Vinesh Phogat

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Vinesh Phogat pulls out of proposed wrestling camp

01 Aug 2020

Vinesh Phogat pulls out of proposed wrestling camp

Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat is against the idea of holding a national camp with the cases of coronavirus increasing day by day.

Indian boxers including Mary Kom to go into quarantine

13 Mar 2020

Indian boxers including Mary Kom to go into quarantine

India's Mary Kom, who competed in the Asia-Oceania Olympic qualifiers in Jordan, will be sent into self-isolation for at least 10 days, alongside thirteen other boxers.

Wrestler Deepak Punia fourth Indian to seal Tokyo Olympics berth

21 Sep 2019

Wrestler Deepak Punia fourth Indian to seal Tokyo Olympics berth

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.

Wrestlers Bajrang Punia, Ravi Kumar Dahiya seal Tokyo Olympic berths

19 Sep 2019

Wrestlers Bajrang Punia, Ravi Kumar Dahiya seal Tokyo Olympic berths

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

Boxer Mary Kom recommended for Padma Vibhushan: Details here

12 Sep 2019

Boxer Mary Kom recommended for Padma Vibhushan: Details here

India's ace boxer MC Mary Kom became the first woman athlete to be recommended for the prestigious Padma Vibhushan award.

Tbilisi Grand Prix: Wrestler Bajrang Punia claims gold medal

11 Aug 2019

Tbilisi Grand Prix: Wrestler Bajrang Punia claims gold medal

Indian star wrestler Bajrang Punia's superb form has continued.

UWW ranking series: Pooja wins gold, Sakshi gets silver

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.

Wrestlers Bajrang, Vinesh and Pooja awarded Grade A contracts

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.

Indian athlete Hima Das features on Vogue's cover

03 Nov 2018

Indian athlete Hima Das features on Vogue's cover

Indian athlete Hima Das has been having an excellent year and the newest feather added to her cap is featuring on the cover of Vogue.

Kohli with 'zero' points gets Khel Ratna, but Punia rejected

21 Sep 2018

Kohli with 'zero' points gets Khel Ratna, but Punia rejected

Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and world champion weightlifter Mirabai Chanu were nominated for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna by the Sports Ministry.

Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat in contention for Khel Ratna award

29 Aug 2018

Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat in contention for Khel Ratna award

Asian Games 2018 gold medalists Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat are in the race for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.

Asian Games gold medalist Vinesh Phogat gets engaged at airport

28 Aug 2018

Asian Games gold medalist Vinesh Phogat gets engaged at airport

Having won a historic gold medal at the Asian Games in Jakarta, wrestler Vinesh Phogat was on her way home when something special happened.

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

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.

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

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.

Haryana wants to slash cash rewards of players representing organizations

20 Jun 2018

Haryana wants to slash cash rewards of players representing organizations

After Haryana's controversial notification demanding government-employed sportspersons to pay up 33% of their 'commercial' earnings, another similar matter has riled the state's players.

Commonwealth Games: Railway athletes win 10 out of 26 golds

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.

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

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

14 Apr 2018

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.

All you need to know about 2018 Commonwealth Games

03 Apr 2018

All you need to know about 2018 Commonwealth Games

The 2018 Commonwealth Games will kick off on April 4.

Vinesh Phogat wins silver at Asian Wrestling Championships

02 Mar 2018

Vinesh Phogat wins silver at Asian Wrestling Championships

Indian star wrestler Vinesh Phogat had to be content with a silver medal in the Asian Wrestling Championship after losing 2-3 to China's a Chun Lei in the summit clash of the women's 50kg freestyle event in Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan.

Vinesh Phogat enters final of Asian Wrestling Championship

01 Mar 2018

Vinesh Phogat enters final of Asian Wrestling Championship

Vinesh Phogat assured herself and India of at least a silver medal at the Asian Wrestling Championship as the Commonwealth Games gold medallist entered the final of the 50kg category with a win over Japan's Yuki Irie.

India dominate Commonwealth Wrestling Championships

17 Dec 2017

India dominate Commonwealth Wrestling Championships

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

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

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.