'After missing out on a medal at the Olympics I was really frustrated' 'Coming to the United States was not a good idea. I was not appreciated' 'I want to pay back to my country' Gurcharan Singh tells Laxmi Negi/Rediff.com why he deserted the Indian team and the reason for wanting to return to the country after 15 years. Heard of the Indian Olympic boxer who performed the vanishing act? The light-heavyweight armyman was India’s brightest hope at the Sydney Olympics in 2000 and ... Rediff.com, 5 days ago
‘I know Nigel every well, if anyone would want more women to play chess, it would be him’ ‘He was trying to hint towards the biological difference which was blown out of proportion’ ‘You cannot have a normal childhood if you want to do well in sports’ Indian chess diva Tania Sachdev holds forth on women in the sport with Laxmi Negi/Rediff.com A Google search for 'Hottest' or 'Most beautiful sportswomen in India' will have Tania Sachdev as a permanent ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
HYDERABAD: Angry locals from Nandamurinagar (behind Colours Dhaba near Bowenpally checkpost ) in Secunderabad Cantonment on Saturday gheraoed deputy general officer-in commanding (GOC), HQ Telangana and Andhra Sub-Area and president cantonment board ...Times of India, 1 month ago
The cultivators who take pride in feeding the world have no time to cook for themselves during the harvest season, and that is why they rely on the 2-minute noodles, finds out Laxmi Negi/Rediff.com. When almost the entire country is reeling under the scorching sun, the pleasant weather in Uttrakhand is a relief for the hardworking farmers in the hill state. With the wheat harvest under their belt, it is time for planting ragi (millet) and paddy. And it is ironic that these organic ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Javier Ceppi, Tournament Director of the 2017 Under-17 football World Cup, which India will host, says the success of the event depends on the country’s fans. Laxmi Negi reports. The ‘beautiful game’ is in murky waters, but what better way to showcase that it is bigger than any individual. At a media conference in Mumbai on Friday the stage was set for the announcement of host cities for the FIFA Under-17 World Cup, which India will host in September-October 2017. Journalists ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago Tale of two Japanese footballers in India Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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