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Mahendra Singh Dhoni Biography

Former Captain of the Indian Cricket Team – MS Dhoni Mahendra Singh Dhoni or MS Dhoni is one of the most popular Indian cricketers. Putting his great leadership skills to test, he served as the former captain of the Indian national cricket team; however, he captained the team only in limited-overs format from 2007 to 2016, and in Test cricket from 2008 to 2014. Also known for his excellent wicket-keeping skills, he was a gem [...]

Manavjit Singh Sandhu is one of the leading Indian shooters spearheading the realm of international shooting. Sandhu made a name for himself in the arena of shooting after his successful stint at the Men’s Trap event at the 2006 Commonwealth Games, where he won a bronze medal. He then went on to win the gold medal at the International Shooting Feat Federation (ISSF) World Cup. Sandhu’s success in the world of shooting resulted in him [...]

Viswanathan Anand¬† (The living legend of Chess) was born on December 11, 1969 in Chennai. His awesome speed has earned him the nickname “Lightning Kid.” In March 2007, Anand won the Morelia-Linares Super Grandmasters chess tournament. He showed his genius early on as a child when he won the National Sub-Junior Chess Championship in 1983 at the age of fourteen. In 1984, Anand went on to become the youngest Indian to win the International Master [...]

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 [...]

Saina Nehwal, an Indian badminton player, was born on 17 March 1990 in Hisar District, Haryana. She is currently ranked number 1 in the world by the Badminton World Federation and is the first Indian woman to achieve this feat. She is also the first Indian to win the World Junior Badminton Championships and a medal in Badminton at the Olympics. She won a Bronze medal at the 2012 London Olympics, becoming the second Indian [...]

Sachin Tendulkar Biography

  Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar is a former cricketer and captain of the Indian team. The world famous cricketer had set many records in his career and is considered one of the greatest batsmen of all times. He is the cricketer with most centuries scored among all the cricketers and he is the only one to score more than 30,000 runs in the game. Early Life of Sachin Tendulkar Sachin was born on 24th April 1973 [...]

Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, the eminent shooter came into the spotlight when he bagged the first individual silver medal for India in the Men’s Double Trap shooting event at the Summer Olympics of 2004 in Athens. He also won the gold medal in the team and individual events in the Men’s Double Trap at the Asian Clay Shooting Championships, 2005 that was held in Bangkok. He born on 29 January, 1970 in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan has made [...]

Mary Kom is an Indian boxer from the northeast state of Manipur, born on 1st March 1983, Mangte Chungneijang. She is also known as MC Mary Kom or Magnificent Mary. Mary Kom is famed as a five-time World Boxing Champion and the only boxer to win a medal in every one of the six world championships. In the 2012 Olympics, she became the first Indian women boxer to qualify and win a bronze medal in [...]

Leander Adrian Paes has been the flag-bearer of India’s tennis for a long time now. Born in Goa on June 17, 1973, he has won many titles all over the world in the singles, doubles and the mixed doubles categories. Brought up in Kolkata, both his parents have sporting backgrounds. While his mother was a national-level basketball player, his father represented the Indian team in hockey at the 1972 Munich Olympics. He shot to international [...]

Karnam Malleswari is an eminent Indian weightlifter. She is famous for being the first Indian woman who won an Olympic medal for India. In the Sydney Olympics 2000, Malleshwari won the bronze medal in the 69kg class. Karnam Malleswari was born on June 1, 1975, in a small village of Andhra Pradesh called Srikakulamn. She practiced weightlifting in her village gymnasium at the tender age of 12. Her younger sister Krishna Kumari is also a [...]