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Vinesh Phogat wins gold at Yasar Dogu International

Rahul Aware (61kg) clinched his first career Ranking Series title with a tactical 4-1 victory over Munir Aktas of Turkey. Utkarsh Kale won bronze in the same category.

Chorus rises as more athletes criticise Haryana govt for reducing cash award

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra and Olympic medal-winning wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt also spoke up against the Haryana government's policy to reduce the cash award given to athletes.


Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat recommended for Khel Ratna

Rahul Aware, Harpreet Singh, Divya Kakran and Pooja Dhanda have been recommended for the Arjuna Award; Virender Kumar, Sujeet Maan, Narendra Kumar and Vikram Kumar have been recommended for the Dronacharya Award.

Asian Wrestling Championships: Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Malik win bronze medals; Women add four medals to India's tally

Asian Games gold medallist Vinesh Phogat clinched a bronze medal in the 53kg category after beating World Championships bronze medalist Qianyu Pang 8-1 at Asian Wrestling Championships.

Bajrang Punia, Sakshi Malik to lead India's challenge at Asian Wrestling Championships

Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik and World No 1 Bajrang Punia will spearhead India's campaign at the Asian Wrestling Championships starting Tuesday.

Vinesh Phogat moves into final after Pooja Dhanda wins gold, Sakshi Malik silver in Bulgaria wrestling

Pooja Dhanda claimed gold in the 59kg category while Rio Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik settled for a silver medal in the 65kg category at the Dan Kolov-Nikola Petrov wrestling in Ruse, Bulgaria.


Indian Sports Honours 2019: Sunil Chhetri, Rishabh Pant, Vinesh Phogat among nominees

The Indian Sports Honours, which will be announced on February 16, is a joint initiative of RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group and the Virat Kohli Foundation.

Vinesh Phogat scripts another dominating win as Mumbai cut short Haryana's winning streak 

Vinesh Phogat faced some resistance but eventually won the women's 53kg contest by technical superiority to seal the tie with one bout remaining. 

Don't mind being called arrogant: Vinesh Phogat

Stubborn by her own admission, trailblazing Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat doesn't mind being called arrogant for it since the attitude comes in handy to intimidate rivals on the mat.

Vinesh Phogat first Indian to be nominated for Laureus award

While 2016 Rio Olympics saw Phogat bowing out in the quarter-finals after a knee injury, the Balali-based wrestler from the famous Phogat family made a strong comeback to win the silver medal in last year’s Asian Wrestling Championships.

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Off season turns to wedding season: Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap, Vinesh Phogat wed; Atanu Das-Deepika Kumari engaged

Indian badminton stars and Commonwealth Games gold medalists Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap tied the knot on December 14