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Sushil Kumar


Hockey player Birender Lakra accused of involvement in murder of friend

June 28, 2022 7:24 pm

Lakra's friend was found dead inside his flat in Bhubaneswar in February this year

Murder-accused Olympic gold medallist Sushil Kumar is now fitness coach in Tihar Jail

March 13, 2022 11:23 am

Initially, Kumar trained alone while other prisoners, including former JNU student Umar Khalid, would train with him. The authorities later asked Kumar to help more inmates.

Rohini court complex ‘unsafe’, witnesses in Sushil Kumar case seek transfer

February 16, 2022 8:27 am

The four petitioners, who are residents of Haryana, are prosecution witnesses in the murder of Sagar Dhankar at the stadium. The petition has also sought day-to-day trial through video conferencing.

Dangals of Crime trailer: Discovery+ series explores wrestler Sushil Kumar's descent into crime 

January 28, 2022 2:55 pm

Discovery+ documentary series Dangals of Wrestling - The Untold Truth About Indian Wrestling explores the underbelly of the sport in India.

Hours before wrestler’s murder, Sushil fired at dogs, assaulted fellow athletes: Chargesheet

January 11, 2022 5:33 pm

The alleged events took place on May 5, as per the supplementary chargesheet filed by the Crime Branch at Rohini court last year against four men, relying on disclosure statements of Sushil’s security guard Anil Dhiman and other accused.

Sushil Kumar bail plea opposed: 'Hunted junior wrestler like wild animals'

October 05, 2021 7:05 pm

“They were behaving like wild animals on a hunt. They hunted him (Sagar) like wild pigs. He was flailing on the floor while they mercilessly beat him,” Special Public Prosecutor Atul Kumar Srivastava told the court.

Second charge sheet 'soon' in murder case involving Olympian Sushil Kumar, Delhi Police tells court

October 05, 2021 2:23 pm

Kumar, along with others, had allegedly assaulted former junior national wrestling champion Sagar Dhankar and his friends at the stadium in May over an alleged property dispute. Dhankar later succumbed to the injuries.

How wrestler Sushil Kumar's pep talk helped Taranjeet get back on track

September 29, 2021 6:53 pm

Three years after breaking collarbone when a car hit her outside JLN stadium, 19-year-old sprinter wins 100 metres gold in Under-23 championships

Murder chargesheet: ‘Sushil Kumar felt betrayed by juniors, wanted to establish his supremacy’

August 03, 2021 1:38 pm

The chargesheet accuses Sushil of being the kingpin of this conspiracy, and alleges that he called associates from Delhi and Haryana with firearms.

Delhi Police prepare chargesheet, name Sushil Kumar as main accused in Sagar Dhankar murder case

July 23, 2021 11:03 am

In their chargesheet, police have mentioned that “encroachment of property”, “threat to eliminate” and supremacy were the reasons for the dispute which resulted in Sagar’s death on May 5.


Sushil Kumar: A tarnished wrestling legacy

May 24, 2021 12:14 pm

Sushil Kumar’s arrest expose wrestling’s ugly underbelly and malign the country’s fabled akhara.

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.