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Bajrang Punia

Bajrang Punia Granted Additional Financial Aid of INR 1.76 Lakhs For Training

Jan 12, 2022 PTI

Bajrang Punia will compete in international meets, including UWW Ranking events, the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham as well as the Asian Games in Hangzhou, China.

Bajrang Punia, Ravi Dahiya Choose To Train With Indian Coaches Till Paris Olympics

Jan 07, 2022 PTI

Bajrang Punia and Ravi Dahiya have conveyed the message to the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) that they will prefer to train under Indian coaches instead of hiring a personal coach from abroad.

Higher And Stronger, India's Olympic Medallists Make Their New Year 2022 Wishes

After an eventful 2021 that included Tokyo Olympics, India's top sportspersons face a challenging 2022. Their dreams and aspirations remain as high as ever.

Yearender 2021: Olympic Glory, Heartbreak And A Murder Story In Dangal Of A Year For Indian Wrestling

Dec 24, 2021 Soumitra Bose

Vinesh Phogat's disappointment in Tokyo 2020 was offset by medals from Ravi Kumar Dahiya and Bajrang Punia but Sushil Kumar ended up in jail in a roller-coaster 2021 for Indian wrestling.

Olympian Bajrang Punia To Visit Panipat School For 'Meet The Champions' Program

A brainchild of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the outreach initiative envisages all Olympians and Paralympians interacting with students from 75 schools each in two years to motivate the youngsters to have 'Santulit Ahaar' or a balanced diet and take on fitness activities.

18 December, 2021

Year In Review 2021: Neeraj Chopra's Golden Finish To Shooters Firing Blanks, Tokyo 2020 Was A Mixed Bag For India

Koushik Paul

India won a record seven medals at Tokyo 2020. The returns could have been much better if the shooters and archers performed true to their potential. Here are the 10 highlights from India's Tokyo Olympics campaign in 2021.

10 November, 2021

National Wrestling Championship: Geeta Phogat, Narsingh Pancham Yadav, Gourav Balian In Focus


Geeta Phogat is set to make a comeback to competitive wrestling after giving birth to her son, Arjun, in 2018.

06 October, 2021

Wrestling World Championship: Anshu Malik Creates History, Becomes First India Woman To Enter Final


Anshu became only the sixth Indian to make the Worlds gold medal match after Bishambar Singh (1967), Sushil Kumar (2010), Amit Dahiya (2013), Bajrang Punia (2018) and Deepak Punia (2019).

05 September, 2021

Happy Teachers’ Day 2021: Five Coaches Who Made Difference For India At Tokyo Olympics

Outlook Web Bureau

On Teacher’s Day, we look at coaches who helped India to a record haul at 2020 Tokyo Olympics

01 September, 2021

Bajrang Punia Backs Vinesh Phogat, Says Wrestlers Need Help To Counter Mental Health Issues

Ashutosh Sharma

Bajrang Punia, who won bronze at Tokyo Olympics, said people around him helped stay positive when the chips were down

30 August, 2021

Bajrang Punia Reveals He Carried Two Injuries Into Tokyo Olympics


Bajrang settled for a bronze medal at Tokyo Olympics after going all out in the third-fourth place play-off

27 August, 2021

Tokyo Olympics Medallist Bajrang Punia Says Sushil Kumar Still The Best Wrestler In India


Bajrang Punia Punia refrained from commenting on the recent murder case involving Sushil Kumar, for which the wrestler was arrested and chargesheeted by Delhi Police

23 August, 2021

Bajrang Punia Ruled Out Of Wrestling World Championship Due To Ligament Tear


Bajrang will need six-week rehabilitation to treat the ligament tear he suffered during his bronze medal run in Tokyo Olympics

22 August, 2021

Raksha Bandhan 2021: Bajrang Punia, Saina Nehwal, Sachin Tendulkar Extend Wishes

Outlook Web Bureau

Cricketers, badminton players, Tokyo Olympians and medal winners wished their fans on social media

16 August, 2021

India Olympic Contingent Meets Prime Minister Narendra Modi For Breakfast


Indian athletes returned from Tokyo with a haul of seven medals, including javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra's historic gold in track and field.

13 August, 2021

WFI To Take Wrestlers' Feedback On Foreign Coaches' Fresh Contracts After Tokyo Olympics


Wrestler Ravi Dahiya and Barjrang Punia captured a silver and bronze at the Tokyo Games with all the foreign coaches contracts ending with the Games

09 August, 2021

India's Tokyo Olympics High - No Better Religion Than This To Unify A Medal-Thirsty Nation

Jayanta Oinam

There were many misses but India won a record seven medals at Tokyo 2020. Neeraj Chopra's gold sent the country delirious with joy and pride

08 August, 2021

When Bajrang Punia Rose Above Pain Barrier, 'For Me Winning Olympics Bronze Was Bigger', Says Injured Wrestler

Outlook Web Bureau

Bajrang Punia will be India's flagbearer at the Tokyo 2020 closing ceremony on Sunday

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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