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Need to start at different level to promote sports: Anurag Thakur

Himachal Olympics Games President Anurag Thakur

Today is the last day of the Himachal Olympiad running in Hamirpur in Himachal Pradesh. Himachal Pradesh Olympic Association (HPOA) president Anurag Thakur, who took the initiative to organize Himachal Olympics, said that India would do well in Olympics or other major competitions only if efforts will be made at different levels to promote sports …

Dope, disappointing Olympics: Indian athletics

india athletes olympics

A disastrous Olympic campaign where they made up just the numbers and a doping fiasco to add to the misery, Indian athletics yet again did little to shrug off the tag of country’s most underachieving sport in the year gone. The only silver lining in an otherwise unfruitful year was the world junior record set …

Vandana Katariya to lead Indian hockey eves in Oz tour

Vandana Katariya to lead indian women hockey team

Forward Vandana Katariya will captain Indian senior women’s hockey team in the Test Series against Australia to be played at Melbourne from November 23 to November 30. Defender Sunita Lakra will be the vice-captain of the 18-member squad. Rajani Etimarpu and Savita will continue to don the responsibility in front of the Indian goal while …