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First individual Olympic medallist Jadhav still awaiting Padma Award

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 01, 2014, 15:51

A technicality in the government rules for posthumous Padma Awards has rendered India`s first individual Olympic medallist K D Jadhav ineligible for the coveted civilian honour and his son Ranjit is so aghast that he now wants to throw away the bronze his "forgotten" father won in 1952.

Poor refereeing cost me gold medal: Amit Kumar

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 16:03

World Championship silver medallist wrestler Amit Kumar today rued that a bad umpiring decision at the fag end of his bout cost him a deserving gold medal in the final of the 55kg category against Iran`s Hassan Farman Rahimi.

Expect more medals from wrestlers after IOC decision: Sushil

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 21:39

Double Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar feels the massive reprieve to wrestling will motivate the Indian grapplers in the upcoming World Championships and they will return from Budapest with more medals.

Wrestling champ Sushil Kumar hails return of sport to Olympic fold

Last Updated: Monday, September 09, 2013, 18:43

Champion wrestler Sushil Kumar has welcomed the return of the sport to the Olympic fold, saying that the efforts of a cross-section of people from all walks of life had contributed to this achievement.

Yogeshwar disappointed to miss World C`ships due to injury

Last Updated: Saturday, August 03, 2013, 18:55

Olympic bronze-medallist wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt has been forced out of next month`s World Championships due to a nagging knee injury for which he would have to undergo an operation in South Africa.

Australian wrestler`s fight sequence highlight of `Bhoologam`

Last Updated: Thursday, July 04, 2013, 12:29

Australian wrestler Nathan Jones will lock horns with Tamil actor Jayam Ravi here July 12 for upcoming Tamil thriller ‘Bhoologam’. The film`s director is confident that this fight sequence will be the highlight of the project.

Olympic silver medallist shot in Russia

Last Updated: Monday, February 18, 2013, 13:51

Bakhtiyar Akhmedov was hospitalised with gunshot wounds on Sunday in the country`s troubled southern province of Dagestan.

Will make Delhi a safer place, assures Sheila Dikshit on Republic Day

Last Updated: Friday, January 25, 2013, 17:21

Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit promised that no stone will be left unturned to ensure safety of women in capital and said girls need not be scared after incidents like one on December 16.

Haryana wrestler shot at by police who `mistook him for criminal`

Last Updated: Sunday, December 02, 2012, 11:29

A former Haryana wrestler and son of a senior police officer has claimed to have been shot at by police earlier on November 28.

Girl from a family of masons turns wrestler

Last Updated: Friday, August 17, 2012, 12:33

She comes from a family of masons in Odisha`s Dhenkanal district but she was attracted towards wrestling.

2012 Olympics: Fans hail Sushil Kumar despite loss in final

Last Updated: Sunday, August 12, 2012, 19:39

Despite his loss in the final match, the Indian fans are very proud of Sushil Kumar`s historic feat as they hail him for his superb effort.

Olympics 2012: Wrestlers will not be found wanting on the mat says Sushil

Last Updated: Sunday, August 05, 2012, 20:26

Beijing Olympics bronze-medallist wrestler Sushil Kumar on Sunday promised a good performance by the Indian grapplers in the London Games when they start their campaign on August 9 here