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Bajrang Punia urges United World Wrestling to reimpose suspension on WFI | More sports News – Times of India

Bajrang Punia urges United World Wrestling to reimpose suspension on WFI | More sports News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Olympic medallist Bajrang Punia has called upon the world governing body, United World Wrestling (UWW), to reinstate the suspension on the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI). Punia expressed concern that the revival of the Sanjay Singh-led body has once again exposed wrestlers to “threat and harassment.”On Tuesday, the UWW lifted the provisional suspension...

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Bajrang Punia urges United World Wrestling to reimpose suspension on WFI

Bajrang Punia urges United World Wrestling to reimpose suspension on WFI

New Delhi: Olympic medallist Bajrang Punia on Thursday urged world governing body United World Wrestling (UWW) to reimpose suspension on the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI), saying reinstating the Sanjay Singh-led body has again put the grapplers under “threat and harassment”. The UWW on Tuesday lifted the provisional suspension imposed on the WFI but with...

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Several grapplers seek world body’s intervention in resolving wrestling crisis in India | More sports News – Times of India

Several grapplers seek world body’s intervention in resolving wrestling crisis in India | More sports News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Several international medal-winning wrestlers from different states have approached the world governing body UWW, requesting its intervention for restoration of the suspended WFI and accused Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat and Sakshi Malik of orchestrating a “fake agitation”.The three wrestlers had led a protest against former WFI chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, alleging that...

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Year Ender 2023: Controversies that shook the sporting world

Year Ender 2023: Controversies that shook the sporting world

Amid all the glory, the grit and determination of the athletes, the fans’ emotions, the planning, sacrifices and everything else from the support staff and those involved, some controversies are unmissable in sports. Every year, certain events grab as much headlines as the achievements of sportspersons. 2023 was no different. There were n-number of glory...

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’83 World Cup champs, minus Binny, stand up: ‘distressed…hope (you) are heard’

’83 World Cup champs, minus Binny, stand up: ‘distressed…hope (you) are heard’

All the members of the 1983 World Cup winning team, except the current BCCI president Roger Binny, Friday came out in support of the top Indian wrestlers who have been protesting against Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) president Brijbhushan Sharan Singh alleging sexual exploitation and harassment. In a statement, endorsed by legends Sunil Gavaskar and...