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Priya Malik wins gold at World Cadet Wrestling Championships

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India grappler Priya Malik clinched gold at the World Cadet Wrestling Championships on Sunday.Malik defeated Kseniya Patapovich 5-0 in the summit clash and as a result, she won a gold medal at the World Cadet Championships in Hungary.Priya Malik...

Tokyo Olympics Indian Wrestlers (women) profiles: Seema, Vinesh, Anshu, Sonam lead India’s challenge

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Here is the lowdown on three wrestlers who will lead India's challenge in men's wrestling at Tokyo Olympics.Seema Bisla (50kg)Ranking: 7Form guide: 2021: Gold in World Olympic qualifier in Bulgaria; Bronze in Asian championships in Kazakhstan; Fourth place in...

Cadet World Championship: Indian wrestler Tannu wins 43kg title

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Young Indian wrestler Tannu sealed the crown in a dominant fashion, grabbing the 43kg title without conceding a single point as the country's spectacular run continued at the Cadet World Championship, here on Thursday.The final initially seemed to be...

Tokyo Olympics: I don’t need to take pressure, says Ravi Dahiya

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Considered a medal contender in Tokyo, World championships bronze medallist Ravi Kumar Dahiya has trained his thought process such that it keeps the pressure at bay.Dahiya, who will compete in 57kg, has a simple formula to approach the Olympics....

Tokyo Olympics, Indian Wrestlers (men) profiles: Ravi, Bajrang, Deepak lead India’s challenge

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Here is the lowdown on three wrestlers who will lead India's challenge in men's wrestling at the Tokyo Olympics.Ravi Kumar Dahiya (57kg)Ranking: 4Form guide: 2021: Silver at Poland Open; Gold at Asian championships, Kazakhstan; 2020: Gold at Asian championships,...

Tokyo 2020: USOPC condemns social media post comparing COVID-19 protocols to Nazism

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The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC) condemned a social media post shared by an unaccredited USA Wrestling staff member that compared COVID-19 protocols to Nazi Germany, calling the statement "inconsistent with our values." According to widespread media...

Jaskaran takes silver, bronze for Chirag and Jaideep at Cadet Worlds

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Indian wrestler Jaskaran Singh settled for a silver medal after losing an intense final while Chirag and Jaideep bagged a bronze each at the Cadet World Championship on Wednesday.Up against Uzbekistan's Kamronbek Kadamov in the 60kg final, Jaskaran lost...

For Anshu and Sonam Malik, fathers became roommates in Lucknow to support Tokyo wrestling...

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Two young girls, two doting fathers, and a common dream.Just as the Olympics are a celebration of human excellence and endeavour, the different roads that athletes take to get there are often paved with the same stones – hard...

Tokyo Olympics: Punia wants no drama in early rounds at the Games

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India's Bajrang Punia is determined to avoid come-from-behind wins in his early bouts which could leave him exhausted even before reaching the medal rounds at the Tokyo Olympics, the freestyle wrestler said.The 27-year-old is the second seed in men's...

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: US Olympian Gable Steveson chases gold, pro wrestling dreams

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Gable Steveson loves to put on a show - during and after his biggest matches.Moments after he won at the U.S. Olympic trials at 125 kilograms to qualify for the Tokyo Games, he was taking down the strap on...

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