Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Willie Cauley-Stein had 22 points and a career-high 17 rebounds, Buddy Hield scored 28 and the Kings overcame an 11-point deficit in the fourth quarter to beat the reeling New Orleans Pelicans 122-117 on Sunday.“The identity that we’re never out of a game, we love,” Joerger said. “The identity of starting slow because we’re going to catch you later is not what I’m looking for. We’ve got some young bodies, some young minds, and the best is in front of us. But there’s some tired guys in there.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSacramento fell behind by 19 in the first half Friday before rallying to beat the Memphis Grizzlies.By doing the same thing against New Orleans, the Kings became the first team since the 2010 Indiana Pacers to trail by 19 and win in consecutive games. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew ‘Mia’: Rom-com with a cause a career-boosting showcase for Coleen Garcia “It’s fantastic,” Joerger said. “Guys have put in a lot of work. It’s also a feather in the hat of our organization and the direction that we’re going.”UP NEXTPelicans: At Dallas on Wednesday night.Kings: At the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday night.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next No.13 lucky for Orlando Bloom “We’ve just been fortunate to get stops late,” Cauley-Stein said. “We don’t want to have to battle down 20. We just have to get stops earlier. In the first half of the last couple of games, they get a lot of layups.”Bogdan Bogdanovic added 24 points, De’Aaron Fox had 19 points and 11 assists, and Iman Shumpert scored 10.Anthony Davis had 26 points and 17 rebounds for the Pelicans. Jrue Holiday added 27 points, six assists and seven rebounds. New Orleans has lost four straight and 12 of 17.“It’s kind of the same story for us,” Holiday said. “Between the coaches and the players, we have to get on the same page when it comes down to the last four minutes. In the second half they started making shots.”Down 105-94 with 7 1/2 minutes left, the Kings scored 14 consecutive points as part of a 19-5 run to take control. Hield fueled the comeback with a pair of 3-pointers and a fast-break layup, and Fox made a free throw to put the Kings up 113-110 with 2:03 remaining.ADVERTISEMENT Sacramento pushed its lead to 121-114 before Davis made a 3. After Fox made one of two free throws, Julius Randle scored and appeared to get fouled but the play was overturned on replay.The Pelicans, who scored a franchise-record 149 points against the Kings when the teams met in the second game of the season in October, got off to another fast start. New Orleans led 32-13 in the first quarter, then withstood a surge by Sacramento in the second to go up 69-58 at halftime.“We played well over stretches and then we go away from what we’re doing,” Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry said. “We stopped moving the basketball and tried to do it ourselves. We’re not capable of doing that.”TIP-INSPelicans: New Orleans scored 66 points in the paint. … Davis had eight points in the first quarter, going 6 for 6 on free throws. … Nikola Mirotic missed his fifth consecutive game because of a sore right ankle.Kings: Marvin Bagley (bruised left knee) sat out his fifth straight game. … The Kings made five 3s in the fourth quarter.FOX-LIKE REFLEXESFox made a phenomenal defensive play in the second quarter when he chased down Tim Frazier and blocked a fast-break layup attempt from behind. The ball ricocheted off the backboard and nearly went to midcourt, leading to an easy basket for Hield as the Golden1 Center crowd erupted in a thunderous ovation.NEW YEAR, NEW KINGSWith two games left in 2018, the Kings (18-15) are guaranteed of heading into the new year with a winning record for the first time since 2004-05. New Orleans Pelicans guard Frank Jackson (15) passes the ball around Sacramento Kings guard Buddy Hield (24) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Yeater)SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Dave Joerger is pretty proud of the way his Kings have been able to generate a few big comeback wins this season.It’s the early double-digit deficits the Sacramento coach could do without.ADVERTISEMENT Myles Turner, Pacers beat up well-worn Wizards Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. 