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25-Jul-2021 New Delhi

Pandemic made me stronger, says MMA star Ritu Phogat

Indian mixed martial arts athlete Ritu Phogat, the third Phogat sister and 2016 Commonwealth wrestling gold medalist, is as ferocious as they get. Called an Indian Tigress in the mixed martial arts (MMA) fraternity, Phogat harbours the dream to become India's...

11-Jul-2021 Mumbai

Olympic countdown: Bajrang Punia, chasing a dream (Profile)

While growing up as a wrestler, Bajrang Punia had two idols -- double Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar and 2012 bronze medallist Yogeshwar Dutt.Though Yogeshwar was his mentor, Sushil was the big star of Indian wrestling, and Punia looked up to him for inspiration.In...

15-Apr-2021 New Delhi

India women win gold, two bronze in Asian wrestling

Sarita Mor stamped her authority in the Asian Wrestling Championships in Almaty on Thursday by defending the women's 59 kg title. Indian women also won two bronze medals through Seema and Pooja besides Sarita's gold.The 25-year-old Haryana wrestler made a dramatic...

07-Mar-2021 Rome

Bajrang Punia wins 65kg gold at Rome Ranking wrestling

Decorated wrestler Bajrang Punia on Sunday won a second successive gold medal at the Matteo Pallicone ranking series here as he defeated Mongolia's Tulga Tumur Ochir 2-2 by criteria in the 65kg freestyle event final.Returning to the international circuit after...

20-Nov-2020 New Delhi

I didn't realise I had effect on people's daily lives: The Undertaker

Wrestling legend The Undertaker, who is all set to bid adieu to the arena, is proud of his career which spanned over three decades and feels he couldn't have asked for more in terms of accomplishments and love he received from the fans."I have wrestled all over...

11-Nov-2020 Corsier-Sur-Vevey (Switzerland)

Wrestling 'Individual WC' to be organised in lieu of 2020 World C'ships

 The United World Wrestling has decided to organise an 'Individual World Cup' as a substitute event for the 'World Championships which could not be hosted this year due to Covid-19 pandemic.In a media release, UWW said that national federations had been given...

03-Nov-2020 New Delhi

Wrestler Ritu Phogat shares her nutritional routine

Indian wrestling champion and rising atomweight star Ritu "The Indian Tigress" Phogat is an elite athlete. Her rigorous training schedule, which consists of multiple training sessions throughout the day, touching on disciplines such as Muay Thai, boxing, Brazilian...

14-Aug-2020 New Delhi

'Lack of competitions challenging for those who have not qualified'

Wrestler Bajrang Punia said that those who have not qualified for the Olympics will find it more difficult due to the lack of tournaments.Bajrang has been training with his coach Shako Bentinidis at the Inspire Institute of Sport in Bellary, Karnataka."I have...

21-Jul-2020 Mumbai

Wrestler Geeta Phogat eyes 2021 Olympics, begins preparation

India wrestler Geeta Phogat expressed her desire to make a comeback and represent the country at the 2021 Olympic Games during paddler Mudit Dani's online chat show In The Sportlight. The Dangal girl said the postponement of the mega event came as a blessing...

21-Jan-2019 New Delhi

Sakshi Malik aims to silence critics

After her first win over Navjot Kaur in the Pro Wrestling League Season 4 on Friday, Rio Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik is looking to silence her critics through her performances in every competition she takes features in from here onwards."The last...

21-Jan-2019 New Delhi

Focus only on Olympic medal : Bajarang Punia

Having slowly emerged from shadow of star wrestlers Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt, two-time World Championships medallist Bajarang Punia has now set his sights on the biggest prize in the world of sports and is confident on finishing on the podium at the...

16-Jan-2019 Panchkula

Haryana Hammers pip UP Dangal 5-2

The 57kg category bout between the two Indians, Ravi Kumar of Haryana Hammers and Naveen of UP Dangal, brought the best in the wrestlers and in the crowd too at the Pro Wrestling League Season 4 currently underway at the Tau Devi Lal Indoor Stadium in Panchkula...

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