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WFI sack Deepak Punia’s coach for assaulting referee in TokyoThe incident also led to his expulsion from the Games. Deepak lost his 86kg bronze play-off to San Marino’s Myles Nazim Amine on Thursday, after which Gaidarov went to the room of the referee, who..
Wrestler Deepak Punia misses bronze by a whiskerDeepak’s defence was superb throughout the bout but the San Marino wrestler grabbed the decisive two-pointer after getting hold of the Indian’s right leg and converted it into a take-down in dying..
Tokyo Olympics: Indian wrestler Deepak Punia loses bout for bronze medalPunia had earlier suffered a 10-0 loss in the semifinals against USA`s David Taylor
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Tokyo Olympics India schedule on August 5: Ravi Dahiya, Men's hockey team eye medals, Vinesh Phogat to start campaign on Day 14Ravi Dahiya will lock horns in his final match in the 57kg men's freestyle category and he would look to walk away with a gold medal at the Games. Deepak Punia will also square off in the bronze medal..
Tokyo 2020 Olympics LIVE: Wrestlers Deepak Punia and Ravi Dahiya begin their semi-final boutIndia wrestlers Ravi Dahiya (57kg) and Deepak Punia (86kg) begin their semi-final bout in their respective weight categories.
Tokyo 2020 Olympics LIVE: Wrestler Ravi Dahiya to play for GOLD after defeating Asian champ Nurislam Sanayev in semisIndia wrestlers Ravi Dahiya (57kg) and Deepak Punia (86kg) begin their semi-final bout in their respective weight categories.
Tokyo Olympics Wrestling: Ravi Dahiya, Deepak Punia storm into semis, one step away from medalIndian wrestlers Ravi Dahiya and Deepak Punia marched into the semifinals at Tokyo Olympics. A win will ensure at least a silver medal for the Indian grapplers.
Tokyo Olympics: Wrestler Deepak Punia cruises into quarters in Freestyle 86kgDeepak Punia comfortably overcame the challenge of Nigeria`s Ekerekeme Agiomor by the Technical Superiority of 12-1. The Indian never faced any real problems against Ekerekeme as he cruised into the..
Tokyo Olympics wrestling: Double delight as Ravi Dahiya and Deepak Punia enter quartersRavi Dahiya, the reigning Asian champion, nailed the win with one minute and 10 seconds still remaining in the bout, which was stopped after he raced to a winning 13-2 lead.
Arjuna Award: Ravi Dahiya, Deepak Punia nominated along with Anshu, Sarita
Injured Deepak Punia out of Poland OpenPunia was to take mat for the 86kg event but forfeited his quarterfinal against American Zahid Valencia. It has been learnt that the 2019 World championships bronze-winner had suffered the injury..
Deepak Punia pulls out of Poland Open due to elbow injury
Deepak Punia wins silver, Sanjeet and Ravinder get bronze at Asian ChampionshipDeepak, who has won two bronze medals at the continental championship before, showed defence skills before the final as he notched up a confident 2-0 win over Korea`s Gwanuk Kim in the semifinals...
Freak injury forces Sonam Malik out of Rome event; Deepak Punia, Ravi Dahiya also out
24 wrestlers to represent India in Individual World CupRavi Kumar, Deepak Punia and Sakshi Malik are among the 24 Indian wrestlers who will be competing in the Individual World Cup scheduled to be held from December 12 to 18 in Belgrade, Serbia. The..
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Wrestling World Cup: Ravi Kumar, Deepak Punia among 24 wrestlers to represent IndiaIt will be the first international competition that Indian wrestlers will be participating in after the nationwide coronavirus lockdown was imposed in March.
Narsingh Yadav tests positive for COVID on return to matDope-tainted wrestler Narsingh Yadav, gearing up for his first international event after serving a four-year ban, tested positive for the coronavirus on Saturday along with Greco-Roman grappler..
India wrestler Rahul Aware tests COVID-19 positiveWorld Championship bronze medallist wrestler Rahul Aware has tested positive for coronavirus after his arrival at the Sports Authority Of India's (SAI) Sonepat Centre for the national camp. Aware is..
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Deepak Punia discharged from hospital, advised home isolation
Deepak Punia, two other wrestlers test positive for COVID-19 at national campAll three are part of a national camp at the SAI Centre in Sonepat ahead of which the wrestlers are in quarantine.
Also reported by •Indian Express
Silver medallist wrestler Deepak Punia, two others test COVID-19 positiveThree senior male wrestlers, including world championship silver-medallist Deepak Punia, have tested positive for COVID-19, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) said on Thursday. Besides the..
Vinesh Phogat tests positive for COVID-19, says 'I am fine'Asian Games gold medal-winning wrestler Vinesh Phogat has tested positive for the dreaded coronavirus. She was tested by the Indian government as per the protocol as she was to receive the Rajiv Gandhi..
Deepak Punia happy to resume proper trainingIt is always nice to be among friends and practise in a good environment, says the wrestler
Sushil Kumar: Not sure of participating in World ChampionshipsThe iconic Chhatrasal Stadium in the national capital has resumed operations but wrestlers are yet to do any contact training in the complex as per the government's guidelines for resumption of..
WFI: Vinesh Phogat is a strong contender for Khel RatnaWorld Championship bronze medallist Vinesh Phogat is set to be nominated for Khel Ratna for the second year in a row while Rio Olympic bronze winner Sakshi Malik wants to be in contention for the..
Tokyo Olympics: Deepak Punia powers on!Tokyo Olympics-bound 86kg category wrestler Deepak Punia has been unable to practise his sport for the last 20 days as the Coronavirus lockdown has confined him to his home in Haryana's Chhara..
No. 2 Bajrang Punia assured of high Oly seedingStar Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia is assured of a top-four seeding in the 65kg category at next year's Tokyo Olympics even if he skips the last ranking series tournament, going by the latest world..
Is it over for Sushil Kumar as Jitender Kumar seals Olympic Qualifiers spot?Jitender Kumar sealed his place in the Indian team for the Olympic Qualifiers with a silver medal at the Asian Championships here on Sunday, a result that could slam the Tokyo Games door on veteran..
Gunning for gold at Asian Championships, but eye on Tokyo Olympics: Deepak PuniaIndian wrestler Deepak Punia came out of the senior World Championships in September 2019 with a silver medal around his neck and heavy bandaging around his left ankle.