Wrestling

HYDERABAD: The United World Wrestling and World Federation of Indian Style Wrestling (WFISW) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote and grow the traditional Indian style wrestling - Kushti.

The MoU is part of UWW's continuous effort to support traditional wrestling styles across the world.

UWW Associated Styles president and bureau member Rodica Yaksi was present in Hyderabad recently to sign the MoU on the sidelines of the 51st Hind Kesari tournament, an annual event to crown the Kushti champion of India.

Jan 25, 2023 11:01
The administrative chaos in the Wrestling Federation of India has lead to the sport's world governing body expressing concerns over India's ability to host the upcoming Asian Championships, scheduled to be held in New Delhi from 28 March through to 2 April.
Jan 23, 2023 19:01
Boxing great MC Mary Kom is set to lead a five-member oversight committee to run the day-to-day affairs of the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) and supervise the probe into the sexual harassment charges against its president and BJP Lok Sabha MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh. 
Jan 20, 2023 05:01
The country's top wrestlers on Thursday vowed to intensify their protest, saying the government has given them an assurance but not a "satisfactory response". The wrestlers said they will lodge multiple FIRs against Wrestling Federation of India president and BJP MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh if the WFI is not disbanded immediately.
Jan 19, 2023 19:01
NEW DELHI: The Union Sports Ministry has taken cognizance of the unprecedented protest staged by the country's top grapplers, including Olympic and Commonwealth Games (CWG) medalists, in the capital in which women wrestlers have levelled serious charges of sexual harassment by the president and coaches of the Wrestling Federation of India and of mismanagement in the functioning of the WFI. 
Jan 18, 2023 17:01
In an unprecedented move, the country’s top wrestlers on Wednesday staged a protest against the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) president and BJP MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh.  The underlyinge charge is that the federation is being run by Singh as per his whims and fancies.
Jan 18, 2023 15:01
MUMBAI: Sony Sports Network presents a brand-new avatar of WWE Super Dhamaal in 2023 with Bollywood celebrity Sharman Joshi along with Sashaa Padamsee hosting the popular weekly studio show.  WWE Super Dhamaal will be telecast at 1:00 pm and 5:00 pm IST on Sony Sports Ten 1 & Sony Sports Ten 3 channels and on SONY WAH at 10:00 am IST every Sunday.
Jan 11, 2023 19:01
WWE, the world's largest pro-wrestling company, has reportedly been sold to Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund.  Reports of the sale emerged hours after Stephanie McMahon announced her resignation from her roles as chairwoman and co-CEO of the company and her father Vince McMahon returned as chairman of the board. Co-CEO Nick Khan will now serve as WWE CEO.
Jan 11, 2023 19:01
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Dec 14, 2022 19:12
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Nov 28, 2022 19:11
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