Iran and South Korea continued their impressive run in the Kabaddi World Cup. While, Japan recorded a win in their first match against USA.
Iran continued their impressive run by winning 64-23 against Thailand at the Kabaddi World Cup, Japan recorded an easy 45-19 win over the United States in their opening match. South Korea also continued their good run against Argentina.
India made a strong comeback against Australia to win their second match at the Kabaddi World Cup. Bangladesh defeated newcomers England 50-18.
On a sports field, Argentina's white and blue stripes are unmissable. They have left a mark on the football, rugby and hockey pitches, and have now turned their attention to kabaddi.
On the opening day of Kabaddi World Cup, India suffered a shock defeat against South Korea, while Iran overpowered USA.
With the Kabaddi World Cup only a few days away, we take a look at the many moves and counter-moves in the game:
Ahead of the upcoming Kabaddi World Cup, here is guide to all the rules, terms and how the game works.
The 12-nation Kabaddi World Cup kicks off this week in India, with a row over a decision to bar arch-rivals Pakistan from competing threatening to overshadow the tag-wrestling sport's showcase event.
Surender Nada established himself as one of the best left corner defenders in the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) thanks to his exploits in the opening season with U Mumba
Kapil Dev lost his cool at the Kabaddi World Cup media conference when a scribe asked why Pakistan had not been invited to take part in the tournament.
Star raider Anup Kumar from Haryana will lead India in next month's Kabaddi World Cup to be held in Ahmedabad.
Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Wednesday refused to commit if medallists of the ongoing Rio Paralympics will be conferred with the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award --the highest sporting honour in the country.
India will host the Kabaddi World Cup in October 2016, featuring South Africa, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, Iran, Poland, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Korea, Japan and Kenya.
Defending champion India retained the title fourth consecutive term defeating Pakistan with a margin of nine points.