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Bajrang Punia


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.

Bajrang Punia wants wrestling to be made National Sports

September 24, 2019 4:51 pm

Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) President Brij Bhushan Sharan mooted the idea of making wrestling the national sport, which received the backing of double Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar too.

Bajrang, fashionably late: Wrestler fights back from 0-6 down to win 8-7

September 21, 2019 8:33 am

Wrestler fights back from 0-6 down against Mongolia’s Tumut Ochir to win 8-7 and bag bronze

Bajrang Punia clinches bronze in Wrestling World Championship, first Indian to win three Worlds medals

September 21, 2019 12:16 am

Bajrang Punia staged another late comeback in the bronze medal match at the Wrestling World Championship on Friday, coming back from 0-6 down to win 8-7 against Mongolia’s Tulga Tumur Ochir. This is his third medal in the 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.