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Bajrang Punia


Bajrang Punia obtains UK visa, will travel to US for training ahead of CWG

July 09, 2022 4:13 pm

The Sports Ministry, through the Ministry of External Affairs, got in touch with the British High Commission to seek the UK Visa for the Tokyo Olympics bronze medalist.

Will compete in both Asian Games and World Championships if enough gap between two: Bajrang Punia

June 25, 2022 2:00 pm

Star Indian wrestler confirms he will be playing in both The Asian Games and the World Championships

The dominant Bajrang will be back soon: Bajrang Punia

May 17, 2022 6:54 pm

Bajrang, who is under the scanner for lack of attacking moves in his bouts since the Asian Championship, booked his berth in the national team with wins over Sujeet (4-0) and Vishal Kalliraman (2-1).

Bajrang's Asian Championship silver medal raises several red flags

April 24, 2022 7:17 am

Lack of cohesiveness among stakeholders and rehab mismanagement impacts star wrestler's preparation in a big year .

Ravi Dahiya, Bajrang Punia, Gourav Baliyan to fight for gold at Asian Championship

April 23, 2022 2:05 pm

Ravi, who hails from Nahri village in Sonepat, yet again showed his immense physical prowess and tactical superiority when he outsmarted Japan's Rikuto Arai (VSU) and pulled off a comprehensive 12-5 win over Mongolia's Zanabazar Zandanbud in the 57kg men's freestyle event.

Bajrang’s comeback the highlight as India eye rich medal haul at Asian Wrestling Championship

April 19, 2022 7:39 am

When Bajrang competes on Saturday, his fitness – as much as form – will come under scrutiny.

Wrestler Bajrang Punia, Paralympian Amit Saroha receive financial assistance

March 22, 2022 7:06 pm

The Sports Ministry's Mission Olympic Cell (MOC) has approved a financial assistance of Rs 6.16 lakh for Tokyo Games bronze medallist Bajrang Punia for the 18-day special training camp he undertook in Iran.

Bajrang begins 26-day training camp in Moscow ahead of busy season

December 27, 2021 7:39 pm

"This is my first training camp after the Olympics and I'm hoping this turns out to be a very good one," mentioned Bajrang from Russia in a statement.

Bajrang splits with coach Shako Bentinidis, may tie up with Andriy Stadnik

November 22, 2021 8:47 pm

Under the guidance of Bentinidis, the 27-year-old Bajrang won an Olympic bronze medal in Tokyo, 2018 Asian Games gold and a bronze medal at the 2019 world championship.

Fit-again Bajrang starts training, but decides to skip Senior Nationals

October 20, 2021 10:08 pm

The 27-year-old Indian had suffered a ligament tear in the run-up to the Olympics but still managed to claim the freestyle bronze medal in 65kg category at the Tokyo Games.


Breakfast with Modi: Indian Olympians meet PM day after attending Independence Day celebrations

August 16, 2021 2:38 pm

A day after praising them from the ramparts of the Red Fort in his Independence Day speech, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met the Indian athletes who participated in the Olympics and made India proud.

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.