Kabaddi World Cup

  • India beat Pakistan to win Kabaddi World Cup title December 15, 2013

    Ludhiana: India beat arch-rivals Pakistan by nine points to win the Kabaddi World Cup final here on Saturday. The hosts were just two points (23-21) ahead at half-time, but took the decisive lead as the second-half began. They eventually defeated their traditional rivals 48-39. India and Pakistan will jointly host the next edition...
  • India, Pakistan to clash in men's Kabaddi World Cup final December 14, 2013

    Ludhiana: Traditional rivals India and Pakistan will clash in the finals of the men's draw of the Kabaddi World Cup here on Saturday. The Indian women's kabaddi team lifted the trophy on Thursday. The final match, to be played at the Guru Nanak Stadium here, will be witnessed by Punjab Chief...
  • India defeat NZ to win the Women's Kabaddi World Cup 2013 December 13, 2013

    Jalandhar: India clinched the women's Kabaddi World Cup championship for the third time in a row, defeating debutant New Zealand 49-21 in the summit clash played at Guru Gobind Singh sports complex on Thursday. The Indian eves led their New Zealand counterparts for most part of the match and held out...
  • India vs New Zealand in women's final of World Cup Kabaddi December 11, 2013

    Bathinda: India and New Zealand will meet in the women's final of World Cup Kabaddi in Jalandhar on Thursday after they defeated Pakistan and Denmark respectively in the semi-finals on Wednesday. In first semi-final, New Zealand beat Denmark by 44-25 points while India trounced Pakistan. Women teams from New Zealand and...
  • Sierra Leone, England win in Kabbadi World Cup December 4, 2013

    Gurdaspur: Sierra Leone Wednesday registered a decisive win defeating Scotland 58-25 in mens' Kabadi during the ongoing fourth World Cup Kabadi here. In womens' event England defeated Mexico 45-29. In the third match Pakistan defeated Denmark 77-22. Inaugurating the World Cup, Gurcharan Singh Babbehali, Chief Parliamentary Secretary and Nirmal Singh Kahlon, former...
  • Easy wins for Indian teams at Kabaddi World Cup December 4, 2013

    Hoshiarpur: Indian men registered their second win of the 2013 Kabaddi World Cup as they breezed past Spain in their group match while women's team defeated Kenya in an easy encounter here on Tuesday. India beat Spain 55-27 in their Pool A match at the Lajwanti Stadium. The Indian women...
  • Fourth Kabaddi World Cup from November 9-23 July 12, 2013

    Chandigarh: The 4th edition of the Kabaddi World Cup (men and women) will be held from November 9-23, with Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Friday giving a go-ahead to its schedule. The inaugural function would be held at multipurpose stadium in Bathinda while the title clash will take place...
  • Indian men defeat Pakistan to lift Kabaddi World Cup title December 15, 2012

    Ludhiana (Punjab): For the third consecutive time, India won the men's final of the World Kabaddi Cup here on Saturday by crushing arch-rivals Pakistan 59-22. It was a one-sided match and Indian players dominated the game right from the beginning and maintained an initial lead till 9-0. With the title of...
  • India reach semis of Kabaddi World Cup December 11, 2012

    Mansa: The Indian men's team on Tuesday stormed into the semifinals of the 3rd Kabaddi World Cup, crushing Denmark 73-28 in a completely one-sided match here. Malaysia's women team surprised everyone by topping the pool after a 39-29 win over Turkmenistan. England were out of reckoning despite beating Afghanistan 64-21. At...
  • 16 countries to participate in Kabaddi World Cup November 27, 2012

    Chandigarh: Sixteen countries will vie for top honours in the annual Kabaddi World Cup which will be held across the state, starting December 1. After the large-scale doping offences witnessed last year, the tournament, organised by the Punjab Government, this time will witness strict checks to make the event drug...
  • India clinch women's Kabaddi World Cup title March 4, 2012

    Patna: India clinched the first women's Kabaddi World Cup championship title, defeating Iran 25-19 in the final played at Patlipura sports complex at Kankerbagh here on Sunday. In a thrilling encounter, the Indian eves held upper hand throughout the match and led their Iranian counterparts 19-11 at the half time. Cheered by...
  • Indian men, women lift Kabaddi World Cup November 21, 2011

    Ludhiana: Hosts India defeated Canada 59-25 in the final to lift the World Cup in men's Kabaddi at Guru Nanak Stadium here on Sunday night. Indians maintained their dominance right from the start and were leading 28-13 by half-time over Canadians, who had lost a few players earlier to doping. Canadians, who...
  • India, Canada to clash in Kabaddi finals November 19, 2011

    Bathinda: A spirited Canada pulled off a surprise win over Pakistan to set up a clash with hosts India in the finals of the second World Cup Kabaddi to be played at Ludhiana on Sunday. India reached the finals of the 20-day tournament easily, defeating the Italian team 74-15 in their...
  • Indian women's kabbadi team meets with accident November 17, 2011

    Bhatinda: Tragedy struck the Indian women's Kabaddi team when the bus carrying the players met with an accident and caught fire. Two persons were killed and 14 members of the team were injured, 10 of them seriously, when their collided with an Army truck at Cantonment road on Thursday. The driver...
  • One Indian falls in dope net at kabaddi World Cup November 10, 2011

    Chandigarh: The doping controversy at the ongoing kabaddi World Cup is growing wider with every passing day as four more players, including one Indian, tested positive for banned substances on Thursday, taking the list of offenders to a whopping 22. "There is one player from India among the four who have...
  • India continue winning streak in WC Kabaddi November 6, 2011

    Sangrur: India and Canada on Sunday continued their winning campaign by trouncing Australia and UK while Germany crushed Nepal in Pool 'A' matches of World Cup Kabaddi held here in War Heroes Stadium. In the first match, Germany trounced Nepal 58-23. Germany maintained its complete dominance as they lead by 36-8...
  • Several players in Kabaddi WC trials test positive October 12, 2011

    New Delhi: Half of the players tested during selection trials held early this month in Ludhiana for the second Kabaddi World Cup tested positive, the National Anti-Doping Agency said on Wednesday. "The Selection Trial (Men) of 2nd World Cup Kabaddi, Punjab 2011 was held at Ludhiana on 5th October 2011 and...
  • India beat Pak to win Kabaddi World Cup April 13, 2010

    Ludhiana: Beating their arch rivals Pakistan by a huge margin of 58-24, India on Monday won the first edition of the Kabaddi World Cup. The final of this 10-day tournament was played here at jam-packed floodlit Guru Nanak Stadium. Besides a glittering trophy, victorious Indian team received a cheque of Rs.1...