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Press Trust of India | Saturday December 20, 2014
At a grand finale held at Guru Gobind Singh Multipurpose Stadium, the Indian men's team defeated Pakistan 45-42 for the fourth time, while the women team beat New Zealand 36-27 for the second time in a row.
Wednesday October 15, 2014
A raft of multi-million dollar sports leagues in the country is finding an overwhelming celebrity support. We take a look at what is fuelling Bollywood's sudden passion for sports
Press Trust of India | Friday October 3, 2014
With two gold medals, India were placed eighth on the table with a total haul of 57 medals -- 11 gold, nine silver and 37 bronze. China continued to be at the top with an impressive haul of 329 (145-103-81) followed by hosts South Korea 222 (75-70-77...
Indo-AsianNews Service | Friday October 3, 2014
The Indian kabaddi team - both men's and women's - claimed a gold medal each on Friday to take India to 6th spot in the medals tally.
PrakashGovindasreenivasan | Friday October 3, 2014
India finished their Asian Games campaign with 57 medals (11 Gold, 10 Silver & 36 Bronze). Catch all the highlights here.
AssociatedPress | Monday September 29, 2014
While the Indians are firm favourites in Kabaddi at Asian Games, other countries - led by Pakistan - plan to surprise the traditional giants.
Sunday August 31, 2014
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, a sports enthusiast, whose son, actor Abhishek Bachchan has invested in a franchise each in a football and kabaddi league, finds the world of sports changing for the better in the country.
Press Trust of India | Saturday August 30, 2014
As per the new dates, this mega event of Punjab's traditional game of kabaddi will now commence from December 5 to 15.
Press Trust of India | Monday August 25, 2014
India are to take on Pakistan, which won the bronze four years ago, on September 30 after meeting Thailand a day earlier.
India | Associated Press | Saturday August 16, 2014
For centuries, shirtless and shoeless young warriors gathered and grappled on patches of muddy ground near the foot of the Himalayas, practicing the ancient contact sport of Kabaddi.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Monday August 4, 2014
For long, kabaddi has been dismissed as an indigenous rustic sport not strictly fit to be an Olympic discipline. India had to fight hard to keep it as an Asian Games sport and won all the seven gold medals ever since it was introduced in 1990.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 29, 2014
Dabang Delhi started off in blazing fashion by packing off their Pune rivals for an all-out and two extra points within the first three minutes of their Pro Kabaddi League clash.
Press Trust of India | Friday July 11, 2014
World Kabaddi League, comprising of ten international teams, will be played UK, USA, Canada, UAE and India, starting August 9 at London.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 20, 2014
Rakesh Kumar, 32, employed with Northern Railways and was part of the Indian men's gold winning squad at the 2006 Qatar Asian Games and the 2010 Guangzhou Asian Games as well as the 2007 World Cup winning team, fetched the top prize in the auction...
Deepu M Kurup | Tuesday April 15, 2014
Ranbir Kapoor became the proud owner of the Mumbai franchise of the upcoming Indian Super League, an eight team football league
Press Trust of India | Thursday April 10, 2014
The IPL-style Pro Kabbadi league, a joint initiative of industrialist Anand Mahindra and sports commentator Charu Sharma, would feature eight city-based franchises who would play on home and away basis.
Press Trust of India | Friday March 14, 2014
The league, Pro Kabaddi, is a joint initiative of industrialist Anand Mahindra and sports commentator Charu Sharma and would feature eight city-based franchises who would play on a home and away basis.
Press Trust of India | Sunday December 15, 2013
Defending champions India retained the title fourth consecutive term, defeating arch-rival Pakistan with a margin of nine points.
Press Trust of India | Thursday December 12, 2013
The Indian eves led their New Zealand counterparts for most part of the match and held out a strong challenge by the visitors in the second half, on course to a resounding win to win the Kabaddi World Cup.
Press Trust of India | Friday December 6, 2013
Badal said he would discuss the issue with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Union Sports Minister Jitendra Singh to include Punjab's mother game Kabbadi in the Olympic Games.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 3, 2013
India beat Spain 55-27 in their second Pool A match of the Kabaddi World Cup at the Lajwanti Stadium.
Agence France-Presse | Saturday November 30, 2013
The women's team from the conservative nation will feature in the Kabaddi World Cup in India, for the first time.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 3, 2013
Indian men and women's kabaddi teams maintained their domination by winning a gold each in the 4th Asian Indoor Games at Incheon, South Korea on Wednesday.
Press Trust of India | Friday June 21, 2013
Fourteen kabaddi players will also participate in the June 29 to July 6 multi-sport event at the government cost.