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Meet Madurai's 93 year old wrestler

Palani teaches and practices wrestling at his local 'akhada' in Palanganatham area of the city.

13 Jul 2019 12:43 PM

Feel proud mindset has changed, says Sakshi Malik

Wrestling is more of a contact sport but it’s very crucial to train your mind as well, says Sakshi.

22 Feb 2018 2:07 AM

Commonwealth Wrestling Championship: India grabs 9 Gold, 7 Silver

The India Women Wrestling Team that represented the nation at the championship won the medals in all 10 weight categories.

17 Dec 2017 1:49 PM

UP girls enter wrestling arena, break glass ceiling

The Swaminath Akhara and the Tulsidas Akhara are just two of the many wrestling akharas or training grounds, which have opened their doors to girls.

13 Oct 2017 1:53 AM

Mongolian-born wrestler turned Japanese to get to grips with sumo

Nyamjavyn Tsevegnyam has given up his Mongolian nationality to become Japanese.

20 Jul 2017 2:56 PM


Turkish oil wrestlers grapple to win 600-year-old title

A record number of wrestlers are taking part in the annual Kirkpinar tournament this year.

16 Jul 2017 6:44 PM

Mud, sweat and nostalgia

Wrestling or pehlwani is a sport that was developed during the Mughal era. Today, it’s a sport for a handful.

28 May 2017 12:18 AM

Book review: From kushti to wrestling, one bout at a time

The soft ending is expectedly with Gobor Goho, one of Bengal’s and the country’s finest wrestlers.

26 Mar 2017 3:55 AM

Iran prohibits entry of US wrestlers for Freestyle World Cup

Retaliating against Donald Trump's recent policies, Iran has banned US wrestlers from entering the country for the Freestyle World Cup.

03 Feb 2017 4:26 PM

Potrayal of coach in Dangal hurts me, says PR Sondhi

Former wrestling coach P R Sondhi expressed his displeasure for demeaning the character of wrestling coach in the film.

31 Dec 2016 12:44 AM


Pro Wrestling League-2: Six teams to battle for top honours

The opening night will be headlined by defending champions Mumbai Maharathi taking on Haryana Hammers.

30 Dec 2016 12:16 AM

Pune: For funding their wrestling dreams, 4 youths turn robbers; held

Police seized gold ornaments, three motor cycles, 10 mobile handsets and cash worth Rs 5.24 lakh from their possession.

23 Dec 2016 11:11 AM