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Bajrang starts training after recuperating from knee surgery

Bajrang starts training after recuperating from knee surgery

Rediff.com4 hours ago

To skip Senior Nationals.

No time to grieve over Tokyo Olympics defeat: Vinesh Phogat

No time to grieve over Tokyo Olympics defeat: Vinesh Phogat

Rediff.com27 Aug 2021

Star Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat on Friday said she does not have much time to grieve over her Tokyo Games debacle and is gearing up for future challenges while young Anshu Malik suggested that a sports psychologist should be attached with the team to help them overcome nerves at big stage like the Olympics.

PICS: Tokyo Paralympic Games opening ceremony

PICS: Tokyo Paralympic Games opening ceremony

Rediff.com24 Aug 2021

The ceremony is set in a 'Para Airport' -- a symbol of diversity and inclusion -- and began with a video that depicted the strength of para-athletes.

Vinesh unsure of returning after Tokyo trauma

Vinesh unsure of returning after Tokyo trauma

Rediff.com13 Aug 2021

Vinesh Phogat, who lost in the quarter-finals of the women's 53-kg freestyle event at the Tokyo Olympics, penned a letter about emotional breakdowns, mental well-being and how being denied her physio affected her performance at the Games.

Tokyo Olympics: Important Moment for India

Tokyo Olympics: Important Moment for India

Rediff.com9 Aug 2021

Tokyo should remain the benchmark and source of inspiration till at least Paris 2024. In the shorter run, India's preparations for the Asian and Commonwealth Games next year must begin based on lessons learnt now, asserts Raj Kishore Mishra, former joint secretary at the sports ministry.

Olympics: Chopra lends golden sheen to India's best ever show

Olympics: Chopra lends golden sheen to India's best ever show

Rediff.com8 Aug 2021

Neeraj Chopra's soaring javelin did not just earn India their first Olympic gold in athletics on Saturday, it also meant that the contingent will return from Tokyo with seven medals, their biggest Games haul ever.

Meet India's heroes from the Tokyo Olympic Games

Meet India's heroes from the Tokyo Olympic Games

Rediff.com8 Aug 2021

As the curtains come down at the Tokyo Olympics, here's a glance at the medallists and those who came within touching distance of glory.

'Couldn't have asked for greater reward'

'Couldn't have asked for greater reward'

Rediff.com8 Aug 2021

'Team India's participation in the Olympics couldn't have ended on a sweeter note'

Olympics: How India's athletes fared on Saturday, August 7

Olympics: How India's athletes fared on Saturday, August 7

Rediff.com7 Aug 2021

A summary of the country's athletes showing at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday, August 7.

Bajrang outsmarts Kazakh for Olympics wrestling bronze

Bajrang outsmarts Kazakh for Olympics wrestling bronze

Rediff.com7 Aug 2021

The 27-year-old wrestler, who made his Olympics debut at the ongoing Games, outwitted Kazakhstan's Daulet Niyazbekov in the play-off round.

Tokyo Olympics: Check out India's schedule on August 7

Tokyo Olympics: Check out India's schedule on August 7

Rediff.com6 Aug 2021

A look at India's schedule at the Tokyo Olympics on August 7, 2021.

Olympics: How India's athletes fared on Friday, August 6

Olympics: How India's athletes fared on Friday, August 6

Rediff.com6 Aug 2021

A summary of the country's athletes' showing at the Tokyo Games on Friday, August 6.

Deepak Punia's coach Gaidarov expelled from Olympics

Deepak Punia's coach Gaidarov expelled from Olympics

Rediff.com6 Aug 2021

Wrestler Deepak Punia's foreign coach Murad Gaidarov was expelled from the Tokyo Olympics on Friday for assaulting the referee who officiated the bronze medal play-off bout which the Indian lost to San Marino's Myles Nazim Amine.

Tokyo Games: LIVELY Pix!

Tokyo Games: LIVELY Pix!

Rediff.com6 Aug 2021

Capturing the drama at the 2020 Olympics

Olympics Wrestling: Bajrang loses in semis, to fight for bronze

Olympics Wrestling: Bajrang loses in semis, to fight for bronze

Rediff.com6 Aug 2021

Bajrang Punia's perennial leg-defence weakness came to haunt him at the big stage as he lost the men's freestyle 65kg semi-final to three-time world champion Haji Aliev at the Tokyo Olympics on Friday.

Tokyo Games: EXTRAORDINARY Pix!

Tokyo Games: EXTRAORDINARY Pix!

Rediff.com6 Aug 2021

Scenes from the 2020 Olympics.

Tokyo Games: ELECTRIFYING Pix!

Tokyo Games: ELECTRIFYING Pix!

Rediff.com6 Aug 2021

Scenes from the 2020 Olympics.

'Maybe I was good enough for silver only this time'

'Maybe I was good enough for silver only this time'

Rediff.com5 Aug 2021

Indian wrestler Ravi Dahiya says will strive to improve and complete the unfinished task of winning a wrestling gold at the 2024 Paris Games.

Olympics: How India's athletes fared on Thursday, August 5

Olympics: How India's athletes fared on Thursday, August 5

Rediff.com5 Aug 2021

A summary of the country's athletes' showing at the Tokyo Games on Thursday.

Tokyo Olympics: Check out India's schedule on August 6

Tokyo Olympics: Check out India's schedule on August 6

Rediff.com5 Aug 2021

A look at India's schedule at the Tokyo Olympics on August 6, 2021.

