newswrestlinga month 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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newswrestling2 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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newswrestling2 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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newswrestling5 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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newswrestling5 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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newswrestling5 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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newswrestling6 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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newswrestling6 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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newswrestling6 months ago

Sakshi Malik to be brand ambassador of 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' campaign in Haryana

Sakshi Malik, who won the bronze medal at the Rio Olympics, arrived in the capital in the wee hours of Wednesday morning to a rousing reception. Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar felicitated the 23-year-old and announced her as the state's brand ambassador of the 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' campaign.
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newswrestling6 months ago

Thrilled I’m joining Tendulkar and Paes, says Sakshi Malik on Khel Ratna recommendation

Indian wrestler Sakshi Malik, who has been nominated for Khel Ratna Award, said on Saturday that she is thrilled beyond words to join the ranks of greats like Sachin Tendulkar and Leander Paes. The grappler also added that she is honoured to be recommended for the prestigious award.
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