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Dear Editor,There has been quite a hubbub coming from City Hall of late, regarding the celebration of the 175th anniversary of Georgetown becoming a city, and quite a significant milestone it is.Clearly, however, the planners are lacking in depth of intellect, emotion, and/or knowledge.I would like to express my considerable disappointment that rather than our City planners finding ways to honour the past, to celebrate the present, and to dream about the future while drawing in community members of every age, creed and background, they have instead opted to make the celebration into a big bacchanal, with beach parties and cooler fetes, big ticket dinners and cocktail receptions.Had those City Hall planners been interested in maximum appeal, they would have included a wide spectrum of citizens on their Anniversary Planning Committee, and hosted a city-wide brainstorming session prior. But no, they instead decided to throw together a few of their own, who clearly lack vision and savoir vivre.Why are they not having a parade featuring Georgetown’s oldest and newest inhabitants as grand masters? And why did they not encourage the school bands, youth groups, the Girl Guides, Scouting troops and local celebrities to participate?This anniversary should be used to celebrate our past accomplishments, the resilience of our people, and to set the course for our future; instead, the focus seems to be plain revelry or a valedictory celebration for the Mayor and her sidekicks.I believe this anniversary is a tremendous teachable moment, an opportunity to introduce citizens to, and remind them of, the uniqueness of this city. It is a chance to partner with the people and to encompass all aspects of what it means to live and work in Georgetown.Will they be opening their municipal archives, located on Water Street, for schoolchildren to visit? With an entire Public Relations Department in place, will they produce a proper 175th commemorative magazine?They talk of using the anniversary to boost tourism in Georgetown; how will this be done?Will they be hosting exciting and educational city tours? Have they encouraged the diaspora, who once lived in Georgetown but who now live overseas, to visit for the anniversary?There is need for a city-wide historical symposium; there is need for a city-wide art festival to mark the anniversary, and there is need for a city exhibition.Come on, Madam Mayor, a city is not gauged by its length and width, but by the breadth of its vision and the height of its dreams.Sincerely,Amber Valentine
President Sirleaf has condemned in the strongest terms the cowardly act perpetrated against innocent lives, in a message of consolation to President Donald J. Trump of the United States of America, following the tragic news of a mass shooting which left fifty-nine (59) persons dead.The shooting incident, which occurred on Sunday, October 1, at a Las Vegas resort, also left at least five hundred and twenty-seven (527) others injured, some very seriously. It happened during a country music festival on the Las Vegas Strip. The shooter fired from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel.President Sirleaf extended condolences to the families of those whose lives were taken and prayed for the speedy and full recovery of the injured.According to a Foreign Affairs Ministry release, President Sirleaf stated in the message to her US counterpart, “During this time of sorrow and burden, I extend to you and the American people, especially those affected by this atrocious act, the warmth of friendship and condolences from the people of Liberia and in my own name.”Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)
BC Supreme Court will convene in Fort St. John tomorrow to begin an inquest into the death of Larry Lee McPherson.On August 28th of last year, McPherson went into medical distress while in the custody of Fort St. John RCMP. He was transported to Fort St. John General Hospital but he later died.A coroner and jury have been appointed to hear witness accounts of the death. The jury will then be asked if they wish to make reccomendations in order to prevent similar deaths in the future. The trial is expected to last three days.- Advertisement –
