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The fall of Sansarpur - how drugs ruined the Mecca of Hockey

Manohar P
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A small village on the outskirts of Jalandhar in Punjab, with a population of around 4000-5000, Sansarpur has given the world 14 Olympians out of which 9 have played for India, 4 for Kenya and one player for Canada.

Sansarpur has failed to produce a single Olympian in last few decades. Future doesn't look promising either.

The decline of the most fertile nursery of hockey in the country remains a puzzle.

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