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Wrestler Ritu Phogat dropped from Target Olympic Podium Scheme

The Sports Authority of India (SAI) decided to axe Ritu from the TOPS programme after the young wrestler made herself unavailable for 2020 Tokyo Olympics and decided to try her luck in MMA in Singapore.

Mar 19, 2019, 18:47 PM IST

Ritu Phogat to replace Vinesh Phogat in 50kg for Worlds, Pinki back in 53kg

Vinesh, who was a medal favourite, suffered an elbow injury on Friday during practice and was ruled out.

Sep 24, 2018, 23:54 PM IST

Geeta will shine at Asian Games and Olympics, predicts Ritu Phogat

Upcoming wrestler Ritu Phogat on Monday came out in support of her elder sister Geeta Phogat and asserted that, despite failing to qualify for the Commonwealth Games, she will prove her mettle at the Asian Games and 2020 Olympics.

Jan 08, 2018, 19:29 PM IST

Ritu Phogat wins silver in Senior U-23 World Wrestling Championships

She is one the three Phogat sisters from Haryana. Her sisters Geeta Phogat and Babita Kumari, as well as cousin Vinesh Phogat, have established themselves as world-class wrestlers.

Nov 25, 2017, 12:19 PM IST

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

After Yogeshwar Dutt, Phogat family slams Javed Akhtar for 'hardly literate wrestler' jibe

Gurmehar, a 20-year-old Delhi University student, started a social media campaign against the violence caused by ABVP in Delhi University’s North Campus on 22 February.

Feb 28, 2017, 22:39 PM IST

Younger Phogat sisters hope to claim Olympic medal to complete father's unfulfilled dream

The Aamir Khan-starrer 'Dangal' proved to be the highest grossing Bollywood movie of all time.

Jan 22, 2017, 14:33 PM IST

PWL 2: Yogeshwar Dutt opts out, Bajrang Punia most expensive Indian wrestler

The Phogat sisters -- Geeta, Babita, Ritu and Sangeeta -- bagged an overall amount of Rs 70 lakh.

Dec 16, 2016, 23:50 PM IST

Sandeep Tomar, Bajrang, Ritu Phogat bag gold at National Wrestling championship​

However, in the final, Kale ran out of steam and went down to Tomar to settle for a silver medal.

Oct 24, 2016, 20:15 PM IST

Mumbai Garuda outclass Haryana Hammers to emerge inaugural PWL champions

In the final, none of the categories were blocked as all nine bouts were fought and Mumbai ended up unbeaten in the event.

Dec 27, 2015, 23:15 PM IST

Vinesh, Geeta book World Wrestling Championships berths

Veteran Geeta Phogat and youngster Vinesh qualified for the World Wrestling Championships for women even as an injured Babita Kumari missed the selection trials, held at the SAI Training Centre in Lucknow on Monday.

Jul 06, 2015, 19:45 PM IST