Yogeshwar Dutt

  • Yogeshwar Dutt, Sushil Kumar shine in International tourney in Itlay 02-06-2014 01:36 PM

    New Delhi: The celebrated Indian wrestling duo of Yogeshwar Dutt and Sushil Kumar sparkled on debut in new weight categories by winning a gold and silver medal respectively in the International Competition in Sassari city, Italy. London Olympics bronze-medallist Yogeshwar won the gold medal in the 65kg category while two-time...
  • Sushil, Yogeshwar to compete in new categories for the first time 27-05-2014 06:56 PM

    New Delhi: After a long sabbatical, Olympic heroes Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt will be spearheading the Indian challenge when they fight it out for the first time in their respective new weight categories at the Senior International wrestling tournament in Italy on May 30-31. The London Games medallists gave...
  • Wrestlers leave for Astana sans Sushil, Yogeshwar 18-04-2014 02:08 PM

    New Delhi: Olympic heroes Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar have decided to give it a miss for the second year running even as an upbeat Indian wrestling contingent gets set to leave for the Senior Asian Championship to be held in Astana, Kazakhstan from April 22 to 27. Two-time Olympic medallist...
  • Amit to lead challenge in WC in Sushil, Yogeshwar's absence 10-03-2014 05:30 PM

    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...
  • No Sushil, Yogeshwar for freestyle Wrestling World Cup 18-02-2014 06:21 PM

    New Delhi: Olympic medallist grapplers Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt will not be a part of the next month's Freestyle Wrestling World Cup as the two have been given further rest by the federation from national duties. Sushil and Yogeshwar haven't taken the mat since their medal winning feat at...
  • Wrestlers leave for US tourney sans Sushil; Yogeshwar doubtful 15-01-2014 04:40 PM

    New Delhi: Olympic medallists Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt have opted out of travelling with the 10-strong Indian wrestling contingent, which will leave for the Dave Schultz Memorial International tournament in Colorado Springs from January 30 to February 1, on Wednesday night. Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil and London Games bronze...
  • Sushil to compete in 74kg in Rio Games, Yogeshwar in 65kg 01-01-2014 06:06 PM

    New Delhi: Putting to rest all speculations, it was confirmed on Wednesday that star wrestlers Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt will compete in 74kg and 65kg categories respectively at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games to avoid face-off against each other. However, in the FILA competitions, including the world and the...
  • Yearender: Youngsters confirm ascendancy of Indian wrestling 26-12-2013 01:51 PM

    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...
  • Yogeshwar Dutt wants gold in World Championship 27-10-2013 10:11 PM

    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....
  • Wrestlers aiming for atleast 5 medals at Rio: Sushil Kumar 25-09-2013 05:23 PM

    New Delhi: Buoyed by India's best-ever performance at the World Championships, Olympic heroes Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt Wednesday vowed to settle for nothing less than at least five medals in the next edition at Rio de Janeiro in 2016. India finished with three medals at the recently concluded World...
  • Indian men earn maiden berth in wrestling World Cup 20-09-2013 06:48 PM

    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...
  • Bajrang dedicates medal to mentor Yogeshwar Dutt 18-09-2013 12:18 PM

    New Delhi: Bajrang, who won India's second medal at the ongoing World Wrestling Championships, on Wednesday dedicated his bronze medal to fellow grappler and mentor Yogeshwar Dutt for playing a key role in shaping his career. For Bajrang, who won a bronze in the 60kg category in Budapest, Hungary last...
  • Put house in order and end India's Olympic exile: Yogeshwar to IOA 10-09-2013 03:34 PM

    New Delhi: Ecstatic at wrestling's re-inclusion in the Olympic Games, Yogeshwar Dutt on Tuesday appealed to the suspended IOA to set its house in order to end India's exile and pave the way for country's athletes to compete under the tri-colour. "I would like to urge the IOA to mend...
  • IOA, grapplers welcome wrestling's re-inclusion in Oly Games 08-09-2013 11:11 PM

    New Delhi: Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and the wrestling fraternity of the country was ecstatic as wrestling on Sunday won a crucial International Olympic Committee (IOC) vote to regain its place in the Olympic sports roster. Wrestling got 49 out of 95 votes cast by the IOC members in Buenos...
  • Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt not to undergo surgery on his right knee 02-09-2013 11:01 PM

    New Delhi: Olympic bronze medallist Yogeshwar Dutt has been advised not to go in for surgery by his doctors on the knee, which has been diagnosed twice, as it could pose serious threat to his wrestling career. Yogeshwar suffered a medical collateral ligament (MCL) tear in his right knee in...
  • Grapplers elated at Wrestling's shortlisting for final vote 29-05-2013 11:32 PM

    New Delhi: Olympic medallists, Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt, on Wednesday welcomed the decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board to keep Wrestling in hunt for a place in the 2020 Olympic Games. The IOC Executive Board made its decision after receiving presentations from eight sports in St...
  • Young wrestlers aim to impress in the absence of Sushil, Yogeshwar 17-04-2013 04:56 PM

    New Delhi: Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt's withdrawal from the Senior Asian Wrestling Championship due to their respective injuries might have taken the sheen out of the tournament but the event provides an opportunity for other Indian grapplers to make a mark for themselves when they take on the best...
  • Sushil, Yogeshwar to skip Asian Wrestling Championship 15-04-2013 03:55 PM

    New Delhi: Indian fans would be deprived of watching their Olympic medal winning grapplers Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt in action at the upcoming Senior Asian Wrestling Championship as the two have not yet recovered from their respective injuries. Amit Dhankar (66kg) and Bajrang (60kg), who were named as reserves,...
  • Wrestler Sushil, Yogeshwar doubtful for Asian Championship 08-04-2013 07:30 PM

    New Delhi: Recuperating from their shoulder and knee injuries, star Indian grapplers Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt remain doubtful starters for the Senior Asian Wrestling Championship to be held here from April 18 to 22. "I am recovering well from my injury. My knee is showing signs of improvement. I...
  • Sushil,Yogeshwar cynosure of all eyes 25-12-2012 02:53 PM

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  • Yogeshwar gunning for World Championship medal 29-10-2012 03:49 PM

    New Delhi: With an Olympics bronze medal in his kitty, Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt now aims for the elusive World Championship medal. "My next aim is to win a World Championship medal. Having won a medal in all of the important wrestling tournaments in the world, the World Championship medal...
  • Khel Ratna award for Vijay, Yogeshwar 29-08-2012 07:14 PM

    New Delhi: Olympic medallists Vijay Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt were on Wednesday jointly conferred the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, country's highest sporting honour, while an unprecedented 25 sportspersons were honoured with the Arjuna awards in a glittering ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhawan. A loud applause greeted the two Olympic...
  • Vijay, Yogeshwar to get Khel Ratna Award 18-08-2012 08:29 PM

    New Delhi: Olympic heroes, shooter Vijay Kumar and wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt were on Saturday jointly recommended for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, the country's highest sporting honour. The names of pistol shooter Vijay Kumar, who won a silver in the 25m rapid fire event at the London Olympics...
  • 'I've had sleepless nights for last 4 years' 15-08-2012 06:29 PM

    Sonepat: Having realised his dream of winning a medal at the Olympics, star grappler Yogeshwar Dutt says, he would now be able to "sleep soundly" after having "sleepless nights" since Beijing Olympics where he lost in quarter-finals in the last 10 seconds. The 29-year-old from village Bhainswal Kalan in district...