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Sakshi Malik


Vinesh Phogat for Khel Ratna; Rahul Aware, Deepak Punia, Sakshi Malik nominated for Arjuna

June 02, 2020 5:38 pm

Vinesh, who is the lone woman wrestler to have qualified for the now-postponed Tokyo Olympics, had missed out on the honour last year with fellow grappler Bajrang Punia getting the prestigious award.

Sonam Malik upstages idol Sakshi on road to Tokyo Olympics

February 27, 2020 10:57 pm

Sonam's second win over Sakshi, in the domestic qualifiers, came in a most dramatic fashion. In the dying seconds, Sonam pulled off the ‘Dhak’ routine – a move that requires a wrestler to pull the opponent over the shoulder and throw her onto the mat.

Sonam downs Sakshi Malik again, makes cut for Olympic qualifiers

February 26, 2020 8:27 pm

Sonam Mailk downed Sakshi Malik for the second time in a row, this time by pinning the Olympic medallist, to make it to the Indian team for next month's Olympic Qualifiers.

Sakshi Malik settles for silver; Vinesh, Anshu and Gursharanpreet bag bronze

February 21, 2020 8:59 pm

Sakshi Malik claimed a silver while Vinesh Phogat dominated her bronze medal play-off after losing to nemesis Mayu Mukaida as Indian women team registered its best-ever performance at the Asian Wrestling Championship.

Sonam Malik shocks Olympic medallist Sakshi in trials

January 04, 2020 2:58 pm

Sonam Malik stunned Rio Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik to seal their places in the Indian team for the Asian Championship.

Senior Wrestling Championships: Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Malik win gold

November 30, 2019 10:02 pm

The 35-year-old Anita Sheoran, who had won the 65kg gold medal last year, triumphed over Commonwealth Games bronze medallist Divya Kakran of Railways in the 68kg finals.

Sakshi Malik dropped from TOPS, Ravi Dahiya included

October 04, 2019 5:46 pm

Sakshi, who won a bronze medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics, has been struggling for long and has been dropped from the Scheme, after crashing out in the opening round of the Worlds in Nur-Sultan.

World Wrestling Championships 2019: All you need to know

September 14, 2019 11:44 am

World Wrestling Championships 2019: After settling for silver in the previous edition, Bajrang Punia will aim to bag a gold this time and assure himself a berth for Tokyo 2020 Olympics. 

Sakshi Malik issued show cause notice by WFI for indiscipline, taken back

August 19, 2019 11:49 pm

Sakshi Malik has been issued a show cause notice by the Wrestling Federation India (WFI) for leaving the national camp without permission as 25 campers have been expelled for the same offence.

Let's not talk about boycott but dropping shooting from CWG also unfair: Sakshi Malik

May 28, 2020 3:36 pm

The Indian Olympic Association last week proposed boycott of the 2022 Birmingham CWG for dropping shooting from the roster, and sought the government's approval.


Hitched: Sports stars who tied the knot in 2017

December 30, 2017 7:06 pm

Many sports stars including Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli, football captain Sunil Chhetri, football legend Lionel Messi and tennis star Serena Williams got married in 2017.

Sakshi Malik, Geeta Phogat dance to Dangal title track at launch of Pro Wrestling League 3

December 23, 2017 3:09 pm

Sakshi Malik walked the ramp while Geeta Phogat showed her dancing prowess by grooving to Dangal's title song during the official launch of Pro Wrestling League 3 on Friday.