 8 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian wrestler Babita Kumari put on a stunning show to win the gold medal beating Canada's Brittanee Laverdure in the final of the women's 55kg freestyle category in the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the SECC Hall on Thursday. The 24-year-old Babita, who had bagged the silver in the 2010 Commonwealth...
  • CWG 2014: Yogeshwar Dutt wins fifth wrestling gold for India 16 hours 20 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Olympic bronze medallist Yogeshwar Dutt won the fifth wrestling gold medal for India beating Jevon Balfour of Canada in the final of the men's freestyle 65kg category in the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the SECC Hall on Thursday. Yogeshwar was declared the winner on grounds of technical superiority after he...
  • CWG 2014: Vikas Gowda, wrestlers lead India's gold rush on Day 8 15 hours 34 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Discus thrower Vikas Gowda broke a 56-year jinx, to toast with gold alongside wrestlers Yogeshwar Dutt and Babita Kumari as India snaked up to the fifth spot in the medal race at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday. After a day of elusive hunt, Indian sportspersons clinched the shining yellow medal...
  • As it happened: CWG 2014, Day 8 15 hours 41 minutes ago

    (Scroll down for Live updates) Day 7 Round-up: Virtually taking over where their compatriot shooters signed off at the range, Indian wrestlers rained medals picking up four silvers and a bronze, but the gold eluded the nation on day seven of competition. The grapplers cornered all the medals that came India's way....
  • CWG 2014: Wrestlers clinch five medals, gold eludes India on Day 7 Yesterday

    Glasgow: Virtually taking over where their compatriot shooters signed off at the range, Indian wrestlers rained medals picking up four silvers and a bronze, but the gold eluded the nation on day seven of competition at the Commonwealth Games on Wednesday. The grapplers cornered all the medals that came India's way....
  • CWG 2014: Indian wrestler Navjot Kaur wins bronze Yesterday

    Glasgow: India's Navjot Kaur won the bronze medal beating Scotland's Sarah Jones in the bronze medal play-off in the women's freestyle event of the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the SECC Hall on Wednesday. Navjot, 24, won 13-0 against the 31-year-old Sarah. Navjot was leading 9-0 when she pinned down Sarah in...
  • CWG 2014: Indian wrestler Bajrang gets men's 61 kg silver Yesterday

    Glasgow: Indian wrestler Bajrang also had to settle for a silver medal after he lost his men's freestyle 61 kg final to Canada's David Tremblay in the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the SECC Hall on Wednesday. Tremblay took just 84 seconds to beat Bajrang 12-1 in the first period. The Canadian...
  • CWG 2014: Indian wrestler Lalita settles for silver Yesterday

    Glasgow: Indian wrestler Lalita settled for the silver medal after she lost her women's freestyle 53 kg final to Nigeria's Odunayo Adekuoroye in the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the SECC Hall on Wednesday. Odunayo completely dominated Lalita and took just 31 seconds to seal the gold medal. The Nigerian managed to...
  • CWG 2014: I want to win a gold in Asian Games, says Sushil Kumar Yesterday

    Glasgow: Rio is at the back of his mind but for Sushil Kumar, one of India's greatest Olympians, the immediate aim is to win a gold medal in the upcoming Asian Games, a stage where the decorated wrestler, surprisingly, is yet to taste success. The 31-year-old grappler is India's only two-time...
  • CWG 2014: Bajrang, Satyavrat enter wrestling final Yesterday

    Indian wrestlers provided the cheer to the Indian contingent with Bajrang, Satyawart, Lalita and Sakshi assuring themselves of at least a silver medal. ...
  • As it happened: CWG 2014, Day 7 Yesterday

    (Scroll down for Live updates) Day 6 Round-up: Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar spearheaded a sparkling show as Indian grapplers dominated the wrestling arena with three gold medals after the shooters ended their campaign on a rousing note with five more podium finishes on sixth day of competition. Indian shooters continued...
  • CWG 2014: Sushil Kumar delighted after winning wrestling gold 2 days ago

    Sushil Kumar on Tuesday won the gold medal after defeating Qamar Abbas of Pakistan in a freestyle 74kg gold medal wrestling match at the Commonwealth Games. ...
  • CWG 2014: Indian wrestler Rajeev Tomar settles for silver 2 days ago

