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Bridging the gap in Indian sports: One story at a time.


Joined on 2 July, 2017

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A four-time gold medalist of the National Chess Championship and a World Champion?

๐Ÿ“Here's more about Mallika Handa:


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Parularora, a gymnast from Ambala, is famous for undoing unbelievable gymnastic stunts wearing a saree that has gone viral!๐Ÿคธโ€โ™€๏ธ


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How daughter of a vegetable seller became a World C'ship medalist. Know her story!

Join us for an Instagram Live with @Jamunaboro1 tomorrow!

๐Ÿ“…: January 17
๐Ÿ•”: 4 PM

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๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธ"Only Saina and Sindhu are at a real-world level. We havenโ€™t got anybody of that caliber yet. They two are our biggest hopes."

โœ๏ธwrites @vimalkumar_u who has trained some of the top Indian badminton stars!


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We all know India's athletic talent is not evenly distributed and certain sports have a tendency to thrive in certain pockets of the country.

But #DidYouKnow India's northernmost and southernmost athletes?

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Who is India's Oldest Living Olympian?

๐Ÿ“ฝ๏ธ: Here's the story of the living legend, the double Olympic Gold medal winner who is still going strong!

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Here's the story of an Olympian as well as an Asian Games gold medalist, footballer Mohammed Yousuf Khan who deserved better than the general apathy he died amidst.


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Is PV Sindhu still a medal contender for #TokyoOlympics?

In the last 11 events, she has lost 12 matches with a best-finish of QF in the All-England Open.

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#GenuineQuestion: An opinion poll conducted by a Japanese broadcaster recently shows 77% participants want 2021 Tokyo Olympics to be cancelled or postponed again. What do you want?

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With PM Narendra Modi launching Indiaโ€™s #COVID19Vaccination drive today, Olympic-bound athletes have also been recommended for the same.

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Whose face did you wake up to everyday?๐Ÿ–ผ๏ธ

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Indians dominate the latest BWF junior rankings, especially the women singles category, in which Samiya Imad Farooqui climbed to the second position.

#badminton ๐Ÿธ

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#ISL | @sc_eastbengal had a bleak start to the tournament, but Robbie Fowler's men seem to have turned the corner in the new year.


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Have you ever wondered why a cricket crazy country like India does not have a test match tradition like the Boxing Day Test?

Well, we used to have one - The Pongal Test!

๐Ÿ“ฝ: Here's the history of Chepauk Stadium's now abandoned annual January Test.

#Pongal #Cricket ๐Ÿ

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#TheBridgeHires | We donโ€™t care if you hit the post on the field. If you can make hit posts, we are looking to draft you in our team.

If you are passionate about sports and want to make social media your playing field, drop a mail to ๐Ÿ“ง

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Praveen Kumar Teotia fought terrorists from close quarters during the 26/11 Mumbai attacks and was shot four times. He went on to win the Ironman Triathlon Championship in South Africa about 10 years later.


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National level volleyball player @sinha_arunima lost her leg after being pushed out of a moving train by robbers.

In 2013, she defied all odds to become the world's first female amputee to scale the Mount Everest!


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#GenuineQuestion: Should Olympic-bound athletes be given COVID-19 vaccination on priority along with healthcare workers?

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The Indian Army has been serving the country not just by defending its borders but also by nurturing sportspersons who have done India proud at the international level.


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