KABADDI

  • United Singhs crowned World Kabaddi League champions 3 days ago

    Mohali: United Singhs shocked fancied Khalsa Warriors 58-55 in the final of the inaugural World Kabaddi League (WKL) here in the northern Indian state Punjab on Saturday. The win fetched Singhs' a prize money of Rs 1.80 crore besides a glittering trophy. The final played in front of a packed International Hockey...
  • Wave World Kabaddi League suspends Yo Yo Tigers November 14, 2014

    Ludhiana: The governing council of the Wave World Kabaddi League have suspended Yo Yo Tigers franchise from further participation in the event for non-payment of players' salaries. Acoording to a statement issued by the organisers, the non-payment of players' salaries has a material adverse effect upon the reputation or standing of...
  • All is well between SAD and BJP: Parkash Singh Badal November 6, 2014

    Sultanpur: Asserting that SAD-BJP alliance is in the interest of the nation as well as Punjab, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal said all is well between the partners and that BJP will never sever ties with its "time-tested" ally. "There is hardly any issue of confrontation between both the parties...
  • Mohali to host World Kabaddi League semi-finals and finals November 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Mohali has got the nod to be the host for the semi-finals and finals of the Wave World Kabaddi league. Mohali drew huge crowds in the WKL bonanza four weeks ago. The four-day Kabaddi feast was a runaway success from October 2 to 5 over the long weekend coinciding...
  • Proud of Abhishek for the way he went about encouraging kabaddi: Amitabh Bachchan October 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Lauding his son Abhishek Bachchan's initiative for the promotion of kabaddi, Hindi film veteran Amitabh Bachchan says the country is capable of excelling at multiple sporting events, if people put their heart, mind and business sense to it. Abhishek has lent the game of kabaddi a cool upmarket image by...
  • Asian Games 2014: India win two gold medals in Kabaddi October 3, 2014

    Six time defending champions India kept their winning steak intact bagging their seventh men's Kabaddi gold on the trot at the Asian Games. ...
  • Indian men win seventh kabaddi gold at Asiad October 3, 2014

    Indian men's team edged Iran in a nerve-racking final to win its seventh consecutive kabaddi gold medal at the Asian Games here Friday. ...
  • Asian Games 2014: India finish with 57 medals after kabaddi delight October 3, 2014

    India brought the curtains down on their campaign in the 17th Asian Games, maintaining their domination of kabaddi with two gold medals as the country rose a rung to eighth in the overall standings. The two gold medals provided the final flourish for India at the Games, which can be considered...
  • Asian Games 2014: Indian men win seventh kabaddi gold October 3, 2014

    Incheon: Defending champions India staged a late comeback to edge Iran 27-25 in the men's kabaddi final to retain their gold medal at the 17th Asian Games on Friday. The Iranian team rode on their athleticism, speed and agility to give a scare to the much-vaunted Indian team, who were complacent...
  • Asian Games 2014: India women clinch kabaddi gold in Incheon October 3, 2014

    Incheon: The Indian women's kabaddi team beat Iran in the final to clinch the gold medal at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon on Friday. India defeated Iran 31-21 Songdo Global University Gymnasium to continue their dominance in the discipline at the Asiad. India won the gold in Guangzhou, four years ago...
  • As it happened: Asian Games 2014, Day 14 October 3, 2014

    (For Updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Indian hockey gave the world a timely reminder on Thursday to not count them out yet as the men from the land of hockey beat Pakistan in nervy penalty shootout to win the Asian Games gold after 16 years. And minutes...
  • Asian Games: Holders India stay on course for double gold in kabaddi October 2, 2014

    Incheon: Defending champions India stayed on course for double gold in kabaddi as the sport's powerhouse stormed into the finals of both men and women's events respectively, with resounding wins at the 17th Asian Games, here on Thursday. Chasing an unprecedented eighth yellow metal in the mega-event, the Indian men defeated...
  • Asian Games Kabaddi: Indian men and women in semifinals September 30, 2014

    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 September 29, 2014

    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 September 28, 2014

    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...