newswrestling13 days ago

Sumit bags silver as India finish with 10 medals in Asian wrestling

India ended their successful campaign at the Asian Wrestling Championship in New Delhi on Sunday on a high as Sumit Kumar bagged a silver medal in the men's 125kg freestyle category. The hosts finished with 10 medals - a lone gold by Bajrang Punia, five silver and four bronze medals.
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newswrestling14 days ago

Asian Wrestling Championships | Bajrang Punia Wins Gold In 65 Kg Category

Bajrang Punia has won the Gold medal in the Men's 65 kg Freestyle category at the Asian Wrestling Championships 2017 by beating Korea's Lee Seung Chul 6-2. After conceding the lead in the first round, Punia staged a remarkable comeback to dominate the second round to win the Gold.
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newswrestling15 days ago

Sakshi Malik books final berth at Asian Wrestling Championship

Sakshi Malik along with Vinesh Phogat and Divya Kakran, today, entered the finals of their respective weight categories at the ongoing Asian Wrestling Championship in Delhi. All the three grapplers won their respective matches convincingly and assured India a return of at least 3 silver medals.
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newswrestling19 days ago

Sakshi Malik sets her eyes on Asian Championship gold medal

Sakshi Malik created history by becoming the first Indian woman to win an Olympic bronze medal in Rio last year. And now, as she steps onto the mat for her first tournament since then, not only is she confident of a good showing at the Asian Championships, but also has her eyes set on a gold medal.
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newswrestling3 months ago

Haryana sports minister dismisses Sakshi Malik’s claim of not fulfilling cash reward promise

Haryana sports minister Anil Vij has dismissed Sakshi Malik’s claim that the Haryana government is yet to fulfill their promise of paying her cash rewards and incentives amounting to Rs 3.5 crore after the Rio Olympics. Vij felt that some people might have “prevailed upon” her to tweet that.
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newswrestling3 months ago

Yet to receive cash award from Haryana government, claims Sakshi Malik

Olympic bronze medallist grappler Sakshi Malik has revealed that she is yet to receive the cash award promised to her by the Haryana government after her podium finish at the Rio Games. Cash rewards and incentives amounting to Rs 3.5 crore were announced by her state government.
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newswrestling4 months ago

Sakshi Malik : I want to become a double Olympic medallist like Sushil Kumar

Sakshi Malik is not resting easy after becoming the first Indian woman wrestler to win a medal at the Rio Olympics and is now looking to equal Sushil Kumar’s feat by winning another medal at Tokyo in 2020. The 24-year-old’s immediate target, though, is to do well at the World Championships.
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newswrestling5 months ago

Pro Wrestling League 2017 schedule, fixture list, and timings

The full schedule for the second edition of the Pro Wrestling League has been announced and last year’s winner Mumbai Maharathi will take on last season’s runners-up Haryana Hammers in the opening clash on January 2. All the matches will be played at the KD Jadhav Indoor Stadium in Delhi.
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newswrestling5 months ago

Aamir Khan's Dangal slammed by Geeta Phogat's former coach

Dangal-the latest biopic which is based on the life of wrestler Geeta Phogat, has angered her former coach PR Sondhi for potraying him as the villian in the movie. Meanwhile, the director of the film Nitesh Tiwari has defended the scene saying that the real event was modified to induce more drama.
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newswrestling5 months ago

Sakshi Malik: I would definitely like a biopic on my life

Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik has admitted that she would definitely want someone to make a biopic on her life following the release of movie 'Dangal' based on the life of Geeta Phogat and her sisters. Sakshi also said that the Olympics win has increased her knowledge about wrestling.
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