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PWL: Baba Ramdev beats Andrey Stadnik to avenge Sushil Kumar's Beijing Olympics defeat — WATCH

PWL: Baba Ramdev beats Andrey Stadnik to avenge Sushil Kumar's Beijing Olympics defeat — WATCH

Stadnik, 34, had defeated Indian legend Sushil Kumar in the 2008 Olympics, en route to the Men's Freestyle Lightweight final in Beijing.

Baba Ramdev challenges Sushil Kumar-beater Andrey Stadnik in wrestle match

Baba Ramdev challenges Sushil Kumar-beater Andrey Stadnik in wrestle match

Stadnik had defeated Indian legend Sushil Kumar in the 2008 Olympics, en route to the Men's Freestyle Lightweight final.

PWL 2017: Sakshi Malik, Geeta Phogat to spearhead Indian challenge

PWL 2017: Sakshi Malik, Geeta Phogat to spearhead Indian challenge

The spotlight will be on Sakshi Malik, representing Delhi Sultans, and her bout against Geeta Phogat of UP Dangal team in women’s 58kg.

Indian legend Sushil Kumar likely to make WWE debut next year

Indian legend Sushil Kumar likely to make WWE debut next year

Early this year, in October, the multiple Olympic medallist confirmed that WWE top officials had approached him with an offer.

Controversies that rocked sports in 2016: From Russia's doping scandal to Shobhaa De's shameful tweet

Controversies that rocked sports in 2016: From Russia's doping scandal to Shobhaa De's shameful tweet

Before we say bye-bye to 2016, here's a look at the controversies which have rocked the sporting world this year.

Russia Doping: Trapped in its own design

Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar announces government job to martyr Sushil Kumar's family

 Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday met the family members of BSF constable Sushil Kumar, martyred in Jammu district on October 24, and announced a government job for a family member.

BSF jawan Sushil Kumar cremated at native town in Haryana

The mortal remains of BSF Head Constable Sushil Kumar, who was killed in Pakistani shelling while defending the border, were consigned to flames with full military honours at his native Pihowa village here on Tuesday.

Sakshi Malik engagement: All you need know about the would-be husband of 2016 Rio Olympics medallist

Sakshi Malik engagement: All you need know about the would-be husband of 2016 Rio Olympics medallist

Rio Olympics medallist Sakshi Malik on Sunday got engaged to her long-time boyfriend Satyawart Kadian at a simple function at her Rohtak residence.

Sushil Kumar contemplating shocking move to WWE: Here's The Great Khali's warning to the wrestler...

Sushil Kumar contemplating shocking move to WWE: Here's The Great Khali's warning to the wrestler...

Khali, whose real name is Dalip Singh Rana, became a break-out star when he signed a contract with the WWE in 2006.

Sushil Kumar to follow Great Khali: Double Olympic medallist eyes shock WWE move

Sushil Kumar to follow Great Khali: Double Olympic medallist eyes shock WWE move

If this arrangement comes to fruition, Sushil can become the second Indian superstar in world's premier sports entertainment, after The Great Khali.

Don't mess with Indian Army! Wrestler Sushil Kumar reacts after surgical strikes across LoC

Don't mess with Indian Army! Wrestler Sushil Kumar reacts after surgical strikes across LoC

Virender Sehag, Yogeshwar Dutt and Vijender Singh had earlier expressed delight on the anti-terror operation.

Champion's Pledge: Rio Olympics medallist Sakshi Malik wants to make wrestling India's favourite sport

Champion's Pledge: Rio Olympics medallist Sakshi Malik wants to make wrestling India's favourite sport

Besides shuttler PV Sindhu, she was one of the two Indians to win a medal at the recently concluded Olympics Games at Rio.

Awards come with responsibility, wrestler Sushil Kumar says after Padma Bhushan nomination

Awards come with responsibility, wrestler Sushil Kumar says after Padma Bhushan nomination

The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) recently nominated the 33-year-old for India's third-highest civillian honour.

Not Sushil Kumar, but THIS Japanese wrestler is Sakshi Malik's inspiration

Not Sushil Kumar, but THIS Japanese wrestler is Sakshi Malik's inspiration

Sakshi Malik also said that for better performances, Indian grapplers should learn from their foreign counterparts.

Sushil Kumar recommended for Padma Bhushan, coach Yashvir Singh for Padma Shri

Sushil Kumar recommended for Padma Bhushan, coach Yashvir Singh for Padma Shri

Pankaj Advani's name also features in the list forwarded for the Padma Bhushan. 

Sushil Kumar thanks Prime Minister Narendra Modi for asking media to highlight struggles of India's athletes

Sushil Kumar thanks Prime Minister Narendra Modi for asking media to highlight struggles of India's athletes

Throughout Rio Olympics, Narendra Modi was very optimistic about India's performance at the biggest sporting spectacle.

Olympics 2016: In time of crisis, Sushil Kumar tweets INSPIRATIONAL message for wrestler Narsingh Yadav

Olympics 2016: In time of crisis, Sushil Kumar tweets INSPIRATIONAL message for wrestler Narsingh Yadav

There seems to be no end to Narsingh Yadav's woes as WADA has decided to appeal against the clean chit given to him by NADA in a dope scandal.

Rio Olympics 2016: Narsingh Yadav eyes fairy-tale climax, Yogeshwar Dutt keen to sign off on high

Rio Olympics 2016: Narsingh Yadav eyes fairy-tale climax, Yogeshwar Dutt keen to sign off on high

Midway into the 17-day extravaganza, the biggest ever Indian contingent of 100-plus athletes is yet to land a medal and the onus would now be on the wrestlers to make up for it.

Rio Olympics 2016: Grappling for a hat-trick

Rio Olympics 2016: Grappling for a hat-trick

Despite the controversy surrounding Narsingh Yadav’s dope test, Indian wrestling contingent will be looking to make it third time in a row after medal wins in 2008 and 2012.

Sushil Kumar delighted with NADA's clean chit for Narsingh Yadav – This is what he tweeted

Sushil Kumar delighted with NADA's clean chit for Narsingh Yadav – This is what he tweeted

The grappler was found to be a victim of conspiracy, with WFI admitting that his food and drinks were sabotaged with banned substance.