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Bajrang Punia ends four-year wait with silver medal at U-23 Senior World Wrestling Championships
Mon, Nov 27, 2017

Bajrang Punia's medal in the 65kg category was his first at world level in the Olympic weight category.

Sushil Kumar wrestles for two minutes to win gold: Story of India’s best wrestler
Sun, Nov 26, 2017

Did Sushil Kumar's walkovers in the National Wrestling Championship tell the story of India's best grappler, or the weight he now bears?

Wanted to wrestle at the Nationals, didn’t know I’d get walkovers, says Sushil Kumar
Sun, Nov 19, 2017

Walkovers in the quarter-final, semi-final and final of the National Wrestling Championships meant that Sushil Kumar was crowned the national champion in the 74kg.

Sushil Kumar’s gold at Senior Wrestling Nationals raises plenty of questions
Sun, Nov 19, 2017

Sushil Kumar strolled to gold in his first competitive tournament in three years. The wrestler's job was made easier by walkovers in the quarters, semis and final.

Wrestling Nationals: Sushil Kumar wins gold after three walkovers in Indore
Sat, Nov 18, 2017

Walkovers in the quarter-final, semi-final and final saw Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar win gold in the 74kg category.

Wrestling Nationals: With father selling langots outside stadium, Divya Kakran wins gold
Sat, Nov 18, 2017

Divya Kakran, after being out of action for months due to a stone in her kidney, returned to the mat in style and won her first medal at Senior Nationals.

Wrestling Nationals: Sushil Kumar returns for first bout in nearly three years
Fri, Nov 17, 2017

Sushil Kumar will highlight the second day of wrestling nationals as the star wrestler takes mat for his first competitive bout in nearly three years.

Wrestling Nationals: After double delight on Day 1, Phogat sisters focus on ‘big day’
Fri, Nov 17, 2017

Vinesh and Ritu, two of the four Phogat sisters participating in the Wrestling Nationals, won gold in their respective categories on the opening day. Second day will see other two - Geeta and Sangeeta - in action.

I could’ve played Wrestling Nationals directly, but I don’t want any controversy this time: Sushil Kumar
Mon, Nov 13, 2017

Sushil Kumar is returning to competitive wrestling for the first time since his gold-winning effort at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Who is Baba Ramdev’s guru? Where is Dairongo? Sample questions from Haryana govt exams
Tue, Oct 24, 2017

Raman Malik, spokesperson for the ruling BJP, said that the “questions are related to the social fabric of the state that should be known by the aspirants”.

Star grapplers Sushil Kumar, Yogeshwar Dutt back on mat
Wed, Oct 18, 2017

Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt will compete in nationals and may possibly be eyeing 2018 Commonwealth Games and Asian Games

Kevin Durant’s India visit: MVP’s record training with kids, trip to Taj Mahal next
Fri, Jul 28, 2017

Kevin Durant, on the second day of his three-day visit to India, took part in a world record coaching session which was attended by 3459 kids and he said that he would love to come back to India and help the programme grow in the country.

Delhi: Former wrestler held in connection with rape of 16-year-old kabaddi player
Wed, Jul 19, 2017

“The arrest of Dahiya was made after police traced him with the help of technical surveillance. During interrogation, the accused has admitted his crime,” the sources said.

Living father’s dream: Karan Mor books Junior World Championships spot
Thu, Jul 13, 2017

Karan Mor, who lost his father at the age of 16, sees off a stiff challenge in the 66kg category to win the selection trials and join the India squad for the Junior World Wrestling Championships that begin on August 1 in Finland.

Sports Minister Vijay Goel defends Sushil Kumar’s observer role
Fri, Jun 30, 2017

Vijay Goel said Sushil Kumar was appointed by the Sports Ministry for the development of sports and is performing his duties as per the guidelines and role assigned by the Ministry.

Wimbledon 2017: Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray on difficult path
Fri, Jun 30, 2017

Novak Djokovic held all four Grand Slams when he entered Wimbledon last year but in a stunning turnaround, he possess none of the titles as he gets ready to play in London where Andy Murray is the top seed and the defending champion.

