South Asian Games 2019: Swimmers, wrestlers shine on Day 6 as India wins 49 medals to pull ahead in overall tally
With a whopping 49 medals, including 29 gold, won by the Indians on Saturday, India has left hosts Nepal far behind in the second spot
Wrestlers Sumit, Satyawart Kadiyan, Ravinder confirm South Asian Games berths with gold in senior national championships
Railways dominated the proceedings as Sumit and Satyawart Kadiyan won a gold medal each in the Senior National Wrestling Championships in Jalandhar on Friday to clinch their berths in the upcoming South Asian Games.
Asian Wrestling Championships 2019: Amit Dhankar, Vicky win silver after losing finals; Rahul Aware clinches bronze in 61kg event
Amit Dhankar clinched a silver medal while Rahul Aware won a bronze as Indian wrestlers continued their impressive performance at the Asian Championships.
Asian Games 2018: Sakshi Malik says she wasn't happy with Gold Coast bronze, will look to put up better show in Indonesia
Wrestler Sakshi Malik admitted to not being happy at all with the bronze she had won at the Commonwealth Games earlier this year, and that she has put that behind now and is gunning for greater success at the upcoming Asian Games.
Indian tennis star Sania Mirza among eight dropped from sports ministry's Target Olympic Podium Scheme
Sania's exclusion was on expected lines as she is expecting her first child with cricketer husband Shoaib Malik.
Wrestlers Geeta and Babita Phogat cite injuries for inability to attend national camp after WFI's sanctions
With the Asian Games participation in limbo after the Wrestling Federation of India’s sanctions for missing national camps, the Phogat sisters have cited injuries as the reason being their no-shows.
Geeta Phogat, Satyawart Kadian among 15 wrestlers who could miss Asian Games 2018 after skipping national camp
The absence of 15 of the nation’s top wrestlers from national camps has drawn the ire of WFI, which has decided to discipline them, including the four Phogat sisters, due to breach of discipline.
Commonwealth Championship silver medallist Parveen Rana fought his way to a hard-earned victory to help Veer Marathas win the battle between two Maharashtra teams in the Pro Wrestling League on Wednesday.
Earlier, the Maharathis won the toss and opted to block heavyweight wrestler Jamaladdin Magomedov of Azerbaijan; the Dangals promptly decided to keep Frenchwoman Cynthia Vescon out.
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.
With star India wrestler Sakshi Malik missing from action, Delhi Sultans campaign in the second season of Pro Wrestling League ended as they slumped to their third consecutive defeat, losing 2-5 to Haryana Hammers, who in turn made it to semifinals, in New Delhi on Wednesday.
Punjab Royals registered a superb 5-2 victory over Delhi Sultans despite the home team skipper Sakshi Malik and her fiancé Satyawart Kadian's heroics in the second edition of the Pro Wrestling League.
Having taken the mat for the first time after the Rio Games, Sakshi never looked as if she was away from the arena for so long.
Rio Olympian Sandeep Tomar, Amit Dhankar and Satyawart Kadian on Saturday bagged gold medals in their respective men's freestyle categories at the Commonwealth Wrestling championships in Singapore.
Olympic bronze medallist wrestler Sakshi Malik today credited Pro Wrestling League for helping her improve her performance and said that she was waiting eagerly for the second season to be held in December.
Rio Olympic medallist Sakshi Malik on Sunday got engaged to wrestler boyfriend Satyawart Kadian at her residence in Rohtak.