Articles about Bajrang Punia
Freestyle Wrestler from India
07 Aug 2021Sports
India have secured their sixth medal in the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia has lost the men's freestyle 65kg category at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics after being beaten by Haji Aliyev of Azerbaijan in the semis.
Bajrang Punia put his tactical acumen and strength to good use in the second period to pin Iran's Morteza Cheka Ghiasi for a semifinal berth in men's free-style 65kg event which took him closer to an Olympic medal on debut, in Tokyo on Friday.
02 Aug 2021Sports
Their remarkable performances in the build-up to the Tokyo Games creating high hopes of multiple medals at the Olympics, Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat will have the spotlight on them when India's seven wrestlers, beginning with Sonam Malik, open their campaigns in Tokyo from Tuesday.
27 Mar 2020Sports
Cricket great Sachin Tendulkar joined the list of Indian athletes to come forward and donate money in wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
21 Sep 2019Sports
India are aiming to end the ongoing World Wrestling Championships on a high after Deepak Punia secured an Olympics quota for the 2020 Tokyo event.
20 Sep 2019Sports
Veteran wrestler Sushil Kumar lost in the opening round of the ongoing World Wrestling Championships on Friday.
19 Sep 2019Sports
India had another strong day at the ongoing World Wrestling Championships.
16 Aug 2019Sports
Famed Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia has been nominated for India's highest sporting honor - the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award on Friday.
11 Aug 2019Sports
Indian star wrestler Bajrang Punia's superb form has continued.
02 Mar 2019Sports
Indian wrestlers put in a commendable shift as they won four medals at the Dan Kolov-Nikola Petrov tournament in Ruse, Bulgaria.
10 Feb 2019India
Bajrang Punia, one of the country's finest freestyle wrestlers, has won many medals in international events, including Commonwealth and Asian Games golds and a World Championship silver among others.
30 Nov 2018Sports
The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has rolled out a grade-based contract system for wrestlers.
21 Sep 2018Sports
Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and world champion weightlifter Mirabai Chanu were nominated for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna by the Sports Ministry.
29 Aug 2018Sports
Asian Games 2018 gold medalists Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat are in the race for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.
20 Aug 2018Sports
Vinesh Phogat today created history by becoming the first Indian woman wrestler to win a gold medal at the Asian Games, brushing aside her rivals with remarkable ease in the 50kg category in Jakarta, Indonesia.
19 Aug 2018Sports
India's two-time Olympics medalist, Sushil Kumar, suffered a shocking first round defeat at the Asian Games 2018, being held in Indonesia.
09 Aug 2018Sports
Under the scanner for her below-par performance in the run-up to the Asian Games, Olympic medalist Sakshi Malik is feeling the heat but insists that athletes never stop aiming for medals.
05 Jul 2018Sports
One doesn't even see wrestler Sushil Kumar settling for silver medal but this time around, he was knocked out of the first bout itself.
15 Apr 2018Sports
Indian Railways today said that it was a matter of pride that 40% of the gold medals for India, 10 out of 26, in the recently concluded Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, were won by Railway athletes.
14 Apr 2018Sports
There was no stopping the gold rush in wrestling as two more were added to the tally by Vinesh Phogat (50kg) and Sumit (125kg) at the Commonwealth Games today.
13 Apr 2018Sports
India's Bajrang Punia bagged the top prize in men's freestyle 65kg event to give the nation its 17th gold medal at the ongoing 21st Commonwealth Games.
17 Dec 2017Sports
Indian contingent, at the Commonwealth Wrestling Championships in Johannesburg, is making the country proud yet again.