Monday, July 23, 2018

Forgotten Heroes

The first and last time India played basketball at the Olympics

Basketball has ceased to make a significant mark in India compared to other popular sports in the country. In recent days, Indian basketball remains out of discussions of major world tournaments, and India has been one of the weaker...

Sarwan Singh: An Asian medalist whose achievements were erased by time

Time can be cruel. No matter how awe-inspiring an achievement may be, eventually the hours have a way of catching up with it. And when that happens, it threatens to slowly wipe away the memory of something which was...

We have talent but lack a proper road map, feels legendary footballer Kartick Sett

It’s very disappointing that the political leaders do not actually want the standard of Indian football to improve, they are just happy to consolidate their power in the governing body. - Kartick Sett, a former International The Indian Olympic Association (IOA)...

From beating Milkha Singh to losing a leg: The downfall of an Olympian

The adage "rags to riches" is quite a popular one but there exists a parallel flow of events. Sometimes, things happen the other way round with absolutely no explanations regarding how and why. Most often, it is the result...

A tale of two Olympians: When Ashwini Nachappa outran PT Usha

Throughout India's illustrious history when it comes to athletics, there have been some moments which are especially memorable; moments that ultimately went down in history as landmarks in time. This is a story of one such moment- a moment...