Myanmar to host Asian Jr Wrestling Championship

Nay Pyi Taw, May 21 (IANS) — Myanmar will host the first-ever Asian Junior Wrestling Championship here in July, said... (more...)

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BJP MP re-elected Wrestling Federation of India president

New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) — Bharatiya Janta Party’s (BJP) Lok Sabha member Brijbhushan Sharan Singh was here... (more...)

Mexican wrestler killed by kick in the ring

Mexico City, March 22 (IANS) — A Mexican professional wrestler has died after receiving a flying kick during a match... (more...)

Myanmar to host Asian junior wrestling meet

Yangon, March 4 (IANS) — The Asian Junior Wrestling Championships will be hosted in Myanmar’s Nay Pyi Taw in... (more...)

Myanmar to host Asian junior wrestling championships

Yangon, Jan 17 (IANS) — Myanmar will host the Asian junior wrestling championships for the first time in Nay Pyi Taw... (more...)

Myanmar to host Asian Junior Wrestling Championships

Yangon, Dec 26 (IANS) — Myanmar will host the 2015 Asian Junior Wrestling Championships in Nay Pyi Taw in June, inviting... (more...)

Myanmar to host Asian Junior Wrestling Championships

Ysngon, Dec 26 (IANS) — Myanmar will host the 2015 Asian Junior Wrestling Championships in Nay Pyi Taw in June, inviting... (more...)


Video: An Indian village churns out brawny bouncers by the hundreds

Their training camp is found in a rural village on the southern rim of Delhi where its countryside community is known for... (more...)


B.C. wrestler awarded belated gold medal

Burnaby Central Secondary School’s Amar Dhesi is the province’s top high school wrestler and will be headed to... (more...)

National women’s wrestling championships in Gonda from Friday

New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) — The 59th women’s National Wrestling Championships will start Friday at Gonda, Uttar... (more...)

Complete road project within timeframe: Himachal CM

Kotkhai (Himachal Pradesh), Oct 22 (IANS) — Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh Wednesday asked a private... (more...)

Asian Games MMA

Top Indian wrestlers mentor others as nation aims for more success at major international meets

Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt (top) reacts after winning against China’s Yeerlanbieke Katai (bottom) in the men’s... (more...)

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