Sakshi Malik

Sakshi Malik recalls Rio bronze and her fight till the end

Sakshi Malik gives all-credit to a three-month training camp that helped her immensely win an Olympic medal in Rio in 2016.

published on : 3rd November 2020

Vinesh Phogat joins national camp, Sakshi Malik expected soon

A few wrestlers including Tokyo-bound Vinesh requested the WFI to allow their personal staff to accompany them in the camp.

published on : 12th October 2020

Blazer size taken, off Arjuna list

Wrestler Sakshi Malik and weightlifter Mirabai Chanu, former Khel Ratna winners both, were not considered for Arjuna this year by the sports ministry.

published on : 24th August 2020

Wrestler Sakshi Malik 'disappointed' over not being given Arjuna Award, tweets to PM Modi

The 2016 Rio Games medallist had on Thursday also claimed that she got only assurances from the Haryana government, but no job or the promised plot of land.

published on : 22nd August 2020

No Arjuna for past Khel Ratnas Sakshi Malik and Mirabai Chanu

Last week, the Justice (retd) Mukundakam Sharma-led selection committee had recommended 29 names for the Arjuna Award to the Sports Ministry.

published on : 21st August 2020

Bajrang Punia and Jitender Kinha unlikely to join proposed national camp

Women wrestlers like Sakshi Malik and Pooja Dhanda have already expressed their reservations citing the prevalent situation in the wake of the pandemic.

published on : 10th July 2020

Vinesh Phogat to be nominated for Khel Ratna, Sakshi Malik for Arjuna

Vinesh has been consistent in the last three years, winning Asian Games gold in Jakarta.

published on : 31st May 2020

Women wrestlers reluctant to join camp over COVID-19 threat

The  deadly coronavirus has impacted the sporting calendar to a great extent, leading to either postponement or cancellation of several international events across the globe.

published on : 15th March 2020

All contenders in my weight category are strong: Sakshi Malik

Malik said her focus now was on the Olympic qualifiers.

published on : 2nd March 2020

Sonam overcomes Sakshi again, moves one step closer to Olympics

The qualifier is slated in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan from March 27 to 29. Finalists in each weight category will qualify for the Tokyo Olympics.

published on : 27th February 2020

Trials to select three wrestlers for Olympic qualifiers on February 26

Except for 62kg and 76kg in women’s wrestling and 60kg in Greco-Roman, all other wrestlers have justified their selections.

published on : 25th February 2020

Grappling with misses

Japanese wrestlers hurt India as Vinesh and Sakshi settle for bronze and silver

published on : 22nd February 2020

Asian Wrestling Championship: Vinesh defeated by nemesis Mukaida, Sakshi in hunt for gold

Vinesh had lost twice to Mukaida in 2019 - at World Championship and Asian Championships - and the trend continued as the gritty Indian yet again struggled to break the strong defence of the Japanese.

published on : 21st February 2020

Struggling Sakshi Malik seeks another trial to remain in hunt for a Tokyo berth

The Rio Olympic bronze medallist was humbled by two-time Cadet World Champion Sonam Malik during the trials in the 62kg category.

published on : 11th February 2020

Sushil Kumar, Sakshi Malik win gold at Commonwealth Wrestling Championships

Double Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar made a glorious return to the international arena by clinching a gold medal at the Commonwealth Wrestling Championships in Johannesburg.

published on : 17th December 2017