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Vinod Tomar, Wrestling Federation’s Additional Secretary, suspended by Sports Ministry following the wrestlers’ protest

The assistant secretary of the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI), Vinod Tomar, was suspended on Saturday by Anurag Thakur's Sports Ministry in response to the protest organised by India's decorated wrestlers against the WFI.

Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh asked to resign within 24 hours after protesting wrestlers meet Anurag Thakur

This comes after Sports Minister Anurag Thakur met the protesting wrestlers including Vinesh Phogat, Ravi Dahiya, Bajrang Punia and Sakshi Malik at his residence. 

Kin of CWG gold medalist Achinta Sheuli lashes out at Mamata Banerjee government over lack of support to ace weightlifter

"...all other states do what’s required in order to ensure their weightlifters benefit. But it’s not the case here," Achinta Sheuli had said in 2020.

From choorma and ice-cream to taking a promise from players: Here’s what PM Modi said to the Tokyo returned athletes

PM Modi also requested the players to send written suggestions and letters to him recommending how the infrastructure and training in the country can be bettered.

Tokyo Paralympics to start from August 24, India to send largest-ever contingent with 54 para athletes

Talking about the preparations, Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) President Deepa Malik had told ANI, "There was a difficult time in getting the trials done, to be able to make the SOP, we want to thank the Sports Authority of India."

Arjuna awardee athlete Anju Bobby George praises Modi govt for supporting and encouraging athletes, watch video

Anju Bobby George talks about how the current Modi government has been supporting the athletes and helping them train to participate in international events, unlike the previous governments.

As men’s Hockey team wins Bronze at Olympics, here is how only 10 years ago, they did not even have shoes to play due...

Former Hockey team captain Dhanraj Pillay had also given a call in 2011 to pay players match fees.

As propagandists see red over Indian athletes thanking PM Modi for achievements, here is how govt helped them achieve their dreams

After Mirabai Chanu thanked PM Modi following her silver medal win at Tokyo Olympics, left-liberals launched an attack on her on social media

How the TOPS programme by the Modi government paved the path for Mirabai Chanu’s success in the Olympics

TOPS covers sporting activities such as table tennis, tennis, weightlifting, wrestling, hockey, archery, athletics, badminton, boxing, shooting and para-sports.

India opens medal tally at Tokyo Olympics as weightlifter Mirabai Chanu wins silver medal: What PM Modi tweeted now and in 2018

Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu won a historic silver medal in the weightlifting event in the Tokyo Olympics

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