Sakshi Malik: News

20 Jan 2023


Wrestlers demand WFI chief's sacking, minister says wait for probe

After a meeting with protesting wrestlers on Thursday night, Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur assured them of strict action if any Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) coach or official is found guilty of sexual harassment.

19 Jan 2023

Sexual Harassment

WFI president rings Anurag Thakur to clarify sexual harassment allegations

Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP and Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) President, reportedly called Sports Minister Anurag Thakur to clarify the recent sexual harassment allegations made against him and the officials of the federation by national and international wrestlers.

18 Jan 2023

Vinesh Phogat

Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Malik accuse WFI president of sexual harassment

Vinesh Phogat and Sakshi Malik have accused Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh of sexual harassment.

05 Aug 2022


Commonwealth Games: Wrestler Sakshi Malik bags maiden gold medal

Indian wrestler Sakshi Malik has bagged a maiden gold medal at the Commonwealth Games.

05 Aug 2022


Commonwealth Games: Second successive gold medal for wrestler Bajrang Punia

The Indian wrestling contingent had a superb day on offer at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham on Friday.

23 Aug 2020

Virat Kohli

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.

18 Aug 2020

Virat Kohli

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.

19 Sep 2019

North Korea

Wrestlers Bajrang Punia, Ravi Kumar Dahiya seal Tokyo Olympic berths

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

09 Aug 2019


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.

02 Mar 2019


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.

30 Nov 2018


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.

20 Aug 2018


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.

09 Aug 2018


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.

26 Apr 2018


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.

15 Apr 2018


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.

14 Apr 2018


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

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.

04 Apr 2018


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.

03 Apr 2018


All you need to know about 2018 Commonwealth Games

The 2018 Commonwealth Games will kick off on April 4.

11 Mar 2018

Narendra Modi

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.

17 Dec 2017


India dominate Commonwealth Wrestling Championships

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

15 Aug 2017


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.

03 Aug 2017


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.

28 Jun 2017


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.

31 Mar 2017

Virat Kohli

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.

30 Mar 2017

Virat Kohli

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.

05 Mar 2017


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.

25 Feb 2017

Andhra Pradesh

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.

31 Jan 2017


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.

25 Jan 2017


Virat Kohli, Sakshi Malik to receive Padma Shri

Some of the Padma awardees of 2017 are as under:

25 Jan 2017


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.

09 Jan 2017


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.

07 Jan 2017


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.

06 Jan 2017


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.

31 Dec 2016


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.

29 Dec 2016


Looking back at 2016

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

13 Nov 2016

PV Sindhu

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.

25 Oct 2016


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.

30 Sep 2016


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.

26 Sep 2016


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.