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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 [...]

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 [...]

Jyotirmoyee Sikdar hailing from West Bengal was born in Debogram Village, Nadia District of the state of West Bengal in 1969. She was spotted at a very young age by her mentor Satyaram Roy. She created news in the national athletics arena by winning the 800-meter silver medal on her debut in the All India Open Meet in1992. In 1994, she consolidated her position by creating a new national record and winning the 1500 meters [...]

Ashok Shandilya is a renowned billiards player of India who was born in the year of 1968 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Working for Central Railway, Ashok Shandilya has held India high in the 1998 Asian Games, where he bagged two gold medals. Ashok Shandilya, from his childhood days, had a major interest in the game of billiards. During his growing years Ashok Shandilya started playing billiards with great enthusiasm as a result of which he made [...]