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Oct 11, 2018
Bajrang Punia becomes only wrestler from Indian contingent to receive seeding ahead of World ChampionshipsIndian wrestler Bajrang Punia has been seeded for the upcoming World Championships, becoming the only wrestler from the Indian contingent to secure a seeding in the fairly new ranking system.
Sep 23, 2018
IOA misspells names of multiple Asian Games medallists on cheques, organisers forget to felicitate Divya KakranThe IOA awarded Rs 3 lakh, Rs 2 lakh and Rs 1 lakh respectively to the gold, silver and bronze medal winners in the team events.
Sep 22, 2018
Bajrang Punia unlikely to move court against Khel Ratna snub after advice from mentor Yogeshwar DuttStar wrestler Bajrang Punia is likely to back down from his stance of going to court against Sports Ministry's decision to ignore him for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award after his mentor Yogeshwar Dutt advised him to rather concentrate on his preparation for next month's World Championships.
Sep 21, 2018
Wrestler Bajrang Punia meets sports minister, hopeful of his case for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award to be consideredBajrang Punia who won gold medals at the Commonwealth Games and Asian Games, said if he doesn't get a favourable reply by evening, he will be forced to knock the doors of Court to get justice.
Sep 20, 2018
Asian Games 2018 gold medallist Bajrang Punia to talk to sports minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore about Khel Ratna snubBajrang said: "It doesn't feel good to beg for an award, but it is the biggest honour for any sportsperson and a wrestler's career is very uncertain. Any time an injury can end your career."
Sep 04, 2018
Asian Games 2018: Foreign coaches helped deliver 7 of India’s golds, but NSFs must find balance with national coachesAfter the likes of Anju Bobby George and Abhinav Bindra used a daring approach and found themselves coaches overseas, more and more Indians are walking that route. Foreign coaches helped shape seven of the 15 gold medals India won at the 2018 Asiad.
Sep 03, 2018
Asian Games 2018: India had historic outing in Indonesia, but now is time to reflect on what remains to be achievedFrom javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra’s truly world class effort and a surprising but well-deserved bronze medals from the table tennis squad headlined the most successful Indian campaign in Asian Games history
Aug 29, 2018
Wrestlers Vinesh Phogat, Bajrang Punia in contention for Khel Ratna award after gold at 2018 CWG, Asian GamesChampion wrestlers Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat are in contention for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, the country's highest sporting honour, after notching up gold medals in this year's Commonwealth Games and the ongoing Asian Games.
Aug 21, 2018
Asian Games 2018: Indian wrestler Divya Kakran beats Chen Wenling in third-place play-off bout to clinch bronze medalDivya Kakran added the first bronze to India's wrestling tally at the 18th Asian Games, beating Taipei's Chen Wenling in the third-place play-off bout for the 68kg category in Jakarta on Tuesday.
Aug 20, 2018
Asian Games 2018: Wrestler Bajrang Punia exorcises ghosts of tight losses with memorable goldPunia, by exorcising the demons clouding in his mind after losses in close bouts including in the World Championships in Las Vegas, secured a victory that went way beyond the title bout itself.