Asian Wrestling Championships 2020: Indian women complete golden hat-trick; Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Malik to lead hosts' charge on Day 4
India's charge at the women's freestyle events of the ongoing Asian Wrestling Championships got off to a flying start with the hosts bagging four medals - three gold and one silver - of the possible five on Thursday.
Asian Wrestling Championships 2020: Divya Kakran, Sarita Mor, Pinki win gold as Indians continue rampant run in tournament
On a memorable day for the hosts, the Indian girls reached four out of five finals with Divya (68kg), Pinki (55kg) and Sarita (59kg) standing on top of the podium
Rome Ranking Series 2020: India's wrestler Anshu Malik bags silver in 57kg event; Divya Kakran loses bronze play-off
India can hope for one more medal as 2019 World Championship bronze winner Vinesh Phogat is yet to compete in the 53kg.
Sonam Malik stunned Rio Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik while another promising junior Anshu Malik knocked out World Championship medallist Pooja Dhanda to seal their places in the Indian team for the Asian Championships on Saturday.
Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Malik dish out convincing wins in senior national wrestling championships; Anita Sheoran stuns Divya Kakran
Star grapplers Vinesh Phogat (55kg) and Sakshi Malik (62kg) dished out convincing wins in the finals to claim gold medals on day two of the Tata Motors Senior Wrestling National Championships at Jalandhar on Saturday.
Senior National Wrestling Championships: Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Malik set to feature in star-studded event
The field in the women's competition includes Tokyo Olympics medal hopeful Vinesh (55 kg), Rio Olympics bronze-medallist Sakshi Malik (62 kg), the promising Divya Kakran (68 kg), Seema Bisla (50 kg), Sarita More (57 kg) and Navjot Kaur (65 kg)
World Wrestling Championships 2019: Divya Kakran says her preparation now will be for Olympic medals, not for qualification
If despite my weaknesses I had won, I might have not come across the weaknesses in my game or I may have ignored them. Now is the time to work on those negatives, said Kakran.
Wrestling World Championships 2019: Detailed breakdown of 18 weight classes offering 2020 Tokyo Olympics quotas
18 categories at the 2019 World Championships will offer six quota places each for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Here's a look at the Indian grapplers in each weight class besides the biggest contenders from across the world:
Pooja Dhanda, Navjot Kaur make India squad for World Wrestling Championship without facing any opponents in trials
Pooja and Navjot didn't have to fight a single bout in the trials for the world championships as the WFI had barred 25 wrestlers from the trials for indiscipline
Wrestling World Championships trials: Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Malik coast through, Pooja Dhanda knocked out by Sarita Mor
The 57kg was the toughest category in the Wrestling World Championship trial with Pooja, fast-rising Anshu Malik, world number four Manju and Sarita in the fray
Vinesh Phogat, Bajrang Punia recommended for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award by Wrestling Federation of India
The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) recommended recently-crowned Asian Champion Bajrang Punia and last year's Asian Games gold-medallist Vinesh Phogat for the country's highest sporting honour – the Rajeev Khel Ratna award.
Asian Wrestling Championships 2019: Divya Kakran, Manju Kumari clinch bronze medals; Seema falters in playoff match
Asian Games bronze-medallist Divya Kakran, Manju Kumari and Seema on Thursday made it to the bronze medal play-offs of the Asian Wrestling Championships.
Wrestlers Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat get Grade A contracts; Olympic medallists Sushil Kumar, Sakshi Malik in Grade B
It was expected that Bajrang and Vinesh, who won the Commonwealth Games and the Asian Games gold medals this year, will be kept in the top grade.
IOA misspells names of multiple Asian Games medallists on cheques, organisers forget to felicitate Divya Kakran
The 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.
Sushil Kumar opts out of World Wrestling Championship; Asiad bronze-medallist Divya Kakran withdraws through injury
Sushil Kumar had suffered an embarrassing first-round exit from the Asian Games and his participation was shrouded in doubt.
Asian Games medallist Divya Kakran slams Delhi government for not extending support before mega event
Wrestler Divya Kakran, who won a bronze in the recently held 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, on Wednesday lashed out at the Delhi government for not extending any help to her before the games.
Firstpost Spodcast Episode 23: Saurabh Chaudhary's shooting gold, India win sepaktakraw bronze, and other stories from Day 3 of Asian Games 2018
16-year-old Saurabh Chaudhary's gold medal, India's bronze in sepaktakraw, Divya Kakran's wrestling bronze — we discuss all this and more on Spodcast, Firspost's daily sports podcast.
Saurabh Chaudhary shot superbly to claim the gold medal, which along with the silver won by Lakshay Sheoran, ’ have confirmed that the young Indian shooters’ performances in the past few months was no flash in the pan.
Saurabh Chaudhary, Abhishek Verma dominate men's 10m Air Pistol at Asian Games; India drub Kazakhstan 21-0 in women's hockey
Day 4 of the 18th Asian Games saw Saurabh Chaudhary and Abhishek Verma win gold and bronze respectively in the men's 10m air pistol events, while India registered comfortable victories in the women's hockey and Kabaddi events.
Asian Games 2018: Indian wrestler Divya Kakran beats Chen Wenling in third-place play-off bout to clinch bronze medal
Divya 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.