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Bajrang Punia
Sports  /  Published 09.08.21

Bajrang gearing up for Paris

Bajrang Punia on Sunday iterated that he was not overjoyed with his bronze-winning performance at the Tokyo Olympics. “Nobody gets affected by defeat more than the athlete. After losing the sem...
By Elora Sen in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 08.08.21

Meet India's medal achievers at Tokyo

One historic gold, two silver and three bronze medals. But there's more to India's Tokyo Olympics story. These past two weeks have chronicled the revival of Indian hockey and also gave Indian ...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 08.08.21

Bajrang lament after bronze medal

Bajrang Punia did not wear a protective knee cap, did not take any unnecessary chances, did not try to be spectacular. He just kept his cool and wrestled by the book to bring home a bronze medal from ...
By Elora Sen in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 07.08.21

Olympics: Punia clinches bronze

He did not live up to the sky-high expectations but India's Bajrang Punia will return from Tokyo with a bronze medal on Olympic debut after outwitting Daulet Niyazbekov in the play-off here on Sat...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 07.08.21

Injured knee hits Bajrang in key bout

Bajrang Punia reached Tokyo with the burden of expectations of a nation on his shoulders. The latest poster-boy of Indian wrestling, ranked No. 2 in the world, was expected to bring home a medal. He ...
By Elora Sen in Calcutta

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Sports  /  Published 06.08.21

Olympic: Women make India proud

For the Indian contingent, the ongoing Tokyo Olympics has been about more than just medals. And today was one such day where the spirit of sport silenced the demanding clamour for a podium finish...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 06.08.21

Bajrang Punia to vie for bronze

  Bajrang Punia's perennial leg-defence weakness came to haunt him at the big stage as he lost the men's freestyle 65kg semifinal to three-time world champion Haji Aliev on Friday. He wi...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 06.08.21

Bajrang Punia reaches semis

India's Bajrang Punia stormed into the semi-finals of the 65kg freestyle wrestling event, pinning down Iran's Morteza Cheka Ghiasi in last-eight stage at the Tokyo Olympics on Friday. &n...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 26.06.21

Bajrang Punia injured

Wrestler Bajrang Punia, one of India’s medal prospects in the Tokyo Olympic Games, was injured during the semi-final bout of the Ali Aliev memorial tournament in Kaspiysk, Russia. Bajrang suffe...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 30.05.21

Bajrang turns to Russia for Games practice

India’s top wrestler and Tokyo Olympics medal prospect Bajrang Punia will be travelling to Russia next month for training. “Before Olympics, I need more training. The last 18 months have ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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