“It’s just a part of the morphing into a new role,” said the 50-year-old forever-young-looking Miller, enjoying another ice tea at an outdoor restaurant Wednesday on a non-snowy winter day in Hollywood. Miller logged 17 years at ESPN, spending many a night on “SportsCenter” or “Baseball Tonight” or as a dugout reporter on regional games. It was ESPN who sent him out this way in 1999 to succeed Chris Myers as the host of Roy Firestone-created “Up Close.” That only lasted three years before the show was eventually, and unfortunately, phased out. In the process, he met his future wife, Lisa Marie, a North Hollywood native and graduate of Louisville High in Woodland Hills who was the show’s office manager. Taping the show out of the Anaheim ESPN Zone restaurant, Miller was able to start a family in Santa Ana with now 5-year-old daughter Calle and 2-year-old son Rigley (that’s as in Wrigley Field, but minus the “W”). Some regional biases die harder than others. But Miller knew as soon as he landed in this part of the country that he wanted to stay. “I knew as I was doing (‘Up Close’) that it was the greatest job I’d ever have, and looking back, I think the industry as a whole is missing a good, unedited interview show like that one,” Miller said. “It bugged me that the network was going more and more away from interviewing athletes and more to having their own analysts like (Peter) Gammons or a (Sean) Salisbury provide the soundbites to the day’s news. Maybe it’s because they’re not afraid to say things that an athlete that’s too middle-of-the-road won’t say.” We interrupt this story for an “Up Close”-esque segue: Some in the media industry assumed Miller’s reassignment to California was part of a career makeover. It came a year after an infamous incident in Cleveland, where Miller went through the embarrassment of an arrest for urinating out a second-story window onto two off-duty police officers on the night before the Cleveland Indians were to play the Baltimore Orioles in an American League playoff game at Jacobs Field. Do an Internet search for the story, and the version of what happened in the newspapers, and what Miller actually remembers taking place, are quite different. Miller says he was definitely drinking at the open-bar party, hosted by the American League. He needed to use the restroom but the lines were too long, so he grabbed an empty beer bottle and filled it up. The next thing he knew, he was getting a tap on the shoulder by police officers and being handcuffed. Newspaper reports quoted the police as saying he had “an instrument used for drugs” – Miller said it was a plastic dental pick – and the reported “residue” in his pockets were from aspirin and Rolaids. Charged with indecency, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest, Miller immediately pleaded not guilty, and changed it in the December trial to no-contest. The way the story was reported – and it happened shortly after media frenzy over Marv Albert’s bizarre arrest for assaulting a sexual partner in a hotel room – has a profound affect on how Miller takes his journalistic approach to dealing with information about an arrested athlete or someone who’s going through public scrutiny. “I was angry about all the misinformation, and I was aware of it immediately,” he said. “When I was released, there were other reporters waiting to talk to me and I said, ‘You better get your facts right before you put them out there.’ “All that really did change me. It’s not like I was 20 in a frat house where it was some badge of honor. The thing that bothered me most was that the stories said, ‘Gary Miller, 40 …’ That’s not what I wanted to be doing with my life. I haven’t had a drink since. “But I did put myself in that situation. Since then, I had to interview athletes such as a Doc Gooden or Darryl Strawberry, and I guess I felt I could relate more to them after having my own public incident and the repercussions that go with it, having your life played out in the media. “Obviously, I don’t ever want to be put in that situation again. At least I didn’t hurt anyone. It was fairly minor-league stuff. I still get upset, though, when I see how lenient the courts can be with a DUI, or, especially here in Hollywood, when a celebrity is in the middle of a rehab and they’re allowed to come out to a movie premiere. I also don’t think I can listen to an athlete who blames someone else for their actions – like Evander Holyfield, an ordained minister who has all these children out of his marriage and says it’s because that’s what his father did. “I think they’re mixing the message there.” A strong spiritual force in Miller’s life also helped him reach a moment of epiphany after the incident. Having thick skin helps, too, when an employer lets you go without warning, which is basically what happened with him when KSPN-AM dropped him suddenly in November. Station management said Miller wasn’t opinionated enough, but somehow, the show he co-hosted with D’Marco Farr was successful enough that performance bonuses were kicking in for reaching certain ratings plateaus. Miller says he’s still receiving checks in the mail for that. “Based on my experience in the industry, it was not related at all to the content of the show, but to save money,” said