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Bajrang Punia


Bajrang Punia donates six months' salary to Haryana's COVID-19 relief fund

March 24, 2020 3:26 pm

Apart from Bajrang Punia, BJP lawmaker Gautam Gambhir has also joined the fight against the coronavirus outbreak by offering Rs 50 lakh for equipments to treat patients in Delhi hospitals.

'Zindagi rahi toh hi Olympics khel payenge’: Bajrang Punia says better if Tokyo Games are postponed

March 23, 2020 8:44 am

Ace wrestler Bajrang has waited long for a chance at an Olympic medal, but realises that it's not the right time for the Games.

Bajrang Punia settles for silver, Ravi Dahiya wins gold at Asian Championship

February 22, 2020 10:13 pm

While, Bajrang Punia (65 kg) had to settle for silver as he lost 2-10 to Japan's Takuto Otoguro, Ravi Dahiya (57 kg) claimed the gold medal after beating Tajikistan's Hikmatullo Vohidov 10-0.

Bajrang Punia, Ravi Dahiya clinch gold at Rome Ranking Series

January 19, 2020 4:27 pm

Bajrang Punia produced a great comeback to secure a 4-3 win against USA's Jordan Michael Oliver in the summit clash.

Deepak Punia's rise the highlight of 2019; Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat rock steady

December 27, 2019 3:08 pm

Five medals and four Olympic quota places in the World Championships marked India's year in wrestling, with Deepak Punia bagging a silver, and Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat claimed bronze medals.

Fit-again Bajrang Punia promises new avatar at Tokyo Olympics

November 28, 2019 8:10 pm

Fit-again Bajrang Punia on Thursday said the wrestling world will see a new avatar of him at the Tokyo Olympics, where he will be one of India's strongest medal contenders.

Bajrang Punia, Mahant Gaurav Sharma honoured in Dubai

November 16, 2019 7:54 pm

Bajrang Punia has been conferred the Indian Personality of the Year Award (Sports) at the Indo Arab Leaders Summit & Awards 2019 in Dubai.

Who says I have sacked Shako Bentinidis? asks Bajrang Punia

October 18, 2019 4:29 pm

Bajrang Punia is undergoing rehabilitation for an elbow injury and will resume training with Shako Bentinidis soon. 

Wrestling rankings: Deepak Punia is new no.1, Bajrang Punia loses top rank

September 27, 2019 3:47 pm

Competing in his maiden senior World Championship, Deepak Punia settled for a silver after an ankle injury forced him to pull out of the final against Iranian great Hasan Yazdani.

Bajrang Punia believes that not even an Olympic medal will heal Worlds loss

September 24, 2019 6:18 pm

Bajrang Punia who had claimed bronze and silver in the last two editions, lost to local favourite Daulet Niyazbekov in the 65 kg semifinal following some debatable decisions by the judges in World Championships.


A notch above others: Standout Indian athletes of the decade

December 31, 2019 3:44 pm

The 2010s were arguably Indian sport's most successful decade ever as they registered their best ever medal tallies at various respective sporting extravaganzas.