newswrestling18 days 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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newswrestling19 days 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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newswrestling2 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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newswrestling3 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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newswrestling3 months ago

PWL auction | Yogeshwar Dutt opts out, Ritu Phogat goes for more than Sakshi Malik

Yogeshwar Dutt will not figure in the second edition of the Pro Wrestling League after the 2012 London Olympics medallist opted out of the auction owing to personal reasons. Bajrang Punia turned out the most expensive Indian buy at Rs 38 lakh by the Delhi franchise on Friday (Dec 16).
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newswrestling6 months ago

'I am yet to get a penny,' laments Sakshi’s coach Kuldeep Malik

Kuldeep Malik, who coached Sakshi Malik to glory at the Rio Olympics, has expressed his disappointment of not getting any awards or recognitions. He also said that he is yet to get the amount from the Haryana government, and the promotion from the Railway Ministry that was promised to him earlier.
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newswrestling6 months ago

Sakshi Malik enters top-five in wrestling's world rankings

After her Bronze medal finish at the Rio Olympics, Indian wrestler Sakshi Malik has climbed up to the fourth rank of the United World Wrestling rankings. Wrestler Vinesh Poghat along with Sandeep Tomar, and Bajrang Punia are among the Top-20 in their respective categories.
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newswrestling7 months ago

Sakshi Malik : Did not want to wait 4 years to do something exceptional

After winning the bronze medal at the Rio Olympics, wrestler Sakshi Malik feels that it was the right time that she won a medal in her career after a decade-long hard work. The 24-year old was also hopeful that she could train more youngsters who wish to take up the sport of Wrestling.
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newswrestling7 months ago

Sakshi Malik : Will drive my Polo car and give my BMW gift to my dad

Life has suddenly changed for grappler Sakshi Malik after her Bronze-medal win at the Rio Olympics. Accolades have been pouring in, she has been bestowed with the highest sporting honor of the nation, and more than those, Sakshi says she is humbled by the love and respect the people have shown her.
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newswrestling7 months ago

Wrestling Federation of India has no money to reward Sakshi Malik

Cash awards and prizes have been flowing towards Sakshi Malik ever since her bronze medal winning performance at the Rio Olympics. But, the 23-year-old is unlikely to receive any cash reward from her 'parent organisation' -Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) with the body having no money.
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