Amit Kumar

  • Arjuna award would have motivated me even more for Asiad, says wrestler Amit Kumar 14 hours 13 minutes ago

    New Delhi: All geared up for the Asian Games, Commonwealth Games gold medallist grappler Amit Kumar confessed had he been conferred with Arjuna award it would have given him added motivation to go for a podium finish at the multi-sport event, commencing on Friday at Incheon. Wrestling Federation of India had...
  • Wrestler Amit Kumar upset over Arjuna Award snub August 13, 2014

    Amit Kumar, who won gold at the 2014 CWG in Glasgow and also has a silver won at the 2013 World Championships, said such decisions are bad for morale. ...
  • Uttarakhand rowers to represent India in Youth Olympics in Nanjing August 12, 2014

    Amit Kumar and Atul Kumar of Uttarakhand Rowing Association, accompanied by coach Jenil Krishnan (Andhra Pradesh) will be representing India in the 2nd Youth Olympics Games being held in Nanjing, from August 17 to 20. According to a press release by M V Sriram, secretary, Rowing Federation of India, the...
  • Sushil Kumar proud of India's wrestling performance at CWG August 5, 2014

    Sushil Kumar, Yogeshwar Dutt, Amit Kumar made sure that Indian wrestling continues to be on the upswing and, in all, five gold and six silver and two bronze were surely impressive at the Commonwealth Games. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 29, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • CWG 2014: India complete golden hat-trick on the wrestling mat July 30, 2014

    Glasgow: Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar spearheaded a sparkling show as Indian grapplers dominated the wrestling arena with three gold medals after the shooters ended their campaign on a rousing note with five more podium finishes on sixth day of competitions in the 20th Commonwealth Games on Wednesday. Sushil expectedly bagged...
  • CWG 2014: Indian cyclists continue to disappoint in Glasgow July 25, 2014

    Glasgow: Indian cyclists' dismal show continued at the Commonwealth Games as they failed to qualify for the finals of both Men's 4000m Individual pursuit and Women's 3000m Individual pursuit events on second day of the track cycling competition on Friday. In the men's 4000m individual pursuit, three Indians -- Manjeet Singh,...
  • CWG 2014: Wrestler Amit Kumar targets Glasgow gold July 22, 2014

    Amit Kumar, the youngest in India's wrestling contingent for the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, has promised to grapple for nothing less than gold for his country. The 19-year-old wrestler, son of a milkman from Haryana, won a silver medal at the Budapest world championships last year and will be...
  • Entire AAP West Bengal unit decides to merge with BJP June 6, 2014

    Kolkata: Following the spectacular rise of the BJP in the state, the entire West Bengal unit of AAP on Friday merged with it, while a senior Congress leader was likely to do so in the coming days. "The entire state unit of the Aam Admi Party decided to merge with the...
  • AAP alleges its candidate was attacked by BJP workers, police dismisses allegation May 9, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday alleged that its candidate for East Champaran constituency Amit Kumar Choube and his supporters were attacked with guns by BJP workers at Panpur Bazar area, but police said it was an incident between two marriage parties. AAP state Campaign Committee Secretary Prabhat Kumar alleged that...
  • Amit to lead challenge in WC in Sushil, Yogeshwar's absence March 10, 2014

    New Delhi: World Championship silver winner Amit Kumar Dahiya will spearhead the Indian challenge in their maiden Freestyle World Cup in Los Angeles from March 15-16 in the absence of Olympic medallists Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt. The Indian contingent, comprising of Dahiya (57kg), Bajrang (61kg), Rajnesh (65kg), Amit Dhankar (70kg),...
  • Veer campaign: Indian paralympian Amit Kumar unleashes his true potential February 20, 2014

    In India hardly 1 per cent of the physically challenged people are employed, but there are some who have overcome their disability through sheer courage and determination. Indian paralympian Amit Kumar Saroha is one such person who has unleashed his true potential. On September 21, 2007 Saroha met with an...
  • Yearender: Youngsters confirm ascendancy of Indian wrestling December 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Youngsters Amit Kumar, Bajrang and Sandeep Yadav scripted India's best ever show in the World Championship in the absence of Olympic stars in an eventful year, during which the ancient sport successfully fought off its Olympic exclusion. Olympic medallists Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt preferred to stay on the...
  • Indian of the Year 2013: Nominees in sports category December 10, 2013

