Sushil Kumar: News

Sushil Kumar Solanki is an Indian wrestler. He is a freestyle wrestler. He was born in Delhi on May 26, 1983. In 2010, he won the FILA Wrestling World Championships title by competing in Men's freestyle 66 kg category. He won a silver medal at the 2012 London Olympics and gold medal in the 74 kg division at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

12 Oct 2022


Wrestler murder case: Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar to face trial

Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar and 17 others have been slapped with charges relating to murder, attempt to murder, rioting, unlawful assembly, and other sections including criminal conspiracy by a Delhi Court.

03 Aug 2021

Delhi Police

Wrestler murder case: Probe reveals victims beaten for 40 minutes

Olympic medalist wrestler Sushil Kumar and his associates beat up former junior national wrestling champion Sagar Dhankar and others with sticks, hockey, and baseball bat for 30-40 minutes after bolting the gate of Chhatrasal Stadium from inside, according to the Delhi Police charge sheet in the murder case.

16 Jun 2021

Delhi Police

Judo coach arrested in Chhatrasal Stadium brawl case

The Delhi Police Crime Branch on Wednesday arrested a judo coach in connection with a brawl at Chhatrasal Stadium that took place on May 4 involving Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar in which a wrestler died and his two friends were injured, officials said.

26 May 2021

Delhi Police

Wrestler murder case: Four associates of Sushil Kumar arrested

Four associates of Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar, who were involved in the alleged property dispute case that led to the death of a 23-year-old wrestler Sagar Rana at the Chhatrasal Stadium, were arrested in New Delhi, police said on Wednesday.

23 May 2021

Delhi Police

Delhi Police arrests Sushil Kumar: All you need to know

Two-time Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar, who was on the run for his alleged involvement in the murder of a fellow wrestler, was arrested by the Delhi Police this morning.

18 May 2021

Delhi Police

Rs. 1 lakh reward announced for information on Sushil Kumar

The Delhi Police on Monday announced a reward of Rs. 1 lakh for information leading to the arrest of two-time Olympic medalist wrestler Sushil Kumar in connection with the Chhatrasal Stadium brawl that led to the death of a wrestler in Delhi.

15 May 2021

Delhi Police

Non-bailable warrant issued against Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar: Details here

A non-bailable warrant has been issued against Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar and nine others in connection with the murder case of former junior national wrestling champion, Sagar Rana.

17 Nov 2019

Yogi Adityanath

Watch: UP official's SUV crushes farmer's vegetables at market

A shocking video from Uttar Pradesh has surfaced online, wherein a white SUV of a senior government official can be seen repeatedly running over the vegetables spread out by a farmer for sale, during an anti-encroachment drive.

20 Sep 2019


World Wrestling Championships: Sushil Kumar loses opening round bout

Veteran wrestler Sushil Kumar lost in the opening round of the ongoing World Wrestling Championships on Friday.

22 Aug 2019


Where are the winners of the previous seasons of 'KBC'?

When Kaun Banega Crorepati was aired for the first time in 2000, it became an instant hit.

09 Aug 2019


Independence Day 2019: A look at India's greatest sporting moments

India had always been a sports-crazy nation even before independence. However, their pinnacle came following their independence in 1947.

30 Nov 2018


Wrestlers Bajrang, Vinesh and Pooja awarded Grade A contracts

The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has rolled out a grade-based contract system for wrestlers.

28 Sep 2018


Rathore welcomes HRD Ministry's decision to reduce syllabus by 50%

Union Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore welcomed the HRD Ministry's decision to reduce the syllabus in schools by half and making sports mandatory.

02 Sep 2018


Woman, fiance kill ex-boyfriend who blackmailed her with nude pictures

A 21-year-old woman, along with her fiance, was arrested in the national capital for killing her ex-boyfriend after he threatened her over leaking her nude pictures.

27 Aug 2018

Madhya Pradesh

Tripura govt memorandum on avoiding jeans, cargos triggers criticism

A Tripura state government memorandum advising bureaucrats to avoid casual attires such as denim wears while being on official duty triggered criticism from the opposition parties in the state, who termed it as "feudal".

19 Aug 2018


Asian Games: Ace wrestler Sushil Kumar suffers a shocking exit

India's two-time Olympics medalist, Sushil Kumar, suffered a shocking first round defeat at the Asian Games 2018, being held in Indonesia.

09 Aug 2018


Sakshi Malik opens up about her below-par performance in CWG

Under the scanner for her below-par performance in the run-up to the Asian Games, Olympic medalist Sakshi Malik is feeling the heat but insists that athletes never stop aiming for medals.

