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Deepak Punia

Deepak Punia's Russian Coach Fired By Wrestling Federation Of India For Assault At Tokyo Olympics

Aug 06, 2021 PTI

Afte Punia's bronze play-off defeat, Murad Gaidarov went to the room of the referee, who had officiated in the bout, and assaulted him

Ravi Dahiya, Deepak Punia Storm Into Wrestling Semifinals At Tokyo Olympics

Aug 04, 2021 PTI

Deepak Punia made the most of an easy draw, while Ravi Kumar Dahiya outclassed Colombia's Tigreros Urbano in his opener and then outwitted Bulgaria's Georgi Valentinov Vangelov

Ravi Dahiya, Deepak Punia Get Good Wrestling Draws At Tokyo Olympics

But Anshu Malik has got a difficult opener as she has drawn European champion Irina Kurachikina

Tokyo Olympics, Wrestling Preview: Vinesh Phogat, Bajrang Punia The Stars; Ravi Dahiya Dark Horse

Jul 14, 2021 PTI

India will field seven wrestlers, headlined by Vinesh Phogat and Bajrang Punia. Here's a look at the strengths and weaknesses of all of them

National Sports Awards: Tokyo Olympics-bound Wrestlers Ravi Dahiya, Deepak Punia Nominated For Arjuna

Deepak Punia had won a silver medal at the 2019 World Championship in Nur Sultan while Ravi Dahiya had bagged a bronze along with a ticket to Tokyo Olympics

21 June, 2021

India At Tokyo Olympics: Wrestlers Vinesh Phogat, Ravi Kumar, Bajrang And Deepak Punia Seeded


But Sumit Malik, who had won an Olympic quota in the 125kg category, has been provisionally suspended by world body UWW for failing a dope test

08 June, 2021

Injury Scare For Olympic-bound Wrestler Deepak Punia, Pulls Out Of Poland Open


Deepak Punia was to take mat for the 86kg event but forfeited his quarterfinal against American Zahid Valencia after suffering hand injury

18 April, 2021

Deepak Punia Settles For Silver In Asian Wrestling Championship


Deepak Punia lost his 86kg final inside the first period by technical superiority to Hassan Yazdanicharati of Iran

06 September, 2020

COVID-19: Wrestler Deepak Punia Discharged From Hospital, Advised Home Isolation


Besides the Olympic-bound Punia, two other wrestlers were also tested COVID-19 positive. They are part of a national camp in Sonepat

03 September, 2020

Deepak Punia, Two Other Wrestlers Test Positive For COVID-19


All three wrestlers have been moved to a SAI empanelled hospital as a precautionary measure for further monitoring

30 December, 2019

Best Of Indian Sports In 2019, The Top 10 Sports Headlines Of The Year

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It's quite nicely warming up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The boxers, shooters and wrestlers are looking good even as PV Sindhu's form has taken a dip after winning the world championship crown

27 September, 2019

Wrestling Ranking: Deepak Punia Is New No. 1, Bajrang Loses Top Spot

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Deepak Punia, who ended his campaign at the World Wrestling Championships with a silver as he had to miss the final because of an ankle injury, now has 82 points, four more than world champion Yazdani.

22 September, 2019

Lure Of Job Brought Deepak Punia To Wrestling But 'Ketli Pehalwan' Makes It Big In World Championships


Deepak Punia pulled out of the World Wrestling Championship title clash in 86kg against Iranian great Hassan Yazdani due to an ankle injury sustained during the semifinal bout, thereby winning the silver medal

21 September, 2019

World Wrestling Championships 2019: Deepak Punia Advances To Final, Defeats Stefan Reichmuth In Semis

Outlook Web Bureau

Deepak Punia will now face Iran's Hassan Yazdani in the summit clash of the World Wrestling Championships. He has also already qualified for 2020 Tokyo Olympics after reaching the semis in his weight category.

14 August, 2019

Deepak Punia Becomes India's First Junior World Champion Wrestler In 18 Years


The last Indians to emerge gold medallist at the Junior World Championship were Ramesh Kumar (69 kg) and Palwinder Singh Cheema (130 kg) who stood atop the podium in 2001

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation, a day after India crossed the 1 billion COVID-19 vaccination milestone, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation, a day after India crossed the 1 billion COVID-19 vaccination milestone, in New Delhi.

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This Election Season In UP, Lakhimpur Kheri Is The New Political Battlefield

The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.


The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together

The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.

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Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s

Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.

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Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s


Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

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