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Women's chief coach Jitender Yadav withdrawn from India team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

Image used for representational purpose(HT Photo/Files)
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.

Former boxing champion Mary Kom (AIBA)
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

The Congress MP demanded independent inquiry into the allegations levelled against the WFI chief by prominent wrestlers of the country.(ANI)
Updated on Jan 23, 2023 11:00 AM IST
BySnehashish Roy

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.

Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) president Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh (Photo by AFP)
Published on Jan 21, 2023 11:18 PM IST
By | 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.

The Sports Ministry suspends Vinod Tomar, Assistant Secretary of the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI), on Saturday.(ANI)
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.

Wrestler Vinesh Phogat speaks as wrestlers Sakshi Malik and Bajrang Punia look on during their ongoing protest against the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI), at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Friday, (PTI)
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.

IOA forms 7-member panel to probe sexual harassment charges against WFI chief(ANI/PTI)
Updated on Jan 20, 2023 10:07 PM IST
By | 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.

Delhi Commission for Women Chairperson Swati Maliwal. (ANI Photo)(Amit Sharma)
Published on Jan 20, 2023 05:57 PM IST
By | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan

Morning brief: UN-charted terrorist's video from Pakistan jail; all latest news

Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.

United Nations Security Council (UNSC) listed Pakistan-based terrorist Abdul Rehman Makki as a global terrorist under its ISIL (Da'esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee (Twitter)
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.

Wrestlers' meeting with Sports Minister Anurag Thakur likely to continue today(ANI)
Updated on Jan 20, 2023 06:13 AM IST
BySnehashish Roy

‘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.

WFI president and BJP MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh is accused of sexual harassmenrt.(File)
Updated on Jan 19, 2023 11:11 AM IST
BySnehashish Roy

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

Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Malik, Bajrang Punia, and others react during a press conference regarding wrestlers' protest against the Wrestling Federation of India, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Wednesday(HT Photo)
Published on Jan 18, 2023 11:12 PM IST
ByAvishek Roy, New Delhi

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.

Bajrang Punia will be aiming for glory.(REUTERS)
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.

Sourav Ganguly and Virat Kohli. (Getty)
Published on Dec 29, 2021 08:24 PM IST
BySharda Ugra

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

File photo of wrestling.(File)
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).

File photo of wrestling.(HT Photo)
Published on Apr 12, 2021 03:04 PM IST
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