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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World Wrestling Championship: India Continue To Struggle

The Indian Wrestlers have failed to make a mark in the world wrestling championship as they are yet to win a medal. After the disappointment in the first day, the Indians struggled in the second and third day as well. Ravinder Singh, who competed in the 59kg category of Greco-Roman wrestling, lost to Rovshan Bayramov

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World Wrestling Championship: High Hopes For India

The Indian Wrestlers are all set to make their mark at the World Wrestling Championship which will kick off on September 7, 2015 at Las Vegas. India will be participating in the tournament without their ace wrestler Sushil Kumar, but there are other names in the team who could come the spotlight. Yogeshwar Dutt will

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Khel Ratna And Arjuna Awards: 2015 Awardees

It’s that time of the year when you acknowledge the presence of our sporting heroes. The annual Arjuna awards were conferred last Saturday, at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, and the awardees included greats from wrestling to gymnastics to kabaddi. After much hue and cry, tennis pro Sania Mirza was awarded a well-deserved Khel Ratna.   Sports Rediscovered

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Geeta Phogat Leads World Wrestling Championships Squad

Wrestling Federation of India’s selection committee have selected an eight-member women’s team to represent the country at the Senior World Wrestling Championship to be held in Las Vegas

Asian Wrestling Championship: India Win Two More Medals

India’s medal tally in the Asian Wrestling Championship at Doha saw two more additions yesterday, thanks to Sakshi Malik and Lalita Sherawat. Five medals so far in the Asian Wrestling Championship Sakshi Malik, who competed in the 60kg freestyle category for women, clinched a bronze in the event while Lalita Sherawat earned a bronze in the

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Phogat Sisters – Trailblazers Among Women Wrestlers

Babita and Geeta hail from the Bhiwani district of Haryana. The state is infamous for its skewed sex ratio and patriarchy. In such circumstances, the Phogat sisters have achieved a remarkable feat.
The Phogat sisters have shown that the shape of their roti doesn’t matter. What matters is the colour of their medal.

Womens Day Special: Indian Sportswomen Of Today

“I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being with an independent will”.- Charlotte Bronte A woman is a source of inspiration in many ways. Apart from being the reason for our existence, a woman symbolizes strength, courage and will-power. Women have surpassed men in many fields. Be it

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National Games Day 12: Kerala upset Haryana

Just one more day to go. As the curtain slowly comes down on the 2015 National Games, Sports Rediscovered brings to you a peek into the medals tally, along with a short report on the day’s events. The big news was that hosts, Kerala, hoarded up medals in athletics today, to usurp Haryana and Maharashtra,

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Asiad Wrestling Recap: Yogeshwar Dutt Scripts Golden History

Yogeshwar pinned his spirited Chinese opponent to reverse the lead and make it to the Asian Games gold medal match.After the match was over, Yogeshwar crossed the playing arena and then sat down, completely drained off all energy. Such was the stupendous effort by Yogeshwar, that his coaches had to come and carry him off.