Deepak Punia
Sports  /  Published 06.08.22

Three cheers for golden grapplers

In the final against Ana Paula Godinez Gonzalez, Sakshi, an Olympic medallist, trailed 0-4 after the Canadian scored on counter-attack. But Sakshi did not  succumb to the pressure as she turned ...
By Our Bureau & PTI in Calcutta/Birmingham

Sports  /  Published 31.12.19

Champions who made 2019 their own

Humpy bestMotherhood seems to suit Koneru Humpy. After a two-year sabbatical from competitive chess, 2016 to 2018, after she became a mother, Humpy is back with a vengeance. She earned laurels for the...
By Indranil Majumdar, Elora Sen and Angshuman Roy

Sports  /  Published 20.12.19

Fit-again Punia targets Tokyo podium

The year, which is on its way out, has been a success story for wrestler Deepak Punia.He won the gold at the Junior World Championships in Talinn, Estonia, in August, the first Indian wrestler in 18 y...
By Madhumita Ganguly in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 22.09.19

Punia pulls out, Rahul bags bronze

Rahul Aware on Monday bagged a bronze medal to ensure that India’s best-ever medal haul at the World Wrestling Championship after young Deepak Punia settled for silver having pulled out of final due...
By PTI in Astana

Sports  /  Published 21.09.19

Junior champ Deepak to fight for senior gold

Reigning junior world champion Deepak Punia placed himself in line for the senior world title by reaching the 86kg final, apart from also booking his Tokyo Olympics quota, here on Saturday. Competing ...
By PTI in Astana


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