Category Archives: Sports

Vijay Kumar born 19th August 1985, is an Indian sports shooter and is from Barsar village of Hamirpur district, Himachal Pradesh. He is currently serving as Hon. Captain (Subedar Major) in the Dogra Regiment (16th Battalion) Indian Army and has been posted at the Army Marksmanship Unit (AMU) at Mhow in Indore District, Madhya Pradesh where he is coached by Pavel Smirnov. In 2007, he received an Arjuna Award in the sport of shooting. At [...]

Vijay Amritraj has reigned as one of the premier tennis players in Asia for over two decades. Born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu on 14th December,1953 the sport star has against the top stars like Jimmy Connors, Bjorn Borg, John McEnroe and Ivan Lendl, Often appearing in the commentary box for Fox Sports and ESPN Star Sports, Vijay Amritraj has topped the charts of sport personalities in Asia for 14 years. He has participated in Wimbledon 17 [...]

Great Gama was one of the greatest wrestlers that India has ever produced, the Great Gama or Ghulam Muhammad won the old country version of World Heavyweight Championship in the year 1910. An invincible wrestler, Gama was beaten only once in his life time and that is also by his own disciple Joachim Valentine. Great Gama was born in 1888 in Amritsar, Punjab. He came from a family of renowned wrestlers. His father Aziz and [...]

The name of Tenzing Norgay has already been written in gold in the annals of mountaineering history. Born in May 1914, he, along with Edmund Hillary became the first men to reach the summit of Mount Everest on 29 May 1953. Born in a peasant family in Nepal, he ran away to Kathmandu as a young boy and then came over to Darjeeling in West Bengal. Prior to his ascent of the Mount Everest, Tenzing [...]

Tarundeep Rai is one of the famous sportsmen from the northeastern part of the country, Tarundeep Rai has made India proud on many occasions. Tarundeep Rai is one of the best archers of the country and winner of the gold medal in the Asian Grand Prix Championship at Bangkok in 2004. The 23-year-old Archer was born on 22nd February in the year 1984 at Namchi, Sikkim. Tarundeep Rai comes from the family of noted sports [...]

Syed Kirmani or Syed Mujtaba Hussain Kirmani as he was better known was born on December 29, 1949 in Madras or present-day Chennai in Tamil Nadu. Regarded as India’s finest wicketkeeper till date, he started off as an understudy to Farokh Engineer during India’s tours to England in 1971 and 1974 and in the 1975 Cricket World Cup. He made his debut against New Zealand in 1976 and in his second Test, he shot into the [...]

Yuvraj Singh Fromer Indian Crickter

About Yuvraj Singh Yuvraj Singh is a left-handed batsman who also bowls left-arm orthodox spin, a flamboyant and fearless cricketer. A better player of fast bowling, Yuvraj has the ability and power to strike the ball long and clean, and his aggressive batting has even proved to be a match winner on many occasions. He is also a spectacular point fielder, with quick reflexes that make him rank high on the list of prolific fielders [...]

Yogeshwar Dutt is one of the leading Indian wrestlers. Yogeshwar Dutt won the Gold Medal in the 2003 Commonwealth Championship. Hailing from Sonipat, Haryana, Yogeshwar Dutt was born 11th December, 1982. He was interested in Wrestling from a very young age and soon made his presence felt by doing well in the National Championships in 1998. He has also won the Bronze Medal in the 60 Kilogram segment at the 15th Asian Games. Career Dutt [...]

Sunil Gavaskar Biography

Last Updated – 11 July 2019 ***** Gavaskar-An Icon of Indian Cricket Sunil Gavaskar is a former Indian cricketing great who shone for India. Nicknamed ‘Sunny’, Sunil is often regarded as one of the greatest opening batsmen in Indian Test history and also has several records to his name. His full name is Sunil Manohar Gavaskar and he was born on July 10, 1949, at Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. His uncle was Madhav Mantri, a former [...]

Sourav Ganguly Biography

The Prince of Kolkata, Sourav Ganguly has been in the news recently for his comeback to the Indian cricket team, both in the ODI and Test versions. This former captain of the Indian cricket team was born on 8 July 1972 in West Bengal. He captained the one-day cricket team from 2000 to 2005 after making his one-day international debut against Australia in 1992 and Test debut versus England in 1996. Fondly called as the [...]