Wrestler Vinesh Phogat will return Khel Ratna and Arjuna Awards amid WFI dispute, writes open letter to Prime Minister Modi

Wrestler Vinesh Phogat will return Khel Ratna and Arjuna Awards amid WFI dispute

Wrestler Vinesh Phogat will return Khel Ratna and Arjuna Awards due to WFI dispute. Vinesh Phogat addressed an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, expressing her displeasure with former Wrestling Federation of India head Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh’s treatment of female wrestlers. Before the Sports Ministry suspended the newly-elected WFI panel, India’s top wrestlers … Read more

Newly-formed WFI body led by Sanjay Singh suspended by Sports Ministry

Newly-formed WFI body led by Sanjay Singh suspended by Sports Ministry

Newly-formed WFI body led by Sanjay Singh suspended by Sports Ministry over ‘hasty’ announcement to hold nationals. It was  announced that the competition will be held in Gonda, the stronghold of Brij Bhushan Singh.   The Sports Ministry has suspended the new Wrestling Federation of India, led by Sanjay Singh. On Sunday, December 24, the … Read more

Sakshi Malik quits wrestling after Brij Bhushan Sharan close aide Sanjay Singh wins WFI Elections.

Sakshi with tears in eyes announced retirement from wrestling.

Sakshi Malik, the wrestler who won medals for the Country, announced her decision to quit wrestling.    On the wrestling mat, they were known for their never-say-die attitude, but Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat, and Sakshi Malik appeared defeated on Thursday. In a Country like India where Athletes are not given the respect they need and … Read more