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Dhyan Chand

Also known as  India’s hockey wizard, Major Dhyan Chand Singh was born on August 29, 1905 at Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh. The title “Chand” (Moon) was given by his first coach, who predicted that he would one day shine like chand (Moon). His father was in the Army. Dhyan Chand also followed in the footsteps of his father when he joined the army at the young age of 16. He was selected to represent India in [...]