Miller, who had been at the station for several years prior to the regular spot. “I’ve experienced almost every manner of discontinuation, but being let go for too much success and record ratings was a first. It was dumbfounding, especially when management said it takes 18 months for a show to really get running, and we had been doing it just a year.” Miller’s easygoing personna – something he says was molded by having Bob Costas as one of his broadcasting role models – wasn’t going to change. But that’s why he figured the station hired him in the first place, as a voice of reason to help shape Farr’s scattered opinions. The “bad taste” he says that is left from that radio gig is compounded by the fact that Farr, whom he recruited to join him for the show, hasn’t made any contact with him since then. There must be some strange reason, then, why KCAL feels compelled to keep Miller on the payroll. “We hired him knowing he had a lot of momentum and didn’t have to recreate any buzz based on who he was and the mark he’d already made in sports broadcasting,” said Scott Henry, the senior executive producer for sports at both KCAL and KCBS who hired Miller in December 2005. “He gave us instant credibility, especially for the Dodgers shows. By the end of last season, he and Eric Karros were really clicking on the pregame.” From his days 25 years ago at CNN, when he used to do weekend anchoring with Dan Patrick,. then to ESPN, where he rejoined Patrick and befriended a whole other lot of now-familiar sports personalities, Miller said he always had a fascination with living in the West, but never thought he’d be here. Now he can’t imagine leaving. “Not many people leave here once they get ingrained with it, as I guess millions upon millions of our neighbors and freeway travelers can attest to that,” Miller said. “I’d like to make it permanent – as permanent as anything can be in this ludicrous industry.” Contact media columnist Tom Hoffarth at email@example.com (818) 713-3661 The best and worst of L.A. sports — TV anchor/reporters The top 10 1. Bill Macdonald, FSN After long consideration, we finally decided we shouldn’t be as amazed as we have been all these years about the way he transitions from anchor to reporter to sports awards show co-host. At last, one of the few who’s been with the cable network since the pre-historic days deserves to wear the crown. He’s not blushing. That’s a natural orange. Last year: 6 2. Fred Roggin, KNBC Channel 4 Combining the success of “The Challenge” interactive trivia show on Sunday nights during the NFL season and re-emerging on morning-drive sports talk boosts his Q-factor and keeps him ahead of the curve in that all-important exposure factor. Last year: 2 3. Jim Hill, KCBS Channel 2 Not to be blinded by all the stuff Mr. Snappy Dresser does off-camera, but serving as the acting grand marshal of the recent Martin Luther King Jr. Kingdom Day parade and his inclusion on the Hollywood Walk of Fame again show his importance in the community. Last year: 1 4. Lindsay Soto, FSN Earning more and more responsibility and respect with the network decision-makers, and for all the right reasons. Last year: 5 5. Curt Sandoval, KABC Channel 7 An ironman on and off the sports desk, he starts his 20th year as an on-air sportscaster (says his Web site, www.curtsandoval.com). Last year: 3 6. Patrick O’Neal, FSN So pop and step brother are having a heated discussion, apparently with a fireplace utensil, and estranged step-sister adds her two cents, and Gloria Allred jumps into the fracas … Sorry, man. We won’t ask. Last year: 8 7. John Ireland, KLAC Channel 9 According to his Internet Movie Database site link ( http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0409869 ) , he died in 1992 from leukemia. All things considered, he still looks good. Last year: 4 8. Gary Miller, KCAL Channel 9 Says Dodgers pregame partner Eric Karros about Miller, considering they also worked on ESPN regional baseball games: “Gary is genuinely interested in what he does, from being well-prepared, well-informed and if he stands a stand, it’s not just for the sake of argument. He’s one of the most informed guys I’ve been around in the media.” Last year: 10 9. Jim Watson, FSN Asked to do more and more play-by-play assignments, he’s still the go-to guy if you need someone at the last minute to shag postgame quotes from the Milwaukee Brewers’ bullpen catcher. Last year: 9 10. Tom Murray, FSN His re-emergence on Kings and Ducks games as a rink-side reporter hopefully will be the first of an extended return for the former KCAL Channel 9 anchor. Last year: Not ranked Honorable mention Petros