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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: Virat Kohli vs BCCI, Sushil Kumar's Shame, Mary Kom's First Of Fury – 5 Unwanted Controversies

Dec 30, 2021 Koushik Paul

BCCI boss Sourav Ganguly and Virat Kohli contradicted each other on future of Indian captaincy while Olympians Manika Batra, Sushil Kumar and Mary Kom made headlines for the wrong reasons in 2021.


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

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.

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20 December, 2021

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

Outlook Web Desk

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

Wrestling Federation Of India President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh Slaps Wrestler In Public - Watch Video

Outlook Web Bureau

The wrestler, apparently an overage competitor, was not allowed to participate in U-15 National Wrestling Championships. BJP MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, slapped the wrestler since he could not pacify him.


11 November, 2021

Nisha Dahiya, Presumed Dead A Day Back, Wins Women’s 65kg National Wrestling Gold

Outlook Web Bureau

On Wednesday, Nisha Dahiya and her brother Suraj were mistakenly declared shot dead in Sonepat. Later it was found that the deceased was her namesake and upcoming wrestler.


10 November, 2021

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

PTI

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


07 October, 2021

Anshu Malik Claims Historic Silver, Sarita Mor Bags Bronze World Wrestling Championships

PTI

Anshu Malik became the only fifth Indian woman wrestler to win a world medal and so far the best one.


06 October, 2021

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

PTI

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).


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06 October, 2021

Wrestling World Championship: Sarita Mor Stuns Defending Champ Linda Morais To Enter Semis

PTI

Sarita will face Bulgarian Bilyana Zhivkova Duodova in the 59kg semis for a place in final. In 57kg, Anshu Malik also made it to last four.


05 October, 2021

Delhi Court Denies Bail To Olympic Wrestler Sushil Kumar In Murder Case

Outlook Web Desk

Wrestler and Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar had sought relief from the court, claiming police had built a false case against him.


04 October, 2021

Wrestling Worlds: Rohit Reaches Bronze Play-off; Pinki In Semis

PTI

However, Satywart Kadian (97kg) and Sushil (70kg) lost their qualification rounds.


03 October, 2021

Wrestling Worlds: Ravinder In Bronze Medal Play-off, Other Indians Bite Dust

PTI

Ravinder will take on Armenia's Arsen Harutyunyan, the European champion bronze medallist, in the evening session on Sunday (October 3).


02 October, 2021

Wrestling Worlds: Ravinder Loses In Quarterfinals As Indian Grapplers Disappoint In Oslo

PTI

Ravinder, a junior World Championships silver medallist, gave a good account of himself by defeating defending champion Beka Lomtadze in an earlier round.


01 October, 2021

Wrestling Worlds: Indian Youngsters Face Stiff Test; Expectations High From Anshu Malik, Sarita Mor

PTI

The proven performers such as Bajrang Punia, Ravi Dahiya, Vinesh Phogat and Deepak Punia are all missing from the squad either due to injury issues or lack of preparation.


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08 September, 2021

Vinesh Phogat Undergoes Elbow Surgery, Promises To 'Rise' Again

PTI

The 27-year-old reigning Asian champion had pulled out of the World Championship trials here on August 31 after competing in her opening bout


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.

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