The country's sporting fraternity, led by iconic Sachin Tendulkar, on Thursday hailed wrestler Sakshi Malik for clinching a historic bronze to end India's frustrating wait for a medal at the Rio Olympic Games. Tendulkar, who is also a goodwill ... Calcutta Telegraph, 6 days ago
Briefcase 1 Sakshi came back from behind to beat Aisuluu Tynybekova of Kyrgyzstan 2 Sakshi is the first female wrestler to win an Olympic medal for India 3 Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav was the first wrestler to win a medal in ...India Today, 1 week ago
Mirror marks six-day wait for Rio with a flashback of India's half-dozen glories from 2012. BRONZE MARY KOM (BOXER) The only woman boxer in the fray, the Manipuri boxer had tough luck against UK's Nicola Adams in the flyweight 51kg category. After ...Mumbai Mirror, 3 weeks ago
SUSHIL KUMAR (WRESTLER) A lot has changed since Sushil lost to Tatsuhiro Yonemitsu in the gold medal bout in 2012. His 66 kg freestyle category was dumped out for Rio Games and there's of course the furore over him not being picked ahead of ...AhmedabadMirror.com, 3 weeks ago
In our build up to the Rio 2016 Olympics, we take a look at the glorious Indian moments at the Summer Games over the years. Here is a look at Sushil Kumar's bronze and silver medal triumphs at the 2008 Beijing and 2012 London Olympics, respectively.Times of India, 3 weeks ago
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