Papadakis, FSN; Kevin Kennedy, FSN Dodgers; Eric Karros, KCAL Channel 9 studio analyst; Paul Westphal, FSN basketball; Mario Solis and Bill Seward, KNBC Channel 4; John Hartung, KABC Channel 7; Christine Nubla, FSN; Rick Garcia and Rory Markus, KTTV Channel 11. The bottom 5 1. Jack Haley, FSN basketball studio. When Max Headroom moves those mechanical lips, it takes away all that distraction caused by fans waving behind him on the other side of the Staples Center studio glass. Perhaps they’re just trying to alert the people at home that there’s smoke coming out of his battery pack. Haley’s stratospheric comments are truly from another planet. Last year: Ignored 2. Steve Lyons, FSN Dodgers studio Can’t he just look at Kevin Kennedy and resist that urge to contribute something we already know? Maybe FSN will have him back this year; maybe not. Last year: Barely tolerated 3. Eric Dickerson, KCBS Channel 2. Please, stop living off the NFL Hall of Fame credentials and actually learn the craft now. Last year: Given another free pass 4. Alan Massengale, KCAL Channel 9. Why can’t we get over that smarmy smirk while he’s delivering his pitch? It’s as if he just heard a dirty joke off air and can’t wait to tell it when the segment’s finally over. Last year: Horrible mention 5. So whatever happened to Jennifer Gould? According to her vanity Web site (www.jennifergould.com), the former KTTV Channel 11 bar-hopper-with-a-microphone says she’s writing and producing feature fluff for the E! Entertainment Network. Which apparently still exists on some cable systems. Horrible mention Michael Eaves, FSN; Rob Fukuzaki, KABC Channel 7; Damon Andrews, KTLA Channel 5.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! How can it not crack Gary Miller up every time he’s walking through an airport or a crowded baseball stadium and he gets recognized. Sort of. “Someone will say, ‘Hey, I just saw you last night on ESPN,”‘ Miller said. “OK, even though I haven’t done a ‘SportsCenter’ in eight years…” For the Chicago-area native whose sports TV career was shaped by long stops at all-sports monolith in Bristol, Conn., as well as in Atlanta during the growing stages of CNN and Headline News, the mistaken identity is understandable. But a year has gone by since KCAL-Channel 9 hired him as a weekend anchor and co-host for the station’s Dodgers pregame telecasts. A recent year-long run on KSPN-AM (710) as an afternoon host on a show called “West Coast Bias” could be an even bigger clue to his region of choice for those still confused.
John Doe, aka Daniel Greene has fled the house.Gardai move into the house in Newtowncunningham this morning.Gardai have changed the locks at a house of a dead Church of Ireland Minister after a family living illegally at the house fled.The house at Rooskey, Newtowncunningham has been at the centre of a court battle for the last few months. The house was left to charity by the late Church of Ireland Minister Samuel Reede after he died in 2010.However when estate agents called to the house in February, they found the locks changed and a ‘No Trespassing’ sign up.A man known only as John Doe eventually appeared in court in July and claimed he had deeds to the house and had paid a deposit.The case was adjourned until today after Gardai called to the house yesterday looking for Daniel Green aka John Doe, who was living at the house.Judge Petria McDonnell yesterday ordered Gardai to break down the door of the house at 8.30am this morning if necessary in order to bring Green to court today.Solcitor Fiona Brown called to the house yesterday to serve a notice of motion on Green and was met by his partner Marikie.However, when Gardai arrived at the house this morning there was nobody in the house.A locksmith has changed the locks and the house has been secured.The court was told that belongings of Mr and Mrs Green were still in the house.However barrister Fiona Crawford said there were fears that Green could return to the house and change the locks as he has allegedly previously done.Judge Petria McDonnell adjourned the case until Friday to see if there any developments in the case.GARDAI CHANGE LOCKS AT DISPUTED HOUSE AS ‘JOHN DOE’ FLEES was last modified: October 16th, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Daniel GreenJohn DoeNewtowncunninghamRev Samuel Reede
