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A file photo of Bajrang Punia.(AP) PREMIUM

For Bajrang Punia, it’s never over till it’s over

By Avishek Roy, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2021 10:32 PM IST
  • World No 1 wrestler in 65kg, Bajrang Punia’s frenetic explosion of action on the mat will be crucial in his bid to win a medal in Tokyo.
Neeraj Chopra of India celebrates winning gold in the Men's Javelin final during athletics on day 10 of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games at Carrara Stadium on April 14, 2018 on the Gold Coast, Australia.(Getty Images)
Neeraj Chopra of India celebrates winning gold in the Men's Javelin final during athletics on day 10 of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games at Carrara Stadium on April 14, 2018 on the Gold Coast, Australia.(Getty Images)

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra targets improvement ahead of 2018 Asian Games

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sandip Sikdar
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2018 10:15 AM IST
Neeraj Chopra won the Commonwealth Games gold in javelin throw in April, but the challenge will be higher at the Jakarta Asian Games next month.
In this photo provided by the South Korea Culture And Sports Ministry, South Korean head delegate Jeon Choong-ryul (right) shakes hands with his North Korean counterpart Won Kil U during a meeting at the southern side of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, North Korea, on June 18, 2018.(AP)
In this photo provided by the South Korea Culture And Sports Ministry, South Korean head delegate Jeon Choong-ryul (right) shakes hands with his North Korean counterpart Won Kil U during a meeting at the southern side of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, North Korea, on June 18, 2018.(AP)

North, South Koreas agree to joint teams for Asian Games 2018 in boost to ties

Reuters, Seoul | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2018 06:30 PM IST
The two Koreas formed their first-ever unified Olympic team – a joint women’s ice hockey squad – for the 2018 Winter Games.
Geeta Phogat and Babita Phogat, big names in women’s wrestling, are both Commonwealth Games medallists.(PTI)
Geeta Phogat and Babita Phogat, big names in women’s wrestling, are both Commonwealth Games medallists.(PTI)

Geeta Phogat, sister Babita dropped from Asian Games camp for ‘indiscipline’

PTI, New Delhi | By PTI
UPDATED ON MAY 17, 2018 12:29 PM IST
Geeta Phogat and Babita Phogat, who became household names after their life story was brought alive on the silver screen in blockbuster ‘Dangal’, were ousted from the ongoing national camp for Asian Games in Lucknow. They failed to report for the camp
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