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Wrestlers Bajrang Punia, Sakshi Malik to lead Indian challenge at World Championships

Wrestlers Bajrang Punia, Sakshi Malik to lead Indian challenge at World Championships

Four wrestlers- Bajrang, Kuldeep, Gurpreet and Harpreet- have been training in Hungary for more than a fortnight while the rest of the squad joined a week back.

Oct 16, 2018, 21:48 PM IST
Sakshi Malik, Bajrang Punia to lead India at Wrestling World Championships in Hungary

Sakshi Malik, Bajrang Punia to lead India at Wrestling World Championships in Hungary

Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik and Asian Games gold medallist Bajrang Punia are set to lead a 30-member Indian contingent at the World Wrestling Championships in Hungary. 

Oct 08, 2018, 15:21 PM IST
Sakshi Malik, Vinesh Phogat to lead Indian women wrestlers in Asian Games

Sakshi Malik, Vinesh Phogat to lead Indian women wrestlers in Asian Games

Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik and Commonwealth Games gold winner Sakshi Malik will lead a six-member Indian women wrestling team at the Asian Games to be held in Indonesia later this year.

Jun 11, 2018, 09:15 AM IST
India at CWG: With improved defence, Sakshi Malik eyeing top honours

India at CWG: With improved defence, Sakshi Malik eyeing top honours

The Rio bronze-winner has tweaked her leg defence on the insistence of her coach Kuldeep Singh Malik, something that has already got her a gold in the Commonwealth Championships in December last year.

Mar 22, 2018, 13:57 PM IST
Here is the entire list of recipients of ZEE News Fairplay Awards for Indian women athletes

Here is the entire list of recipients of ZEE News Fairplay Awards for Indian women athletes

At the event in New Delhi on Wednesday, Rajya Sabha MP Dr Subhash Chandra expressed his happiness at women sportspersons basking in the limelight.

Mar 21, 2018, 20:59 PM IST
The saree conundrum at Commonwealth Games: It's comfort over convention for quite a few

The saree conundrum at Commonwealth Games: It's comfort over convention for quite a few

The tradition of saree will make way for the "comfort" of blazers and trousers for India's women athletes at this year's Commonwealth Games opening ceremony and quite a lot of them are happy with the departure from convention.

Feb 25, 2018, 16:08 PM IST
Preparations going well for CWG, Asian Games: Sakshi Malik

Preparations going well for CWG, Asian Games: Sakshi Malik

Olympic bronze-medallist wrestler Sakshi Malik on Tuesday said her preparations for the upcoming Commonwealth Games and Asian Games are on the right track.

Feb 20, 2018, 18:45 PM IST
PV Sindhu determined to change colour of medal from silver to gold at 2020 Tokyo Olympics

PV Sindhu determined to change colour of medal from silver to gold at 2020 Tokyo Olympics

The Hyderabad based shuttler says she wants to chase her dreams and believes she could win gold at Tokyo Games. 

Feb 20, 2018, 16:27 PM IST
PWL 3: 20 Olympic & World Championship medallists to take part

PWL 3: 20 Olympic & World Championship medallists to take part

Along with two current Olympic champions in Helen Maroulis and Roslan Ramonov, 10 medal winners from Rio Olympics will be seen in action when the PWL-3 begins on January 9.

Dec 24, 2017, 21:06 PM IST
Sushil Kumar, Sakshi Malik win gold at Commonwealth Wrestling Championship

Sushil Kumar, Sakshi Malik win gold at Commonwealth Wrestling Championship

Sakshi defeated New Zealand's Tayla Tuahine Ford by a score of 13-2 in the final of the 62kg women's freestyle category to add another yellow metal for India. Earlier in the day returning to international wrestling after more than three years, Sushil defeated New Zealand Akash Khullar's via a pinfall in the final of the 74kg freestyle category to clinch the yellow metal.

Dec 17, 2017, 21:22 PM IST
Two-time Olympic-medalist Sushil Kumar wins gold at National Wrestling championship

Two-time Olympic-medalist Sushil Kumar wins gold at National Wrestling championship

Sushil battled for just 2 minutes and 33 seconds in total on the mat as he fought only two of his initial round bouts before three of his opponents.

Nov 17, 2017, 22:16 PM IST
Sushil Kumar, Sakshi Malik enter gold-medal round at National Wrestling championship

Sushil Kumar, Sakshi Malik enter gold-medal round at National Wrestling championship

India's lone woman Olympic medal winner Sakshi Malik and popular 'Dangal girl' Geeta Phogat also made the finals of their respective weight categories of women's wrestling on the second day of the marquee domestic event.

Nov 17, 2017, 18:45 PM IST
Sakshi Malik, Vinesh Phogat crash out of World Wrestling Championships

Sakshi Malik, Vinesh Phogat crash out of World Wrestling Championships

After three listless days, the onus was on Sakshi and Vinesh to end India's medal drought but both failed to live up to the expectations.

Aug 24, 2017, 18:38 PM IST
Sakshi Malik spearheads Indian challenge at World Wrestling Championships which kicks off on Monday

Sakshi Malik spearheads Indian challenge at World Wrestling Championships which kicks off on Monday

India have had some success at the World Wrestling Championships in the past, having won 11 medals including one gold and two silvers. 

Aug 20, 2017, 18:07 PM IST
Here’s what Sakshi Malik posted to remember the most special day of her career

Here’s what Sakshi Malik posted to remember the most special day of her career

On the first anniversary of her bronze, Sakshi posted a picture with the medal on Twitter and captioned it as, “One Year of medal love. Aaj ek saal pura hogya...aap sabse bhout pyaar or samaan mila..Thank to everyone.”

Aug 18, 2017, 16:19 PM IST
Want to become the first woman wrestler to win Olympic medal twice: Sakshi Malik

Want to become the first woman wrestler to win Olympic medal twice: Sakshi Malik

Sakshi became the first woman wrestler from India to bag an Olympic medal at the Rio Games last year.

May 23, 2017, 18:19 PM IST
Asian Wrestling Championships: Indian stars Sakshi Malik, Vinesh Phogat settle for silver medals

Asian Wrestling Championships: Indian stars Sakshi Malik, Vinesh Phogat settle for silver medals

Sakshi, who created history by becoming the first Indian wrestler to win an Olympic medal -- with a bronze -- last year, could not counter the challenge from the strong Japanese grappler.

May 12, 2017, 21:10 PM IST
Asian Wrestling Championship: Sakshi Malik to face Olympic gold medallist Risako Kawai in final

Asian Wrestling Championship: Sakshi Malik to face Olympic gold medallist Risako Kawai in final

She had advanced to the semi-final after beating Uzbek grappler Nabira Esenbaeva 6-2 in the quarter-final bout.

May 12, 2017, 13:27 PM IST
Olympic medallist Sakshi Malik to lead Indian challenge at Asian Championship

Olympic medallist Sakshi Malik to lead Indian challenge at Asian Championship

In the absence of some of the leading grapplers such as Yogeshwar Dutt, Sushil Kumar and the famous Phogat sisters -- Geeta and Babita -- the onus will be on the likes of Sakshi, Olympian Sandeep Tomar and Bajrang Punia to help India improve on its last year's performance at the showpiece event.

May 09, 2017, 17:42 PM IST
Sakshi Malik, Bajrang Punia to spearhead Indian challenge at Asian Wrestling Championship

Sakshi Malik, Bajrang Punia to spearhead Indian challenge at Asian Wrestling Championship

India will field a 24-strong team for the Championship with eight each in freestyle, women and Greco-Roman category.

May 06, 2017, 16:20 PM IST

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