AAP govt ropes in Sushil Kumar to promote sports in Delhi
AAP govt ropes in Sushil Kumar to promote sports in Delhi

The Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Government has roped in two-time Olympic medal winning wrestler Sushil Kumar to promote sports in Delhi.

KBC Rs 5 crore winner Sushil Kumar now struggling for money?
KBC Rs 5 crore winner Sushil Kumar now struggling for money?

The first Rs five crore winner of the popular reality show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati',  Sushil Kumar is now reportedly struggling for money. 

Sushil Kumar encourages students to take up sports
Sushil Kumar encourages students to take up sports

Two-time Olympic medal winning grappler Sushil Kumar has urged the students to take up sports for their all-round development at the Annual Sports day function of the JL DAV Public School, Paschim Vihar here.

Came to National Games as prize money too hard to ignore: Sandeep Sejwal
Came to National Games as prize money too hard to ignore: Sandeep Sejwal

Among the small bunch of India's international medallists who chose to participate in the National Games despite the event falling in off season, Asian Games bronze-medallist Sandeep Sejwal on Sunday said the prize money on offer for every gold won here is just too tempting to ignore.

Looking to improve wrestling's medal tally in Rio: Satpal
Looking to improve wrestling's medal tally in Rio: Satpal

 Ecstatic to be named for the Padma Bhushan award, India's most decorated wrestling coach Satpal Singh says the honour has motivated him to work harder and his aim now is to improve the country's medal tally in wrestling in the 2016 Rio Olympics.

This Padma Bhusan award is dedicated to my students: Satpal
This Padma Bhusan award is dedicated to my students: Satpal

 India's most decorated wrestling coach Satpal was on Sunday ecstatic after he was named for Padma Bhusan award as he dedicated the award to "all his students" without whom it wouldn't have been possible for him to get country's third highest civilian award.

Padma Bhushan for Satpal Singh, Padma Shri for Sardara Singh, Mithali Raj
Padma Bhushan for Satpal Singh, Padma Shri for Sardara Singh, Mithali Raj

 Satpal Singh, the former wrestler and coach of double Olympics medallist Sushil Kumar, was the lone person in the field of sports selected for the Padma Bhushan, the country's third highest civilian award while five other sportspersons were also named for Padma Shri.

Sushil Kumar replaces Virat Kohli as 'state icon' for Delhi polls
Sushil Kumar replaces Virat Kohli as 'state icon' for Delhi polls

 In order to encourage people, especially youths, to cast their votes in the February 7 Delhi Assembly polls, wrestler Sushil Kumar has been roped in as "state icon" by the Election Commission.

After Saina Nehwal, boxer Vijender Singh too wants Padma Bhushan recommendation
After Saina Nehwal, boxer Vijender Singh too wants Padma Bhushan recommendation

Star Indian boxer Vijender Singh on Tuesday stated that he also wanted the Indian boxing Federation (IBF) to recommend his name for the Padma Bhushan award.

Sports ministry to recommend Saina Nehwal for Padma Bhushan award

Sports ministry on Monday decided to recommend the name of ace Indian shutter Saina Nehwal for the Padma Bhushan award.

Padma Bhushan row: Who am I to demand award, asks Saina Nehwal
Padma Bhushan row: Who am I to demand award, asks Saina Nehwal

Indian badminton sensation Saina Nehwal stated on Monday that who is she to demand the Padma Bhushan award, with stories in the media running after she had expressed her disappointment for not being nominated for the prestigious award.

Finally, Sports ministry to recommend Saina Nehwal for Padma Bhushan
Finally, Sports ministry to recommend Saina Nehwal for Padma Bhushan

Sports ministry on Monday decided to recommend the name of ace Indian shutter Saina Nehwal for the Padma Bhushan award.

Saina Nehwal disappointed by Padma Bhushan award snub
Saina Nehwal disappointed by Padma Bhushan award snub

Olympic bronze-medallist Saina Nehwal has been left disappointed after the Sports Ministry decided to reject her application for the prestigious Padma Bhushan award this year, citing norms.

Sushil Kumar, Yogeshwar Dutt shine in good year for Indian wrestling
Sushil Kumar, Yogeshwar Dutt shine in good year for Indian wrestling

A long sabbatical and a rejig in weight categories notwithstanding, Olympic heroes Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt reaffirmed their dominance at the world stage, which included ending a 28-year gold drought at the Asian Games, even as youngsters showed the quality of Indian wrestling's talent reservoir in a successful 2014.

Yogeshwar Dutt, Sushil Kumar participate in 'Run for Unity'

Sports icons Yogeshwar Dutt and Sushil Kumar participate in the 'Run for Unity'.

Sushil Kumar, six other wrestlers to train in Ohio-based institute
Sushil Kumar, six other wrestlers to train in Ohio-based institute

Double Olympic bronze medallist wrestler Sushil Kumar and six other Indian athletes will get to train at the SPIRE Institute in the first week of November under a joint venture between Sheru Classic and the Ohio-based institute.

Sachin Tendulkar flags off CRPF half marathon
Sachin Tendulkar flags off CRPF half marathon

Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar, flagged off a marathon here on Sunday, hosted by the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) as part of 75th raising day celebrations.

Asian Games: Yogeshwar Dutt ends India's 28-year gold drought in wrestling
Asian Games: Yogeshwar Dutt ends India's 28-year gold drought in wrestling

Yogeshwar Dutt ended a 28-year gold drought for India in wrestling after defeating Tajikistan's Zalimkhan Yusupov in a rip-roaring 65kg title contest to provide the country with its fourth yellow metal in the 17th Asian Games here on Sunday.

Asian Games: India's rising hopes tempered by off-field bickering
Asian Games: India's rising hopes tempered by off-field bickering

India are convinced they can improve on their Asian Games medals tally from Guangzhou but financial concerns and other controversies off the field may dampen their aspirations for Incheon later this month.

Yogeshwar Dutt expects 3-4 freestyle medals from Asian Games
Yogeshwar Dutt expects 3-4 freestyle medals from Asian Games

 Yogeshwar Dutt, who will lead India's challenge at the upcoming Asian Games in the absence of Sushil Kumar, is expecting the grapplers to win three to four freestyles medals for the country in the mega-event known to have much tougher competition than the Commonwealth Games.