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File Photo of Gurpreet Singh(UNITED WORLD WRESTLING)

Gurpreet, Sunil Kumar among 9 wrestlers selected for Asian Olympic qualifiers

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 16, 2021 05:25 PM IST
Gurpreet Singh (77 kg) and Sunil Kumar (87 kg) are among the nine wrestlers selected in the trials conducted at IG Stadium here in Delhi for the Asian Olympic qualifiers event and the 2021 senior Asian Championship.
File image of Sushil Kumar.(File)
File image of Sushil Kumar.(File)

Olympic preparations: Narang, Sushil meet parliamentary standing committee

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2020 10:22 PM IST
“We have shared our views, from the athlete’s perspective, on what needs to be done to ensure our preparations are great heading into the Tokyo Olympics,” Narang, who won a bronze medal at the 2012 London Games, told PTI.
Sushil Kumar won Rs 5 crore on Kaun Banega Crorepati in 2011.
Sushil Kumar won Rs 5 crore on Kaun Banega Crorepati in 2011.

Kaun Banega Crorepati winner Sushil Kumar shares note on life after Rs 5 cr win, calls it the worst, most challenging time

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2020 01:13 PM IST
Kaun Banega Crorepati Season 5 winner Sushil Kumar walked away with a cheque of Rs 5 crore from the show. Some bad decision, later on, left him penniless not long after. In a note on Facebook, Sushil talked about all he faced after the win.
File image of Vinesh Phogat.(File)
File image of Vinesh Phogat.(File)

Vinesh Phogat pulls out of national camp citing health risk, irks WFI

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2020 12:24 PM IST
The rescheduled national camp for Olympic weight category wrestlers is set to begin from September 1 in Lucknow (women) and Sonepat (men).
File image of Sushil Kumar.(PTI)
File image of Sushil Kumar.(PTI)

Narsingh called for national camp, Sushil to train independently

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Avishek Roy
UPDATED ON AUG 16, 2020 06:56 AM IST
Sushil has requested exemption from the national camp and wants to train independently at the Chhatrasal Stadium here.
Sakshi Malik celebrates after winning a bronze medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics.(Getty Images)
Sakshi Malik celebrates after winning a bronze medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics.(Getty Images)

Plane travel fuelled my Olympic dreams, Sakshi Malik tells young wrestling aspirants

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2020 06:30 PM IST
The Rio Games bronze winner urges junior wrestlers to find their heroes as she did in Olympic medallists Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt
File photo of Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar(Sushil Kumar’s Instagram)
File photo of Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar(Sushil Kumar’s Instagram)

Parents wary to send children for training: Sushil Kumar

New Delhi | By Avishek Roy
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2020 09:18 PM IST
Sushil said that in a full contact spot like wrestling, training would be difficult and parents fear for the safety of their children.
Virender Sehwag.(Twitter)
Virender Sehwag.(Twitter)

‘One lamp in the name of the nation,’ Sports fraternity shows solidarity in fight against COVID-19 by lighting candles, lamps - See pics

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2020 06:48 AM IST
Sports personalities such as batting legend Sachin Tendulkar, India captain Virat Kohli, chief coach Ravi Shastri, six-time world champion boxer MC Mary Kom, double Olympic medallist wrestler Sushil Kumar took to social media to express their solidarity in the fight against the deadly disease.
Jitender Kumar in action against Amit Dhankar during the 74kg trial final bout to qualify for the Asian Championship.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Jitender Kumar in action against Amit Dhankar during the 74kg trial final bout to qualify for the Asian Championship.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)

Asian C’ships: Jitender ensures place in Indian team for Olympic Qualifiers by reaching final

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2020 03:47 PM IST
After winning his Qualification bout rather easily, Jitender just about managed to win his following bouts against Iran’s Mostafa Mohabbali Hosseinkhani (2-2) and Mongolia’s Sumiyabazar Zandanbud (2-1).
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Chandigarh SI found guilty in 35K bribery case

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON FEB 18, 2020 12:53 AM IST
Then posted at the Manimajra police station, he had taken 35,000 bribe from a local for not registering an FIR against him
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HT Image

