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Haryana govt appoints wrestler Babita Phogat, kabaddi player Kavita as sports deputy directors

The Haryana government has appointed international wrestler Babita Phogat and Kabaddi player Kavita Devi as deputy directors in its Sports and Youth Affairs Department. In...
Andrew Cook

India has burned me pretty deeply: wrestling coach Andrew Cook

"Burned deeply" by his abrupt exit as Indian women's wrestling coach, Andrew Cook is still trying to figure out what went wrong in his...
Andrew Cook

Wrestling Federation set to fire foreign coach Andrew Cook

The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) is set to terminate the services of women's coach Andrew Cook for his refusal to participate in SAI's...

Bajrang, Sakshi support #PlayforIndia initiative

Country's top sporting stars like cricketers Rohit Sharma and Bajrang Punia along with Olympians Sakshi Malik and Dipa Karmakar are supporting #PlayforIndia initiative, which...
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Sushil and Yogeshwar’s medals motivated me, says Sakshi Malik

Celebrated woman wrestler Sakshi Malik on Wednesday said Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt's exploits at the Olympics motivated her to go all out for...
Vinesh Phogat (Source: India_All Sports)

Vinesh for ‘Khel Ratna’; Aware, Deepak Punia & Sakshi nominated for Arjuna

Star wrestler Vinesh Phogat was on Tuesday put in contention for 'Khel Ratna' while World Championship medallists Rahul Aware and Olympic-bound Deepak Punia were...
Vinesh Phogat

Vinesh Phogat to be nominated for Khel Ratna, Sakshi applies for Arjuna

World Championship bronze medallist Vinesh Phogat is set to be nominated for Khel Ratna for the second year in a row while Rio Olympic...

WATCH: How Indian wrestler Pawan Kumar is training during lockdown

This exercise called as burpee. It may look intimidating but in this video you can see how easily we can do it. This exercise...
Sakshi Malik with her mother (Source: India Today)

I have been scrutinised but my mother always believed in me — Sakshi Malik

After winning the bronze in wrestling at the 2016 Rio Olympics, wrestler Sakshi Malik became the talk of the town. Sakshi won a medal...
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India’s foreign wrestling coaches await salaries amid lockdown

India's foreign wrestling coaches Andrew Cook and Temo Kazarashvili left India with half of their monthly salary for March in their pockets and are wondering...
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World Wrestling announces new qualification guidelines for Tokyo 2020

United World Wrestling is one of the first International Federations that updated its Qualification System for Tokyo 2020.
Hazari Imarta and Bajrang Punia

Bajrang Punia donates one-month salary to farmer whose crops burnt in wild fire

India's top wrestler Bajrang Punia recently took to twitter to express his thoughts on the collapse of agricultural produce due to wild fire in...
Babita Phogat posts religiously charged tweet

Babita Phogat’s religiously charged tweets not in the spirit of sports

Commonwealth Games gold medallist wrestler Babita Phogat hung her boots quite some time back and began her political career with the Bharatiya Janata Party...

Top Memorable Celebrations in Indian Sports

Here is going back in time and recalling some of the top celebrations in Indian sports. 

Masseur who helped Sakshi Malik, Vinesh Phogat at Rio Olympics, fights Covid-19 in Jharkhand

The masseur who took care of Sakshi Malik, Vinesh Phogat and others at the Rio Olympics, is now helping the fight against Covid-19.
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Wrestler Deepak Punia lends his helping hand to slum dwellers in his district

Wrestler Deepak Punia had an understanding of empathy from a very young age. As a kid, when he used to wrestle in the arena,...
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India cancels u-15 wrestling nationals as world body suspends all events

The national wrestling federation, WFI, on Tuesday cancelled the upcoming Under-15 national championship after world governing body UWW directed all members to cancel domestic...

Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt and politician Alka Lamba in a bitter exchange of words on...

While Lamba is known to be temperamental, Dutt is known for speaking out his mind.

Let people write me off, I am preparing for 2021 Tokyo now: Sushil Kumar

"People have this habit of writing me off every now and then but it does not affect me," says veteran wrestler Sushil Kumar, quashing...
Geeta Phogat and Mithali raj (Image: Twitter)

Coronavirus: Sports Stars come out in support of PM Narendra Modi’s #5April9PM9Minutes appeal

The Indian sports fraternity has come out in support of PM Narendra Modi's call to switch off light for 9 minutes at 9 PM on April 5 to show India's solidarity in its fight against the coronavirus pandemic.