Road To Rio Olympics – Indian Boxers Have A Hill To Climb

With the news of Vijender Singh going professional and forsaking the Olympic Games, Sports Rediscovered takes a look at the Olympic qualifying prospects of our other top Indian boxers. The first half of 2015 is over and many athletes have secured qualification for the 2016 Rio Olympics. In the second-half and early in 2016, Indian

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Dingko Singh – Heroes of Indian Combat Sports #7

Born to a poor family on new year’s day, 1979 in a remote village of Manipur, Dingko Singh had to fight his way for everything since childhood. For the people of Manipur, the birth of this legendary boxer heralded a new hope that they were yet unaware of at the time. Today, Manipur is the

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2015 Asian Athletics Championship : Recap

India’s attempts to leave a mark at the Asian Athletics scene saw a big boost at the 2015 Asian Athletics Championship. There have been some encouraging performances throughout the meet by Indian athletes. At the end of the competition, India finished strongly in the medal tally. The nation finished third behind China and Qatar respectively. Here is

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Barcelona vs Juventus Preview – Battle For The Treble

The battle for European Supremacy is about to be won and lost and the warriors are adding the finishing touches to their arsenals. Barcelona will be looking for their fifth Champions League title while Juventus will look for their third. The battle is on for another honor; both teams are looking to complete a treble

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Boxing In India – The Super Star Sport

Boxing, as a sport in India, is at the peak of its popularity today. The fan base is growing manifold with each medal that the boxers are earning. And the Indian boxers are also able to make a living out of this “sweet science”. Big achievements and inspirational performances have earned pugilists unrivaled respect in

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Parupalli Kashyap Beats World #1 Chen Long

In a thoroughly unexpected fashion, Parupalli Kashyap upset China’s world number one Chen Long to move into the semifinals of the Indonesian Open. This is the second time Kashyap has beaten Chen, having lost to the Chinese shuttler on the seven occasions. Surprisingly, the last time Kashyap beat Chen was also at the Indonesian Open

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Sepp Blatter Backed By AIFF After Resignation From FIFA

By the time freshly re-elected FIFA President Sepp Blatter’s resignation news began to settle in amongst the football-loving fans of India, the sport’s main governing body All India Football Federation (AIFF) released a statement in support of the controversy-ridden Blatter. AIFF Vice-President Subrata Dutta, said that the AIFF is thankful for the immense support India received

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Sepp Blatter Steps Down as FIFA President

Controversy ravaged FIFA president Sepp Blatter announced his resignation from the post at a press conference in Zurich after less than a week since his re-election for the fifth time. Blatter has been facing several corruption charges for issues that date back to the 1986 World cup. Two days before the re-election, the police had

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Mandeep Sandhu Scripts A Story To Remember

Sports is essential for overall development. We were taught that as early as elementary school. Then we learnt that sports could also be a multi-million-dollar career choice. Truth be told, the sporting life is spent somewhere between these two objectives of physical development and financial security. Sports Rediscovered takes a look at the development of

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Yogeshwar Dutt Emerges Il Vittorioso In Italy

One man is set on a mission to unfurl the Indian flag on top, wherever he may go. Last year, he triumphed in the Commonwealth nations and became the champion of Asia. This year he has made Italy a part of his legacy. Yogeshwar Dutt won his latest gold at the International Wrestling Tournament in

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