Three injured after mafia opens fire at forest officials, villagers

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Dharamshala
UPDATED ON FEB 05, 2020 11:18 PM IST
Kangra senior superintendent of police Vimukt Ranjan said some people entered the private land of one Kulwant Singh and started felling Khair trees at night. The landowner, however, rushed to the spot with another villager Suresh Thakur, a former panchayat representative, and also informed the forest officials
File image of wrestlers Jitender Kumar (red) and Sushil Kumar.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
File image of wrestlers Jitender Kumar (red) and Sushil Kumar.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

Jitender wins trials after Sushil’s exit

New Delhi | By Avishek Roy
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2020 11:05 PM IST
Jitender got a respite as Sushil pulled out of the trials to decide the Indian team for upcoming international competitions, citing an injury to his hand. It was an opportunity Jitender grabbed with both hands.
File image of India grappler Sushil Kumar.(Kadir Caliskan)
File image of India grappler Sushil Kumar.(Kadir Caliskan)

‘Trials will not be postponed’: WFI President reacts after Sushil Kumar’s request

New Delhi | By PTI
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2020 04:45 PM IST
Sushil Kumar, who has been struggling to revive his career, pulled out of Friday’s trials citing a hand injury and had requested trials in his category to be postponed.
File image of PV Sindhu(REUTERS)
File image of PV Sindhu(REUTERS)

Pressure doesn’t affect me, working on technique to win medal at Olympics: PV Sindhu

New Delhi | By PTI
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2020 06:53 PM IST
Sindhu claimed India’s first ever World Championships gold in 2019 but she made early exits from a series of tournaments the rest of the season, including her failure to defend the World Tour Finals title last month.
Wrestler Sushil Kumar lost his opening bout at World Wrestling Championships.(PTI)
Wrestler Sushil Kumar lost his opening bout at World Wrestling Championships.(PTI)

Wrestler Sushil Kumar admits he didn’t compete enough before World Championships

Nur-Sultan | By PTI
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2019 12:50 PM IST
While he won gold medals at the 2014 and the 2018 editions of the Commonwealth Games, he struggled at the Jakarta Asian Games leading to questions on whether he was good enough to go any further at 36.
Deepak Punia poses with his medal.(AP)
Deepak Punia poses with his medal.(AP)

Deepak Punia aims to return stronger and wiser

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Abhishek Paul
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2019 11:41 PM IST
Deepak Punia, the reigning junior world champion did not take mat against Iranian great Hasan Yazdani due to an ankle injury, sustained during the semi-final.
Reigning junior world champion Deepak Punia (86kg) defeats Switzerland's Stefan Reichmuth in their semifinal bout of World Wrestling Championship 2019.(PTI)
Reigning junior world champion Deepak Punia (86kg) defeats Switzerland's Stefan Reichmuth in their semifinal bout of World Wrestling Championship 2019.(PTI)

The other Punia, in line for gold

New Delhi | By Abhishek Paul
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2019 11:03 PM IST
On Saturday evening, the 20-year-old Punia left his coach beaming as he secured a 8-2 win over Switzerland’s Stefan Reichmuth in the World Wrestling Championship semi-final (86kg) in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.
File photo of India's two-time Olympic medallist wrestler Sushil Kumar.(PTI)
File photo of India's two-time Olympic medallist wrestler Sushil Kumar.(PTI)

Sushil Kumar loses after returning to Wrestling World Championship after eight years

Nur-Sultan | By PTI
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2019 01:15 PM IST
Using all his experience, the wily Indian had raced to a 9-4 lead but lost seven points in a row to lose the 74kg qualification bout.
Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar(HT Photo)
Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar(HT Photo)

‘Wrestling is changing, so am I’: Sushil Kumar | Exclusive interview

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Avishek Roy
UPDATED ON AUG 31, 2019 12:31 PM IST
Suhsil Kumar is currently under personal coach Malikov Kamal of Russia while India’s long-time former foreign coach Vladimir Mestvirishvili of Georgia and former national coach Vinod Kumar are also assisting him.
Representative image.(Getty Images)
Representative image.(Getty Images)

With 2020 Tokyo Olympics less than a year away, IOC appoints authorised ticket reseller for India

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2019 06:50 PM IST
The 2008 Games in Beijing was the turning point for Olympic sports in India as Abhinav Bindra won the country’s maiden individual gold.
A file photo of Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar.(PTI)
A file photo of Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar.(PTI)