    CNN-IBN's Indian of the Year Awards are back for the year 2013 and here we bring you the nominees in the category of Sports. ...
  • Yogeshwar Dutt wants gold in World Championship October 27, 2013

    Mumbai: Staying fit and winning a gold at World championship remains the main priority for Olympics bronze medallist Yogeshwar Dutt but the injury-prone Indian wrestler said he might need to skip either the Commonwealth Games or Asian Games depending on his fitness next year. "My biggest problem is of injury. I...
  • Indian Grand Prix to go ahead after court hearing delayed October 25, 2013

    Sunday's Indian Grand Prix will go ahead as scheduled after the Supreme Court deferred hearing in a case seeking its cancellation over tax issues to next week. "The case will now be heard next week," a court official told Reuters on Friday. The Supreme Court decided to hear the case after campaigner...
  • Supreme Court refuses to put a stay on Formula 1 race, adjourns case till Nov 1 October 25, 2013

    Supreme Court has refused to put a stay on Formula 1 race on Friday after a petition was filed to put the mega event on hold for alleged tax default. The court has adjourned the matter till November 1st which means the event will take place on Saturday as scheduled. Two...
  • SC agrees to hear plea against Formula One race tomorrow October 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Two days ahead of the Formula 1 race in Greater Noida, a petition seeking to stay the mega event was on Thursday filed before the Supreme Court which agreed to hear it on Friday. A bench headed by Chief Justice P Sathasivam, before whom the matter was mentioned,...
  • Ex-BJP leader gets life term for gangraping girl September 26, 2013

    Former Cooperative Bank Chairman and ex-BJP leader Pramod Gupta was sentenced to life in prison by a local court on Thursday for gangraping a girl at a city resort in a case going back five years. Additional District and Sessions Judge Amit Kumar Sirohi also sentenced Gupta's associate Ashok Kumar to...
  • Indian wrestling on the upswing September 27, 2013

    Upcoming wrestlers Amit Kumar, Bajrang and Sandeep Tulsi Yadav performed brilliantly at World Championships and made India proud. ...
  • Victorious Indian wrestlers return from World Championships September 20, 2013

    Amit Kumar and Bajrang Kumar, who won silver and bronze medal respectively, returned home to hero's welcome. ...
  • Amit, Bajrang credit World Championship medals to hard work September 20, 2013

    Amit Kumar and Bajrang Kumar visit CNN-IBN studios to describe their journey en route World Championship silver and bronze medal, respectively. ...
  • Indian men earn maiden berth in wrestling World Cup September 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian wrestling is well and truly on an all-time high as the country, in what turned out to be a double delight, on Friday earned a maiden World Cup berth on the back of its best-ever sixth-place finish in men's free-style at the World Championships in Budapest. India finished...
  • Amit Kumar wins silver at World Wrestling Championships September 17, 2013

    Indian wrestling discovered a new star on Monday with 19-year-old Amit Kumar winning silver medal at the World Championships in Hungary. ...
  • Amit Kumar wins silver at World Wrestling September 17, 2013

    Asian Champion Amit Kumar settled for silver after going down narrowly in the final of the 55kg category on the opening day of World Wrestling Championships. ...
  • Amit Kumar wins silver at World Wrestling Championships September 17, 2013

    Budapest: Asian Champion Amit Kumar settled for silver after going down narrowly in the final of the 55kg category on the opening day of World Wrestling Championships on Monday. Amit lost to Hassan Farman Rahimi of Iran 1-2 to win finish with a silver medal at the Papp Laszlo Sports Arena....
  • Amit Kumar enters World Wrestling Championships final September 16, 2013

    Budapest: Asian Champion Amit Kumar assured India of at least a silver by storming into the finals of the 55kg category on the opening day of World Wrestling Championships on Monday. After London Olympics silver medallist Sushil Kumar failed to take the mat due to fitness issues, Amit brought cheers to...