Bajrang Punia

MUMBAI: Japanese performance sportswear firm ASICS plans to add 18 stores to its sales network in 2022 expanding its footprints in India further along with a value-based growth of up to 25% by that time, a top company official has said.

ASICS on Thursday also announced its commitment to nurturing young wrestling talent in India.

The Japanese sports major will work towards strengthening its focus in the sport of wrestling by providing access to cutting edge apparel and footwear for young athletes.

Aug 09, 2021 07:08
MUMBAI: Promises of cash rewards are pouring in for the athletes who won medals at the just concluded Tokyo 2020 Games. The lion's share is of course going to Neeraj Chopra, who led India's most successful Olympics campaign ever that delivered one Gold, two Silver and four Bronze medals for a nation starved of Olympic glory. 
Mar 16, 2021 13:03
NEW DELHI: Optimum Nutrition, which lays claim to being the world's #1 selling sports nutrition powder brand, is associating with Bajrang Punia for all his dietary supplement requirements.  Optimum Nutrition Inc is part of Glanbia Performance Nutrition and has been in the market for more than 30 years.
Jul 02, 2019 14:07
NEW DELHI: TT Limited has signed World No 1 wrestler Bajrang Punia as its brand ambassador. TT Limited managing director Sanjay K Jain said they wanted a 'real hero' as their brand ambassador and not a filmy hero, as is the case with most other brands in the innerwear category. Punia has won the Asian Games and World Championship and is one of India's best prospects for an Olympic Gold medal.
Feb 01, 2019 12:02
NEW DELHI: Haryana Hammers were named champions of Season 4 of the Pro Wrestling League (PWL) after they defeated neighbours and arch-rivals Punjab Royals in the final, 6-3 on Thursday. The Hammers have been the most consistent team in the competition’s history. However, they had lost in the finals of all the three seasons previously.
Jan 28, 2019 15:01
NEW DELHI: India’s Ministry of Home Affairs declared on the occasion of Republic Day on Saturday that 94 civilians are set to receive the Padma Shri in 2019, the fourth highest honour in the country.
Sep 29, 2018 15:09
MUMBAI: JSW Sports, the sports arm of the diversified JSW Group conglomerate, Friday unveiled wrestler Bajrang Punia as the latest athlete to be supported by the company.  The Asian Games and Commonwealth Games Gold medallist will be supported by a dedicated team of experts to help prepare for upcoming competitions beginning with the World Championships in Budapest in October. 
Sep 22, 2018 12:09
NEW DELHI: After the outraged protests, reality has sunk in. Indian champion wrestler Bajrang Punia will likely change his mind about moving court over being ignored by the Sports Ministry for the Khel Ratna 2018 despite having amongst the highest points and achievements across sports in top world events.
Sep 21, 2018 14:09
MUMBAI: The Sports Ministry Thursday declared Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and world champion weightlifter, Saikhom Mirabai Chanu winners of the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna 2018 award, the highest sporting honour of the country.
Aug 20, 2018 11:08
JAKARTA: It was a mixed day for India on Day two of the 18th Asian Games in Indonesia Sunday. A dominating Bajrang Punia opened India's Gold medal account by defeating Japan's Daichi Takatani 11-8 in the final of Men's Freestyle 65 kg category.