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Saturday, December 3, 2022

Sports

Sports

Admiral Nelson, Four Nelsons and a Forgone Conclusion ,

Admiral Nelson, Four Nelsons and a Forgone Conclusion

Admiral Nelson, Four Nelsons and a Forgone Conclusion. The Englishmen have put together some really good cricket in recent times. The icing this season should be the record score of 444 in a single one-day innings. Batting first...
A gold, yet another, a third gold from an 100 year old

Kya Baat hai, Mann. Kaur se dekho Duniyawalon!

Kya Baat hai, Mann! (What a great news, Mann) Kaur se dekho duniyawalon. (peoples of the world, see carefully) This is sure to warm Indian hearts. The elderly lady, Kaur from Chandigarh who took to running at...
Braveheart Gohil says Go Hit your mark to daughter

Nil Mani, but Braveheart Gohil says, “Go Hit….”

Nil Money, but Braveheart Manilal Gohil says, "Go Hit your mark" to daughter. Auto driver Mr. Manilal Gohil had saved Five Lakh Rupees for his daughter Mittal's marriage. But Mittal was interested in pursuing Shooting more...
Perfect Polish Medal Silver but Heart of Gold

Perfect Polish. Medal Silver…… but Heart of Gold!

      photo courtesy: thehansindia.com   Perfect Polish. Medal Silver but Heart of Gold! Imagine one has worked hard over months with the dream to win an Olympic medal. How easy would it be to give it up? How...
Rise and Shine Don't Shy at Cybathlon Zurish 2016

Rise and Shine. Shun Shyness.The Countdown Starts.

Rise and Shine. Shun Shyness.The Countdown Starts. Similar to Paralympics events which is a forum for the physically challenged to participate in Olympics like events, Cybathlon participants use technologically assisted prosthetics. Riselegs the startup which makes prosthetics from Cane...
If not Rio, Tokyo. Dipa, the light that burns with Hope

If not Rio, Tokyo! Dipa-The Light that continues to burn with Hope.

If not Rio, Tokyo! Dipa-The Light that continues to burn with Hope. Dipa (Light in Hindi) Karmakar missed a bronze in her maiden Olympics by a very narrow margin (0.15 points). Coming from a very humble back ground from the...
the little master

The Original Little Master yorked by failing health finally!

The Original Little Master yorked by failing health finally. He may have weathered many a leathered yorker in his time. But there is no denying The Grim Reaper. Long before Sunil Gavaskar came to be called The...
Usha-the dawn of hope,Dipa-the light that hope holds

Usha-the Dawn a nation hoped for; Dipa-the Light that we hope stays bright

Usha-the Dawn a nation hoped for; Dipa-the Light that hope holds. In 1984, the hopes of a nation to win an Individual Gold at Olympics soared on the wings of the Payyoli Express, PT Usha. Though she...
Sparking bright and beautiful - Zahra adds aura to Olympics

Sparkling Bright and Beautiful – Zahra adds aura to Olympics

Sparkling Bright and Beautiful - Zahra adds aura to Olympics Imagine a black belt in Taekwondo, getting paralyzed due to an accident. Tough to imagine a normal life beyond that, forget pursuing a sport. The situation would...
Jai Ma Durgae! Yusra Mardini helps save 16 fellow refugees from drowning

Jai Ma Durgae! Yusra Mardini helps save 16 fellow refugees from drowning

Jai Ma Durgae! Yusra Mardini helps save 16 fellow refugees from drowning. In the ages gone by, the Goddess Durga saved the people in the region around Mysore by vanquishing the Buffalo Demon Mahishasur and thereby getting the...