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At 8, Sindhu had promised to be the best sportsperson she could possibly be

At 8, Sindhu had promised to be the best sportsperson she could possibly be

When PV Sindhu was eight years old in 2003, her parents, both professional volleyball players, were deeply disappointed when she told them she wanted to play badminton. Sindhu’s father Ramana played on the national volleyball team – he’d even received an Arjuna Award. He and his wife Vijaya desperately hoped Sindhu would follow in their(…)

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Sehwag asks government to honour Dipa Karmakar, Lalita Babar, and why not?

Sehwag asks government to honour Dipa Karmakar, Lalita Babar, and why not?

Indian cricket legend Virender Sehwag has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to name a special train and plane after gymnast Dipa Karmakar and athlete Lalita Babar to honour their efforts at the ongoing Rio Olympics. Also Read: Rio2016: They’re fabulous at sport and have physiques to die for. Meet 4 Olympians who make you want to work(…)

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