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National Sports Day

​ August 29 is celebrated as the National Sports Day in dedication to the great hockey player Dhyan Chand. August 29, 1905 was the day when India’s talented hockey player was born in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.  Dhyan Chand also known… Continue Reading →

First Indian woman to win Silver medal

Pusarla Venkata Sindhu, 21 year old, is a badminton player. She won the silver medal in the at the 2016 Summer Olympics. She has following firsts in her name: 1. She became the first Indian female to win a silver… Continue Reading →

First Indian Woman Wrestler to win Olympic medal

Sakshi Malik, just 23 years old, is an Indian wrestler. She won the bronze medal in the 58 kg category at the 2016 Summer Olympics. She has following firsts in her name 1. She became the first Indian female wrestler… Continue Reading →

Legend of hockey Mohammad shahid

Shahid was one of the best player of hockey in India,he was suffering from a serious liver disease.He was part of the Indian hockey team that won gold medal at the 1980 Moscow olympics.He was 56,and died in Gurgaon Hospital… Continue Reading →

Women grandmaster of chess

                      Humpy Koneru (born 31 March 1987 in Gudivada, Andhra Pradesh) is an Indian chess Grandmaster. In October 2007, she became the second female player, after Judit Polgár, to exceed the… Continue Reading →

Balbir singh sr.

Balbir Singh Dosanjh is one of the legends of Indian hockey, winning three gold medals at the 1948, 1952, and 1956 Olympic Games. In 1952 and 1956 he was selected as the Indian flagbearer at the Opening Ceremonies. In 1952… Continue Reading →

Dipa karmakar- The First Ever Indian Female Gymnast To Qualify For The Olympics

In a country where most sport forms are in ruins, it’s all about an athlete’s will to succeed. Dipa Karmakar is one such athlete who will go down in the history of Indian gymnastics. Despite the sport being in turmoil,… Continue Reading →

Carrom champion

A. Maria Irudayam (born 1956 in Chennai, India) is a two-time World Carrom Champion and nine-time national champion of India. He was awarded the prestigious Arjuna Award, a sporting honour presented by the Government of India, in 1996. As of… Continue Reading →

Gilli Danda

Gilli-Danda is an amateur sport played in the rural areas and small towns all over Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Afghanistan and Pakistan as well as Cambodia, Turkey and Italy. The game is played with two sticks: a large one called a… Continue Reading →

National blind cricket team

The India blind cricket team is a national blind cricket team of India. Team India is run and organised by the Cricket Association for the Blind in India (CABI) which is affiliated with the World Blind Cricket Council (WBCC). The… Continue Reading →

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