Sakshi Malik

Asian Wrestling Championship: Sakshi Malik clinches silver, Vinesh Phogat settles for bronze

Meanwhile, Phogat had earlier settled for a bronze after thrashing Thi Ly Kiu of Vietnam 10-0 by technical superiority in the bronze medal bout of the 53kg category event.

Feb 22, 2020, 11:27 AM IST

Asian Wrestling Championships: Sakshi Malik wins second-round match

Sakshi Malik defeated Korea`s Ohyoung Ha 14-4 in the second round

Feb 21, 2020, 14:21 PM IST

Asian Wrestling Championship trials: Sakshi Malik, Pooja Dhanda suffer defeats

The Asian Championship is slated to take place in New Delhi from February 18 and 23

Jan 04, 2020, 18:00 PM IST

Ace Wrestler Sakshi Malik stands with shooters, says they bring a lot of medals

Sakshi (62kg) made it to the Indian squad after the trials in Lucknow on Sunday along with Seema Bisla (50kg), Vinesh Phogat (53kg), Sarita Mor (57kg), Divya Kakran (68kg) and Kiran Godara (76kg).

Jul 30, 2019, 16:28 PM IST

Country needs to do a lot more for women empowerment in sports: Sania Mirza

Sania, the first Indian woman tennis player to win a Grand Slam title in doubles and mixed doubles, said the likes of Mary Kom, Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu have done the country proud but there is still "discrimination in sports".

Apr 13, 2019, 16:30 PM IST

Working on weakness, will try to do better: Double Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar

According to Sushil, if Indian wrestlers get more exposure, then they can perform better.

Dec 12, 2018, 20:29 PM IST

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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