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Pro Kabaddi League: Former Indian captain Anup Kumar to coach Puneri Paltan

Anup, also known as `captain cool`, led India to the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup title.

Apr 06, 2019, 18:48 PM IST

PKL 2017: U Mumba beat Haryana Steelers 38-32

Haryana Steelers paid the price for their lacklustre first half performance and their defence also struggled to score points.

Aug 30, 2017, 22:08 PM IST

Kabbadi will catch up with cricket in popularity in four to five years, says Anup Kumar

Anup has every right to feel confident about his sport considering the level of success of kabaddi at the international as well as the club level.

Jul 29, 2017, 14:36 PM IST

Pro Kabaddi League: Telugu Titans beat Tamil Thalaivas in season 5 opener; Puneri Paltan hammer U Mumba

The 2017 edition of one of India's best leagues started with Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar singing the National Anthem at Gachibowli Indoor Stadium.

Jul 28, 2017, 23:40 PM IST

Pro Kabaddi League 2017 to kick off with blockbuster Telugu Titans-Tamil Thalaivas clash in Hyderabad

The inaugural match of the tournament would be held at the Gachibowli stadium between the Rahul Chaudhari-led Telugu Titans and Tamil Thalaivas.

Jul 27, 2017, 21:59 PM IST

Yuvraj Singh donates Rs. 5 lakh for kabaddi promotion following men's team's World Cup triumph

All the funds raised will be offered to the Indian Kabaddi players, as a mark of respect and recognition, who will further use the funds to provide better facilities for promising new players and development of Kabaddi, a press release stated.

Nov 08, 2016, 18:35 PM IST

Govt felicitates World Cup winning Kabaddi players; Vijay Goel vows to make it Olympic discipline

India had defeated Iran 38-29 in the summit clash to take its third World crown.

Nov 03, 2016, 20:46 PM IST

Accolades galore for Kabaddi team: PM Modi leads the nation congratulating Anup Kumar & Co for winning World Cup

India had defeated Iran in the previous two World Cup finals, 55-27 at Mumbai In 2004 and 20-19 at Panvel in 2007.

Oct 22, 2016, 23:53 PM IST

India made history by lifting Kabaddi World Cup title for 3rd successive time, beat Iran 38-29 in Ahmedabad final

India had previously defeated Iran in the previous two World Cup finals, 55-27 at Mumbai In 2004 and 20-19 at Panvel in 2007.

Oct 22, 2016, 21:51 PM IST

Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag on raid: Cricket legends congratulate India on reaching 2016 Kabaddi World Cup final

The final against the Persian giants will be played on Saturday.

Oct 22, 2016, 00:46 AM IST

Kabaddi World Cup 2016: Defending champions India destroy Thailand, set up third successive final with Iran

India have won the previous two World Cups, under the revamped standarised format, each time defeating Iran inn the finals.

Oct 21, 2016, 23:37 PM IST

Kabaddi World Cup: Japan captain Masayuki Shimokawa calls India's basic skills 'perfect'

Placed at the third spot in Group B, Japan alongside Kenya (fifth) and Thailand (second) are looking for a desperate win to seal their semi-final berth.

Oct 18, 2016, 21:41 PM IST

Kabaddi World Cup 2016: Favourite of favourites India suffer shock defeat against South Korea

It was an extraordinary effort by Korea, who came back strongly at the death to clinch a thrilling win over favourites India.

Oct 07, 2016, 22:36 PM IST

Anup Kumar to lead India in Kabaddi World Cup

"We are expecting the tournament to be more competitive than ever this year. It will be the biggest challenge that the Indian team has faced in recent times."

Sep 20, 2016, 17:05 PM IST

Pro Kabaddi League: Second string U Mumba too good for Puneri Paltans

U Mumba won comfortably against hosts Puneri Paltan despite fielding a second string team in a Pro Kabaddi Season Two contest at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Kreeda Nagari here today.

Aug 17, 2015, 23:06 PM IST

Leaders U Mumba down Patna Pirates in Pro Kabaddi

A dominant U Mumba consolidated their position at the top of the table as the Anup Kumar-led side beat Patna Pirates 32-27 to register its eleventh win in Season 2 of the Pro Kabaddi league here on Saturday.

Aug 15, 2015, 22:40 PM IST

Pro Kabaddi League: U Mumba beat Bengaluru Bulls to reclaim top spot

Captain Anup Kumar led U Mumba to a 36-29 win over hosts Bengaluru Bulls in Pro Kabaddi season two here on Wednesday.

Aug 12, 2015, 22:47 PM IST

Pro Kabaddi League: Young gun Bhupender Singh helps U Mumba maintain dream run

Young Bhupender Singh turned out to be the hero for U Mumba as he powered his team to a thrilling 27-22 win over Dabang Delhi in the second edition of Star Sports Pro Kabaddi here on Saturday.

Aug 01, 2015, 22:34 PM IST

Bachchan Jr owned Jaipur Pink Panthers win Pro-Kabaddi title

Jaipur Pink Panthers proved too strong for U Mumba as they produced a clinical performance in the all-important final to emerge triumphant in the inaugural Star Sports Pro-Kabaddi League at the NSCI Stadium here Sunday.

Aug 31, 2014, 23:15 PM IST