NEW DELHI: As the stir demanding the arrest of Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, accused of sexual exploitation of women wrestlers entered its third week on Monday, the protesting wrestlers began mat training after a gap of 15 days.
May 03, 2023 19:05
Taking note of the ongoing turmoil in Indian wrestling, United World Wrestling (UWW) president Nenad Lalovic has demanded clarity on who is running the sport in the country.
Apr 25, 2023 21:04
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notices to the Delhi government and others on a plea by seven women wrestlers alleging non-registration of an FIR on their sexual harassment allegations against WFI president Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, saying these are “serious allegations” requiring its consideration.
Aug 27, 2021 15:08
MUMBAI: Indian auto major Tata Motors and the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) strengthened their long term partnership further with the announcement of a holistic development programme - ‘Quest for Gold at Paris Olympics 2024’.
Nov 14, 2019 14:11
NEW DELHI: One can say this is a negative development that was just waiting to happen. The rapidly deteriorating relationship between the Wrestling Federation of India and ProSportify, WFI's commercial partner for the Pro Wrestling League (PWL), has reached its natural denouement. PWL will not be held this year, Tribune India reports.
Sep 25, 2019 14:09
MUMBAI: Following the success of Zee Maharashtra Kushti Dangal, Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. (ZEEL), under the aegis of Wrestling Federation of India (WFI), has announced the launch of Zee Kushti Dangal. In what shall be a delight for wrestling fans, the inaugural season of the dangal will kickstart on November 3.
Mar 18, 2019 12:03
MUMBAI: India’s refusal to issue visas to Pakistani shooters in last month’s ISSF Shooting World Cup due to diplomatic tensions between the two governments, has affected the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) dearly.
Mar 05, 2019 11:03
NEW DELHI: The repercussions of India’s denial of visas to two Pakistani shooters at the recent ISSF World Cup, and the diktat from the International Olympic Committee that followed the Union government's decision, has now hit the country's wrestling fraternity.
Feb 25, 2019 13:02
NEW DELHI: Following its latest round of elections, the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has unanimously elected Brijbhushan Singh as its president for a third successive term. Singh alongside other re-elected office bearers will be holding their positions till 2022.
Dec 14, 2018 08:12
MUMBAI: The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) awarded Indian wrestlers with central contracts for the first time in history at the launch here of the 6-year ‘Tata Motors Elite Wrestlers Development Program’ on Wednesday. As a result, wrestling becomes the second Indian sport after cricket to provide annual retainers that provides guaranteed basic earnings for its 150 players.
Dec 12, 2018 17:12
MUMBAI: The principal sponsors of the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI), Tata Motors Commercial Vehicles Business Unit (CVBU) has set up the ‘Tata Motors Elite Wrestlers Development Program’ to promote, encourage and develop rising Indian wrestlers and prepare them for Olympic medals at the 2020 Tokyo Games.