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Tokyo Olympics 2020: All contenders in my weight category are almost at an equal level, says Sakshi Malik
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: All contenders in my weight category are almost at an equal level, says Sakshi Malik

Indian wrestling star and Rio Olympics bronze medallist Sakshi Malik on Monday said there was no specific challenge as such in her weight category and all contenders were almost at an equal level.

Asian Wrestling Championships 2020 Review: Stars fizzle, upstarts sizzle as India end campaign with record haul
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Asian Wrestling Championships 2020 Review: Stars fizzle, upstarts sizzle as India end campaign with record haul

The latest edition of Asian Wrestling Championships in New Delhi, that ended on Sunday, saw India rack up a record haul of 20 medals across all three formats. Here are some key takeaways from the event.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Sakshi Malik to have second trial for qualifiers after Sonam Malik fails to win medal at Asian Championship
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Sakshi Malik to have second trial for qualifiers after Sonam Malik fails to win medal at Asian Championship

Two-time Cadet World champion Sonam Malik had defeated Sakshi during the 62kg trials but since she could not win a medal at the Asian Championship, the WFI has given Rio Olympic bronze medallist one more chance to book her place in the Indian team

Asian Wrestling Championships 2020: Vinesh Phogat bows out of gold medal race; Sakshi Malik still in contention
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Asian Wrestling Championships 2020: Vinesh Phogat bows out of gold medal race; Sakshi Malik still in contention

The hard-working Vinesh will now fight for bronze against Vietnam's Thi Ly Kieu but even a medal won't suffice to lift her mood as she and the fans have high expectations from her

Asian Wrestling Championships 2020: Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat to spearhead 30-member Indian contingent
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Asian Wrestling Championships 2020: Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat to spearhead 30-member Indian contingent

Besides Punia and Vinesh, who had won a bronze medal each in the World Championships last year, the 30-member India squad will also feature Deepak Punia, Ravi Kumar Dahiya and Olympic medallist Sakshi Malik.

Asian Wrestling Championships 2020: Schedule, teams, venue, categories and everything you need to know about the event
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Asian Wrestling Championships 2020: Schedule, teams, venue, categories and everything you need to know about the event

After a successful 2019 that witnessed Bajrang Punia, Ravi Dahiya, Vinesh Phogat, and Deepak Punia shine at the World Championships, the attention now shifts to the Asian Wrestling Championships that begin in New Delhi on Tuesday (18 February).

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Sakshi Malik seeking another round of trials after being defeated by 18-year-old Sonam Malik
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Sakshi Malik seeking another round of trials after being defeated by 18-year-old Sonam Malik

Rio Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik was humbled by two-time Cadet World Champion Sonam Malik during the trials in the 62kg category

Vinesh Phogat, PV Sindhu, Mary Kom among nominees for BBC Sportswoman of the Year Award
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Vinesh Phogat, PV Sindhu, Mary Kom among nominees for BBC Sportswoman of the Year Award

Star wrestler Vinesh Phogat, badminton queen PV Sindhu and boxing great MC Mary Kom will compete for the inaugural BBC Indian sportswoman of the year award after being nominated for the honour with two other athletes.

Sonam Malik stuns Olympic medallist Sakshi Malik to seal spot in Indian team for Asian Championship
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Sonam Malik stuns Olympic medallist Sakshi Malik to seal spot in Indian team for Asian Championship

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.