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My sisters cleared the path for me: Vinesh
Times of India

My sisters cleared the path for me: Vinesh

NEW DELHI: Vinesh says she has been motivated by her cousins Geeta and Babita who fought prejudice to excel. "It is difficult to measure the happiness which comes after winning a gold medal in the first Commonwealth Games. I think one can only feel ... Times of India, 9 hours ago

Geeta Phogat and Zareen Nikhat back self-defence for Indian women

Geeta Phogat and Zareen Nikhat firmly believe girls should arm themselves with some form of self-defence and that sport is a good way to be fit and confident. The former is a freestyle wrestler from Haryana, the latter a boxer born in Andhra ...
 The Hindu1 week ago
The Week

India's wrestling juggernaut rolls on

Think wrestling, think Sushil Kumar. No other wrestler has captured the nation's imagination the way he has in the past six years. And he has kept his reputation intact by bagging the gold in the 74kg freestyle category at the Glasgow Commonwealth ...
 The Week1 day ago Glasgow Commonwealth Games | Where will India's medals come from?  Livemint.com1 week ago Glasgow promises spectacular opening …  Yahoo! India1 week ago Commonwealth Games 2014: India's wrestling …  Yahoo! India1 week ago

Vinesh wins gold, with help from her cousin

Summary Vinesh has been brought up by her uncle on the family's staple diet of wrestling. On Monday night, as 19-year-old Vinesh prepared for bed, the last thing she did before tucking herself in for the night was to place a phone call to her ...
 Indian Express1 day ago Young Vinesh corners glory  The Hindu1 day ago
Hindustan Times

The fight for Her-yana

They have to fight hard to overturn gender discrimination and deliver a sucker punch to convention. A woman's journey from womb to womanhood is the bumpiest in Haryana when compared to girls in other Indian states. Born in a state with the country's ...
 Hindustan Times3 days ago
Times of India

Indian wrestlers grappling with expectations at CWG

NEW DELHI, Jul 21 (Agencies) : Published on 22 Jul. 2014 1:04 AM IST ...
 Nagaland Post1 week ago Wrestlers grappling with expectations  Times of India1 week ago

JSW launches sports excellence programme

Mumbai: JSW Group thursday announced the launch of a long term plan to lift Indian sports for which it claims to have started building infrastructure for five disciplines at its steel plant in Bellary, Karnataka. JSW Sports Excellence Programme ...
 ZeeNews.com1 week ago

Ready to rumble with mat-tricks

CHENNAI: In half-a-dozen years, few other sports in India have got as much as facelift as wrestling. It began with an obscure, uncut Sushil Kumar wheedling out India second-ever bronze in Olympic. Two springs later, Sushil inspired India's best-ever ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago
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