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Bajrang Punia left stadium in huff, refusing to play another match and the dope test after losing semi-finals of Paris Olympic Qualifiers: The fall...

It is worth noting that wrestler Rohit Kumar who defeated Bajrang Punia lost to Sujeet Kalakal in the final match

Suspended WFI president invites protesting wrestlers Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat, and Sakshi Malik to appear for national trials

The Wrestling Federation of India announced the trials on March 10-11, including the names of star grapplers Bajrang (65kg freestyle), Vinesh (55kg), and Sakshi (62kg), who declared her retirement from the sport on the day Sanjay Singh was elected president.

Indian wrestlers threaten fresh protest after world wrestling body lifts suspension of Wrestling Federation of India

Bajrang Punia and Sakshi Malik protested the appointment of Karan Bhushan Singh as president of UP Wrestling Association.

Save our wrestling: Hundreds of young wrestlers protest against Sakshi Malik, Vinesh Phogat, and Bajrang Punia at Jantar Mantar

The junior wrestlers protesting at Jantar Mantar arrived in several buses from Delhi, Haryana, and Uttar Pradesh, and blamed the 3 veteran wrestlers for ruining an year of their lives.

Wrestler Vinesh Phogat returns Arjuna and Khel Ratna awards, leaves them at Kartavya Path amid WFI election row

On 30th December (Saturday), Wrestler Vinesh Phogat returned her Arjuna and Khel Ratna Awards

Sports Ministry suspends all activities of newly-elected WFI, says norms were violated in announcing the schedule of junior national wrestling championships

The ministry's decision came after the newly elected WFI President Sanjay Singh announced that the nationals for U-16 and U20 will take place in Nandini Nagar of Gonda in Uttar Pradesh before the end of this year.

After Sakshi Malik quits wrestling in ‘protest’ against WFI election result, Bajrang Punia vows to return his Padma Shri award

"I can’t live my life as a Padma Shri awardee while our women wrestlers are insulted. Hence I return this award to you,” Bajrang Punia announced.

Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh’s associate Sanjay Singh elected as the new WFI president, defeats Anita Sheoran backed by protesting wrestlers

Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh's associate Sanjay Singh emerged as the winner in the WFI elections. He beat former grappler Anita Sheoran.

Wrestler Bajrang Punia faces crushing defeat at Asian Games semifinals with 8-1 score, was allowed exemption from trials

Bajrang Punia routed 1-8 by Iran's Rahman Amouzadkhalili in the Asian Games semi-finals

Wrestler Vinesh Phogat ruled out of Asian Games 2023, to undergo knee surgery

Vinesh Phogat will now be replaced by Antim Panghal, who won the 53 kg trials, on India's Asian Games team. The gold medalist from the 2018 Asian Games expressed her extreme disappointment at not being able to defend her title in this edition, which will be held in Hangzhou beginning on September 23.

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