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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.

Vinesh Phogat becomes first Indian to be nominated for Laureus World Sports Award

Vinesh Phogat had a stellar 2018 in which she won gold at the Commonwealth Games, a silver in the Asian Championships in Bishkek and a gold at the Asian Games in Jakarta.


Vinesh Phogat, Bajrang Punia headline Pro Wrestling League players draft 

The fourth edition of the Pro Wrestling League is scheduled to start from January 14.

2018, the year of Hima Das, Mary Kom, Manika Batra and Indian women athletes

In 2018, it was the women athletes who dominated the headlines and grabbed the limelight over their male counterparts.

Vinesh Phogat marries wrestler Somvir Rathee, takes eight vows instead of seven

The couple decided to take eight vows together instead of seven, with the extra one reportedly being "beti bachao, beti padhao, beti khilao (save daughters, teach daughters and to let them play)".

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.

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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