Why are we not surprised? In the latest episode of the tawdry saga that is the wrestlers vs Wrestling Federation of India, Vinesh Phogat, one of the grapplers demanding the removal of WFI president and BJP politician Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, has claimed that a member of the probe committee is leaking 'sensitive information' to the press.
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Feb 23, 2023 20:02
The administrative chaos in the Wrestling Federation of India in the aftermath of the allegations of sexual harassment against WFI president and BJP MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh has lead to the sport's world governing body rescinding India's hosting rights for the upcoming Asian Championships, which were scheduled to be held in New Delhi from 28 March through to 2 April.
Jan 25, 2023 11:01
The administrative chaos in the Wrestling Federation of India has lead to the sport's world governing body expressing concerns over India's ability to host the upcoming Asian Championships, scheduled to be held in New Delhi from 28 March through to 2 April.
Jan 23, 2023 19:01
Boxing great MC Mary Kom is set to lead a five-member oversight committee to run the day-to-day affairs of the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) and supervise the probe into the sexual harassment charges against its president and BJP Lok Sabha MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh.
Jan 20, 2023 05:01
The country's top wrestlers on Thursday vowed to intensify their protest, saying the government has given them an assurance but not a "satisfactory response". The wrestlers said they will lodge multiple FIRs against Wrestling Federation of India president and BJP MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh if the WFI is not disbanded immediately.
Jan 19, 2023 19:01
NEW DELHI: The Union Sports Ministry has taken cognizance of the unprecedented protest staged by the country's top grapplers, including Olympic and Commonwealth Games (CWG) medalists, in the capital in which women wrestlers have levelled serious charges of sexual harassment by the president and coaches of the Wrestling Federation of India and of mismanagement in the functioning of the WFI.
Jan 18, 2023 17:01
In an unprecedented move, the country’s top wrestlers on Wednesday staged a protest against the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) president and BJP MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh. The underlyinge charge is that the federation is being run by Singh as per his whims and fancies.
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’.
Aug 27, 2021 08:08
NEW DELHI: Wrestling Federation of India president Brijbhushan Sharan Singh, who has been hogging the media limelight for all the wrong reasons in the aftermath of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, on Thursday offered up some news that could prove a big boost for the sport IF even some of it all, comes to fruition.
Oct 05, 2020 12:10
NEW DELHI: The Sports Ministry on Saturday filed an affidavit in the Delhi High Court informing the court of its decision to give recognition to wrestling and weightlifting federations, reported Hindustan Times.
Feb 06, 2020 19:02
NEW DELHI: The Wrestling Federation of India on Wednesday said it has got assurances from the Central government that “quarantined” Chinese wrestlers will not be denied entry into the country for the upcoming Asian Championship despite fears surrounding the deadly coronavirus.