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From the amount of newsprint and daily discussions dedicated to cricket, it is not tough to identify India’s favorite sport! Even though hockey is the official Indian sport and football enjoys a fair degree of popularity, the Indian cricket team is the most loved, often despised and debated group of players in the subcontinent. Aside from cricket, football and hockey – Indians follow lawn tennis, badminton, athletics, weightlifting and boxing. Sports like car racing and [...]

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 [...]

Limba Ram was honoured with the Arjuna Award in 1991, one of the superstars of Indian archery. The following year he won laurels for his country by winning the gold medal at the Asian Championship in Beijing. Coming from a poor tribal family of Rajasthan, the meteoric rise of Limba Ram can be an inspiring story for any youngster. Limba Ram was born on 30th January, 1972. The turning point in his life came in [...]

Jayanta Talukdar is presently the world No. 2 in the Individual Recurve event. One of the most promising sportsmen of the country he won the gold medal in the South Asian Federation Games or SAF Games at Colombo, Sri Lanka in 2006. Jayanta, who hails from the state of Assam, was born in 1987. He was spotted at a very young age by archery coaches of Guwahati. His talent was further nurtured at the Tata [...]

Dola Banerjee is one of the most promising sports personalities of the country, the first Indian woman to win the World Archery Championship. She is also the first woman archer of the country to clinch an Olympic berth. She received the Arjuna Award in 2005 for her outstanding performances. A Bengali by birth, Dola was born on 2nd June, 1980 in Kolkata, West Bengal. Her skill was nurtured at the Tata Archery Academy, Jamshedpur. Ever [...]