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'Will personally invite Bajrang, Vinesh, Sakshi for trials', assures Sanjay

'Will personally invite Bajrang, Vinesh, Sakshi for trials', assures Sanjay

World governing body UWW had lifted the provisional suspension imposed on the WFI with a rider that no wrestler should face discrimination

16 February,2024 05:23 PM IST | New Delhi | mid-day online correspondent
Bajrang Punia urges UWW to reimpose suspension on WFI

Bajrang Punia urges UWW to reimpose suspension on WFI

UWW had suspended WFI in August 23 for not holding elections on time

15 February,2024 04:01 PM IST | New Delhi | mid-day online correspondent
'Only Nationals organised by us will be genuine': Ad-hoc panel to WFI

'Only Nationals organised by us will be genuine': Ad-hoc panel to WFI

The Sports Ministry, which had suspended WFI citing rules violation, had also said that WFI-organised events will not be recognised

17 January,2024 05:47 PM IST | New Delhi | mid-day online correspondent
UWW urges IOA & WFI to co-operate, awaits IOA confirmation ratifying elections

UWW urges IOA & WFI to co-operate, awaits IOA confirmation ratifying elections

The three top wrestlers are demanding the arrest of former WFI chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh for allegedly sexually harassing women grapplers

05 January,2024 06:23 PM IST | New Delhi | mid-day online correspondent
Sakshi Malik accuses junior wrestlers of running Brij Bhushan's 'propaganda'

Sakshi Malik accuses junior wrestlers of running Brij Bhushan's 'propaganda'

Malik had announced her retirement from the sport on December 21 in protest against the election of Sanjay Singh as WFI President

03 January,2024 05:15 PM IST | New Delhi | mid-day online correspondent
Junior wrestlers stage protest over losing a 'crucial' year in their careers

Junior wrestlers stage protest over losing a 'crucial' year in their careers

Loaded in buses, the junior wrestlers arrived from different parts of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Delhi, catching the police unawares

03 January,2024 05:00 PM IST | New Delhi | mid-day online correspondent
Wrestling Senior National Championships to commence in February, announces panel

Wrestling Senior National Championships to commence in February, announces panel

The senior National Championships will take place from February 2 to 5 in Jaipur and will be orchestrated by the Railway Sports Promotion Board (RSPB)

01 January,2024 08:37 PM IST | New Delhi | mid-day online correspondent
'Do not recognise ministry suspension, will organise Nationals': Sanjay Singh

'Do not recognise ministry suspension, will organise Nationals': Sanjay Singh

Three days after the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) held its polls, the ministry suspended the sports body citing several violations of rules on December 24

01 January,2024 07:00 PM IST | New Delhi | mid-day online correspondent
What’s sports without patriarchy?

Mid-Day Premium What’s sports without patriarchy?

Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh’s startling ‘dabdaba tha, dabdaba rahega’ remark following the election results presents a clear picture of who calls the shots in the federation

31 December,2023 09:33 PM IST | Mumbai | Srijanee Majumdar
Paris Olympics 2024: Punia urges Sports Ministry to restart wrestling activities

Paris Olympics 2024: Punia urges Sports Ministry to restart wrestling activities

Wrestling has come to a standstill for the last several months due to the ongoing protest within the fraternity against the former president Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh. Punia, who had decided to return his Padma Shri in protest over election of Sanjay Singh, a Brij Bhushan loyalist, further said preparation for the Olympics needed urgent attention

30 December,2023 04:03 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

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