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Jitu Rai wins 'Sportsperson of the Year' Award at TOISA

Carl Lewis. 'Flying Sikh' Milkha Singh received the 'Lifetime Achievement Award' from the 'Olympian of the century' and Times Group MD Vineet Jain in a ceremony that was attended by the whose who of India's sporting fraternity. Besides Lewis and Milkha, ... Business Standard, 2 months ago
International Business Times UK

Dame Kelly Holmes: It's tougher for sportswomen than the men

She is an Olympic champion who has set British records in several disciplines but Dame Kelly Holmes has admitted that women still face numerous hurdles when pursuing a career in sports. Speaking to IBTimes UK's A-list at the press launch of the ...
 International Business Times UK1 month ago

At 91, he still breathes hockey

When Principal Sarwan Singh met hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr in 1962, he had a passing thought of writing a book on the three-time Olympics gold medal winner. That thought — more than half a century and a 1977 autobiography later — has finally ...
 Times of India1 month ago
The Express Tribune

We need to stop exaggerating minority victimhood in India and Pakistan

Narendra Modi, then Gujarat chief minister, receives flowers from a Muslim cleric. PHOTO: REUTERS I had written in an article on this very forumsome time back that many Indians and Pakistanis validate their deep-rooted nationalist prejudices by ...
 The Express Tribune1 month ago
Times of India

Dil Dhadakne Do: The Milkhas hug Mehras

"I call it a homecoming since I always meet Milkhaji whenever I come to this city... it has become a ritual now," he added referring to the legendary athlete Milkha Singh, "After Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, we have developed a close bond with him and his ...
 Times of India1 month ago 'Dil Dhadakne Do': Farhan, Priyanka, Ranveer and Entire Star Cast Meet Milkha Singh [PHOTOS]  International Business Times India1 month ago

How an ex-Indian hockey captain is reviving the lost glory of the game

Nandanoori Mukesh Kumar was one of the finest field hockey midfielder of his times, and has represented India internationally for 16 years. A winner of Arjuna Award and Padma Shri, Mukesh has seen it all from glory to disappointment, from rage to ...
 Yourstory.in2 months ago

Soon, a biopic on woman amputee mountaineer who climbed Everest

The story of Arunima Sinha, the first female amputee from India to have climbed Mount Everest, may soon be seen on the silver screen. Noted film director, actor Farhan Akhtar, who had made "Bhag Milkha Bhag", a film on the life of "Flying Sikh" Milkha Singh, ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
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