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Bruce Jenner and his famous 1976 Olympics win
Bruce Jenner and his famous 1976 Olympics win

Bruce Jenner brought the decathlon gold back to America after they missed out in 1972 Bruce Jenner is a retired American athlete who has been praised by many as one of the world’s greatest. The most major accomplishment of his career is his decathlon title win in the 1976 Olympic games in Montreal, although he has been in the limelight these days for completely different reasons - his association with the Kardashian family and hi

Aug 30 2015
SCORECARD 2015 brings together Olympic medalists for televised dicussion
SCORECARD 2015 brings together Olympic medalists for televised dicussion

Major Vijay Kumar, seen here on the podium with his silver medal will be part of the panel   When searching for the beginnings of sport in India, looking for its origins, we are condemned to snatch at meagre scraps of information. A match report, or perhaps a carving on a stadium wall here, a mention in a document there- these offer tantalizing glimpses of evidence that would enable us to put together an accurate account of the ev

Aug 28 2015
Former Indian hockey player and head coach Romeo James nominated for Dhyan Chand Award
Former Indian hockey player and head coach Romeo James nominated for Dhyan Chand Award

  Hockey India congratulated Romeo for his nomination (Image Credit: Hockey India) Former Indian goalkeeper and head coach Romeo James was nominated for the prestigious Dhyan Chand Award by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports for his outstanding contribution to the game of hockey as a player as well as a head coach.The award is India’s highest honour for lifetime achievements in sports and games. James was India&rsquo

Aug 27 2015
Where does Usain Bolt rank among the greatest sportspersons of all time?
Where does Usain Bolt rank among the greatest sportspersons of all time?

The fastest man on Earth – Usain “The Lightning” Bolt  Usain Bolt, labelled the ‘fastest man on earth,’ is considered by many to be one of the greatest sportspersons of all time. He recently won gold at the IAAF World Championships, proving once again that there’s no one who can truly challenge him in short-distance sprinting. Bolt first captured the imagination of the world after winning the 10

Aug 24 2015
5 reasons why kabaddi should be included in the Olympics
5 reasons why kabaddi should be included in the Olympics

India's very own sport - kabaddi - has been the talk of the town ever since the inception of Star Sports Pro Kabaddi back in 2014. The second season of the league built upon the resounding success of the inaugural edition. Players from all over the world participated in the tournament while the league was watched globally. However, one thing that kabaddi is not is an Olympic sport. For a sport to be considered to be part of the Olympics

How Usain Bolt transformed the world of athletics in 9.69 seconds
How Usain Bolt transformed the world of athletics in 9.69 seconds

Usain Bolt celebrating winning the Olympic 100m final before the race is over Beijing, 16th August, 2008   10.26 pm; “YOOUUUSAAAAAAIN BOLT” screams the voice across the stadium PA system. The lanky young Jamaican, all of 21 and running in the biggest race of his life, looks up as if someone had just called out his name while he was at his favourite pub back in Trelawney sipping on a cold one, without a care in the wo

Aug 16 2015
Interview with Karthick Gopinathan:
Interview with Karthick Gopinathan: "I work as a software engineer to support my fencing career"

Karthick Gopinathan Fencing, a sport which began in Italy in the 18th century has been part of the Olympics since its inception. India has unable to have a single fencer compete in the Olympics in its history. However, one of India’s brightest fencers, Karthick Gopinathan has set his sights on a podium finish at the multi-sport event. The 24-year-old fencer won a silver medal and a bronze in the South Asian Fencing Cha

Aug 7 2015
World Squash Federation meets with Tokyo Olympic Games Committee
World Squash Federation meets with Tokyo Olympic Games Committee

World Squash Federation President N. Ramachandran CHENNAI: World Squash Federation (WSF) President N Ramachandran was upbeat after making a fresh case for squash before the Olympic Games 2020 Additional Event Panel Presentation in the host city of Tokyo on Friday. "We were delighted to have a further opportunity to show the exciting journey of change and innovation that squash has been on," Mr. Ramach

Aug 7 2015