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Feels privileged, says Sushil on Padma Bhushan recommendation

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 23, 2013, 19:40

Sushil Kumar couldn`t have asked for a better start to the new season after his name was recommended for the Padma Bhushan -- India`s third highest civilian honour -- and he said the award is yet another recognition of the hard work he has put in over the years.

Dikshit announces Rs.1 crore award for Sushil Kumar

Last Updated: Sunday, August 12, 2012, 23:34

Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Sunday announced an award of Rs.1 crore to wrestler Sushil Kumar who bagged a silver in the 66kg freestyle contest at the London Olympics.

Indian wrestling has a bright future: Sports minister

Last Updated: Sunday, August 12, 2012, 23:27

India`s Sports Minister Ajay Maken said Sunday Sushil Kumar`s back-to-back Olympic medals show that there is a bright future for wrestling in the country.

Carnival at Baprola village as Sushil scripts history

Last Updated: Sunday, August 12, 2012, 23:21

It was carnival atmosphere at Baprola village on the outskirts of Delhi as celebrations broke out after local wrestler Sushil Kumar Sunday got a silver medal at the London Games and became the only Indian to win back-to-back individual Olympic medal.

Haryana announces Rs.1.5 crore reward, land for Sushil

Last Updated: Sunday, August 12, 2012, 23:15

Despite the wrestler being from Delhi`s Najafgarh, the Haryana government Sunday announced a cash reward of Rs 1.5 crore along with land for Sushil Kumar for winning a silver medal in the London Olympics.

Sushil Kumar: Profile 2012 London Olympics

Last Updated: Sunday, August 12, 2012, 18:45

Hailing from a humble background, Sushil Kumar not only realised the dream his father once harboured but also put Boprala on wrestling map of the world at Beijing in 2008.

London Olympics 2012 Wrestling: Sushil defeats Beijing gold medallist, moves to quarterfinal

Last Updated: Sunday, August 12, 2012, 15:27

Sushil Kumar will face 2008 Olympic gold medallist, Ramazan Sahin, in his opening bout of the men’s freestyle 66kg category.

Olympic wrestling: Gold for Uzbekistan in men`s 120 kg

Last Updated: Sunday, August 12, 2012, 13:24

Uzbekistan`s Artur Taymazov won his third successive Olympic gold in the men`s 120 kg freestyle wrestling Saturday, beating Georgia`s Davit Modzamanashvili in a close final.

London Olympics 2012 Wrestling: Can Sushil Kumar get India its sixth medal?

Last Updated: Sunday, August 12, 2012, 12:43

Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt achieved his Olympic dream when he clinched the bronze medal at the London Olympics 2012.

London 2012 Olympics: Day 15 highlights

Last Updated: Sunday, August 12, 2012, 04:09

Highlights from the Day 15 of the 2012 London Olympics.

Olympic wrestling: Azerbaijan`s Asgarov wins gold

Last Updated: Sunday, August 12, 2012, 02:35

Azerbaijan`s Toghrul Asgarov won the gold medal in the men`s freestyle 60 kg wrestling division at the Olympics Saturday.

Yogeshwar Dutt: Profile 2012 London Olympics

Last Updated: Saturday, August 11, 2012, 18:37

London 2012 will be Yogeshwar Dutt’s third Olympic appearance and the wrestler will be keen to win a medal at the prestigious event.