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Commonwealth Games: Anshu Malik claims silver medal in women's wrestling 57kg category
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Commonwealth Games: Anshu Malik claims silver medal in women's wrestling 57kg category

India's young wrestler Anshu Malik claimed the silver medal at the Commonwealth Games as she lost the final by 3-6 to Nigeria's Odunayo Adekuoroye in women's 57kg final

Asian Wrestling Championships: Anshu Malik jumps rank over stars of Indian wrestling with stellar show
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Asian Wrestling Championships: Anshu Malik jumps rank over stars of Indian wrestling with stellar show

In absence of Vinesh Phogat, Anshu Malik leads the pack with a silver medal as women wrestlers grab five medals at the Asian Wrestling Championships

Asian Wrestling Championships: Anshu Malik, Radhika clinch silver medals; Manisha claims bronze
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Asian Wrestling Championships: Anshu Malik, Radhika clinch silver medals; Manisha claims bronze

Anshu Malik settled for the silver medal at the Asian Wrestling Championships 2022 as she lost to Japan's World Champion Tsugumi Sakurai in a one-sided 57kg category final in Ulaanbaatar

Asian Wrestling Championship: Anshu Malik cruises into final with gold in sight, Manisha to wrestle for bronze
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Asian Wrestling Championship: Anshu Malik cruises into final with gold in sight, Manisha to wrestle for bronze

Defending champion Anshu Malik (20) from Haryana's Nidani village dished out a strong performance and literally toyed with her opponents to assure herself a third Asian Championship medal

Senior Asian Championship: SAI sanctions Rs 1.28 crore for participation of 30 wrestlers
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Senior Asian Championship: SAI sanctions Rs 1.28 crore for participation of 30 wrestlers

Sports Authority of India has approved Rs 1.28 crore for the participation of 30 wrestlers, including Olympic medallists Ravi Dahiya and Bajrang Punia, at the Senior Asian Championship beginning in Mongolia on Tuesday.

Asian Wrestling Championships: Anshu Malik, Sarita Mor to lead 10-member Indian women's team
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Asian Wrestling Championships: Anshu Malik, Sarita Mor to lead 10-member Indian women's team

While Anshu, a silver medallist in the 2021 World Wrestling Championships in Oslo, will represent in her pet 57kg category, Sarita will be take part in the 59kg section.

Sushil Kumar's fall from grace, Olympic success, Anshu Malik the new star: 2021 had it all for Indian wrestling
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Sushil Kumar's fall from grace, Olympic success, Anshu Malik the new star: 2021 had it all for Indian wrestling

The way the 38-year old Sushil, the only Indian wrestler to have won two Olympic medals and a world title, played hide and seek with the police before being arrested, sort of exposed the seedy underbelly of Indian wrestling

Wrestling World Championships: Anshu Malik brings home silver; Sarita Mor bags bronze medal
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Wrestling World Championships: Anshu Malik brings home silver; Sarita Mor bags bronze medal

With her silver medal at Oslo, Anshu Malik became only the sixth Indian woman to win a World Championships medal. The other five women all won bronze.

Wrestling World Championships: Anshu Malik scripts history as 1st Indian woman to make final
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Wrestling World Championships: Anshu Malik scripts history as 1st Indian woman to make final

Only five Indian women wrestlers have won medals at the Worlds and all of them — Alka Tomar (2006), Geeta Phogat (2012), Babita Phogat (2012), Pooja Dhanda (2018) and Vinesh Phogat (2019) — have clinched bronze.

Wrestling World Championships: Sarita Mor stuns world champion to reach semis, Anshu Malik also advances
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Wrestling World Championships: Sarita Mor stuns world champion to reach semis, Anshu Malik also advances

Sarita Mor shocked defending champion Linda Morais en route to the semi-finals.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Vinesh Phogat loses in quarters, Anshu Malik bows out after repechage defeat
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Vinesh Phogat loses in quarters, Anshu Malik bows out after repechage defeat

Vinesh had no answer to the supreme defence of Vanesa, who got her revenge from the Indian at the biggest stage after suffering a similar embarrassing defeat 'by fall' earlier this year in Ukraine.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Vinesh Phogat beats Mattsson to reach quarters; Anshu Malik bows out after repechage defeat
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Vinesh Phogat beats Mattsson to reach quarters; Anshu Malik bows out after repechage defeat

Vinesh Phogat knocked out Rio Olympics bronze-winner and six-time world medallist Sofia Mattsson to progress to women's 53kg quarterfinals, displaying the art of turning defence into attack.

Firstpost Explains: What does repechage in wrestling mean and how does it work?
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Firstpost Explains: What does repechage in wrestling mean and how does it work?

The term repechage is derived from the french word repecher, as per Olympics website. In English, it means rescue. So through a repechage round, a wrestler despite losing the first round can still end up with a medal in wrestling at Games.

Tokyo Olympics 2020 Day 12, Highlights: Barrionuevo brace helps Argentina beat India 2-1; wrestler Ravi Kumar guarantees silver
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Tokyo Olympics 2020 Day 12, Highlights: Barrionuevo brace helps Argentina beat India 2-1; wrestler Ravi Kumar guarantees silver

Check out live scores and updates from India's Tokyo Olympics 2020 campaign on Day 12 in our live blog.

Wrestler Anshu Malik withdraws from Poland Open, being tested for COVID-19
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Wrestler Anshu Malik withdraws from Poland Open, being tested for COVID-19

Anshu's parents had contracted virus last month and till the time they recovered, she and her younger brother had stayed in a hotel in Rohtak. She had come back home only after they recovered.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Seema Bisla becomes fourth woman wrestler to qualify; Sumit Malik settles for silver
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Seema Bisla becomes fourth woman wrestler to qualify; Sumit Malik settles for silver

Seema Bisla on Friday became the fourth Indian woman wrestler to qualify for the Tokyo Games by reaching the final of the 50kg competition

Wrestlers Sonam Malik, Anshu Malik among six Tokyo-bound athletes included in TOPS core group
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Wrestlers Sonam Malik, Anshu Malik among six Tokyo-bound athletes included in TOPS core group

The decision was taken at the 56th meeting of the Mission Olympic Cell held on 7 April, when it was decided that all Olympic-qualified athletes will be supported through TOPS.

Asian Wrestling Championship: Vinesh Phogat, Anshu Malik clinch maiden gold medals in Almaty
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Asian Wrestling Championship: Vinesh Phogat, Anshu Malik clinch maiden gold medals in Almaty

Vinesh has notched up seven podium finishes at the Asian meet over the years, including three silver medals before this edition.

Asian Wrestling Championship: Vinesh Phogat eases into 53 kg final to stay in contention for maiden continental title
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Asian Wrestling Championship: Vinesh Phogat eases into 53 kg final to stay in contention for maiden continental title

There was no stopping Vinesh in the absence of the Chinese and Japanese rivals as she cruised to the summit round without losing a point and can now win her first gold medal at the Continental championship.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Dominant Anshu Malik, steady Sonam Malik qualify; door shut on Sakshi Malik
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Dominant Anshu Malik, steady Sonam Malik qualify; door shut on Sakshi Malik

Anshu lost the gold medal bout 4-7 to Mongolia's Khongorzul Boldsaikhan while Sonam did not compete in the final due to an injury.