Streaking
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Streaking

‘Lets take of all our clothes and run around naked in a field full of people, hopefully without getting caught by a bunch of security guards’ I am pretty sure that’s what goes in a streaker’s mind. While some think that streaking is hilarious, others find it outrageous. Streaking has …

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A child athlete long forgotten- Budhia Singh
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A child athlete long forgotten- Budhia Singh

A lot us would remember stumbling upon news pieces sprawled across newspapers and the internet a few years ago, narrating the story of an exceptional child athlete. Budhia Singh, once famously touted as the world’s youngest marathon runner, has now bounced back to a life of poverty and obscurity. At …

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A DREAM TO FLY
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A DREAM TO FLY

My friends are more adventurous than I am. A lot of them are into adventure sports and experience that adrenaline rush that my body refuses to feel at just the sound of these sports. I always hear adventure sports enthusiasts talking about  that one moment; when you feel peace and …

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Badminton: From India with Love
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Badminton: From India with Love

Few people know that badminton ranks second in the list of most played sports in India, even fewer are acquainted with the fact that the roots of modern badminton can be traced back to British India.  It all started in the mid 1800’s in the city of Poona (Pune). Although …

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Paul- The Octopus
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Paul- The Octopus

Paul: The Octopus  If Cristiano Ronaldo’s right foot is worth 94million Euros, then there sure is many more celestial bucks pouring for each of its eight legs. Without kicking off, without tackling a single defender, without deluding a single goalkeeper and without dropping a sweat of fatigue it won the …

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Notes from a Hockey fan
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Notes from a Hockey fan

Yes people, I am one of the last remaining, almost extinct hockey fan you’ll find in India. The degrading state of our national sport (yeah, it’s our national sport) is not a hidden thing. It is actually one of the most well-known facts about hockey. As a nation that likes …

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You Can Never Write-Off Man United!
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You Can Never Write-Off Man United!

‘I feel close to the rebelliousness and vigour of the youth here. Perhaps time will separate us, but nobody can deny that here, behind the windows of Manchester, there is an insane love of football, of celebration and of music.’ With the end of football season 2012-2013, Manchester United had won …

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Rahul Dravid- The Wall
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Rahul Dravid- The Wall

Many sportsmen play their game with mind and body, with strategies and calculations and with rage and sheer aggression. Only a few play with their heart and bestowing a sense of serenity in the souls of the embryos. He stood still when everyone gusted away by the storm of crises …

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A Win Alike
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A Win Alike

It was Friday the 13th, and the Thursday the 12th had been a historic win for the Indian International Women’s team of Kabaddi. As I was searching the national dailies for an extract, it came shocking to me as this information did not make it on the front page or …

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National game redefined
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National game redefined

Quiz time Can you tell me what is the national sport of India ? Of course you could answer that within a blink of eye. But let me tell you, which ever sport you had in your mind was wrong Because There isn’t any. We might have learned in school …

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