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Women skydiver

          Shital Mahajan Rane, is an Indian extreme sportsperson, skydiver and the holder of five world records and 14 National records in the sport. She is known as the first woman to perform first parachute jump… Continue Reading →

Women Grandmaster of Chess

  Harika Dronavalli (born 12 January 1991 in Guntur) is an Indian chess player. She achieved the title Grandmaster (GM) in 2011. She was honored with the Prestigious Arjuna Award for the Year 2007-08 by Government of India. 2016 proved… Continue Reading →

The Indian Blade Runner

The Indian Blade Runner. Kargil war  survivor. First amputee marathon runner of India. Limca record holder. Inspirational speaker. Was “Declared Dead” in an Army Hospital in July 1999 during the Kargil war. 14 years hence he returned as India’s first… Continue Reading →

Youngest International Master Of Chess

The 11-year-old Indian prodigy R Praggnanandhaa from Tamil Nadu, who is coached by Olympian RB Ramesh, showed Axel Bachmann of Paraguay why he is the youngest ever International Master (IM) in the world. At the Masters’ section of the Isle… Continue Reading →

A Chess Player Turned Into Cricketer

We have heard of several instances where an international cricketer played other sports during their early stages. Yuzuvendra Chahal is the new entrant to the never ending list. Chahal who burst into the fame with his stellar performance in the… Continue Reading →

The first Indian women cricketer to make it to ICC Women Team of the year

In a historic moment for women’s cricket in India, Indian batswoman Smriti Mandhana became the only Indian cricketer to be named in the Women’s Team of the Year 2016, as per an announcement made by the International Cricket Council (ICC)… Continue Reading →

Roller skating champions of India

The trio of Dhanush Babu, Vikram Ingale and Nikhilesh Tabhane have won India’s first ever senior international roller skating medal, by securing the bronze medal in the 3000m team relay event in Lishui. The final was contested amongst five teams,… Continue Reading →

winner of world cup kabbadi 2016-India

A brilliant second-half performance saw India stage a memorable comeback as they beat Iran 38-29 in the title clash to lift the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup in Ahmedabad on Saturday night. Riding on a terrific performance by Ajay Thakur’s 12… Continue Reading →

First Indian Women’s cricketer to be awarded MCC life membership 

​ In some great news for Indian Women’s cricket, former captain Anjum Chopra has become the first Women’s  cricketer from the country to be awarded the life membership from the Marleybourne Cricket Club(MCC). Expressing delight over bing awarded this distinction,… Continue Reading →

Ranveer saini creates history

Ranveer singh saini was diagnosed with autism, a neurological disorder characterised by impaired social interaction, at the age of 2.    Ranveer Singh Saini achieved the feat in GF Golf-Level 2 Alternate Shot Team Play event. Golfer Ranveer Singh Saini… Continue Reading →

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