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No more funding TOPS funding for Sushil Kumar, Yogeshwar Dutt; top wrestlers accept the move gracefully

No more funding TOPS funding for Sushil Kumar, Yogeshwar Dutt; top wrestlers accept the move gracefully

Besides Sushil and Yogeshwar, the famous Phogat sisters -- Geeta and Babita -- faced the axe too.

Sushil Kumar says government has taken right decision by dropping him from TOP Scheme

Sushil Kumar says government has taken right decision by dropping him from TOP Scheme

The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) have sent a revised list of grapplers to the Sports Ministry for funding under by the TOPS, with an eye on the Tokyo Olympics in 2020.

Double Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar not going to WWE — Here's why

Double Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar not going to WWE — Here's why

"So it was hard for us to tell him that 'you leave this amazing life in India and come and risk it all in America where we are not sure of anything'. The conversation was definitely of mutual interest but it did not work out eventually," Ceman, WWE vice president said.

Punjab road mishap: Four killed, one critical as car, bus collide in Barnala

Punjab road mishap: Four killed, one critical as car, bus collide in Barnala

Four persons were killed when the car in which they were traveling collided with a bus near Ghunas village in Barnala district of Punjab today.

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.