Wrestling

NEW DELHI: Indian sports talent management company IOS Sports & Entertainment Tuesday announced the signing of three wrestling talents - Reetika Hooda, Nisha Dahiya, and Aman Sehrawat - all of whom have secured their spots for the upcoming Paris 2024 Olympics. 

With these latest signings, four of the six qualified Indian wrestlers for the Games will now be represented by IOS, who already have Anshu Malik (qualified for Paris 2024) and Sonam Malik on their wrestling roster.

May 23, 2024 15:05
STAMFORD, Conn.: WWE, part of TKO Group Holdings, has announced a long-awaited return to Japan with three live shows this July.  The first show will take place at the Edion Arena in Osaka on Thursday, July 25. WWE Superstars will then return to perform in Tokyo for the first time since 2019, with back-to-back shows at the Ryogoku Arena on Friday, July 26, and Saturday, July 27.
May 10, 2024 19:05
A Delhi court on Friday ordered framing of charges in the sexual harassment case filed by female wrestlers against powerful politician Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, whose writ continues to hold sway over the Wrestling Federation of India. The former WFI president has also been charged with the offence of outraging the modesty of women. 
May 09, 2024 20:05
United World Wrestling (UWW), which has been operating in lock-stop with the tainted Wrestling Federation of India for months now, has suspended vociferous WFI critic Bajrang Punia till the end of this year.
May 02, 2024 18:05
If last year's elections for the Wrestling Federation of India's executive council was all about proxy candidates whose main claim to fame was absolute loyalty to the WFI's former president Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, the upcoming Lok Sabha elections for the Kaiserganj seat in Uttar Pradesh follows an identical template.   
Apr 24, 2024 20:04
Former Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Narsingh Pancham Yadav was elected chairman of the Wrestling Federation of India's Athletes' Commission here on Wednesday, completing a process that was mandated by the sport's world governing body.
Apr 18, 2024 20:04
NEW DELHI: A Delhi court is expected to pronounce on April 26 its order on whether to frame charges against former Wrestling Federation of India chief and BJP MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh in a sexual harassment case lodged by six female wrestlers against him.
Apr 18, 2024 20:04
Olympic wrestling medallist Sakshi Malik has been listed among the 100 most influential people of 2024 by TIME magazine. TIME released its list of the 100 Most Influential People for 2024 on Wednesday. The annual list, which asks cultural and political icons to highlight the changemakers of the past year, features dozens of athletes, entertainers, artists and politicians.
Apr 17, 2024 19:04
This is interesting. And frankly, surprising! The Union Sports Ministry has taken a diametrically opposite position to that of global governing body United World Wrestling and the Indian Olympic Association on the matter of the status of the (still for all intents and purposes) Brijbhushan Sharan Singh-controlled Wrestling Federation of India.
Apr 10, 2024 20:04
STAMFORD, Conn.: WWE, part of TKO Group Holdings, today announced that WrestleMania XL became the most-successful and highest-grossing event in company history.
Mar 18, 2024 20:03
This was a development waiting to be formalised once United World Wrestling on February 13 lifted the suspension of the Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh-controlled Wrestling Federation of India.