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Sushil Kumar


'Let people write me off, I am preparing for 2021 Tokyo now': Sushil Kumar

April 06, 2020 4:55 pm

"I am still practising twice a day. Obviously I am not hitting the mat but I am trying to be in shape and God willing, I will be able to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics," said Sushil Kumar.

Sushil Kumar's Olympic dreams under threat, Jitender Kumar wins Asian Championship trials

January 03, 2020 6:48 pm

World Championship stars Deepak Punia (86kg) and Ravi Dahiya (57kg) did not have to break much sweat as they were given direct entries in the final of the Asian Championships which they won easily.

WFI turns down Sushil Kumar's request to postpone Olympics qualification trials

January 02, 2020 5:04 pm

Is this the end of the road for Sushil Kumar, the only Indian since independence to win two individual Olympic medals? He has cited out of trials for Tokyo 2020 citing a hand injury and requested a postponement.

Injured Sushil Kumar to miss Olympics qualification trials, requests postponement

January 02, 2020 7:53 am

Sushil said he was yet to fully recover from a shoulder injury and submitted a medical certificate to the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) on Wednesday.

Sushil Kumar vows to fight more often now after ruing lack of competition

September 23, 2019 5:18 pm

In a seven-year period, between the 2012 London Olympics and the 2019 World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Sushil Kumar competed in only seven tournaments.

Sushil Kumar loses after returning to Worlds after eight years

September 20, 2019 1:32 pm

The two-time Olympic medallist will now have to wait to know his fate. If Gadzhiyev reaches the final, Sushil, will get a chance to fight for Olympic qualification as well as a bronze.

In Indian wrestling, Sushil Kumar the only constant

August 21, 2019 8:29 am

During his 4-2 win in the final bout against national champion Jitender, Sushil's thumb entered the latter's eye. Minutes later, Jitender's arm was twisted during an exchange. Both instances left the 25-year-old writhing in pain and his coach fuming at the “rough tactics” of Sushil.

Sushil Kumar earns World Championship ticket with win over gritty Jitender Kumar

August 20, 2019 5:12 pm

The consistent attacks from both the wrestlers in the fast-paced final bout had the fans on the edge of their seats as close to 1500 gathered at IGI stadium to watch their favourite star in action.

Sushil Kumar aims to prove worth in national wrestling trials next week

August 15, 2019 12:31 am

The Wrestling Federation of India will hold trials for some categories on August 19 and August 20, the winners of which shall travel to Kazakhstan for the World Championship in Sepetember.

Sushil Kumar suffers crushing defeat on return to mat

August 09, 2019 11:05 pm

This was Sushil Kumar's first tournament after a failed campaign at the 2018 Jakarta Asian Games


A notch above others: Standout Indian athletes of the decade

December 31, 2019 3:44 pm

The 2010s were arguably Indian sport's most successful decade ever as they registered their best ever medal tallies at various respective sporting extravaganzas.

World Environment Day: Modi, Kohli, Kejriwal plant saplings

June 05, 2015 8:12 pm

Narendra Modi, Arvind Kejriwal, Virat Kohli creating awareness on environment on the occasion of World Environment Day.