Mar 21, 2013 03:38 EDT
While his sweat-drenched charges lock limbs in the open-air ring, kitted out in nothing more than a loin cloth, Raj Singh shudders as he contemplates how their Olympic dream could be shattered.
Feb 13, 2013 10:55 EST
Wrestlers around the world on Wednesday vowed to fight to save the ancient sport's Olympic status, after the International Olympic Committee voted to drop it for the 2020 Games.
Aug 12, 2012 21:55 EDT
India's Sushil Kumar wants to complete his Olympic medal collection by winning gold at the 2016 Games in Rio after taking wrestling silver on the final day of action in London.
Aug 12, 2012 13:08 EDT
Tatsuhiro Yonemitsu ended Japan's 24-year wait for an Olympic men's wrestling gold medal when he beat India's Sushil Kumar in the 66kg freestyle final on Sunday.
Aug 12, 2012 06:52 EDT
India's Sushil Kumar advanced into the Olympic men's 66kg freestyle wrestling final after coming from behind in his last four clash in spectacular style on Sunday.
Aug 12, 2012 06:49 EDT
Indian celebrities and politicians lined up Sunday to lavish praise on wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt, who won a bronze medal for his success-starved country despite suffering a badly swollen eye.
Aug 03, 2012 05:09 EDT
An Indian woman who gatecrashed the procession of India's athletes at the opening of the London Olympic Games has apologised for an "error of judgement" that prompted a wave of criticism on social media sites.
Jul 31, 2012 06:23 EDT
India are looking for better days ahead at the Olympics after shooter Gagan Narang picked up the country's first medal, a bronze, at the London Games.
Jul 29, 2012 09:36 EDT
Olympics organisers Sunday blamed an "over-excited" cast member for gatecrashing India's athletes' march at the opening ceremony, denying she was a security risk.
Jul 29, 2012 00:44 EDT
India have protested to London Olympic organisers after a mysterious woman gatecrashed their squad at the opening ceremony, media reports said on Sunday.
Jul 28, 2012 12:05 EDT
Cricket superstar Sachin Tendulkar has simple advice to offer India's medal hopefuls at the London Olympics -- embrace pressure, don't fight it.
Jul 20, 2012 14:39 EDT
One of India's top medal prospects and team flag-bearer at the London Olympics, wrestler Sushil Kumar, is unhappy with arrangements after being left without a personal physio, officials said Friday.
Jun 05, 2012 03:52 EDT
Indian sports officials have expressed shock at conditions in the Olympic training camp for the nation's wrestlers, with rotten fruit being prepared in a dirty kitchen, a report said Tuesday.
Mar 02, 2012 13:35 EST
India's government on Friday challenged a Supreme Court ruling scrapping 122 telecom licences awarded in a 2008 sale at the centre of a massive corruption scandal that has shaken the country.
Oct 28, 2011 17:49 EDT
MUMBAI (Reuters) - An office worker too poor to own a television set has won an unprecedented $1 million in the Indian version of TV game show "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire."
Oct 27, 2011 09:29 EDT
A computer operator who earns just $130 a month has become the first person to win the $1 million top prize on the Indian version of the "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?" television quiz.
Jul 25, 2011 11:07 EDT
India's former telecom minister, accused in a mammoth fraud case, insisted Monday that he was innocent and that Premier Manmohan Singh had been aware of his actions as he began his court defence.
Sep 26, 2010 21:52 EDT
India's sportsmen hope to strike it rich at their own Commonwealth Games even though delays in building venues have deprived them of any home advantage.
Sep 25, 2010 01:09 EDT
Wrestling makes its return to the Commonwealth Games after being dropped from the 2006 program, mired in a drugs scandal which has sent shockwaves through host India's training camp.
Apr 12, 2010 04:08 EDT
Far from the hype that surrounds India's wealthy professional cricketers, a group of young men learn to wrestle in mud pits, hoping their skills may one day lead to fame and glory.