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Age on Sunday

Swapna Barman, who scripted history by bagging the gold medal in Heptathlon in the Asian Games, was born to a van-rickshaw puller and tea garden worker in Jalpaiguri in West Bengal.

Triumph against all odds

On August 29 Swapna scripted history by bagging the gold medal in Heptathlon in the Asian Games.

Dutee Chand

Running out of poverty

Forget sports gear, I did not even have proper clothes to wear, says Dutee Chand.

Dutee will one day win gold for the country: Parents

When the 100m final event started, Dutee’s parents — Aakhuji and Chakradhar Chand — stopped their work and sat before the television.

Beyond the horizons

Travel blogger Shivya Nath is forever on ‘workation’ mode.

An amazonian adventure

A cruise on the Rio Negro is one of the highlights of a trip to Manaus.

A daring rescue

Commander Vijay Verma was the man behind the selfless rescue of the pregnant lady who was marooned during the Kerala floods.

Sprint queen

Hima Das won one gold and two silver medals in the Asian Games.

A kaleidoscope of colours!

A slef-taught photographer, Auditya Venkatesh’s images have garnered a huge fan following online.

Shooting for glory

Saurabh is one of those rare teenagers who stays away from social media and does not use a mobile phone.

Shooting for the stars

Rahi’s family did not face financial problems since Olympic Gold Quest (OGC) is handling a portion of her finances.

The other Phogat girl

Vinesh lost her father at the age of nine and was adopted by her uncle (tauji) Mahavir Phogat (father of Geeta).

I am not a star, says Dharmendra

The veteran actor talks about his five-decade-long career, his association with Hrishikesh Mukherjee and why he doesn’t give advice to his sons.

The village hero

Tejinder’s mother Tirtpal Kaur was watching her son on TV along with her ailing husband Karam Singh Toor at their home.

Sailing against the winds

It could have been more than a silver lining for the duo had they got enough time for practice.

Girl who ran barefoot

According to her coach K.S. Ajimon, she used to play traditional games like kho kho in her home amid the hills.

‘Chhota Tyson’ is king of the ring

Amit weighed just 1.5 kg at birth, his frail structure being a concern for his farmer father Vijender Singh and mother Usha Rani.

Golden throw

After Neeraj registered 88m in his third throw, the family members realised Neeraj had earned a place on the podium.

Sweet double

While his friends pursued engineering or dreamt of just a stable job, Jinson aimed at a career in sports.