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Mehuli Ghosh

Medal or not, here I come | By Mehuli Ghosh

All that matters is how I perform, how high my score is. I know what I am capable of. I have accepted it. This is how I find motivation.
VK Vismaya Athletics

We work hard for medals yet people don’t know about us | V.K. Vismaya

V.K. Vismaya is India’s most improved woman sprinter this year and she shares her journey with The Bridge.
arshpreet

No longer the ‘underdogs’ | By Arshpreet Bhullar

"I never really liked when someone said ‘India are the underdogs in this tournament.’ It kind of feels like we just got lucky," Arshpreet says.

Father’s death bereaved me but couldn’t stop me from playing for India | By Meerarani Hembram

'I still remember the disbelief I faced when I showed up as a rugby player.'

I kept telling myself, cancer can’t deter my spirit | By Shivani Charak

Shivani is part of a new generation of women showing their mettle in sports.
India’s most experienced women’s basketball player, and former captain of Indian women’s national basketball team Anitha Pauldurai narrates her journey.

In my 18-year career, I did everything to take Indian women’s basketball to new heights | By Anitha Pauldurai

India’s most experienced women’s basketball player, and former captain of Indian women’s national basketball team Anitha Pauldurai narrates her journey.
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On this day, 24 years ago, Leander Paes won India’s first individual Olympic medal

Leander Paes at 1996 Atlanta Olympics (Source: Leander Paes/Twitter)
Exactly 24 years ago, in 1996, India's tennis superstar Leander Paes won India's first individual Olympic medal in 44 years at the Atlanta Olympics. Then a 22-year-old Paes entered the Games as a wildcard and went on to end a nation's wait of 44 years...