Indians win six medals with two gold in Para Asian Games

India opened their gold medal account with two track and field athletes bagging the yellow metal in a haul of six medals on the second day of competitions at the Para Asian Games here on Monday.

Asian Games: Wrestlers Vinesh Phogat, Geetika Jakhar wins a bronze each
Asian Games: Wrestlers Vinesh Phogat, Geetika Jakhar wins a bronze each

Women grapplers Vinesh Phogat and Geetika Jakhar bagged a bronze medal each in 48kg and 63kg freestyle events respectively as India made an impressive start in their wrestling campaign at the Asian Games here on Saturday.

Arjuna award would have motivated me even more for Asiad: Amit Kumar
Arjuna award would have motivated me even more for Asiad: Amit Kumar

All geared up for the Asian Games, Commonwealth Games gold medallist grappler Amit Kumar confessed had he been conferred with Arjuna award it would have given him added motivation to go for a podium finish at the multi-sport event, commencing on Friday at Incheon.

Oil Minister felicitates Commonwealth medal winners

Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today felicitated the medal winners of Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014, who are employees of oil PSUs.

CWG 2014: Indian wrestlers shine as Sushil, Amit, Vinesh win gold on Day 6

Star grappler Sushil Kumar led India`s sparkling show in the wrestling arena as the country claimed three gold medals on the first day of the wrestling competitions at the Commonwealth Games, here today.

CWG 2014, Day 6: Sushil Kumar-led wrestling team dominates in India`s best show

Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar spearheaded a sparkling show as Indian grapplers dominated the wrestling arena with three gold medals after the shooters ended their campaign on a rousing note with five more podium finishes on sixth day of competitions in the 20th Commonwealth Games here on Wednesday.

Indian cyclists continue to disappoint at CWG

Indian cyclists` dismal show continued at the Commonwealth Games as they failed to qualify for the finals of both Men`s 4000m Individual pursuit and Women`s 3000m Individual pursuit events on second day of the track cycling competition, here today.

Parents of accident victim get Rs nine lakh compensation

Parents of a 26-year-old youth, who died in a road accident involving a rashly driven truck, have been awarded a compensation of Rs nine lakh by a Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) here.

Man accused of making hoax call about Parliament blast acquitted

A man accused of making a hoax call to the police control room 12 years ago that Parliament would be blasted, has been acquitted by a Delhi court on the ground that there were lapses in the investigation which were "serious in nature".

India finish 6th in Wrestling World Cup

World Championships silver medallist Amit Kumar won four of his five bouts as India finished sixth in the FILA Men`s Freestyle Wrestling World Cup here.

Freestyle wrestling world cup starts from Saturday

A young Indian team, led by world championships silver medallist Amit Kumar, will be hoping to make a notable impact in their debut appearance at the men`s freestyle Wrestling World Cup, starting here tomorrow.

Kidney scam: Court grants bail to kingpin in laundering case

Amit Kumar, kingpin of kidney transplant racket, was granted bail in money laundering case by Delhi court which said no fruitful purpose would be served by keeping him behind bars.

Youngsters confirm ascendancy of Indian wrestling

Youngsters Amit Kumar, Bajrang and Sandeep Yadav scripted India`s best ever show in the World Championship in the absence of Olympic stars in an eventful year, during which the ancient sport successfully fought off its Olympic exclusion.

Court orders attachment of cash owned by kidney scam kingpin

A special money laundering court ordered attachment of over lakh euro and US dollar currencies belonging to alleged kingpin of kidney scam, Amit Kumar, as part of a criminal funds probe against him.

World wrestling championships medal winners felicitated

The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) on Wednesday announced Rs five lakh for World Championship silver medallist Amit Kumar while bronze medal winners Bajrang and Sandeep Tulsi Yadav will be given Rs three lakh each.

Amit Kumar, Bajrang return home to hero`s welcome

World Championship silver medallist Amit Kumar Dahiya and bronze winner Bajrang were accorded a warm welcome on their return from Budapest in the wee hours on Friday, with hundreds of supporters turning up at the international airport to receive the star wrestlers.

Narsingh slips in bronze medal bout at World Wrestling C`ships

India`s Narsingh Yadav missed out on a bronze medal after going down 1-6 to Ali Shabanau of Belarus in the repechage final of the 74kg category at the World Wrestling Championships here on Wednesday.

Haryana doubles prize money for worlds medallist

Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Wednesday announced to double the prize money of the medal winners at World Cups and World championships besides raising rewards for those who get Bhim and Arjuna Awards.

Bajrang dedicates medal to mentor Yogeshwar

Bajrang, who won India`s second medal at the ongoing World Wrestling Championships, on Wednesday, dedicated his bronze medal to fellow grappler and mentor Yogeshwar Dutt.

Bajrang wins bronze medal in World Wrestling championship

A day after Asian Champion Amit Kumar won silver by storming into the finals of the 55kg category on the opening day, another wrestler Bajrang too made the country proud by winning a bronze in the 60kg category at the World Wrestling Championships on Tuesday.