05 Jul 2018


Wrestler Sushil Kumar scripts an unimpressive tale

One doesn't even see wrestler Sushil Kumar settling for silver medal but this time around, he was knocked out of the first bout itself.

03 Jul 2018


Punjab-CM to bear expenses of youth creating awareness about drug-menace

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh has announced that he would personally bear the entire education expenses of Science Deep Singh, who is engaged in creating awareness among masses about ill effects of drugs.

01 Jul 2018

Delhi Police

Delhi Police seize 450 fake cards from illegal 'Aadhaar center'

Delhi Police have seized more than 450 fake Aadhaar cards in the making during a raid at an illegal center in the Shastri Nagar area, throwing light again on the vulnerabilities of the crucial document.

04 Jun 2018

Prakash Javadekar

Fuel price hike: Working towards a 'long-term' solution, claims Javadekar

After facing massive flak on the rising fuel prices, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar has recently claimed that the Centre is working for a 'long-term' fix.

29 May 2018


Delhi: Gym-owner gets teacher thrashed as he cancelled son's membership

A gym-owner in Delhi had a 45-year-old school teacher brutally assaulted, all because he had cancelled his son's membership.

17 Apr 2018


Statistical analysis of India's performance at Commonwealth Games

India's performance at the 21st Commonwealth Games goes down as the nation's third best ever in the event.

15 Apr 2018


Commonwealth Games: Railway athletes win 10 out of 26 golds

Indian Railways today said that it was a matter of pride that 40% of the gold medals for India, 10 out of 26, in the recently concluded Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, were won by Railway athletes.

14 Apr 2018


CWG-2018: Wrestlers Vinesh, Sumit claim gold; Sakshi bags bronze

There was no stopping the gold rush in wrestling as two more were added to the tally by Vinesh Phogat (50kg) and Sumit (125kg) at the Commonwealth Games today.

12 Apr 2018


CWG: Indian wrestlers bag two gold medals on Day 8

Day 8 of the Commonwealth Games at Gold Cost was quite a productive one for India as Indian wrestlers bagged two gold medals.

12 Apr 2018


Commonwealth Games: Sushil Kumar bags gold at Gold Coast

Two-time Olympic-medalist Sushil Kumar won his third consecutive gold medal at the Commonwealth Games after a comprehensive win over South Africa's Johannes Botha in the final of the 74kg wrestling event.

05 Apr 2018


Commonwealth Games: P Gururaja bags first medal for India

Weightlifter P Gururaja won a silver in men's 56kg category to give India their first medal at the 21st Commonwealth Games being held in Australia.

03 Apr 2018

Mary Kom

All you need to know about 2018 Commonwealth Games

The 2018 Commonwealth Games will kick off on April 4.

30 Mar 2018


Sushil Kumar's name missing from entry list on CWG website

The 2018 Commonwealth Games are just 5 days away and ace Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar's name has gone missing from the official entry list on the Gold Coast 2018 website.

12 Mar 2018

Narendra Modi

PM Modi to inaugurate Mary Kom's boxing-academy on 16 March

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the "Mary Kom Regional Boxing Foundation" in Imphal on 16 March and present in the long-awaited event will be Olympic medallists: boxer Vijender Kumar and wrestler Sushil Kumar.

03 Mar 2018


Ace wrestler Sushil Kumar plays down retirement talks

Two-time Olympic medal winner Sushil Kumar has played down the possibility of retiring from the sport as of now.

12 Jan 2018


Sushil Kumar to lose his CWG spot?

India's Olympic hero, wrestler Sushil Kumar has claimed innocence in the fracas that broke out following his bout against Parveen Rana, post the selection trials for the Commonwealth Games.

30 Dec 2017


FIR against wrestler Sushil Kumar for brawl at CWG trials

Olympic medallist, Sushil Kumar, was booked by the Delhi police after a complaint which stated that his supporters beat up fellow wrestler Parveen Rana and his brother.

21 Dec 2017


Birmingham to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games

The English city of Birmingham will host the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

18 Nov 2017


Sushil wins National gold in controversial win, Farhan Akhtar slams

Sushil Kumar's nine-year-long barren run without a Wrestling Nationals medal came to an end on Friday, albeit in a controversial way.

16 Oct 2016


Will Sushil Kumar be the next Indian at WWE?

Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar could be the next Indian after 'Khali' to be a part of World Wrestling Entertainment.

07 Sep 2016

Arjuna Award

Padma Bhushan for Sushil Kumar?

The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has recommended two time Olympic medal winner Sushil Kumar's name for this year's Padma Bhushan Award.