Vinesh Phogat to be nominated for Khel Ratna Award, Sakshi Malik hopes to be considered for Arjuna Award
Vinesh Phogat, who is the lone woman wrestler to have qualified for the now-postponed Tokyo Olympics, had missed out on the honour last year with fellow grappler Bajrang Punia getting the prestigious award.
Wrestler Bajrang Punia clinches gold medal in Bulgaria; Vinesh Phogat wins silver after losing in final
Bajrang Punia won the gold medal at the Dan Kolov-Nikola Petrov tournament and dedicated the win to IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman.
Dan Kolov-Nikola Petrov wrestling: Vinesh Phogat shows great form to beat Sarah Hildebrandt and enter final
Vinesh Phogat displayed great form to make the 53kg finals with a win over world silver medallist Sarah Hildebrandt of USA at the Dan Kolov-Nikola Petrov wrestling in Ruse, Bulgaria on Saturday.
Dan Kolov-Nikola Petrov wrestling: Pooja Dhanda claims gold in 59 kg category; Sakshi Malik wins silver
Pooja Dhanda claimed gold in the 59kg category while Rio Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik wins silver medal in the 65kg category at the Dan Kolov-Nikola Petrov wrestling
Pro Wrestling League 2019: Skipper Pooja Dhanda leads from front to guide MP Yodhas past Delhi Sultans
Skipper Pooja Dhanda lived up to the expectations as she defeated Romanian Katherina Zhydachivska of Delhi Sultans 6-0 to register the first win for MP Yodha in a Pro Wrestling League (PWL) season 4 match at the Tau Devi Lal Indoor Stadium on Tuesday.
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.
Vinesh Phogat looks to prove her fitness while Sakshi Malik aims to regain lost form at upcoming wrestling nationals
The spotlight trained on them, Vinesh Phogat gets an opportunity to test her fitness while a struggling Sakshi Malik will look to re-invent herself in the absence of the male stars at the Tata Motors Wrestling Nationals
World Wrestling Championship: Bajrang Punia to spearhead 30-member Indian team's challenge in Budapest
Asian Games gold medallist Bajrang Punia will be India's best bet for a medal in the World Wrestling Championship as a 30-member team seeks a strong performance in the the flagship event beginning on Saturday.
Asian Games 2018: Bajrang Punia one win away from clinching gold; Sushil Kumar crashes out of tournament
A dominating Bajrang Punia was one win away from clinching his maiden Asian Games gold medal but it was all over Sushil Kumar who crashed out of the mega sporting event after losing his first bout in Jakarta on Sunday.
Asian Games 2018: Sushil Kumar's hopes hinge by repechage round, after loss in first round to Bahrain's Adam Batirov
Sushil Kumar led 2-1 after the first period with a take down but the Bahrini made a strong comeback to silence the Indian fans.
Asian Games 2018: Wrestler Sandeep Tomar qualifies for mega-event; Rahul Aware opts out of trials due to knee injury
In the most exciting bout of the day, Sandeep, the 2016 Asian Championship winner, trailed Utkarsh 2-4 after the first round and drifted further with Utkarsh creating another two-point move in the beginning of second round.
Asian Games 2018: Wrestlers Mausam Khatri, Pawan Kumar book places in India's men's squad for mega-event
Celebrated wrestler Sushil Kumar, a two-time Olympic medallist, and CWG gold medallist Bajrang Punia were exempted from the trials by the WFI because of their past performance. They will carry India's hopes in the 74kg and 61kg respectively.
Commonwealth Games 2018: Wrestler Rahul Aware sets aside self doubts to end long wait for international glory
It has been a long wait for the wrestler to corner glory whose run-ins with the authorities grabbed headlines more than his achievements on the wrestling mat.
Pro Wrestling League: Geno Petriashvili steals the show as Punjab Royals stroll past Delhi Sultans 6-1
Punjab Royals' Icon player Geno Petriashvili pulled off a dominating win to guide his side to an easy 6-1 victory over Delhi Sultans in the Pro Wrestling League at the Siri Fort Indoor Stadium on Thursday.
Sakshi Malik, representing Mumbai Maharathi, won the toss and took no time in blocking the 74kg category, in which Sushil was to compete for Delhi Sultans.
World Wrestling Championship 2017: Sakshi Malik, Bajrang Punia are India's biggest medal hopes in Paris
With their eyes firmly trained on winning medals, Olympic medallist Sakshi Malik and Asian champion Bajrang Punia will spearhead the Indian challenge at the World Wrestling Championships
Sandeep Tomar on Thursday qualified in the free style 57 kg category but a decision on Asian champion Bajrang Punia's selection for the upcoming World Wrestling Championship has been postponed to next week since he is unwell.
Bajrang Punia provided India its first gold medal as he posted a come-from-behind victory over Seungchul Lee of Korea in men's 65kg freestyle on the penultimate day of the Asian Wrestling Championship at New Delhi on Saturday.
Sakshi Malik and Sandeep Tomar are currently preparing for the Asian Championships, scheduled to be held from May 10 to 14.
After Magomed Kurbanaliev and Marwa Amri levelled the scores for Haryana, Rajneesh, Sandeep and Sofia Mattsson ensured group stage table toppers Haryana's smooth entry into the final.