Mixed Martial Arts Mma
Sports  /  Published 11.11.21

Ritu Phogat on what made her take up MMA

For Indian MMA sensation Ritu Phogat, the journey has not been easy. Hailing from the most popular wrestling family in the country led by Mahavir Phogat, she has, however, let nothing derail her dream...
By Agnideb Bandyopadyay

Sports  /  Published 01.02.21

Virtual fans for royal rumble

You got some well-deserved time off last year. How refreshing was the break, especially when you had been on the road for the last six years? I definitely think the break was much-needed. It was the ...
By Ravjit Singh

Calcutta  /  Published 02.12.20

Police martial arts workshop online

Calcutta police’s popular martial arts training programme for girls and women will be virtual this time. Tejashwini begins on December 5. Participants will have to log in through a link to acce...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.10.20

Steel City's karate mentor wins post in KAI

Steel city-based veteran martial art mentor Kyoshi L. Nageshwar Rao has been elected as the joint secretary of Karate Association of India (KAI) at the elections held in Guwahati, Assam on October 23....
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Sports  /  Published 26.10.20

Unbeaten, The Eagle calls time

The Eagle, for whom the sky was the limit, felt he has had enough and decided to rest. Such is the story of MMA world lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, nicknamed The Eagle, whose stunning car...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Style  /  Published 30.04.20

The show must go on-line

Covid-19 is a game-changer for fitness. In the present scenario a unique story has emerged involving both the fitness enthusiast and the industry in general. With no access to gyms, sporting facilitie...
By The Telegraph

Sports  /  Published 26.11.19

A Phogat ventures into combat sport

November 16, 2019, was a red letter day in the life of Ritu Phogat. That was the day the Indian wrestler successfully made her debut in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), defeating Kim Nam-hee of South Korea a...
By Madhumita Ganguly in Calcutta


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