Call her a specially-abled athlete who became India’s first woman to win a Paralympic medal last week, or a 45-year-old mother of two with extraordinary grit and determination, but Deepa Malik
In 2005, when actor Shreyas Talpade was handed the role of a deaf and dumb cricketer in Iqbal, he did not know how to portray the character.
Think Khajuraho and a mystical land of erotic carvings in its temples and architectural splendour are the first images that float in front of the eyes.
Distraught and disappointed, the teary-eyed Indian hockey team sat in disbelief at the Athletes Village on Sunday night, as they watched Olympic champions Germany pump in three goals in four minutes t
A hundred plus Indian athletes at Rio.
For those familiar with Sreejesh P.R.’s days of struggle at the junior India camps, it will be hard to fathom that he has made his way up so rapidly and will lead the team at the Rio Olympic Games.
Abhinav Bindra finds it extremely hard to “push himself” to compete at the highest stage. The statement coming from India’s only individual gold medallist at the Olympic Games is hard to believe.
In what is a sign of things to come in Indian hockey, goalkeeper Sreejesh P.R., it is learnt, is likely to be handed captaincy duties for the Rio Olympics ahead of regular skipper Sardar Singh.
Two medals in elite FIH world events within a span of eight months is no mean feat and Roelant Oltmans’ wards would march into the Rio Olympics with their heads held high and the opposition aware that
It is ironic that in their bid to turn things around in Rio, the Indian hockey team return to the place where it all went wrong for them four years ago.