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10 Interesting Facts about Hockey

Field hockey is popular across the globe, with more than 30 countries participating in the recent Olympic Games. It is a fast-paced game and full of quick twists and turns, things that have made it popular among the masses. The modern version of field hockey started in the early nineteenth century in England and since then, it has spread to ... Read More »

The Only Indian to Win an Olympic Gold Medal

It’s true that India, as a nation, has won a total of 9 gold medals at the Olympics. However, what is also true is that 8 of these gold medals were won in hockey, which is a team sport. If we look at individual events, India has won only 1 gold medal at the Olympics. This is surprising since India ... Read More »

Top 10 Hockey Legends of All Times

Field hockey has a long history, with records indicating that the game was played since the Middle Ages in countries like England, Scotland, France and the Netherlands. As of now, field hockey is a popular sport among various Western Europe countries, the Indian subcontinent, Asian countries, parts of United States, Southern African countries, Argentina, Australia, New Zealand, etc. Over the ... Read More »

10 Fascinating Things Every Kabaddi Fan Should Know

Most of us have played Kabaddi in our school/college and yet we know so little about it. Kabaddi is one sport that failed to get the limelight it deserves for a long time. However, things are changing dramatically for this game now, as it is being extensively promoted on the lines of the Indian Premier League. If you like Kabaddi, ... Read More »

10 Surprising Things You Didn’t Know About Virat Kohli

We have seen many cricketing legends in the past and now we are witnessing a legend in the making. The name’s Virat Kohli, a cricketer par excellence and the current captain of the Indian cricket team. This is one person who has made it to the top page of newspapers and magazines for both his professional achievements and personal life. ... Read More »

Indians at the Olympics

India has a long history at the Olympic Games, extending to more than a hundred years. The first time India participated in the Olympic Games was in the year 1900. In its first year at the Olympics, India had sent only one athlete, Norman Pritchard, who won two Olympic Silver Medals in Men’s 200 meters and Men’s 200 meter hurdles ... Read More »

Why the Olympics Has Five Rings

The biggest sporting event on planet earth, the Olympic Games are organized every four years. The Olympics comprise both Summer Games and Winter Games, which are held alternatively with a gap of two years. The Olympics witnesses the participation of thousands of athletes from all across the globe and winning an Olympic medal is a matter of great prestige for ... Read More »

History of Cricket

Cricket is one of the most popular sports among the Commonwealth of Nations, which essentially comprises the countries that were earlier under the British rule. The popularity of cricket is even more in India, where it is often referred to as a religion. Cricket is popular among the kids, the youth and the old. Most of us have played cricket ... Read More »

Amazing Cricket Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

You may believe that you know everything about cricket. Well, you are not the only one with such a frame of mind since this type of thinking is quite common in a cricket-crazy country like India. Most people who like cricket have their own viewpoint about the game and they often seem to know better that even the top players ... Read More »

Stephens wins her maiden U.S. Open title

Sloane Stephens is the winner of the U.S. Open Women’ title 2018. No one including Stephens herself would have expected the turn around in the future at the beginning of the tournament which saw all the big names except Venus Williams participate in the prestigious grand slam tournament. “It’s incredible. I honestly had surgery January 23 and if someone had ... Read More »

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