Articles about Sakshi Malik

What should I do to receive Arjuna Award, asks Sakshi

23 Aug 2020

Sports
What should I do to receive Arjuna Award, asks Sakshi

Indian wrestler Sakshi Malik, on Saturday, expressed disappointment as she was not conferred with the Arjuna Award.

Pace spearhead Ishant Sharma nominated for prestigious Arjuna Award

18 Aug 2020

Sports
Pace spearhead Ishant Sharma nominated for prestigious Arjuna Award

Indian pace spearhead Ishant Sharma is among 29 athletes who have been recommended for this year's Arjuna award by the National Sports Awards selection committee.

Wrestlers Bajrang Punia, Ravi Kumar Dahiya seal Tokyo Olympic berths

19 Sep 2019

Sports
Wrestlers Bajrang Punia, Ravi Kumar Dahiya seal Tokyo Olympic berths

India had another strong day at the ongoing World Wrestling Championships.

Independence Day 2019: A look at India's greatest sporting moments

09 Aug 2019

Sports
Independence Day 2019: A look at India's greatest sporting moments

India had always been a sports-crazy nation even before independence. However, their pinnacle came following their independence in 1947.

UWW ranking series: Pooja wins gold, Sakshi gets silver

02 Mar 2019

Sports
UWW ranking series: Pooja wins gold, Sakshi gets silver

Indian wrestlers put in a commendable shift as they won four medals at the Dan Kolov-Nikola Petrov tournament in Ruse, Bulgaria.

Wrestlers Bajrang, Vinesh and Pooja awarded Grade A contracts

30 Nov 2018

Sports
Wrestlers Bajrang, Vinesh and Pooja awarded Grade A contracts

The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has rolled out a grade-based contract system for wrestlers.

Vinesh Phogat becomes first Indian woman-wrestler to win Asiad gold

20 Aug 2018

Sports
Vinesh Phogat becomes first Indian woman-wrestler to win Asiad gold

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.

Sakshi Malik opens up about her below-par performance in CWG

09 Aug 2018

Sports
Sakshi Malik opens up about her below-par performance in CWG

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.

BCCI recommends Khel Ratna for Kohli, Dronacharya award for Dravid

26 Apr 2018

Sports
BCCI recommends Khel Ratna for Kohli, Dronacharya award for Dravid

The BCCI has recommended Indian cricket team skipper Virat Kohli for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.

Commonwealth Games: Railway athletes win 10 out of 26 golds

15 Apr 2018

Sports
Commonwealth Games: Railway athletes win 10 out of 26 golds

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.

CWG-2018: Wrestlers Vinesh, Sumit claim gold; Sakshi bags bronze

14 Apr 2018

Sports
CWG-2018: Wrestlers Vinesh, Sumit claim gold; Sakshi bags bronze

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.

CWG 2018: Wrestler Sumit Malik claims freestyle 125kg gold

14 Apr 2018

Sports
CWG 2018: Wrestler Sumit Malik claims freestyle 125kg gold

Indian wrestler Sumit Malik has won the gold medal in the men's freestyle 125kg category at the 21st Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast on Saturday.

Which Indians can win medals at 2018 Commonwealth Games?

04 Apr 2018

Sports
Which Indians can win medals at 2018 Commonwealth Games?

In a couple of hours, the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games will kick off in Australia.

All you need to know about 2018 Commonwealth Games

03 Apr 2018

Sports
All you need to know about 2018 Commonwealth Games

The 2018 Commonwealth Games will kick off on April 4.

Sharbati Devi, PM Modi's "rakhi sister," dies

11 Mar 2018

India
Sharbati Devi, PM Modi's "rakhi sister," dies

Sharbati Devi, known as PM Narendra Modi's "rakhi sister," died in Dhanbad yesterday at the age of 103.

India dominate Commonwealth Wrestling Championships

17 Dec 2017

Sports
India dominate Commonwealth Wrestling Championships

Indian contingent, at the Commonwealth Wrestling Championships in Johannesburg, is making the country proud yet again.

This Independence Day, let's revisit all things 'India'

15 Aug 2017

India
This Independence Day, let's revisit all things 'India'

There'll always be complaints, something to be unhappy about, but we can't ignore the very significant event that happened 70 years ago: India became independent.

Cheer for India, it's a sports-packed August!

03 Aug 2017

Sports
Cheer for India, it's a sports-packed August!

August is going to be an engaging month for Indian sports fans with lots of events around the corner.

Ghoonghat: The 'pride' of Haryana? Government faces flak

28 Jun 2017

India
Ghoonghat: The 'pride' of Haryana? Government faces flak

The Haryana government has landed in a controversy. Krishi Samvad, a supplement of the government's monthly Haryana Samvad magazine, has published a questionable ad.

Padma awards 2017: Virat Kohli among 39 who receive awards

31 Mar 2017

India
Padma awards 2017: Virat Kohli among 39 who receive awards

The Padma awards, announced earlier this year, were handed out to 39 of total 89 awardees, at a ceremony held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Thursday.

Virat Kohli receives the Padma Shri award

30 Mar 2017

Sports
Virat Kohli receives the Padma Shri award

Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli was presented with the Padma Shri award by President Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Sakshi Malik unhappy with govt

05 Mar 2017

Sports
Sakshi Malik unhappy with govt

Olympics bronze medallist wrestler Sakshi Malik has expressed disappointment toward the government of Haryana, saying the incentives promised to her by the Haryana government have yet to be received.

