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Bajrang Punia to be conferred with Khel Ratna Award

Punia alongwith Vinesh Phogat were recommended by the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) for the prestigious award.
 

Aug 16, 2019, 15:25 PM IST

'The Rock' announces retirement from WWE

The wrestler-turned-Hollywood star said that he 'quietly retired' from WWE, but at the same time did not rule out the possibility of a comeback in future.

Aug 05, 2019, 18:35 PM IST

Wrestler and Nacho Libre star Silver King dies during bout in London

Following Barron's shocking death, the witnesses of the bout criticised the amount of time taken before the wrestler was given medical attention.

May 12, 2019, 21:50 PM IST

American wrestler Nikki Bella announces retirement from WWE

The 35-year-old wrestler revealed that she realized that there is a need to call curtains to her 12-year-long illustrious career after returning from her recent tour to Europe. 

Mar 26, 2019, 00:02 AM IST

Brock Lesnar gets meme treatment for odd facial expressions

The situation occurred after the 41-year-old defeated  Irish star Finn Balor in a dream match on Sunday night to retain the Universal Championship.

Jan 28, 2019, 13:15 PM IST

PWL: Bajrang Punia, Amit Dhankar shine as Punjab Royals crush Haryana Hammers to reach semis

Amit Dhankar conjured up a decisive win under pressure against Haryana Hammers' Praveen Rana to steer Punjab Royals to the semifinals of the Pro Wrestling League (PWL) on Saturday.

Jan 27, 2019, 09:58 AM IST

WWE sees potential in India and I want to see more women wrestlers coming through: Kavita Devi

The former powerlifter is back in India as a part of WWE’s first-ever talent recruitment program, which will be held in Mumbai in March this year.

Jan 19, 2019, 14:02 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

Wrestler Bajrang Punia signs up with athlete management firm- JSW Sports

Bajrang joins a list which includes Olympic medallist wrestler Sakshi Malik and former junior world champion boxer Nikhat Zareen

Sep 28, 2018, 17:34 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

Wrestling: Major boost for Indian grapplers as WFI sign foreign coaches

Wrestling Federation of India roped in Iran’s Hossein Karimi alongside USA’s Andrew Cook and Temo Kazarashvili of Georgia on a one-year contract. 

Sep 22, 2018, 20:21 PM IST

Wrestler Bajrang Punia threatens to move court after Khel Ratna snub, to meet Sports Minister tomorrow

Bajrang Punia wants to know why he is not being awarded the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award this year.

Sep 20, 2018, 22:29 PM IST

Asian Games 2018: Bajrang Punia wins 1st gold, Apurvi Chandela- Ravi Kumar take bronze on Day 1

Chandela and Ravi bagged bronze in the 10m Air Rifle Mixed Team event while Bajrang won a gold in freestyle Wrestling under 65 kg category.

Aug 19, 2018, 23:20 PM IST

Asian Games 2018: Bajrang Punia rises as new poster boy of Indian wrestling

Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar faded on a day when Bajrang Punia emerged as the new poster boy of Indian wrestling after claiming the country`s first gold at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta on Sunday.

Aug 19, 2018, 21:52 PM IST

Sports can bridge Indo-Pak gap: Muhammad Riaz, Pakistan wrestling team manager

"I believe sports can bring the two nations together. Be it cricket, hockey, kabaddi or wrestling, if you organise an Indo-Pak event, then you will definitely observe the excitement people have for such matches," Riaz said.

Jul 22, 2018, 13:11 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

Phogat sisters axed from Asian Games camp

Geeta and Babita Phogat, both Commonwealth Games medallists who became household names after their life story was brought alive on the silver screen in blockbuster 'Dangal', along with their younger siblings Ritu and Sangeeta were ousted from the ongoing national camp in Lucknow.

May 17, 2018, 14:19 PM IST

In lower-weight categories Asian Games are like Olympics: Rahul Aware

Commonwealth Games gold medal-winning wrestler Rahul Aware equates the level of competition in the Asian Games to Olympics in the light-weight categories.

May 03, 2018, 19:02 PM IST

Vinesh Phogat wants medal, history at 2020 Olympics

Vinesh was touted as the brightest medal prospect for India at the Rio Olympics but her campaign ended in tears after she was stretchered off the mat following a career-threatening knee injury in the quarterfinals. 

May 01, 2018, 15:48 PM IST

Salman Khan's throwback video proves he is one of the fittest actors in Bollywood - Watch

Salman played a wrestler in the film which also starred Anushka Sharma.

 

Apr 16, 2018, 11:09 AM IST