Yogeshwar Dutt To Lead Wrestling Squad In Rio Qualifiers

Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt is all set to spearhead the Indian contention in the Asian Olympic Qualifiers that will be held at Astana, Kazakhstan. The Qualifiers will take place from March 18th to 20th. The men’s squad, which will be headed by Yogeshwar Dutt, has five freestyle wrestlers and six Greco-Roman wrestlers. Yogeshwar had to overcome

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Combat Sportsperson Of The Week: Sakshi Malik

Sakshi Malik is another strong wrestler from the roots of Haryana and in the Indian team. She adds to the undisputed dominance of the Indian state of Haryana in the sports of wrestling. Born on the 3rd September 1992, Saskshi took up wrestling at an early age. Living the dream Sakshi came to the International

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Combat Sportsperson Of The Week: Yogeshwar Dutt

In this week’s edition of Combat Sportsperson, we look at Olympic bronze medallist Yogeshwar Dutt. He has recently said that Rio is likely to be his last Olympics and he would certainly want to make it big for his farewell at the Olympics next year. Let us look at the glorious career of the wrestler

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Combat Sportsperson Of The Week: Kartar Singh

Indian veteran wrestler Kartar Singh won laurels at the Asian Games and the Commonwealth Games in the late 1970s and 1980s and is our Combat Sports person of the week. He hails from a small town in Punjab and later moved to Jalandhar. Kartar’s only disappointment from his long wrestling career would be on missing

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Combat Sportsperson Of The Week: Vinesh Phogat

A family sport as some would call it. Vinesh Phogat is the third woman wrestler from the Phogat family. Her family in Haryana is well known for producing some national talents in the world of wrestling. The three sisters took women’s wrestling to a new high in the country and inspired many youngsters. Vinesh the

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2016 Rio Olympics Qualifiers: Schedule For Indian Wrestling

In the absence of Sushil Kumar at the World Championships, it was Narsingh Pancham Yadav who won a quota place for next year’s Rio Olympics. For the rest of his compatriots, they will have their chance at qualifying in the following tournaments. Schedule for Indian Wrestling Date Competition Venue 18th-20th March 2016 Asian Olympic Qualification

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2016 Rio Olympics: Indians On Board

The Rio Olympics is still some months away but the qualification rounds and quotas are all in place with not many tournaments remaining for the players to win their grand chance at the Olympics. The battle has already heated-up, and is set to become more intense in the coming months as athletes fight it out

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Combat Sportsperson Of The Week: Narsingh Pancham Yadav

Narsingh Pancham Yadav is an Uttar Pradesh born wrestler who competes in the 74 kg category for India. Born on 6th August 1989, he began his training at the young age of 13. Like most sportspersons hailing from the rural regions of India, Narsingh’s family too was under financial constraints. However, that did not stop

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World Wrestling Championship: Narsingh Wins Bronze

Narsingh Pancham Yadav opened the account for India at the World Wrestling Championship, after winning the bronze medal in the men’s 74 kg freestyle category. Indian wrestlers have had a disappointing outing in the championship, but the medal has given the fans something to cheer about. It was Sushil Kumar’s absence that opened the door

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World Wrestling championship: Bajrang Misses Out On Bronze

Indian Wrestler Bajrang missed out on Bronze medal at the World Wrestling Championship after going down in the play-off round. Bajrang, who competed in the 61kg Freestyle category, had a forgettable start when he lost to Batbold Nomin of Mongolia. The final score read 0-10 against Bajrang. Batbold then went on to reach the finals

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