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newskabaddia year ago

Kabaddi suffered the most due to the Covid-19 pandemic, claims Raju Bhavsar

The nature of Covid-19 has impacted each discipline differently, with contact sports like Kabaddi, Boxing, Wrestling, and even Taekwondo taking huge blows compared to other sports. SportsCafe caught up with Kadaddi expert Raju Bhavsar, who explained why the sport suffered the most due to lockdown.
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newskabaddi2 years ago

Balwan Singh and Ashan Kumar included in Indian men’s kabaddi teams’ coaching panel

Reputed Indian kabaddi coaches Balwan Singh and Ashan Kumar will be a part of the panel for the Indian men’s teams. Top female coaches Sunil Dabas, Shailja Jain and Banani Saha have been selected for the same role in the Indian women’s teams by the Amateur Kabaddi Federation of India (AKFI).
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newskabaddi2 years ago

Want to organise Kabaddi World Cup in 2020, informs E Prasad Rao

Technical director of International Kabaddi Federation E Prasad Rao has informed that the World Cup will be played in 2020 and the Federation is finalising a slot for the event. Rao, who is also the technical director of the PKL, has revealed that they want to change the lobby rule in the future.
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newskabaddi2 years ago

Will definitely push hard for kabaddi to be part of next Olympics, states Kiren Rijiju

India’s sports minister Kiren Rijiju has said that the central government will certainly try hard to take kabaddi into the 2024 Olympic Games which will be played in Paris. The minister has also added that kabaddi is a good example of how an Indian sport has developed in the last few years.
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newskabaddi2 years ago

Was always dedicated to my job as I loved it, says Rambir Singh Khokar

Kabaddi coach Rambir Singh Khokar, who is one of the Dronacharya Award winners in the lifetime category, has stated that he was always very dedicated to coaching and never used to miss the practice sessions. He has also mentioned that despite the delay, he is happy to be rewarded.
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newskabaddi2 years ago

PKL 2019 | Players’ fitness will be the main focus for UP Yoddha, asserts coach Jasvir Singh

UP Yoddha coach Jasvir Singh has stated that the fitness standards of the players will be his main focus during the pre-tournament training camp which is likely to be held in June. Jasvir also recalled how injury woes affected their performance in the previous season of the Pro Kabaddi League.
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newskabaddi3 years ago

Kabaddi has a bright future in India, claims Padma Shri awardee Ajay Thakur

Ajay Thakur, who was the first Kabaddi player to be bestowed with the Padma Shri award, revealed that the sport of Kabaddi has a bright future in the country. Thakur added that winning the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup for India has been the best moment of his career in the popular sport so far.
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newskabaddi3 years ago

PKL | Hard work of the players paid off, says Ashan Kumar

Puneri Paltan coach Ashan Kumar has stated that the efforts and hard work that his boys have put in practice sessions is now paying off as his team won a close match against Haryana Steelers. In the second match of the day Bengaluru Bulls defeated the Telugu Titans 34-26 in the Southern Derby.
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newskabaddi3 years ago

Games like these are a win for Kabaddi, says Manpreet Singh

Gujarat Fortunegiants coach Manpreet Singh has stated that encounters such as the one against the Bengaluru Bulls are a good exhibition of the sport and these are matches where not a team but the game itself wins. The match between both sides ended in a tie with the scoreline of 30-30.
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newskabaddi3 years ago

PKL 2018 | Co-ordination within the team is top notch, reveals BC Ramesh

Bengaluru Bulls’ coach BC Ramesh has stated that the coordination between defense and offense of his team has been 'absolutely perfect' which has led to their good form in PKL. Bengaluru Bulls defeated UP Yoddha to bag their fourth win on the trot, leaving the latter without a win in their home leg.
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