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Bajrang Punia, Gaurav meet Union defence minister Rajnath Singh in Delhi
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Bajrang Punia, Gaurav meet Union defence minister Rajnath Singh in Delhi

Olympic bronze medallist Bajrang Punia and World Powerlifting champion Gaurav Sharma called on Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at his residence on Monday.

Bajrang Punia: Use of 'rigid tape' by doctors after head injury affected my focus
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Bajrang Punia: Use of 'rigid tape' by doctors after head injury affected my focus

Bajrang Punia had a head injury during the pre-quarterfinals of World Wrestling Championships. The medical staff at the venue strapped a 'rigid tape' on his bleeding head.

Are Bajarang Punia, Vinesh Phogat's bronze medals at World Wrestling Championships 2022 enough?
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Are Bajarang Punia, Vinesh Phogat's bronze medals at World Wrestling Championships 2022 enough?

Despite the two bronze and some promise from the youngsters, it won't be wrong to say that preparations were not ideal for an event of a stature as big as the Worlds and led to underwhelming results.

World Wrestling Championships 2022: Bajrang Punia wins bronze medal; becomes only Indian to win four medals at event
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World Wrestling Championships 2022: Bajrang Punia wins bronze medal; becomes only Indian to win four medals at event

Indian star wrestler Bajrang Punia won his record fourth World Wrestling Championships medal as the 28-year-old Indian defeated Puerto Ricans Sebastian Viera in the bronze medal match in Belgrade

World Wrestling Championships 2022: Bajrang Punia enters repechage round after loss in quarters; to compete for bronze
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World Wrestling Championships 2022: Bajrang Punia enters repechage round after loss in quarters; to compete for bronze

Star Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia went out of the gold medal run of the World Wrestling Championship 2022; Bajrang will compete for bronze medal on Sunday.

World Wrestling Championships 2022: Ravi Dahiya, Bajrang Punia among prime medal contenders; Naveen grapples for bronze
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World Wrestling Championships 2022: Ravi Dahiya, Bajrang Punia among prime medal contenders; Naveen grapples for bronze

Star male wrestlers Ravi Kumar Dahiya (57kg) and Bajrang Punia (65kg) will be vying to add to India's medal tally at the World Wrestling Championships 2022 in Belgrade.

Commonwealth Games: Bajrang Punia, Sakshi Malik and Deepak Punia bag gold on Day 8 as wrestlers bag medals in plenty
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Commonwealth Games: Bajrang Punia, Sakshi Malik and Deepak Punia bag gold on Day 8 as wrestlers bag medals in plenty

Bajrang Punia was a class apart while defending his title before Sakshi Malik produced a sensational gold medal winning effort as Indian wrestlers grabbed six medals, including three gold, at the Commonwealth Games

Commonwealth Games: Bajrang Punia claims India's first wrestling gold medal in Birmingham
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Commonwealth Games: Bajrang Punia claims India's first wrestling gold medal in Birmingham

India's star wrestler Bajrang Punia claimed the gold medal at the Commonwealth Games 2022 by defeating Canada's Lachlan McNeil in the men's 65kg final by 9-2 in Birmingham

Bajrang Punia receives UK visa for CWG 2022, to train in USA ahead of mega event
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Bajrang Punia receives UK visa for CWG 2022, to train in USA ahead of mega event

The ace Indian wrestler was supposed to travel to the Michigan University in the US last month for training ahead of the Birmingham CWG but was forced to stay back in India due to a delay in getting his UK visa.

Wrestler Deepak Punia to join Bajrang Punia in US training camp
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Wrestler Deepak Punia to join Bajrang Punia in US training camp

The Union Sports Ministry's Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) will be providing financial assistance for the two athletes to carry out their training at the Michigan University.

Will compete in both Asian Games and World Championships if enough gap between two: Bajrang Punia
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Will compete in both Asian Games and World Championships if enough gap between two: Bajrang Punia

Bajrang is set to leave for the USA on Sunday for a training-stint ahead of the Birmingham Commonwealth Games.

MOC approves funding for Olympic medallist Bajrang Punia's training in USA
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MOC approves funding for Olympic medallist Bajrang Punia's training in USA

Ministry's Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) would be funding Bajrang's travel, boarding, and daily costs toward training camp in Michigan, USA from June 25 to July 30 (35 days) and would also cover the expenses for his personal coach and physiotherapist

UWW Ranking Series: Bajrang Punia claims bronze, maiden senior-level gold for Aman
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UWW Ranking Series: Bajrang Punia claims bronze, maiden senior-level gold for Aman

Punia got his act together to claim a bronze medal after ultra-defensive tactics resulted in his opening-round defeat even as Aman claimed his first gold in the 57kg competition

You will see the dominant Bajrang Punia of 2018 soon, says wrestler after winning CWG trials
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You will see the dominant Bajrang Punia of 2018 soon, says wrestler after winning CWG trials

Bajrang, who is under the scanner for lack of attacking moves in his bouts since the Asian Championship, booked his berth in the national team with wins over Sujeet (4-0) and Vishal Kalliraman (2-1).

Bajrang Punia, Ravi Dahiya not to get direct entry into finals of CWG and Asian Games selection trials
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Bajrang Punia, Ravi Dahiya not to get direct entry into finals of CWG and Asian Games selection trials

Punia and Dahiya will not get direct entries into the final during trials for CWG and Asian Games owing to the unrest among upcoming grapplers during the recent Asian Championship trials.

Asian Wrestling Championships: Ravi Kumar Dahiya wins gold; Bajrang Punia, Gourav Balian clinch silver
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Asian Wrestling Championships: Ravi Kumar Dahiya wins gold; Bajrang Punia, Gourav Balian clinch silver

Ravi Dahiya, the Tokyo Olympics silver medallist, conceded early lead in all his bouts, but as is his wont, bounced back in tremendous fashion to outsmart his rivals in the men's freestyle event.

Asian Wrestling Championships: Ravi Dahiya, Bajrang Punia to fight for gold; Gourav Baliyan also reaches final
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Asian Wrestling Championships: Ravi Dahiya, Bajrang Punia to fight for gold; Gourav Baliyan also reaches final

India have so far won 10 medals, including two silver, in the continental championship.

Asian Wrestling Championships: Indian grapplers, WFI gear up for packed season
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Asian Wrestling Championships: Indian grapplers, WFI gear up for packed season

Indian wrestlers are all set for their first major hurdle of the year as they face the best in the continent at the Asian Wrestling Championships in a jam-packed calendar.

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.

Wrestling Federation of India claims Bajrang Punia refused WFI-appointed physios at national camp
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Wrestling Federation of India claims Bajrang Punia refused WFI-appointed physios at national camp

Bajrang Punia on Thursday claimed that he has been doing his rehabilitation on his own after struggling to get a dedicated physio.