‘Rough tackle’ helps Sushil Kumar make Worlds grade

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Avishek Roy
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2019 11:14 PM IST
Sushil Kumar’s trial saw its share of controversy—Jitender accused him of playing rough, and Jitender’s coach Jaibir alleged that the referees favoured the star wrestler.
File image of India wrestler Sushil Kumar.(PTI)
File image of India wrestler Sushil Kumar.(PTI)

Sushil Kumar speaks out after securing place in World Championships

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2019 06:23 PM IST
The Alexander Medved tournament in Minsk in Belarus was Sushil’s first since the 2018 Asian Games, which means that the World Championships will be his first major tournament in over a year.
File image of Sushil Kumar(Getty Images)
File image of Sushil Kumar(Getty Images)

Sushil Kumar seals World Championships spot

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2019 04:00 PM IST
In what turned out to be a rather rough final, Sushil raced to a 4-0 lead in the first period of the bout. Jitender was hit in the eye leading to a break in which he received medical attention.
The NHAI is at present constructing phase 2 of the 14-lane DME. Extending from UP Gate to Dasna. The project is likely to be completed by December-end. In September, NHAI plans to open the UP Gate-Vijay Nagar stretch.(HT image)
The NHAI is at present constructing phase 2 of the 14-lane DME. Extending from UP Gate to Dasna. The project is likely to be completed by December-end. In September, NHAI plans to open the UP Gate-Vijay Nagar stretch.(HT image)

Residents risk lives to navigate under-construction Delhi-Meerut Expressway

Hindustan Times, Ghaziabad | By Peeyush Khandelwal
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2019 02:17 AM IST
Sushil Kumar, a resident of Shivpuri, climbs about 7 to 8 feet to reach the highway, which at a much higher level compared to their localities.
Data maintained by Delhi Traffic Police shows that in May, 52 complaints of traffic jams caused by potholes were reported on their helpline. In June, the number of complaints rose to 85 and in July it touched 109.(HT Photo)
Data maintained by Delhi Traffic Police shows that in May, 52 complaints of traffic jams caused by potholes were reported on their helpline. In June, the number of complaints rose to 85 and in July it touched 109.(HT Photo)

Potholes, water logging continue to slow down Delhi traffic during monsoon

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Soumya Pillai and Ashish Mishra
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2019 02:13 AM IST
Senior traffic officials said reminders are sent to civic agencies to fill potholes and complete road repair work by May so that there is ample time for the asphalt and other construction material to dry up and settle before rains.
Sushil Kumar after losing the qualification round in the men's freestyle wrestling (74kg) at the Asian Games 2018.(PTI)
Sushil Kumar after losing the qualification round in the men's freestyle wrestling (74kg) at the Asian Games 2018.(PTI)

Sushil Kumar’s World Championships trials on August 20

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2019 03:38 AM IST
The trials for the 74 kg was held back as the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) gave time to Sushil’s competitors to recover from injuries.
Sushil Kumar after losing the qualification round in the men's freestyle wrestling (74kg) at the Asian Games 2018.(PTI)
Sushil Kumar after losing the qualification round in the men's freestyle wrestling (74kg) at the Asian Games 2018.(PTI)

Sushil Kumar suffers crushing defeat on return, loses bout in just 90 seconds

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 09, 2019 10:08 PM IST
Leg attack by the reigning World Championship bronze medallist had Sushil flummoxed and soon the Uzbek pinned Sushil to end the bout in just 90 seconds.
A file photo of Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar.(AFP)
A file photo of Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar.(AFP)

Sushil Kumar confirms Worlds selection trials participation

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2019 11:34 PM IST
Since some leading wrestlers in Sushil’s weight class (74kg) are injured, the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has postponed the trials in this particular category to August.
India wrestler Sushil Kumar(Twitter)
India wrestler Sushil Kumar(Twitter)

Sushil Kumar keeps trials option open

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2019 11:50 PM IST
Sushil Kumar had expressed interest in participating in the 74kg freestyle category, he is yet to confirm his entry for trials.
For giving tutorial classes in the village, teachers working in nearby government schools have volunteered.(HT Photo (Representative image))
For giving tutorial classes in the village, teachers working in nearby government schools have volunteered.(HT Photo (Representative image))

Free tutorials by govt teachers for poor kids, Bihar village shows the way

Patna | By Rakesh Singh
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2019 02:25 PM IST
A government official, wishing not be named, said earlier people used to booze during the evening hours, but the evening tutorial classes had changed the environment and now those who drink do so secretly by remaining confined to their houses.
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