June 16, 2020 3:26 pm
Although remote coaching might be the mantra right now, athletes realise that it cannot be a long-term solution. The travel restrictions will compound their problems too.
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.
March 01, 2020 7:59 pm
The Indian Express finds out why Mayu Mukaida, who will be considered a failure in Japan if she wins anything less than gold at Olympics, has occupied prime real estate in Vinesh Phogat’s headspace.
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.
February 03, 2020 6:50 pm
The winner will be decided on the basis of public voting, which will be open till February 18 on six BBC vernacular websites.
January 27, 2020 1:28 pm
Vinesh Phogat, who is one of India's biggest medal hopes at the upcoming Olympics this year, questioned how the Padma awardees were picked.
January 18, 2020 5:14 pm
Her 'ground wrestling' remains a work in progress but Vinesh Phogat on Saturday avowed that a solid gold medal-winning performance in Rome shows that she is on the right track in the Olympic year.
January 18, 2020 1:23 am
Vinesh Phogat beat Luisa Melendres 4-0 in the final (53 kg) of Rome Ranking series to win the first gold medal of 2020.
December 30, 2019 9:27 pm
The grappler who had her palms locked in her favourite emoji of gentle, gratitude when she wasn't effecting some ungentle leg holds.
December 27, 2019 3:08 pm
Five medals and four Olympic quota places in the World Championships marked India's year in wrestling, with Deepak Punia bagging a silver, and Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat claimed bronze medals.
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.
December 21, 2018 7:19 am
Indian badminton stars and Commonwealth Games gold medalists Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap tied the knot on December 14
Sonu, Soha, Shraddha and others share throwback photos on Raksha Bandhan