Provided by Wisden Ishant had been left out because Vinay Lamba, the DDCA chairman of selectors, had failed to speak to him despite a number of calls and text messages sent over the past couple of days. Ishant Sharma's name was missing when the ... MSN News US, 2 days ago
Everyone expected India to do much better than winning just two medals (Sakshi Malik and PV Sindhu) at the Rio Olympics, especially since this was our biggest Olympic contingent ever. While the likes of Dipa Karmakar, Abhinav Bindra, Indian women's ...Times of India, 4 weeks ago
♦ Paavo Nurmi — 1928 The 1924 Paris Olympics saw an incredible feat by Paavo Nurmi. The Flying Finn, who had already made a mark on his Olympics debut in 1920 in Antwerpwinning three gold medals, gave Finland five gold medals in Paris. He ...Calcutta Telegraph, 1 month ago
Manika Batra. Young table tennis star Manika Batra has found support for her 2016 Rio Olympics campaign with city-based sports NGO Lakshya, along with confectionery brand Falero, announcing support for the paddler. 19-year-old Batra, with a world ...Indian Express, 2 months ago
'If a person whom Vijender had thrashed earlier is now a World champion, why can't Vijender be champion now too?' IMAGE: Vijender Singh during a live training session. Photograph: Hitesh Harisinghani/Rediff.com Vijender Singh, the Olympics bronze medalist, hopes to set another milestone in Indian sporting history as he gears up for his first pro bout in front of home fans in New Delhi on Saturday, July 16. Questions were raised when the Olympian decided to give up his amateur status for pro ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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