    Glasgow: Indian wrestler Rajeev Tomar lost the men's 125kg freestyle final match to Canada's Korey Jarvis and settled for the silver medal in the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) on Tuesday. In a close contest, Tomar lost 0-3 to Jarvis. It was the only relative disappointment...
  • CWG 2014: Sushil Kumar wins India's third wrestling gold in Glasgow 2 days ago

    Glasgow: Sushil Kumar led the charge as Indian wrestlers put on a stunning show in the Commonwealth Games winning three of the five gold medals on offer here Tuesday. Amit Kumar and teenager Vinesh Phogat also bagged gold medals while Rajeev Tomar settled for the silver medal in what was a...
  • CWG 2014: India's woman wrestler Vinesh Phogat bags gold 2 days ago

    Glasgow: Indian teenager Vinesh Phogat clinched the 2014 Commonwealth Games gold medal in the women's freestyle 48kg wrestling competition with a thrilling win over England's Yana Rattigan on Tuesday. Vinesh won 11-8 against Yana in a close contest in the final. It was the second gold medal for India from wrestling...
  • CWG 2014: India go down fighting 2-4 against Australia in hockey 2 days ago

    Glasgow: India put up a valiant fight before going down 2-4 against world champions and title holders Australia in their third group match of the men's Hockey competition at the 20th Commonwealth Games, here on Tuesday. Living upto their reputation, Australia build on a two-goal burst in the space of two...
  • CWG 2014: India complete golden hat-trick on the wrestling mat 2 days ago

    Glasgow: Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar spearheaded a sparkling show as Indian grapplers dominated the wrestling arena with three gold medals after the shooters ended their campaign on a rousing note with five more podium finishes on sixth day of competitions in the 20th Commonwealth Games on Wednesday. Sushil expectedly bagged...
  • Commonwealth Games 2014: India aim for top-three finish in Glasgow July 22, 2014

    Glasgow: The unprecedented success achieved in the last edition would be hard to replicate this time after the dropping of a few disciplines but upbeat after getting back in the Olympic fold, a 215-strong Indian contingent would nonetheless seek a top-five finish in the 20th Commonwealth Games which begin here...
  • CWG 2014: Wrestler Amit Kumar targets Glasgow gold July 22, 2014

    Amit Kumar, the youngest in India's wrestling contingent for the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, has promised to grapple for nothing less than gold for his country. The 19-year-old wrestler, son of a milkman from Haryana, won a silver medal at the Budapest world championships last year and will be...
  • Indian-born Rupinder Kaur wrestler in Oz team for CWG June 24, 2014

    Melbourne: The Australian women's wrestling team for this year's Commonwealth has an Indian connect to it with the Punjab-born Rupinder Kaur making the cut in the three-strong squad for the July 23 to August 3 event Glasgow. Kaur will compete in the 53kg division. In an interview to SBS Punjabi radio channel...
  • Indian wrestlers move HC for WFI derecognition for not holding trials June 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Three wrestlers on Wednesday moved the Delhi High Court seeking derecognition of Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) alleging violation of sports code by not holding trials for selecting players for the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. The petition was mentioned before a vacation bench of justices Siddharth Mridul and...
  • WWE Payback 2014: All the results from the event June 3, 2014

    As many as nine matches, including the two main events, took place at the WWE Payback 2014 held at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois on June 1. This was the second event under the Payback series, which started in 2013. In the high-octane first main event, super star John Cena...
  • Yogeshwar Dutt, Sushil Kumar shine in International tourney in Itlay June 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The celebrated Indian wrestling duo of Yogeshwar Dutt and Sushil Kumar sparkled on debut in new weight categories by winning a gold and silver medal respectively in the International Competition in Sassari city, Italy. London Olympics bronze-medallist Yogeshwar won the gold medal in the 65kg category while two-time Olympic...
  • Senior international tourney will help me identify grey areas: Sushil May 28, 2014

    New Delhi: All geared up to fight for the first time in a new weight category, double Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar says the upcoming Senior International wrestling tournament in Italy will help him identify the areas he would need to work on ahead of the Commonwealth Games in July. Sushil, who...
  • Sushil, Yogeshwar to compete in new categories for the first time May 27, 2014

    New Delhi: After a long sabbatical, Olympic heroes Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt will be spearheading the Indian challenge when they fight it out for the first time in their respective new weight categories at the Senior International wrestling tournament in Italy on May 30-31. The London Games medallists gave the...