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A GOLDEN MAN !

The Olympic Games at Rio 2016 have just ended and the Twitterati are going haywire about India’s performances in the games. Nobody on earth can deny that for a sportsman there can’t be a greater platform than the Olympic podium to show his class to this world. As they say …

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Combining Thrill and Beauty- Mountaineering
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Combining Thrill and Beauty- Mountaineering

If there is one sport that combines thrill, excitement and beauty at the same time, it is mountaineering. Along with the exhilarating adventure of climbing high peaks, it gives one a chance to relish the scenic beauty of nature. While mountain climbing initially began as an attempt to scale some …

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Can Sim Bhullar do what many in the Indian Basketball community have only dream of?
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Can Sim Bhullar do what many in the Indian Basketball community have only dream of?

Basketball may not be amongst the popular sports in India but nonetheless there is undeniably a section of our population which deeply enjoys this beautiful game. One reason for lack interest is that no Indian team or player has been able to perform well at international level to garner attention …

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Royal salute to Rahul Dravid
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Royal salute to Rahul Dravid

Rahul Dravid is an Indian cricketer; sorry now it is former Indian cricketer. It is hard to say word former because I can’t see Indian cricket team without Dravid. Rahul Dravid is known for his technique, and had been one of the best batsmen for the Indian cricket team. In …

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Winning is not Everything!
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Winning is not Everything!

The Olympic spirit is best expressed in the Olympic Creed: “The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not to win but to take part, just as the most important thing in life is not the triumph but the struggle. The essential thing is not to have conquered but …

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Hand of God: The life and times of Maradona
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Hand of God: The life and times of Maradona

Even being not quite so into football (my football knowledge woefully does not extend beyond Ronaldo, Messi and Waka Waka), I’ve heard of Maradona. As has anyone who has not been living under a rock for the last decade or so. Even though his glory years were quite before our …

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Rafael Nadal : The GOAT
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Rafael Nadal : The GOAT

Every sport has a legend behind it. Every sport is made by legends, whose names are unforgettable and etched in the minds of people for time immemorial. It is the players who make a sport. Their sportsmanship, team spirit, leadership and most importantly their ambition to win. Their ambition to …

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Vamos Rafa: The Destructive "King of Clay"
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Vamos Rafa: The Destructive “King of Clay”

The temperature tends to rise without anyone’s consent bowing down to the “King of Clay” and with his say it scorches the court with fire of desire. When critics were shot from various quivers he blazed to the top of the rankings in the men’s category and regained his name …

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12 Things you Should know about FIFA World Cup 2014
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12 Things you Should know about FIFA World Cup 2014

With the FIFA World Cup in Brazil this year and 32 teams qualifying for the mega event, Team Youthopia has compiled a list of things you SHOULD know about this #FIFA #WorldCup. 1. The name of the Official ball of FIFA World Cup is “Brazuca”. This name was chosen by …

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The Great Wall Of Indian Cricket
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The Great Wall Of Indian Cricket

“My wife and I have built a new home with a lovely garden which houses lovely bamboo trees. I got reading on the Chinese bamboo and learned that the tree takes 5 years, 3 months to grow to its whole height of 80 feet. Yet, for the first 5 years, …

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