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Vinesh Phogat

Vinesh Phogat seeks Tokyo medal to overcome Rio disappointment

Three years ago, India’s Vinesh Phogat left the wrestling mat on a stretcher with a knee injury that broke her dreams of an Olympic medal.

27 Sep 2019 9:43 AM

Vinesh Phogat calls Japan as 'biggest challenge' in Tokyo Olympics

Phogat clinched a bronze medal at the World Wrestling Championships after defeating Greece's Maria Prevolariki by 4-1.

24 Sep 2019 9:08 AM

Virat Kohli congratulates Vinesh Phogat for winning bronze in World Wrestling Championships

On Wednesday, Phogat clinched a bronze medal in women's 53-kg category of the WWC after defeating Greece's Maria Prevolariki 4-1.

19 Sep 2019 7:00 PM

Babita Phogat congratulates sister Vinesh for qualifying for Tokyo Olympics

Vinesh secured a spot for 2020 Tokyo Olympics after an impressive 8-2 win against Sarah Hildebrandt in ongoing World Wrestling Championship.

18 Sep 2019 8:04 PM

Vinesh Phogat bags bronze medal in World Wrestling Championships

Earlier in the day, Vinesh Phogat secured a spot for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after an impressive 8-2 win against USA's Sarah Hildebrandt.

18 Sep 2019 7:30 PM


Vinesh Phogat advances to 2020 Olympics

The 25-year-old scored an impressive 8-2 win over the world championship silver medallist to secure her place at the Tokyo Games.

18 Sep 2019 12:56 PM

Never disrespected any athlete, says Haryana Sports Minister Anil Vij

The minister's reaction came after wrestler Bajrang Punia, who hails from Haryana, tweeted against the sports policy of the state govt.

26 Jun 2019 3:31 PM

The other Phogat girl

Vinesh lost her father at the age of nine and was adopted by her uncle (tauji) Mahavir Phogat (father of Geeta).

09 Sep 2018 6:46 AM

Asian Games 2018: Vinesh Phogat first Indian woman wrestler to win gold

Vinesh asserted that she always felt she is a stronger athlete than Sun and today was the day to prove it.

21 Aug 2018 12:09 AM

Commonwealth Games: Vinesh, Sumit add to gold rush

But she gathered herself after the setback to defeat New Zealand’s Tayla Ford 6-5 in a close bout to avoid going without a medal.

15 Apr 2018 2:25 AM


Wrestling worlds: Sakshi, Bajrang eye medals

Vinesh Phogat, another silver medallist at the Asian Championship, will also fancy her chances in women’s 48kg.

21 Aug 2017 12:59 AM

Asian Wrestling: Silver lining for hosts on Day Three

Vinesh lost her gold medal match to Japan’s Nanjo Sae 4-8 in the women’s 55kg category.

13 May 2017 2:15 AM

Became stronger mentally after injury, says Vinesh Phogat

A medal hope at Rio, Vinesh Phogat’s dreams were crushed cruelly by a knee injury in the quarters.

30 Dec 2016 2:30 AM

Pressure in early career was much higher: Geeta Phogat

With the release of Dangal, Geeta and Babita are being seen at a number of places along with the cast of the movie.

27 Dec 2016 6:09 PM

Olympic medal taught me what wrestling is all about: Sakshi Malik

Sakshi understands that her medal has put spotlight on wrestling.

24 Dec 2016 2:23 AM