Deepak Punia’s rise the highlight of 2019; Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat rock steady

Deepak Punia after winning the gold medal in Junior World Wrestling Championships. (Source: File Photo) Shared News| December 27, 2019 3:08:30 pm The established names lived up to expectations for most part but what stood out for Indian wrestling in 2019 was the rise and rise of Deepak Punia amid a steady decline in the […]

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Swachch Bharat Diwas: Team India supports the campaign with special stickers on jerseys

Stickers are visible on the players’ right-hand sidearm. (Twitter) Shared News| Updated: October 2, 2019 11:15:46 am India is celebrating the Swachch Bharat Diwas on Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday today on October 2. It is the father of the nation’s 150th birth anniversary and Union sports minister Kiren Rijiju flagged off ‘Fit Indian Plog run’ on […]

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Haryana: Medal winners suffer prize money cut for podium finish at both CWG, Asian Games

Athletes like world number one wrestler and Asian Games champion Bajrang Punia and Asian Games champion Vinesh Phogat, apart from other medallists in both the events have got reduced prize money. Shared News| Published: June 26, 2019 8:32:07 am Wrestlers Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat (left) are among those who have got reduced prize money. […]

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Pro Wrestling League wrap: Usual contenders stand out among Indians

In a significantly watered-down Pro Wrestling League (PWL) competition this season, Indian wrestlers, for a change, weren’t getting outclassed left, right and centre. Shared News: Updated: February 1, 2019 10:01:42 am Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat were the best among Indians in the PWL. For the flag-waving hardcore fans of the Pro Wrestling League, this […]

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