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: 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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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: 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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World Cadet Wrestling: Gold For Anil Kumar

Indian wrestler Anil Kumar won the gold medal in the 50 kg freestyle category at the World Cadet Championship, held in Sarajevo, Bosnia. Dominating victory for Anil Kumar Anil’s medal in the championship is India’s second medal so far. Earlier, Ankus had won the silver medal in the 38 kg female category. Anil defeated Iran’s

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2014 Indian Wrestling Recap: Freestyle Glory

With the 2015 National Games just around the corner, Sports Rediscovered brings a recap of how Indian wrestlers fared in 2014. Yogeshwar Dutt scripted history in Incheon by ending a 28-year long wait for a Gold Medal in Wrestling at the Asian Games. While the graph has otherwise gone down a little from the previous year,

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Yogeshwar Dutt Clinches India’s Fourth Gold

“When the going gets tough, the tough get going” On Sunday at the Dowon Gymnasium in Incheon, we got to witness this as India’s marquee wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt once gain gave an example of his sheer determination, spirit and tenacity. A battle is never over until the final whistle goes. Down and out, trailing 5-7 to

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Yogeshwar Dutt Bags Gold, Babita Misses Bronze Narrowly

The 9th day of the Incheon Asian Games saw many Indians win medals, the chief highlight being the Gold Medal in Wrestling. Yogeshwar Dutt finally ended the 28 year long wrestling gold medal drought for India at the Asian Games as he defeated Y. Zalimkhan of Tajikistan in the final of the men’s 65 Kg

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Indian Wrestling Squad Fail To Impress At World Championship

The World Wrestling championship kicked off on Monday but the Indian wrestling team had a tough outing with all 8 wrestlers getting eliminated in the initial stages of the tournament itself. There were high expectations from Commonwealth Games Silver Medallist Rajiv Tomar(125 kg freestyle) since the top Indian wrestlers Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt had opted

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