England vs Pakistan, semi-final: Ben Stokes, the all-round key to Three Lions’ success
Tue, Jun 13, 2017

Ben Stokes has scored 150 runs for England in the ongoing Champions Trophy in two innings including a century against Australia in the final group game. England will hope the all-rounder continues his good form as they face Pakistan in the semi-final.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: With Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan, India continue to dominate
Mon, Jun 12, 2017

Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma have shared four century and six fifty-plus stands from eight matches in two editions, 2013 and 2017, of the ICC Champions Trophy. India have lost only one game out of eight games that the two have opened for the team.

England vs Bangladesh, ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Preview: England aware of Bangladesh challenge in opener
Thu, Jun 01, 2017

England and Bangladesh face-off in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 opener at The Oval where the hosts will look to continue their blistering form in one-day internationals while Bangladesh will look to continue their rise among the ranks on Thursday.

ICC Champions Trophy: Pakistan not favourites yet unpredictable to be discounted
Sun, May 28, 2017

Last time Pakistan competed in the Champions Trophy, they didn't win a single match and exited tamely.

In-form Rafael Nadal has chance to recreate French Open memories
Sun, May 28, 2017

Rafael Nadal is the overwhelming favourite to win the French Open title after splendid run in tune-up events.

England vs South Africa 2017: Two equals battle for glory before big test
Tue, May 23, 2017

England and South Africa start three-match ODI series on Wednesday before the ICC Champions Trophy.

Asian Wrestling Championships: Bajrang Punia completes turnaround, enters final
Sat, May 13, 2017

Bajrang Punia and Sarita Mor enter finals at Asian Wrestling Championships after contrasting wins in semis.

Asian Wrestling Championship: Dangal girl gets mat lesson
Sat, May 13, 2017

Divya Kakran became the third Indian wrestler to win a silver medal after Vinesh Phogat and Sakshi Malik at Asian Wrestling Championships.

Asian Wrestling Championship: Sakshi Malik with glimpses of Rio Olympics as she enters final
Fri, May 12, 2017

Sakshi Malik will take on Japan's Risako Kawai in the final of the 60kg category at the Asian Wrestling Championship.

At Yogeshwar Dutt’s new akhara, trainees prepare to grapple with some Russian too
Sun, May 07, 2017

Yogeshwar Dutt believes familiarity with Russian will help the Indian wrestlers understand instructions given to opponents during a bout.

India win bronze at Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: What lies ahead for Indian hockey team
Sat, May 06, 2017

India managed to finished third to win a bronze medal after beating New Zealand at Sultan Azlan Shah Cup.

From India’s win in boxing to the slip ups in hockey
Sat, May 06, 2017

India's performance in shooting, boxing and hockey during last week was irregular as they had mixed results.

Manpreet Kaur makes sensational return, Neeraj Chopra qualifies for World Championships
Fri, Apr 28, 2017

Indian athletes had decent outings in the last week, and now focus shifts on the men's hockey team which gets ready for Sultan Azlan Shah Cup.

Asian Championships 2017 Selection Trials: Sandeep Tomar headlines India men’s wrestling team
Fri, Mar 31, 2017

Selection trials for Asian Championships 2017 put the reputation of established wrestlers in danger zone.

On home tracks, India ride on Vidarbha express Umesh Yadav
Wed, Mar 29, 2017

Umesh Yadav picked up 17 wickets in the series against Australia, the highest by an Indian pacer in a four-match Test series.

No tons, but consistent runs make KL Rahul the unsung hero of India’s 2-1 series win over Australia
Tue, Mar 28, 2017

KL Rahul showed batting genius on four different surfaces and managed to score 393 runs in seven innings.

India vs Australia: Jackson Bird in Australia XI? makes a lot of sense for Dharamsala Test
Fri, Mar 24, 2017

Steve Smith's pre-match presser gives the idea that it won't be a surprise if the third seamer Jackson Bird gets a look-in on Saturday, which will be his ninth Test.

It was hard for me to accept my fate at Rio 2016 Olympics, says Vinesh Phogat
Thu, Mar 23, 2017

After recovering from her injury, Vinesh Phogat made a comeback to the ring with a 48 second victory over her opponent.

India vs Australia: Aussie grit to the rescue as visitors salvage tough draw
Mon, Mar 20, 2017

With the series tried 1-1, pressure is on India to finish the home season on a high with a win against a gritty Australian unit in Dharamsala.

United World Wrestling weighs up new rules
Sat, Mar 18, 2017

World body to test a set of laws which will see bouts being held over 2 days & inclusion of more categories