PV Sindhu an IAS? Takes up govt job

25 Feb 2017

Sports
PV Sindhu an IAS? Takes up govt job

21-year old ace badminton player PV Sindhu has accepted a Group-I officer's job offered to her by the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu after her 2016 Rio Olympics triumph.

Bindra, Gopichand named in India's Olympic task force

31 Jan 2017

Sports
Bindra, Gopichand named in India's Olympic task force

Nation's only Olympic gold medalist Abhinav Bindra and former Olympian and badminton Coach Pullela Gopichand have been named in the Sports Ministry's eight member task force to prepare a detailed action plan for the next three Olympic Games.

Virat Kohli, Sakshi Malik to receive Padma Shri

25 Jan 2017

India
Virat Kohli, Sakshi Malik to receive Padma Shri

Some of the Padma awardees of 2017 are as under:

MS Dhoni, PV Sindhu will feature in Padma Award list

25 Jan 2017

India
MS Dhoni, PV Sindhu will feature in Padma Award list

Central Government has cleared names of India's Olympians Sakshi Malik, PV Sindhu and her coach, P Gopichand for this year's Padma Awards.

PWL: Punjab Royals deny Delhi Sultans their first victory

09 Jan 2017

Sports
PWL: Punjab Royals deny Delhi Sultans their first victory

Delhi Sultans suffered yet another loss at the 2017 Pro Wrestling League even after their star player Sakshi Malik won her bout.

Pro-Wrestling League: Jaipur Ninjas win second match

07 Jan 2017

Sports
Pro-Wrestling League: Jaipur Ninjas win second match

New entrants Jaipur Ninjas registered their second win at the 2017 Pro Wrestling League defeating Delhi Sultans 4-3 in Delhi.

NCR Punjab Royals register first win at Pro Wrestling League

06 Jan 2017

Sports
NCR Punjab Royals register first win at Pro Wrestling League

The NCR Punjab Royals defeated Mumbai Maharathi 4-3 in the 2017 Pro Wrestling League at K.D. Jadhav Indoor Stadium in New Delhi.

Girls make India proud at 2016 Rio Olympics

31 Dec 2016

Sports
Girls make India proud at 2016 Rio Olympics

India sent its largest ever contingent of 117 athletes at the 2016 Rio Olympics held in August 2016.

Looking back at 2016

29 Dec 2016

India
Looking back at 2016

The year 2016 has witnessed several political upheavals both domestically as well as internationally.

What did India achieve in sports this year?

13 Nov 2016

Sports
What did India achieve in sports this year?

Starting with the Rio Olympics held in August, then Paralympics in September and Kabaddi World Cup in October, sports was one of the main trending topics in India this year.

Cash rewards for Rio Games medallists' coaches put on hold

25 Oct 2016

Sports
Cash rewards for Rio Games medallists' coaches put on hold

While the Ministry of Sports gave away cash rewards to the medal winners of the Rio Olympics and Paralympics, the awards for the coaches have been put on hold.

Government announces Rs.90 lakh cash prize for Paralympic medalists

30 Sep 2016

Sports
Government announces Rs.90 lakh cash prize for Paralympic medalists

Indian Government has announced a total cash prize of Rs.90 lakh for the four medal winners of the 2016 Paralympics.

Sakshi's coach yet to see any reward from govt

26 Sep 2016

Sports
Sakshi's coach yet to see any reward from govt

Kuldeep Malik, coach of India's Olympic bronze medalist Sakshi Malik said he was handed a photocopied cheque by the Haryana government, and was yet to see any actual reward.

Paralympic Medalists will be awarded Khel Ratna: Indian Sports Minister

19 Sep 2016

Sports
Paralympic Medalists will be awarded Khel Ratna: Indian Sports Minister

Treating Paralympians as equals with Olympians, Indian Sports Minister Vijay Goel stated that next year onwards, paralympic medalists will be bestowed with the Khel Ratna.

Sports Minister non-committal on awarding Khel Ratna to Paralympic medalists

15 Sep 2016

Sports
Sports Minister non-committal on awarding Khel Ratna to Paralympic medalists

On Wednesday, Sports Minister Vijay Goel refused to commit if Rio Paralympics medalists would be conferred with the highest sporting honour in the country, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.

Whose fault - Sports Ministry's or Athletes?

01 Sep 2016

Sports
Whose fault - Sports Ministry's or Athletes?

Athletes preparing for the Olympics were demoralized for long with the bureaucracy's rigidity which had consistently hampered and hindered their training programmes.

PV Sindhu to be ambassador of CRPF

31 Aug 2016

Sports
PV Sindhu to be ambassador of CRPF

Olympic silver medalist PV Sindhu has been made the brand ambassador of the Central Reserve Police Force.

Sakshi, Sindhu, Dipa, Gopichand presented with BMWs by Sachin

28 Aug 2016

Sports
Sakshi, Sindhu, Dipa, Gopichand presented with BMWs by Sachin

Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, who was also India's goodwill ambassador to the Olympics, presented PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik, Dipa Karmakar and badminton coach Pullela Gopichand with BMW cars for their performances.