Kabaddi

  • Asian Games Kabaddi: Indian men and women in semifinals 11 hours 3 minutes ago

    Incheon: The Indian men and women's kabaddi teams made it to the semi-finals of the 17th Asian Games after topping their respective groups on Tuesday. The men's team, record six time champions, brushed aside arch-rivals Pakistan 23-11 to top Group A to make the last-four at the Songdo Global University Gymnasium....
  • Asian Games: Indian men's kabaddi team thrashes Thailand Yesterday

    Incheon: Indian men's kabaddi team thrashed Thailand 66-27 in a preliminary Group A match of the 17th Asian Games at the Songdo Global University Gymnasium on Monday. Defending champions, India dominated the match from the start and raced to a 29-15 lead till the first half by ousting 22 Thai players....
  • Asian Games: India men and women beat Bangladesh in Kabaddi 2 days ago

    Incheon: India made a resounding start in kabaddi competition of the 17th Asian Games with both the men's and women's teams thrashing Bangladesh in their opening preliminary round matches at the Songdo Global University Gymnasium here on Sunday. Indian women's team was the first to get across their Bangladeshi counterparts as...
  • United Singhs thrash Yo Yo Tigers in World Kabaddi League September 15, 2014

    Bhatinda: The United Singhs thrashed Yo Yo Tigers 6735 in the Wave World Kabaddi League (WKL) at Rajindra College Hockey Stadium on Monday. The 32point margin of defeat for the Tigers is the highest in the league. The opening quarter witnessed the United Singhs make five successful raids while skipper Sandeep Singh...
  • Vancouver Lions beat Punjab Thunders 5746 in WKL September 14, 2014

    Bhatinda: Vancouver Lions defeated Punjab Thunders by 5746 to register their second win in as many six matches of the inaugural Wave World Kabaddi League (WKL) on Sunday . The first quarter of the match started with opening points for the Vancouver Lions by Gagandeep Satti. After a couple of tussle between...
  • Asian Games 2014: Kabaddi, Sepaktakraw add Asian flavor to games September 13, 2014

    India found a way to ensure the Chinese juggernaut didn't dominate every sport at the Asian Games the introduction of kabaddi saw to that. The Indian team has won all six men's gold medals since the regional sport was introduced, and added the first women's title, too, at Guangzhou in...
  • Is Bollywood the new messiah of sports in India? September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: In our country glamour and cricket go hand in hand. Ever since the IPL began, Bollywood has become an integral part of the game more so because actors have taken up the ownership of different franchise. While cricket and IPL in particular has earned in crores and changed...
  • Abhishek Bachchan: Can't believe we won Pro Kabaddi League; hard work of the boys came through September 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood actorproducer, whose Pro Kabaddi League franchise Jaipur Pink Panthers won the final match against U Mumba, says the victory feels like a dream. "Last night feels like a dream. Can't believe that we won the Pro Kabaddi League. All the hard work of the boys, coach and staff came...
  • Amitabh Bachchan takes to Twitter to express excitement as Jaipur Pink Panthers wins ProKabaddi title September 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan owned Jaipur Pink Panthers lifted the winner's trophy at the Star Sports ProKabaddi League finale Sunday by defeating U Mumba. The finale took place at the NSCI Stadium here. As soon as the tournament ended, Abhishek's father and megastar Amitabh Bachchan tweeted: "WE ARE CHAMPIONS OF PRO...
  • Jaipur Pink Panthers win Pro Kabaddi League title August 31, 2014

    Mumbai: Jaipur Pink Panthers proved too strong for U Mumba as they produced a clinical performance in the final to emerge triumphant in the inaugural Pro Kabaddi League at the NSCI Stadium here on Sunday. The franchise owned by Bollywood star Abhishek Bachchan scored a 3524 victory in an actionpacked summit...
  • Tabletoppers Khalsa Warriors to face Lahore Lions August 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Khalsa Warriors and Lahore Lions, the only two unbeaten teams in the inaugural Wave World Kabaddi League (WWKL) will clash in the first of the four clashes scheduled for the weekend at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium. Both teams have an allwin record from the three matches they have...
  • Indian men's kabaddi team grouped with Pakistan in Asian Games August 25, 2014

    The Indian men's kabaddi team, which would be bidding for its seventh straight gold in next month's Asian Games, has been pooled along side archrivals Pakistan in Group A of the competition. The other two teams in Group A of the men's competition are Bangladesh and Thailand, as per the draw...
  • WKL: United Singhs smash California Eagles in a stiff competition August 23, 2014

    New Delhi: United Singhs knocked down a stiff defence put up by California Eagles to win their second match 6054 in the World Kabaddi League on Saturday. The Sonakshi Sinhaowned team started on a high note and remained in lead position throughout but the Eagles levelled the score in the third...
  • Jaipur beat Delhi to assure semis berth in Pro Kabaddi League August 22, 2014