Tokyo Games: MIND-BOGGLING Pix!

Tokyo Games: MIND-BOGGLING Pix!

Rediff.com5 Aug 2021

Scenes from the 2020 Olympics.

Wrestling: Vinesh loses in quarters; Anshu bows out after repechage defeat

Wrestling: Vinesh loses in quarters; Anshu bows out after repechage defeat

Rediff.com5 Aug 2021

Vanesa, the reigning European champion, executed her strategy perfectly as Vinesh could not find a way to wriggle out of Vanesa's headlocks.

Tokyo Olympics: Check out India's schedule on August 5

Tokyo Olympics: Check out India's schedule on August 5

Rediff.com4 Aug 2021

Ravi Dahiya will be aiming for a historic gold medal in the men's wrestling freestyle 57kg event at the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday.

Ravi Dahiya endures bite by Sanayev, but is 'fine'

Ravi Dahiya endures bite by Sanayev, but is 'fine'

Rediff.com4 Aug 2021

After Dahiya scripted one of the greatest comebacks on the mat, pictures revealed the deep bite mark on his right bicep.

Olympics: How India's athletes fared on Wednesday, August 4

Olympics: How India's athletes fared on Wednesday, August 4

Rediff.com4 Aug 2021

A summary of the country's athletes performed at the Tokyo Games on Wednesday, August 4.

PIX: Wrestler Ravi storms into final; ensures India 4th medal

PIX: Wrestler Ravi storms into final; ensures India 4th medal

Rediff.com4 Aug 2021

Ravi Dahiya became only the second Indian wrestler to qualify for the final at the Olympic Games, when he sensationally turned around the 57kg semi-final bout by pinning Kazakhstan's Nurislam Sanayev, in Tokyo.

Tokyo Games: DAZZLING Pix!

Tokyo Games: DAZZLING Pix!

Rediff.com4 Aug 2021

Capturing the drama on Day 12 at the Tokyo Olympics.

Olympics: How India's athletes fared on Tuesday, August 3

Olympics: How India's athletes fared on Tuesday, August 3

Rediff.com3 Aug 2021

A summary of the country's athletes' showing at the Tokyo Games on Tuesday, August 3.

Check out schedule of Indian athletes at Tokyo Olympics

Check out schedule of Indian athletes at Tokyo Olympics

Rediff.com22 Jul 2021

Check out the complete schedule of Indian athletes at the Tokyo Olympics

I want to come back with a medal: Bajrang Punia

I want to come back with a medal: Bajrang Punia

Rediff.com18 Jul 2021

Punia is the second seed in men's 65kg category in Tokyo, the one on whose shoulders rest India's hopes of winning the country's first Olympic gold in wrestling.

IOC releases COVID-19 regulations for Tokyo Olympics

IOC releases COVID-19 regulations for Tokyo Olympics

Rediff.com11 Jul 2021

The Games' Sport-Specific Regulations (SSR) has been developed jointly by IOC and the IFs to determine the impact of a confirmed positive COVID-19 case and its management in competition formats and structures.

Ravi Dahiya retains Asian wrestling title

Ravi Dahiya retains Asian wrestling title

Rediff.com17 Apr 2021

Bajrang Punia settles for silver after withdrawing from final d,ue to injury

What would you sacrifice for an Olympic medal?

What would you sacrifice for an Olympic medal?

Rediff.com18 Mar 2021

Bajrang Punia stopped using his social media handles and asked fans to keep showing him support as he gets battled ready for the Games

India aim to bring four medals at Tokyo Games

India aim to bring four medals at Tokyo Games

Rediff.com25 Jan 2021

The Indian wrestling contingent were hit with a doping scandal ahead of the 2016 Rio Games, which resulted in freestyle medal contender Narsingh Pancham Yadav being disqualified just days before his scheduled opening bout.

Padma Shri for TT player Mouma Das, six other sportspersons

Padma Shri for TT player Mouma Das, six other sportspersons

Rediff.com25 Jan 2021

P Anitha, Madhavan Nambiar, Sudha Hari Narayan Singh, Virender Singh, and KY Venkatesh have also been awarded the prestigious award.

How Olympics postponement has helped wrestler Deepak Punia

How Olympics postponement has helped wrestler Deepak Punia

Rediff.com25 Jan 2021

Wrestlers have the opportunity to win more quota places at the Asian qualifiers and World Qualifiers this year.

Wrestlers Narsingh, Gurpreet and physio test positive

Wrestlers Narsingh, Gurpreet and physio test positive

Rediff.com28 Nov 2020

All three are asymptomatic and have been moved to Sonepat's Bhagwan Mahavir Das Hospital as a precautionary measure.

Geeta Phogat's baby makes akhara debut

Geeta Phogat's baby makes akhara debut

Rediff.com6 Oct 2020

Arjun is 10 months old.

On this day: Sushil Kumar won his first Olympic medal

On this day: Sushil Kumar won his first Olympic medal

Rediff.com20 Aug 2020

Recalling the day, Sushil said that medal has "completely changed the Indian wrestling as well as his life".

Olympics-bound Vinesh pulls out of national camp citing health risk

Olympics-bound Vinesh pulls out of national camp citing health risk

Rediff.com18 Aug 2020

Vinesh Phogat, the only Indian woman wrestler to have qualified for Tokyo Olympics, has pulled out of the national camp citing health safety concerns amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a decision which has irked the national federation.

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