Deepak Punia

Deepak Punia, two other wrestlers test positive for COVID-19 at national camp

All three are part of a national camp at the SAI Centre in Sonepat ahead of which the wrestlers are in quarantine.

Sep 06, 2020, 14:52 PM IST

Wrestling national camp to be held from September 1 to 30

Deepak, Ravi and Bajrang are the male wrestlers who have qualified for the Tokyo Olympics while Vinesh is the only female wrestler to have sealed qualification.

Aug 15, 2020, 19:33 PM IST

Asian Wrestling Championships: Jitender Kumar wins silver on final day

Jitender was beaten 3-1 in the final by Kazakh defending champion and World Championships bronze medallist Daniyar Kaisanov.

Feb 24, 2020, 09:16 AM IST

Gunning for gold at Asian Championships, but eye on Tokyo Olympics: Deepak Punia

Indian wrestler Deepak Punia came out of the senior World Championships in September 2019 with a silver medal around his neck and heavy bandaging around his left ankle.

Feb 15, 2020, 18:06 PM IST

Wrestlers Bajrang Punia, Ravi Dahiya clinch gold at Rome Ranking Series

Bajrang beat American Jordan Oliver 4-3 in the final to take the top honours. 

Jan 19, 2020, 12:55 PM IST

Wrestler Deepak Punia climbs to No.1 spot in rankings, Vinesh Phogat occupies second place

Deepak, the reigning junior world champion, had to remain content with the silver medal after he pulled out of the summit clash against Iranian great Hasan Yazdani due to an ankle injury in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan last week.

Sep 27, 2019, 14:35 PM IST

World Wrestling Championships: Kiren Rijiju announces cash reward for medal winners

Vinesh Phogat, Bajrang Punia, Ravi Kumar and Rahul Aware were the four wrestlers who ended up with the bronze medals in the prestigious competition. 

Sep 24, 2019, 20:23 PM IST

Happy with World Championships bronze, but want gold at Olympics: Wrestler Ravi Dahiya

It was a two-point gap that cost Dahiya his semi-final bout against Russian Zaur Uguev, the defending champion who went on to win a second consecutive gold.

Sep 24, 2019, 19:18 PM IST

Want to train outside to prepare for Olympic gold: Indian wrestler Deepak Punia

He had booked the quota after prevailing 7-6 in a tense semifinal against Colombia`s Carlos Arturo Mendez at the World Wrestling Championships.

Sep 22, 2019, 18:58 PM IST

Injured Deepak Punia withdraws from World Wrestling Championship final, settles for silver

Indian wrestler Deepak Punia has withdrawn from the final of the World Wrestling Championship with an ankle injury. "I am a bit disappointed that I can`t fight for gold but I am happy with my overall performance here. I will work hard and the aim is to win a medal in the Olympics," Deepak said on Sunday.

Sep 22, 2019, 14:08 PM IST

World Wrestling Championships 2019: India's Deepak Punia storms into 86kg final

Indian wrestler Deepak Punia on Saturday became the first athlete of the country to book his place in the final of the 2019 World Wrestling Championships after beating Stefan Reichmuth of Switzerland in the semi-final bout of the men's 86kg category in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.

Sep 21, 2019, 19:56 PM IST

World Wrestling Championship: Rahul Aware loses in semis, to fight for bronze medal

Rahul Aware had earlier in the day defeated former Asian champion Rassul Kaliyev of Kazakhstan 10-7 in a thrilling quarter-final clash to make it to the last-four of the tournament. 

Sep 21, 2019, 17:35 PM IST

Indian wrestler Deepak Punia secures quota for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

India wrestler Deepak Punia on Sunday became the fourth athele from the country to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after booking his place in the semi-finals of the ongoing World Wrestling Championship at Nur Sultan, Kazhakstan on Saturday. 

Sep 21, 2019, 15:40 PM IST

Deepak Punia becomes 1st Indian junior world champion in 18 years

Deepak beat Russia`s Alik Shebzukov to win the 86kg junior freestyle title which follows the silver he won in the category in 2018.

Aug 15, 2019, 16:15 PM IST

India draw a blank on last day of Senior Asian Wrestling Championships

India drew a blank on the last day of the Senior Asian Wrestling Championships on Sunday even as the country finished the tournament with a rich haul of eight medals.

Mar 04, 2018, 21:45 PM IST

Indian Navy issues arrest warrant against Haryana cricketer Deepak Punia: Report

Haryana allrounder and Acting Petty Officer of the Indian Navy, Deepak Punia, faces trouble as an arrest warrant has allegedly been issued against him by the Navy for playing without obtaining an NOC (no-objection certificate), The Indian Express reported on Friday.

Nov 24, 2017, 10:39 AM IST

Deepak Punia: INCREDIBLE story of milkman's son, and how he becomes junior world champion

He defeated wrestlers from Kyrgyzstan, Georgia, USA and Turkey to be crowned as the world champion.

Sep 18, 2016, 23:14 PM IST

Deepak Punia (IPL)

Apr 05, 2016, 20:24 PM IST

Services 235/7 against Hyderabad in Ranji Trophy

Leg-spinner Akash Bhandari took four wickets before number eight batsman Deepak Punia's unbeaten fifty helped Services recover to 235 for seven on the opening day of their Group C Ranji Trophy cricket match against Hyderabad here on Sunday.

Dec 28, 2014, 19:39 PM IST