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Vinesh Phogat


Unbeaten, untested: Vinesh wins Asian Championships gold, awaits clash with key rivals

April 16, 2021 11:27 pm

Vinesh Phogat won gold without conceding a single point, becoming the new Asian champion in the 53kg weight category. In eight attempts, this was the first time Phogat won the gold medal (she has three silver and four bronze medals).

Vinesh Phogat wins gold, reclaims number one rank; Bajrang Punia reaches final

March 07, 2021 7:04 pm

Vinesh Phogat won her second gold medal in as many weeks with a dominant win in the Matteo Pellicone Ranking Series event and reclaimed the top rank in the her category.

After traversing Europe for sparring, Vinesh Phogat set to compete in Kiev

February 27, 2021 7:40 am

Vinesh Phogat is set to make pit stops in Ukraine, Hungary, Poland and Rome looking for high-quality bouts.

Vinesh Phogat recovers from Covid-19, tests negative twice

September 02, 2020 3:09 pm

India's top woman wrestler Vinesh Phogat has recovered from coronavirus, returning negative tests twice, but remains in isolation for precautionary purpose.

Vinesh Phogat tests positive for COVID-19, says she's asymptomatic

August 29, 2020 3:54 pm

Vinesh Phogat, who has been selected for this year's Khel Ratna award, had been training at her village in Sonepat with coach Om Prakash.

In a non-Olympic year, Olympic-sized awards list for Khel Ratna, Arjuna

August 22, 2020 3:18 pm

The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports goes against its own guidelines by announcing 74 winners across all the seven categories.

Rohit Sharma to Vinesh Phogat: Meet the five Khel Ratna recipients of 2020

August 23, 2020 9:14 am

The award ceremony will be held virtually on August 29, the National Sports Day, instead of the Rashtrapati Bhavan this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Rohit Sharma, Vinesh Phogat among four recommended for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award

August 19, 2020 12:30 pm

The names were decided after the National Sports Awards selection committee met on Tuesday for deciding the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, Arjuna and other national sports awards.

Vinesh Phogat pulls out of national camp citing health risk, irks WFI

August 18, 2020 1:14 pm

The rescheduled national camp for Olympic weight category wrestlers is set to begin from September 1 in Lucknow (women) and Sonepat (men).

In vogue: Distance learning arises as a short-term solution amidst pandemic

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.


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.

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

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