December 28, 2016 Last Updated at 17:48 IST Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) president Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh on Wednesday said he doesn't see anything wrong in the appointment of Commonwealth Games (CWG) scam accused Suresh Kalmadi and Indian National ... Business Standard, 2 months ago
Yesterday was the birthday of the phenomenal actor Anupam Kher. Readers may recall that we had reported about the team of Naam Shabana celebrating a pre-birthday bash for Anupam Kher, whose happiness knew no bounds. Like every year, this year too, Anupam Kher ...Bollywood Hungama, 2 weeks ago
Former India wrestler Kripa Shankar Bishnoi has been appointed an international match referee by United World Wrestling (UWW), the sport's global governing body.Bishnoi was selected by the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) for the annual training course for ...Prokerala, 3 weeks ago
Using a sledgehammer to fix some ills can cut down a game at its peak, warns Shekhar Gupta. As I left home reluctantly for the airport, I may have, in a nutty moment not unusual for sport-lovers, been wishing my Bengaluru flight, already delayed by two hours, was held up further. And no, I wasn't thinking about cricket, or the Supreme Court-appointed Justice Lodha Committee's surgical strike on the BCCI brass. I was thinking wrestling, and not the film Dangal, but the real thing. I had just ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
'Geeta and Babita are not pulling out of the tournament. They would be sticking with the team but in all probability would not take part in the competition further.' The Pro Wrestling League's star quotient took a massive hit on Sunday after one of the Phogat sisters, who are in the limelight following a blockbuster biopic on their struggle, was ruled out of the ongoing season.The much in demand real-life Dangal girls -- Geeta and Babita -- were roped in by the Uttar Pradesh franchise, which ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago Bungle in Dangal: Geeta, Babita all but out of PWL Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
With a mixed bag of success and failure, Indian sports remains in a state of inertia in the absence of a proper vision from the administrators. IMAGE: PV Sindhu, left, and Sakshi Malik celebrate after winning medals at the Rio Olympic Games. Photograph: Reuters An Olympic campaign saved by the fortitude of three women, a cricket team that rediscovered itself under a bold and zealous Virat Kohli -- Indian sports in 2016 was a dramatic mix of highs and lows wherein athletes mostly raised the bar ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Sakshi Malik's bronze medal at the Rio Olympics and a doping controversy involving Narsingh Yadav, considered a medal hope, marked the Indian wrestling year. Narsingh was handed a four-year ban by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), just a day before ...Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
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