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Woman wrestler encourages young girls to take up sport

A woman wrestler, who trained the artists in Bollywood blockbusters like “Sultan” and “Dangal”, has taken it on herself to nurture the wrestling skills of nearly 50 girls in Madhya Pradesh’s Indore district. Neelima Borasi (22) now runs the Shri Ramnath Guru Vyayam Shala and Balika Shastra Kala Kendra in Indore. The Arjun award-winning wrestler

Geeta shares picture Range Rover social media

Geeta Phogat shares her picture with new Range Rover on social media

Wrestler Geeta Phogat is once again in the news but this time for her recent post on Instagram. The 2010 Commonwealth Games gold medal winner posted a picture on the platform of her brand new car and also expressed happiness in buying the luxury car and that too with her own money. Along with the

Have you Ever Wonder Why Pehalwaans Have Ears Like This

Pehalwaans Ears Like round balls.Have you ever wondered why pehalwaans have odd ball ‘round and puffy ears’.The answer to that this particular question of the ear is called ‘Cauliflower ear’.Wrestlers are made of steel. In fact, that is kind of true for athletes from almost every discipline of combat sports.Due to the combative nature of the


Sumit bags silver to end India’s campaign on a high

India ended its successful campaign at the Asian Wrestling Championship with a silver medal as Sumit went down to Yadollah Mohammadkazem Mohebi of Iran in men’s 125kg freestyle gold medal bout on the final day of the competition, here today. The Indian wrestlers finished with 10 medals, including a gold, five silver and four bronze,

Wrestling world champions Akgul, Sadulaev bag Olympic titles

Rio de Janeiro:  Turkey’s world wrestling champion Taha Akgul claimed the men’s freestyle 125kg title at the Rio Olympic Games, while Russian Abdulrashid Sadulaev added the 86kg gold to his medal collection. In the men’s heavyweight final, Akgul on Saturday posted a 3-1 victory over Komeil Ghasemi of Iran. Akgul scored two of his points

Breaking- Sandip Tomar walks out of wrestling

India’s star wrestler Sandip Tomar lost the against Viktor Lebedev of Russia in Freestyle 57kg round of 16. He loss the game by

Grappling With Glory: India and its Wrestling tradition

Title: Enter the Dangal; Author: Rudraneil Sengupta; Publisher: Harper Sport (HarperCollins)                               Pages: 274; Price: Rs 350 Sakshi Malik picked up the first medal for India at Rio in women’s wrestling — a discipline which only made its Olympic debut in

Wrestling- Sakshi Malik goes down in QF

Sakshi Malik medal contender lost in QF against her Russian counterpart by 2-9 in women’s freestyle 58kg

Hardeep loses his Greco Roman bout; waits for repechage result

Rio: India’s Greco Roman wrestler Hardeep Singh lost his opening round bout in the 98 kg category by technical points to Turkey’s Ildem Cenk at the Rio Olympics, here today. The Turkish wrestler won the bout 2-1 despite a stiff resistance from the 25-year-old Indian. Hardeep will still have a chance in the repechage if