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Repeat win over Maroulis confirms Dhanda’s rise

2:40 PM ETJonathan SelvarajESPN There was a fair bit of drama at the conclusion of the bout between Pooja Dhanda and Helen Maroulis in the final of the Pro Wrestling League on Friday. The score read 2-2. Maroulis'...

No ‘Dangal’, no problem as wrestler Pooja Dhanda scripts a blockbuster of her own...

11:31 AM ETJonathan SelvarajESPN Before the start of the Pro Wrestling League, few would have expected Pooja Dhanda to script the upset of the tournament. On Tuesday night, Dhanda -- competing for the Punjab Royals -- edged out...

Sangeeta Phogat emerging from under her sisters’ shadow

1:31 AM ETJonathan SelvarajESPN For most of her life Sangeeta Phogat has understandably had to live in the shadow of her illustrious siblings. At 19 years old, she is the youngest of the six Phogat sisters. Understandably, given...

Rio champ Maroulis dominant again after overcoming self-doubts

12:19 AM ETJonathan SelvarajESPN When you consider her pedigree, it is remarkable just how much a bundle of nerves Helen Maroulis is before a bout. Ahead of her opening match in the Pro Wrestling league against Marwa Amri,...

The fight that changed Bekzod Abdurakhmonov’s life

8:26 AM ETJonathan SelvarajESPN About a week ago, Bekzod Abdurakhmonov, who had been drafted in the UP Dangal Pro Wrestling League (PWL) team, was doing some research on his likely opponents when he came upon a video of...

Sushil vs Parveen adds spice to low-key PWL

1:21 AM ETJonathan SelvarajESPN The third edition of the Pro Wrestling League (PWL) that kicks off on Tuesday evening is expected to be a relatively subdued affair. The past two seasons have seen a churn of teams. Three...

Sushil Kumar to represent India at 2018 Commonwealth Games after winning selection trial

9:27 AM ETJonathan SelvarajESPN Sushil Kumar claimed the right to represent India at the 2018 Commonwealth Games by winning the selection trials held at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium on Friday. The victory was marred by an ugly...

Sushil Kumar, Sakshi Malik win gold at Commonwealth Championships

Double Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar made a winning return to the international arena by clinching the gold medal at the Commonwealth Wrestling Championships in Johannesburg, South Africa on Sunday. Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik also clinched gold in...

Sushil Kumar hopes to put memories of Nationals farce behind

Nov 17, 2017Jonathan SelvarajESPN A month after he returned to active competition at the national championships, Sushil Kumar will compete in his first international competition on Sunday at the Commonwealth Championships in Johannesburg, South Africa, where he will...

Father’s modest business driving Divya Kakran’s wrestling career

On Friday evening, Suraj Kakran was only half listening to the customers bargaining for the wrestling merchandise he was selling at Indore's Abhay Prashal Stadium -- the venue for the Wrestling Nationals. He was on edge, waiting for...

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