Sushil Kumar wins gold at World Wrestling Championship


Sushil Kumar became the first Indian to win the World Wresting Championship in the free style competition at Moscow. Sushil beat Alan Gogaev of Russia to win the championship.

Earlier he had won the Bronze medal for India at the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008.

Sushil hails from Haryana is currently employed by Indian Railways.

Saina wins Indoneasian Super Series

2010, June.

Saina Nehwal won the Indonesian Super Series (equivalent to a Grand Slam) defeating Japan's Sayaka Sato with 21-19, 13-21, 21-11 scoreline.

This victory moves Saina to World Number three ranking and race is on for the number one spot. A trully magnificent achievement by the Hyderabadi girl.

Vijender Singh wins bronze at Olympics


Vijender Singh turned in a stupendous performance to win the first Boxing medal for India at the Olympics.
This performance by Vijender has finally proved that Indian boxing has come of age and many more medals can be expected from our young boxers at the Olympics.

Sushil Kumar wins Bronze at Beijing Olympics


Sushil Kumar kept the Indian pride flying high by winning the bronze at Beijing Olympics at Wrestling.

This is a stupendous show by the wrestler and by Indian sports overall at the Olympics

Abhinav wins gold at Olympics

2008, August

Abhinav Bindra created history when he won India's first ever individual Olympic Gold medal. Abhinav won the gold in the Men's 10m Air Rifle event at Beijing Olympics.

25 year old Bindra followed his world championship title two years ago at Zagreb to finally win a landmark gold medal for India.

Rathore wins silver at the Olympics


Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore won the silver at Mens Double Trap event at the Athen Olympic Games.

This achievement by Rathore would pave the way for other younger shooters that an Olympic gold is within India's grasp.

Anju wins bronze


Anju Bobby George is the first Indian athlete to win a medal in World Athletics Championship. Anju entered record books when she won the bronze medal in Long Jump at the 2003 World Championships in Athletics in Paris. Anju Bobby George won the medal with a jump of 6.70 m in the penultimate round.

Anju started her athletics career with Heptathlon and later on moved to Long Jump and Triple Jump. In 1999 Anju set the national record for triple jump in the Bangalore Federation Cup. In 2001 Anju broke her own record in Long Jump with an effort of 6.74 m in the National Circuit Meet at Thiruvananthapuram. She won the bronze medal at the 2002 Commonwealth Games at Manchester and gold medal at the Asian Games in Busan. Anju Bobby George finished sixth at the 2004 Athens Olympics but achieved a personal best of 6.83 m.

Anju has won many awards and honours. She is the recipient of India's highest sporting award, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna for the year 2003. She was honoured with Padma Shri in 2004, and with Arjuna Award in the year 2002.