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18th Asian Games

Sweet double

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

09 Sep 2018 6:58 AM

Golden throw

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

09 Sep 2018 6:56 AM

‘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.

09 Sep 2018 6:55 AM

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.

09 Sep 2018 6:53 AM

Sailing against the winds

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

09 Sep 2018 6:52 AM

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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.

09 Sep 2018 6:49 AM

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).

09 Sep 2018 6:46 AM

Shooting for the stars

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

09 Sep 2018 6:44 AM

Shooting for glory

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

09 Sep 2018 6:43 AM

Sprint queen

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

09 Sep 2018 5:40 AM

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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.

09 Sep 2018 12:15 AM

India face first real test

Ranked fifth in the world, India would again start as overwhelming favourites against world no.

24 Aug 2018 6:53 AM

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