The Cubs in training after arriving in Tanzania (photo by FUFA Media)The Uganda Cubs have conducted their second training session at Boko Beach Veteran Stadium ahead of the U17 Zonal CAF Qualifiers campaign that kicks off on Saturday 11th August 2018.The team traveled on Tuesday and arrived same day in the evening to prepare for the tournament, it underwent the mandatory CAF MRI tests on Wednesday before conducting their second training.Peter Onen, the U17 head coach said his boys are confident that the trophy is coming home and are ready to take on their opponents.“The boys are ready to play good football and they also want to qualify for the AFCON qualifiers so their dreams come true, said Onen after Thursday’s session.He added that he’s not afraid of the neighboring countries like Djibouti because he has faith that he’s boys also want the win.The boys are resting at Seascape Hotel, Dar es Salaam and there first encounter will be against Ethiopia on Sunday.The winner of the tournament qualifies for the AFCON tournament next year in Tanzania.Uganda Cubs’ fixtures:Sunday 12 AugustUganda vs EthiopiaFriday 17th AugustSouth Sudan vs UgandaSunday 19th AugustKenya vs UgandaWednesday 22nd AugustUganda vs DjiboutiComments Tags: AFCON U17 regional qualifiersUganda Cups
Twelve persons, including five children, were killed and four went missing after heavy rain in the wake of cyclone Titli triggered a landslip in Gangabada panchayat of Gajapati district of Odisha, reports reaching here on Friday said.The 12 bodies have been recovered from the spot by locals. The deceased were members of five families. The 16 persons from Baraghar village, around 50 km from district headquarters town, Paralakhemundi, had taken shelter in a cave atop a nearby hill. As communication lines were down in the district due to the cyclone and the road to the village blocked by fallen trees, news about this incident did not come out till Friday evening. Even the administration had no news about it, till a local news channel reached the spot. The Gajapati Superintendent of Police (SP) has since left for the spot.
Deepak Puniarahul awareWorld Wrestling Championships First Published: September 22, 2019, 8:02 PM IST Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox – subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what’s happening in the world around you – in real time. Nur-Sultan (Kazakhstan): Rahul Aware on Monday bagged a bronze medal to ensure that India’s best-ever medal haul at the World Wrestling Championship after young Deepak Punia settled for silver having pulled out of final due to injury.Aware outclassed Tyler Lee Graff, the 2017 Pan-America champion, 11-4 in the 61kg bronze play-off to take India’s tally to five medals. India’s previous best show was in 2013, when the country had three in their kitty courtesy Amir Dahiya (silver), Bajrang Punia (bronze) and Sandeep Tulsi Yadav (bronze in Greco-Roman)Aware was in complete control of the bout and jumped in joy at the end, having won the biggest medal of his career.The Maharashtra grappler had won a gold at the 2018 Commonwealth Games and two bronze at the Asian Championships (2009, 2011).The American surprised Aware with a double leg attack, the moment the bout started and earned two points with a takedown. However, he became alert and twice wriggled out of Graff’s single leg attacks. He also scored consecutive takedown points to lead 4-2 at the break.In the second period too, Graff got hold of Aware’s right leg but the Indian got himself out of trouble in an impressive manner.He then pulled the bout it away from the American with a flurry of moves the takedowns and expose take a commanding 10-2 lead. It consolidated further when the American lost a challenge. Eventually he won 11-4.Aware had lost a pacy semifinal 6-10 to Beka Lomtadze, the European championship silver medallist.The morning of the final day of the championships brought with it the news that Deepak Punia will not be able to compete in Sunday’s final against Iranian great Hazsan Yazdani due to an ankle injury sustained during the semifinal.”The left foot is not taking the load. It’s difficult to fight in this condition and could have aggravated the injury. I know it was a big chance to fight against Yazdani but I can’t help it,” Deepak told PTI.Deepak had come out of the mat limping and a swollen right eye after his semifinal against Switzerland’s Stefan Reichmuth.It was a good draw for Deepak and he exploited it to get the biggest medal of his career.In a dream run, Deepak reached the final with wins over Reichmuth, Colombia’s Carlos Arturo Mendez and Kazakhstan’s Adilet Davlumbayev.He became only the fifth Indian ever to reach the World Championship after Bishamber Singh (1967) Sushil Kumar (2010), Amit Dahiya (2013) and Bajaramg Punia (2018). Only last year he had won the junior world champion.Sushil Kumar remains India’s only World Champion. He had won a gold in 2010 in Moscow.