Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 19, 2014
In a draining battle, Pinki lost steam much earlier than expected and was visibly slow in her movement after being knocked down once by Sagataeva in the second round.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Tuesday November 18, 2014
While Pinki Rani beat Si Haijuan of China in the 51kg category, S. Sarjubala Devi defeated German Jesus Sousa Grazieli 40-37 in the 48kg competition. M. Meena Kumari defeated Gebremedihin Felekech Seifu of Ethopia 40-33 in the 54kg event.
Press Trust of India | Saturday November 8, 2014
Sarita is currently serving a provisional ban, which was imposed on her by International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA) for not accepting the bronze medal in the Asian Games at Incheon earlier this year.
MonideepaBanerjie | Friday September 12, 2014
In June 2012, a woman who had "sheltered" with her daughter in Pinki Pramanik's Kolkata home accused the athlete of rape and cheating, among other charges. Pinki was arrested, forced to undergo sex verification tests without her permission or court orders and finally jailed for 25 days.
NDTVSports | Friday September 12, 2014
Pinki was accused by her live-in partner Anamika Acharya of being a male who raped her, which led to Pinki's arrest on June 14, 2012 and an order for medical examination to confirm the gender was issued.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Saturday August 2, 2014
Vijender Singh, Devendro Singh, Mandeep Jangra and Sarita Devi have stormed into the finals in boxing, assuring India four more medals while Pinki Rani finished with a bronze
Press Trust of India | Saturday August 2, 2014
Boxers Vijender Singh, Mandeep Jangra, Laishram Devendro Singh and L Sarita Devi? also boxed their way to the finals while Pinki Rani lost her semifinal bout to settle for a bronze.
Press Trust of India | Friday August 1, 2014
Pinki Rani had made it to the Commonwealth Games after knocking out Olympic bronze medallist Mary Kom in the qualifiers held in India.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Thursday July 31, 2014
Indian boxers Pinki Jangra, L. Sarita Devi, Devendro Singh, Mandeep Jangra and Vijender Singh have confirmed more medals, at least five bronze as they made their way into the semis in respective categories.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Wednesday July 30, 2014
Pinki Rani registered a dominating 4:0 win over Papua New Guinea's Jacquiline Wangi in the women's 48-51 kg quarters, while L Sarita Devi defeated Welsh Charlene Jones 57-60 kg category.
Press Trust of India | Sunday June 1, 2014
Haryana flyweight boxer Pinka Jangra created quite a flutter after getting the better of five-time world champion Mary Kom, who was on a comeback trail after a two-year break following the birth of her third child, in the recent trials for the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games.
Press Trust of India | Saturday May 24, 2014
Mary Kom, who was on comeback trail after taking an almost two-year-long break due to the birth of her third child, lost to Pinki Jangra (51kg) in the finals of the three-day selection trials which concluded in Patiala today. She was then left out of India's boxing squad for the Commonwealth Games.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 9, 2013
As the 11-year-old girl lit up the Centre Court with her smile at the coin-tossing event, Lady Luck smiled on Andy Murray and more so on Britain, which ended its 77-year men's singles title drought.
Press Trust of India | Sunday July 7, 2013
The 11-year-old Indian girl represented New York-based Smile Train, which helped her receive free cleft treatment in 2007.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 3, 2013
The British High Commissioner Sir James Bevan feels her cute smile will light up the hallowed Centre Court at SW 19 as well as bring luck to the nation's big hope Andy Murray, but 11-year-old Pinki Sonkar is blissfully oblivious of any such expectations.
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday July 3, 2013
Pinki Sonkar, 11, is the brand ambassador of Smile Train, the foundation which provides treatment to children born with cleft lips in over 80 countries of the world.
India News | Written by Anant Zanane | Wednesday June 19, 2013
Don't be surprised when you see a little Indian girl sharing the centre-stage with the two of the men finalists this Wimbledon. Pinki, a nine-year-old girl from Uttar Pradesh, will flip the coin that will decide who gets to hit the first serve in the grand finale.
Press Trust of India | Monday June 17, 2013
An Indian is all set to be a part of this year's men's singles final at the Wimbledon as Pinki Sonkar has been chosen to toss the coin ahead of the marquee match on July 7.
Delhi News | Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from IANS) | Saturday May 11, 2013
A day after a Class 12 student was shot dead in broad daylight at her house in south Delhi's Munirka area, chilling details are emerging of the cold-blooded murder. The accused, a distant relative of the victim, killed the girl after she spurned his proposal for marriage, the Delhi Police said today.
NDTV Correspondent | Thursday November 15, 2012
Athlete Pinki Pramanik has hit out at the Bengal Police, asking why her sex determination report was leaked. She also wants help form the Sports Minister.
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday November 14, 2012
Asian Games gold medallist athlete Pinki Pramanik, described as a male in a police charge sheet which also accused her of rape, Wednesday said she would file a defamation case against investigators and a government lawyer.
Monideepa Banerjie | Wednesday November 14, 2012
Alleging a "huge conspiracy" after police filed a chargesheet claiming she was a male, Asian Games gold medallist athlete Pinki Pramanik Monday said the investigating authorities were trying to force her to commit suicide.
India News | Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Sabyasachi Dasgupta | Wednesday November 14, 2012
Pinki Pramanik, the former Asian Games gold medalist athlete in the eye of a gender storm, says she is being pushed by the police to commit suicide. Ever since the police filed a chargesheet on Monday accusing her of being male and raping her live-in partner, the question over her gender has become fodder for public speculation and life, for her, ...
India News | Reported by Monideepa Banerjie; edited by Mala Das | Monday November 12, 2012
International gold medal-winning athlete Pinki Pramanik has been charged by the West Bengal police with raping her former girlfriend after medical tests showed she is actually a man.