Rio 2016: High Expectations From Senior Athletes

As we move closer towards Rio 2016, the expectations from Indian athletes keep growing. Be it the athletes, fans, coaches or former players, the confidence is very high in the Indian camp. We at Sports Rediscovered chatted with ace shooter Anjali Bhagwat and Arjuna Awardee swimmer Rehan Poncha. Both these sportspersons gave us insights on

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India Extends Lead At South Asian Games

India’s position on top of the leader-board at the ongoing South Asian Games has become more solid. The team bagged a whopping 70 medals on the fifth day dominating over its regional competitors. This takes India’s medal tally at the games to 194, finishing the day six short of 200. However, India’s nearest competitors Sri

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India Win 45 Medals At South Asian Games

India’s gold rush continued for yet another day at the South Asian Games being held at Guwahati and Shillong. On the fourth day of the prime tournament in the build up to the Olympics Indian contingent managed a whopping 45 medals taking India’s tally to a total of 124 medals. Sri-Lanka hangs on to the

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Sports Stats Weekly: Top Indian Swimmers

Swimming is not much of a popular sport in the country. And Indian swimmers are hardly ever recognized by the media, and nor do national celebrities endorse the discipline. Does that mean India does not have any quality swimmers? Let us find out in this week’s Sports Stats Weekly: Indian Swimmers at Asian and Commonwealth

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Arjuna Award Nominations 2015

A public recognition of outstanding endeavours on the Indian sporting map – this is why the Arjuna Awards are so important. This year, 17 sportspersons from athletics to hockey to cricket have been nominated for the prestigious award. Sports Rediscovered takes a look at the recommendations, and why they make deserving candidates. 1. Sandeep Kumar (Archery)

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Sandeep Sejwal Betters Olympic Selection B Time

Sajan Prakash, who was adjudged the best athlete at the 35th National Games, has so far achieved the best ranking amongst all Indian swimmers at the ongoing 16th FINA World Championships held in Kazan, Russia. Prakash grabbed the 31st place out of 40 swimmers in the Men’s 200m Butterfly Heats on Tuesday. The Indian clocked

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Everyone Is A Winner At The LA Special Olympics 2015

An emotional closing ceremony for the Special Olympics 2015 in Los Angeles saw a great many competitors say farewell to the sporting festival. The Special Olympics 2015 saw participants from over 160 countries in the various sporting events held during the week. Ranging from weightlifting to football, about 6,500 athletes are said to have participated

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National Games Medal Table – Summary

The 35th edition of the National games came to a colorful end on Saturday. Services Sports Control Board (SSCB) won their third consecutive overall championship while hosts Kerala came in second in the Medal Table. Sports Rediscovered summarized the final National Games Medal Table Third consecutive championship for Services Services secured their third consecutive championship

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National Games Day 7: Aaron on Fire

The Aquatics Complex in Thiruvananthapuram has proved to be goldmine of records. On the final day of swimming in the 2015 National Games, three more records were shattered, bringing the total number of records broken to 37. Aaron D’Souza added another gold to his name as he bettered Asian Games bronze medallist Virdhawal Khade’s record

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National Games Day 6: Golden Surge for P S Madhu

Although news of the Chandigarh netball team being thrown out of the National Games based on allegations of forgery had taken a little sheen off the Games, some performances have given us reason to smile. Records were washed out again, with Services’ P S Madhu scoring twice. Maharashtra took over Haryana in the medals tally, while

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