Sports Stats Weekly #2: Indian Football Facts

For long, most people around the world have underestimated the power of Indian Football. However, through the decades, the Indian team has had myriad achievements which every Indian football fan should be proud of. Here are five Indian Football Facts that are a reminder of the glorious accomplishments of the Blue Tigers: Sunil Chhetri has

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Heroes of Indian Contact Sports #5 – Mohammed Ali Qamar

Once in a long while, along comes an athlete who not only rewrites history, but helps in inspiring a generation, who follow in his or her footsteps. While most other countries have embraced contact sports, and have produced some of the most legendary sporting heroes, India, with a rich history in martial arts hasn’t been

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Railways Proposes Administrative Cell For Indian Sports Stars

The scheduling struggles for Indian sportspersons working in various governmental departments are a well-known fact. The Sports Ministry is yet to come to a conclusive decision regarding tackling this problem even as it is considering all possible avenues. However, the Railways has come up with a proposal to develop a separate administrative cell for Indian

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Vikas Gowda Wins Jamaican International Invitation

Vikas Gowda made India proud yet again with a gold medal winning effort of 65.14 metres at the Jamaican International Invitation event in Kingston, on Sunday. Vikas Gowda’s Stellar Run This has been the third time straight in as many weeks that Gowda has hurled his throws over the 65 metres mark. On 23rd April,

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Top Four Memorable Performances By Indian Badminton Team

The Indian Badminton team looks poised to deliver yet another strong performance at the International circuit as they gear up for the Sudirman Cup starting this Sunday. The biennial tournament starts today and the Indian team will play their first match on Monday. This year’s team boasts of a string contingent consisting of Saina Nehwal,

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Happy Birthday To Long Jump Queen Anju Bobby George

With Saina Nehwal and Sania Mirza taking Indian sports to newer heights, it is a good time to have a look at one of India’s torchbearers of athletics. Long jump queen Anju Bobby George turns 38 today. With multiple achievements that include a bronze medal at the prestigious World Championships, Anju held the mantle of

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5 New Faces Of Indian Sports In 2014

2014 will always be remembered for the feats that Indian Sportsmen and women achieved. Mary Kom became the first Indian Woman boxer to win a gold at the Asian Games. Yogeshwar Dutt ended India’s 28-year wait for a wrestling gold at the Asian Games. Sushil Kumar was at his best at the Commonwealth Games and

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Indian Football Legend – Syed Abdul Rahim

In 1951 Rahim Saab was handed over charge of the Indian National football team. he made an impact straight away with a Gold medal in the Asian Games held in Delhi in the same year. With his immense understanding of the game, Rahim made his squad one of the first Asian teams to adapt to the new 4-2-4 formation.



Asian Games Hockey Recap: Reasserting Authority

A 16 year wait for Gold in the national game finally ended when the Incheon Asian Games Hockey event ended with a gold and bronze medal for India in the Men’s and Women’s category respectively. Both our teams improved their performance from the 2010 Asian Games where the women had failed to secure a podium

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Indian Kabaddi Teams Set For Gold

The Indian Kabaddi team looks absolutely determined to add two more Gold medals as they have entered the finals with great ease. The men’s team defeated hosts South Korea 36-25, while the women defeated Thailand 41-28 in the semifinals. Both the teams will meet Iran in the finals. Women’s Semifinal: India 41-28 Thailand. The Tejaswini

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