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Padma Awards 2019: Bajrang Punia, Ajay Thakur honoured by President Ram Nath Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind conferred the Padma awards to 47 prominent and inspiring personalities, including nine from sports. Among the sports stars to receive the honours are wrestler Bajrang Punia, cricketer Gautam Gambhir, football captain Sunil Chhetri.

Dan Kolov wrestling: Bajrang wins gold dedicates it to Abhinandan, Vinesh Phogat settles for silver

Bajrang Punia, a World Championship silver medallist, overpowered Jordan Oliver of USA 12-3 in the 65kg freestyle final to begin the season on a resounding note in the Bulgarian city.


Pro Wrestling League a great platform for young wrestlers, says Bajrang Punia

Bajrang Punia said that the upcoming Pro Wrestling league (PWL) will provide young Indian grapplers a great platform to learn from the international wrestlers.

Punjab Royals picks Bajrang Punia, Mumbai takes Vinesh Phogat

The fourth edition of the PWL will be held from January 14-31, offers a purse of Rs 1.9 crores for the winning team and Rs 1.1 crore for the runners-up team.

Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat, Pooja Dhanda get Grade A contracts; Sushil Kumar, Sakshi Malik in Grade B

Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat were included in the top Rs 30-lakh Grade A along with Pooja Dhanda as the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) on Friday rolled out its revolutionary contracts system for the grapplers.

Bajrang Punia becomes world number one in 65 kg

It has turned out to be a remarkable season for Bajrang Punia, who was also the only Indian grappler to be given a seeding at the Budapest World Championship.


Quit wrestling to focus on preparing Bajrang Punia for Olympic gold, says Yogeshwar Dutt

Yogeshwar Dutt says that he would have never quit wrestling had it not been to devote time to Bajrang Punia's training.

Three temptations Bajrang Punia had to overcome on road to glory

Bajrang Punia has established himself as the undisputed superstar of Indian wrestling but the road to glory was fraught with temptations which he had to overcome with strong will.

Wrestling set for overhaul with central contracts, national rankings

The finer details of the planned central contracts are not yet officially known but the WFI is set to become only the second national sports body after the BCCI to offer such financial security to its athletes.

Bajrang Punia dedicates silver medal at World Championship to Amritsar train accident deceased

The tragedy in Amritsar occured on Friday when a speeding train ran over a crowd of Dussehra revellers while watching burning of Ravana effigy.