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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Yogeshwar Dutt To Lead Wrestling Squad In Rio Qualifiers

Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt is all set to spearhead the Indian contention in the Asian Olympic Qualifiers that will be held at Astana, Kazakhstan. The Qualifiers will take place from March 18th to 20th. The men’s squad, which will be headed by Yogeshwar Dutt, has five freestyle wrestlers and six Greco-Roman wrestlers. Yogeshwar had to overcome

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What Went Wrong With India’s Golden Pair in Badminton?

The badminton stars from India have made their mark successfully at the world level in recent times. Many took steps forward in putting their names in the memories of the badminton faithful. On the other hand, some of them have unfortunately failed to live up to the big expectations and reputation that they made in

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Sports Stats Weekly #9: Indian Wrestlers Eye Olympic Glory

Wrestling is one among many of the ancient sports in the world we live in. And India wrestlers have helped created a rich history in the sport, with numerous achievements and records to their name. Now, some of you might find that amusing. So are you ready to get to know more about the achievements

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Happy Birthday Major Dhyan Chand

August 29 marks the Birthday of legendary Indian Hockey player Dhyan Chand. Here is our ode to the legend who changed the face of Hockey in India. Indian Hockey Team had a glorious past. They gave nightmares to every other team in the world. India won 8 gold medals in field hockey in the Olympics.Three

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5 Memorable Indian Sports Moments After Independence

Indians will celebrate Independence Day on August 15. The entire nation will feel patriotism flow through their veins on the day and this is a good time to look back at some post-Independence moments from Indian sports. So here are some memorable Indian Sports Moments after Independence that made every Indian proud. #1 India wins the

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Sports Stats Weekly #1 – Indian Women Hockey Team

It was 15th March 2015 (Yes, there were two matches in the Cricket World Cup that day), when the Indian eves took on Poland at the Hockey World League match in New Delhi’s Major Dhyan Chand stadium. The view was a rather disappointing one as only a handful of spectators arrived at the venue cheering

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Historic Moments In Indian Hockey Part 1

As India takes on Pakistan in a crucial hockey match this Friday, Sports Rediscovered take a look at the glorious traditions of Indian hockey. The Indian Hockey Team was on top of the mountain for more than four consecutive decades. With that said, it is only fitting to look back into those glorious days. The

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Jitu Rai Wins Indian Sports Person of the Year Award

Shooter Jitu Rai, who won seven international medals last year, was felicitated as the Indian Sports person of the Year at an awards ceremony this Thursday. Legendary sprinter, Milkha Singh, popularly known as the ‘Flying Sikh’ was honored with the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’. Unprecedented Success for Jitu Rai These awards for shooter Jitu Rai and

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Gaurav Bidhuri Impresses at World Series Boxing

Indian pugilist, Gaurav Bidhuri has been on impressive form for his team Italia Thunders in this year’s World Series of Boxing (WSB). The semi-professional prize-fighting event held by the International Boxing Association saw the Indian win three of his last three bouts comprehensively. The Impressive Road at WSB for Gaurav Bidhuri Bidhuri’s third straight win

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