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Women's chief coach Jitender Yadav withdrawn from India team
It is learned that the Oversight Committee, headed by MC Mary Kom, removed him because of the allegations levelled against him by the protesting wrestlers
Published on Jan 26, 2023 09:51 PM IST
Wrestlers stir: Mary Kom to head panel on sex abuse probe against WFI chief
The oversight committee will run the daily affairs of the wrestling body for the next one month and assess the allegations against Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, who was asked to step aside as the WFI chief last week.
Updated on Jan 23, 2023 05:27 PM IST
'Don't know why…': Deepender Hooda on WFI chief's counter-allegation
Congress MP Deepender Singh Hooda said a defamation case will be filed against WFI president Sharan Singh for putting allegations against him and former Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda
Updated on Jan 23, 2023 11:00 AM IST
Amid sexual harassment allegations, Centre suspends all activities of WFI
Earlier in the day, the ministry suspended WFI assistant secretary Vinod Tomar, a fallout of the grapplers' allegations of sexual harassment and corruption against the sports body's chief.
Published on Jan 21, 2023 11:18 PM IST
Sharmita Kar | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
WFI assistant secretary Vinod Tomar suspended by Sports Ministry
The Sports Ministry has suspended WFI assistant secretary Vinod Tomar. Some of the country's top wrestlers have levelled allegations of sexual harassment and corruption against the sports body's chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh.
Published on Jan 21, 2023 10:05 PM IST
'No scope....': Wrestling body on stir over sexual harassment claims
The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) sent its reply on Friday evening after being asked by the sports ministry to respond to the allegations within 72 hours.
Published on Jan 21, 2023 04:48 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Lingamgunta Nirmitha Rao
Mary Kom on IOA panel to probe sexual harassment charges against Brij Bhushan
The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Friday formed a seven-member committee to probe the allegations of sexual harassment against WFI chief.
Updated on Jan 20, 2023 10:07 PM IST
Manjiri Chitre | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
DCW chief raises questions over actions against WFI president amid protests
The protesting wrestlers have requested the IOA president to appoint a committee to enquire into the matter.
Published on Jan 20, 2023 05:57 PM IST
Manjiri Chitre | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan
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Published on Jan 20, 2023 09:03 AM IST
Sexual abuse charges: Wrestlers' meeting with Anurag Thakur may continue today
Meeting will be held to discuss several points that remained undiscussed in otherwise fruitful discussion with Union sports minister Anurag Thakur.
Updated on Jan 20, 2023 06:13 AM IST
‘Can’t win Olympic medal': WFI chief says wrestlers angry over performance issue
WFI president said wrestlers are protesting over anger as they can't bring Olympic medals.
Updated on Jan 19, 2023 11:11 AM IST
Top wrestlers allege harassment by wrestling federation chief
Around 30 wrestlers led by Olympic medallist Bajrang Punia and Sakshi Malik, Vinesh Phogat accuse Wrestling Federation of India president, Brij Bushan Sharan Singh of “sexual harassment”, “dictatorial” running of the body
Published on Jan 18, 2023 11:12 PM IST
, New DelhiAvishek Roy
WFI to have different teams for Asiad, World C’ships
A few wrestlers have said they wanted to participate only in the world championships, which is also the qualifying event for the 2024 Paris Olympics, if the dates of the two events clash.
Published on Jan 12, 2023 05:49 PM IST
The wishlist that will change Indian sports
From a Dada-Virat hug to the full disbanding of India's Olympic bodies to renaming all sports stadiums after sportspeople, an irreverent set of new year desires.
Published on Dec 29, 2021 08:24 PM IST
Uncertainty ends for wrestlers, set to participate in World Qualifiers
India's wrestling contingent is finally set to travel to Sofia via Paris to participate in the World Olympic Qualifiers – the last qualifying tournament for Tokyo Olympics
Published on Apr 29, 2021 10:48 PM IST
WFI challenges recognition granted to ISWAI as an NSF
The Sports Ministry last month recognised ISWAI as a national federation for running the affairs of mud wrestling, the traditional style of the sport (Dangal).
Published on Apr 12, 2021 03:04 PM IST
PTI | , New Delhi