Wrestling

  • Go for Glory: Shooters expected to lead medal haul in Incheon Yesterday

    They were mostly off the mark in the recent World Championships but Indian shooters will nonetheless be expected to deliver a bagful of medals when the event kickstarts in the Asian Games. ...
  • Asian Games 2014: India wrestlers go for glory in Incheon Yesterday

    Sushil Kumar may be missing but led by the other Olympic medalist Yogeshwar Dutt the team hopes to rewrite history. ...
  • Asian Games 2014: Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt eyes Incheon gold Yesterday

    Olympic medalist Yogeshwar Dutt leads the team into battle in the absence of double Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar. ...
  • Wrestler Amit Kumar upset over Arjuna Award snub August 13, 2014

    Amit Kumar, who won gold at the 2014 CWG in Glasgow and also has a silver won at the 2013 World Championships, said such decisions are bad for morale. ...
  • Proud feeling to win a medal in Glasgow, says wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt August 8, 2014

    Yogeshwar won gold medal for India beating Jevon Balfour of Canada in the final of the men's freestyle 65kg category in the 2014 Commonwealth Games. ...
  • Sushil Kumar proud of India's wrestling performance at CWG August 5, 2014

    Sushil Kumar, Yogeshwar Dutt, Amit Kumar made sure that Indian wrestling continues to be on the upswing and, in all, five gold and six silver and two bronze were surely impressive at the Commonwealth Games. ...
  • CWG 2014: Phogat sisters create history in Glasgow August 5, 2014

    The gold won by Phogat sisters Babita and Vinesh in Glasgow emulated the feat of their sister Geeta, who was the first Indian woman to win a CWG wrestling gold in 2010. ...
  • CWG 2014: India end on a high, finish 5th with 64 medals August 4, 2014

    CNN-IBN's panel of experts discuss the performance of India's sportspersons in recently concluded Commonwealth Games where Indian won 64 medals. ...
  • CWG 2014: Wrestlers come back home after successful campaign August 2, 2014

    Indian wrestlers landed in Delhi after ending their successful campaign at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. ...
  • CWG 2014: Plan was to play aggressive wrestling, says Sushil Kumar August 2, 2014

    Sushil Kumar landed in Delhi on Saturday morning after winning his second Commonwealth gold in wrestling. ...
  • CWG 2014: Gowda, Yogeshwar happy after winning gold August 1, 2014

    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. ...
  • CWG 2014: Bajrang, Satyavrat enter wrestling final July 31, 2014

    Indian wrestlers provided the cheer to the Indian contingent with Bajrang, Satyawart, Lalita and Sakshi assuring themselves of at least a silver medal. ...
  • CWG 2014: Sushil Kumar delighted after winning wrestling gold July 30, 2014

    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. ...
  • Indian of the Year 2013: Nominees in sports category December 10, 2013

    CNN-IBN's Indian of the Year Awards are back for the year 2013 and here we bring you the nominees in the category of Sports. ...
  • Indian wrestling on the upswing September 27, 2013

    Upcoming wrestlers Amit Kumar, Bajrang and Sandeep Tulsi Yadav performed brilliantly at World Championships and made India proud. ...
  • Victorious Indian wrestlers return from World Championships September 20, 2013

    Amit Kumar and Bajrang Kumar, who won silver and bronze medal respectively, returned home to hero's welcome. ...
  • Amit, Bajrang credit World Championship medals to hard work September 20, 2013

    Amit Kumar and Bajrang Kumar visit CNN-IBN studios to describe their journey en route World Championship silver and bronze medal, respectively. ...
  • Amit Kumar wins silver at World Wrestling Championships September 17, 2013

    Indian wrestling discovered a new star on Monday with 19-year-old Amit Kumar winning silver medal at the World Championships in Hungary. ...
  • Amit Kumar wins silver at World Wrestling September 17, 2013

    Asian Champion Amit Kumar settled for silver after going down narrowly in the final of the 55kg category on the opening day of World Wrestling Championships. ...
  • Wrestling rewarded after a six-month battle September 9, 2013

    The IOC voted wrestling back into the Olympics impressed with the strong revamp operation by the sport's governing body. ...
  • Wrestling back in 2020 Olympic Games September 9, 2013

    Wrestling managed to survive the axe winning 49 out of 95 votes, helping the sport beat squash and baseball-softball. ...
  • IOC's 125th session holds great significance to India September 4, 2013

    In the 125th session of the IOC, the future of the suspended Indian Olympic Association will be up for discussion and also whether wrestling will be part of the 2020 games. ...
  • IOC to decide wrestling's future in 2020 Olympics May 29, 2013

    Wrestling's Olympic future could be decided on Wednesday as the discipline competes with eight other sports for one spot in the 2020 games. ...
  • Amit Dhankar helps India win Freestyle trophy at Asian Wrestling C'ship April 23, 2013

    Amit Kumar Dhankar delivered the last hurrah for India in the Senior Asian Wrestling Championship by clinching a gold, as the hosts finished with their best ever showing in the continental event on Monday. ...
  • Wrestling fights for its Olympic survival April 19, 2013

    The scramble is on to get wrestling back at the Olympics and the International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles president Nenad Lalovic told CNN-IBN that he is planning to shake things up to make the sport more attractive. ...
  • Youngsters to lead India at Asian Wrestling Championship April 17, 2013

    With Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt skipping the Asian Wrestling Championship due to injuries, the new crop of wrestlers will lead India. ...
  • IOC decision to drop wrestling from 2020 Olympics creates stir February 12, 2013

    The International Olympic Committee dropped wrestling from the 2020 Olympics on Tuesday. ...
  • IOC drops wrestling from 2020 Olympics February 12, 2013

    The IOC leaders dropped wrestling for the 2020 Games in a surprise decision to scrap one of the oldest sports on the Olympic program while retaining modern pentathlon in its list of core sports. ...
  • Sushil, Yogeshwar delighted with success in Olympics August 16, 2012

    Wrestlers Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt won silver and bronze medal respectively in London Olympics 2012. ...
  • I got third time lucky, says Yogeshwar Dutt August 14, 2012

    Competing in his third Olympics, Yogeshwar Dutt won a bronze medal for India in the 60kg category of men's wrestling. ...