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Achanta Sharath Kamal is one of those talented table tennis players of India who have made a mark for themselves in the international arena. Born in the year 1982 in Tamil Nadu, Achanta Sharath Kamal works for Indian Oil Corporation. Having proved his table tennis skills in many tournaments, he made India proud by bagging the gold medal in 2006 Commonwealth Games which was organized in Melbourne. Winning the National Champion in 2003, he also [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Samresh Jung, an eminent sports personality who has carved out a niche for himself in the arena of shooting, was born on 5th May 1970. Samresh Jung, who specializes in the category of air pistol, has many a claim to his fame and has been heaped with numerous awards and accolades. A resident of New Delhi, Jung is an employee of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF). It can be said the shooting was infused [...]

Prakash Padukone is a renowned badminton player of Indian origin who has created the record of being the National Champion from the year 1970 to 1978. Prakash Padukone was born in Bangalore city, Karnataka in the year 1955. Having a keen interest in badminton, Prakash Padukone used to watch the tournaments played by famous players with great curiosity. This very interest and his personal zeal made him the National Junior Champion at the tender age [...]

Parupalli Kashyap is an Indian badminton player. He is currently the top ranked badminton player in the male singles in India. He made India proud by winning the gold medal in men’s singles tournament at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014. He also reached the quarter-final of the London Olympics 2012, but missed to bag a medal. A right handed player, Parupalli is also a receiver of the Arjuna Award 2012. Early Life of Parupalli Kashyap [...]

Nameirakpam Kunjarani Devi is a famous Indian weightlifter was born on March 1, 1968 in Imphal, Manipur. She started participating in sports right from her schooldays in Imphal’s Sindam Sinshang Resident High School and went on to complete her graduation from the Maharaja Bodha Chandra College in Imphal. Nameirakpam Kunjarani Devi broke two National Records in Trivandrum in 1987 and went on to win three silver medals in the World Women’s Weightlifting Championship in Manchester [...]

Parimarjan Negi became the youngest Indian to win the Grandmaster norm in the year 2005. He is also the world’s youngest International Master in chess. Parimarjan was born to Paridhi Negi February 9, 1993, in Uttarakhand and shifted to Delhi with his family at a very early age. His father is an Air Traffic Controller while his mom is an executive in Life Insurance Corporation of India. With his inborn talents, Parimarjan Negi started learning [...]

Palwinder Singh Cheema Biography: One of the internationally successful stars in the Indian wrestling history, Palwinder Singh Cheema has won back to back Gold Medals at the Commonwealth Championship and Canada Cup. Honoring his national and international success, Palwinder Singh Cheema was bestowed with the Arjuna Award in 2003. He won the Gold Medal in Indo-Pak Punjab Games in the following year. Born on 11th November, 1982, Palwinder Singh Cheema has also won medals in [...]

P.T. Usha (Pilavullakandi Thekkeparampil Usha) or ” Payolli Express” as she was popularly known was the reigning queen of Indian track and field for two decades. This “Golden Girl” was born on June 27, 1964 in a village called Koothali near Perambra in Kozhikode district of Kerala. She was interested in sports right from her childhood days. In 1976 the Kerala Government started a Sports division for women in Kannur, where Usha started practicing under [...]