    Making dents in the strong defence of Dabang Delhi through fine raids by Maninder Singh and Jasvir Singh, hosts Pink Panthers Jaipur posted a fine 4131 victory to assure a berth in the semifinal of the Pro Kabaddi League. It were Dabang Delhi who were leading 1816 at the breather but...
  • Jaipur beat Bengaluru 3631 in Pro Kabaddi League August 20, 2014

    Hosts Jaipur Pink Panthers defeated Bengaluru Bulls 3631 in a keenlycontested match of the Star Sports Pro Kabaddi League to jump to the top of the leaderboard on Wednesday. There was plenty of stake attached with the game at the Sawai Man Singh Indoor Stadium here as the Bengaluru outfit were...
  • Telegu Titans thrash Dabang Delhi in Pro Kabaddi League August 19, 2014

    After proving their mettle in two matches in a row, Telegu Titans extended their dominance by thrashing Dabang Delhi 4526 in the Pro Kabaddi League on Tuesday. This was the third win for Telegu Titans, claiming the fourth spot in the league table. Vizag also joined U Mumba by not losing...
  • Will Abhishek Bachchan be seen in a film based on Kabaddi? August 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Abhishek Bachchan, who owns Jaipur Pink Panthers, a franchise of the Pro Kabaddi League, may do a fullfledged movie on the sport. It may be too early to talk about the movie, but sources close to the project say it would be as inspirational a film about the game...
  • Punjab beat California 6548 in World Kabaddi League August 17, 2014

    Birmingham: The "curfew" imposed by their coach after the opening loss paid off on Sunday for Punjab Thunder as they outplayed California Eagles 6548 in their second match of the Wave World Kabaddi League here on Sunday. Punjab, who had lost to United Singhs in the opening match in London, came...
  • World Kabaddi League shifts finale from Mohali to Lahore August 17, 2014

    Birmingham: Trying hard to make an impression in its inaugural season itself, the Wave World Kabaddi League has shifted its grand finale from Mohali to Lahore but has cancelled its Mumbai leg fearing political controversies due to the presence of a Pakistanbased team on the roster. The organisers have rejigged the...
  • Lahore Lions continue winning ways in World Kabaddi League August 16, 2014

    Birmingham: The Pakistanbased Lahore Lions continued to impress, staving off a stiff challenge from the Royal Kings USA in their second match of the ongoing World Kabaddi League on Saturday. The Lions won 6250 in the first match of the tournament's Birmingham leg, the second of the six international cities where...
  • Dabang Delhi beat Bengaluru Bulls in Pro Kabaddi League August 14, 2014

    Recovering from their defeat against Puneri Paltan, Dabanag Delhi defeated Bengaluru Bulls 2927 in a tightlycontested match of the Pro Kabaddi League at the Balewadi Sports Complex. After a 40minute display of gravity defying stunts and hair raising tackles, and a bout of surprises, it was the Dabang's from Delhi who...
  • Pro Kabaddi League: Bengaluru Bulls end U Mumba's winning streak August 13, 2014

    Pune: Bengaluru Bulls handed U Mumba handed their first loss of the Pro Kabaddi League at the Balewadi Sports Complex on Wednesday. The final scoreline was 3330 in Bulls' favour. Starting things off for U Mumba was the usual suspect Rishank Devadiga, ousting Bulls' Preetam Singh. The star raiders of both the teams...
  • Pro Kabaddi semis, final shifted to Mumbai August 13, 2014

    Mumbai: The two semifinals and final of the inaugural Pro Kabaddi League have been shifted out of Bangalore and will now be held at the National Sports Club of India's indoor stadium. "Previously slated to take place in Bengaluru, the semis and the final of the league changed its destination to...
  • Kabaddi making 'Millionaires' out of smalltown boys August 13, 2014

    Birmingham: They are the quintessential smalltown boys coming from humble households, whether India or elsewhere, but players participating in the ongoing Wave World Kabaddi League have gone on to become a globetrotting bunch earning good money from their freelance assignments all over the world. Flashing wide grins and bank balances which...
  • e Lounge: Akshay Kumar performs at the World Kabaddi League in London August 12, 2014

    In an interview to CNNIBN, Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar talks about Kabaddi being the traditional sport of India. Akshay Kumar mesmerized the crowd in London with his opening performance at the World Kabaddi League. "My team Khalsa Warriors and Yo Yo Honey team will be competing for the first match,"...
  • We had 16 buyers for 8 kabaddi teams, says WKL Commissioner August 11, 2014

    London: Kabaddi may not compare to cricket in the glamour quotient but when it came to finding buyers for the eight franchises of the recentlylaunched World Kabaddi League, the organisers had 16 bidders to choose from, says the event's commissioner and former hockey player Pargat Singh. The Wave World Kabaddi League,...