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Khelo India Winter Games 2024: Highlights from Leh Leg!
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Khelo India Winter Games 2024: Highlights from Leh Leg!

The first leg of the Khelo India Winter Games 2024, held in the picturesque Leh from February 2nd to 6th, wrapped up with excitement and promise. While the action now shifts to the snowy slopes of Gulmarg for the second leg, let's recap the thrills, chills, and spills of the Leh chapter! Khelo India Winter Games 2024: Medal Mania Maharashtra emerged as the early leader in the medal standings, bagging six golds, eight silvers, and six bronzes in the two ice sports contested – Ice Hockey and Ice Skating. They were closely followed by Karnataka (six golds, two silvers) and Services (one gold, five silvers, four bronzes). Beyond the Scoreboard Besides the competitive spirit, the games highlighted the growing winter sports scene in India. Youngsters from across the country par...
5 Indian Basketball Players You Should Know: From Slam dunks to Shooting Stars!
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5 Indian Basketball Players You Should Know: From Slam dunks to Shooting Stars!

India's basketball scene is rising fast, and these talented Indian basketball players are leading the charge! Whether you're a seasoned fan or just catching the fever, get to know these stars who are putting Indian basketball on the map! Top 5 Indian Basketball Players You Should Know! 1. Satnam Singh Nicknamed "Little Shaq," this 7'2" giant was the first Indian-born player drafted by the NBA (Dallas Mavericks, 2015). While his NBA stint was brief, he continues to dominate in the Canadian NBL, inspiring young players with his size and power. 2. Amjyot Singh Standing tall at 6'8", Amjyot is known for his athleticism and offensive versatility. He played alongside his brother Satnam in Japan's NBDL, becoming the first Indians to win the championship there. Currentl...
India’s Top 5 Ultra Marathons That Test Your Endurance!
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India’s Top 5 Ultra Marathons That Test Your Endurance!

Ultra marathons in India have not just been races but festivals of human spirit and endurance. These gruelling tests of endurance attract the bravest and the most tenacious from around the globe. Here, we lace up to take you through India’s top 5 ultra marathons that are a testament to the power of the human will. Top 5 Ultra Marathons All Adventure Lovers Should Go On! 1. The High - The Himalayan Ultra Marathon At the top of our list is an ultra marathon that takes you to the very roof of the world, The High. Traversing the rugged, breathtaking landscapes of the Himalayas, this race is as much a spiritual journey as it is a physical challenge. Runners battle altitude and elements over a staggering 222 kilometers, making it a pinnacle of long-distance running in India. 2....
10 Vibrant Indian Sports Festivals and Traditions You Should Know!
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10 Vibrant Indian Sports Festivals and Traditions You Should Know!

Step into the colourful and vibrant world of Indian sports festivals and traditions. From the rugged mountains to the scorching deserts, each corner of India blossoms with unique athletic customs and spectacular festivals, showcasing the cultural richness of the country. Let’s embark on an exhilarating journey to explore these splendid traditions. 10 Indian sports festivals and traditions you should know! 1. Jallikattu - Tamil Nadu Description: An ancient bull-taming sport, Jallikattu is integral to Pongal celebrations. It’s a magnificent display of bravery where participants attempt to hold onto a bull’s hump as it rampages through the crowd. Cultural Significance: Jallikattu symbolizes the celebration of valor and is deeply embedded in Tamil culture, representing the h...
8 Indian Sports Legends and Their Iconic Moments of Triumph
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8 Indian Sports Legends and Their Iconic Moments of Triumph

The saga of Indian sports is a rich tapestry woven with moments of glory, heartbreak, and unparalleled triumphs. Certain Indian sports legends have etched their names in the annals of history, leaving an indelible legacy for generations to cherish. Let’s pay homage to these extraordinary icons and relive their quintessential moments of triumph. 8 Indian Sports Legends and Their Most Iconic Moments! 1. Sachin Tendulkar (Cricket) A compilation of the most memorable and heart-stopping moments in Indian Sachin Tendulkar's 100th 100! Sports that every Indian sports fan must know. Iconic Moment: Scoring his 100th international century against Bangladesh in the Asia Cup (2012). Legacy: "The God of Cricket," Tendulkar's extraordinary achievements and longevity in cricket have insp...
10 Epic Moments in Indian Sports That We’ll Never Forget!
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10 Epic Moments in Indian Sports That We’ll Never Forget!

Indian sports have been a rich tapestry of incredible triumphs, heart-stopping finishes, and unforgettable feats that have left an indelible mark on our hearts. These moments, woven with emotion, determination, and extraordinary skill, have uplifted the spirits of a nation and etched themselves in the annals of our sports history. Here’s a compilation of such epic moments in Indian sports that every sports fan must cherish. 10 Unforgettable Moments in Indian Sports! 1. India Winning the 1983 Cricket World Cup In a moment frozen in time, Kapil Dev lifted the Cricket World Cup at Lord’s in 1983. Defying all odds and toppling the mighty West Indies, this underdog victory revolutionized Indian cricket forever. 2. Abhinav Bindra’s Historic Olympic Gold Abhinav Bindra’s p...
Asian Para Games, Day 5: India Inches Closer to the 100-Medal Mark!
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Asian Para Games, Day 5: India Inches Closer to the 100-Medal Mark!

Sheetal Devi Archery On Friday, India brought its total medal tally at the Hangzhou Asian Para Games to within one short of the century mark. After finishing with 107 medals in the Asian Games, India is once again eyeing the possibility of reaching a century in China. This campaign is already India's most successful ever. India concluded the day in sixth place in the overall medal tally with a total of 99 medals, consisting of 25 gold, 29 silver, and 45 bronze medals. Sheetal Devi's victory in the solo competition made her the highlight of the day. Earlier in the Games, she had won the mixed doubles gold medal in the compound open competition, therefore this was her second gold medal overall. Sheetal was behind in the championship match by three points after nine arrows, but she hit...
Asian Para Games 2023 Day 4: India Makes History!
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Asian Para Games 2023 Day 4: India Makes History!

Sidhartha Babu Indian para athletes made history on Thursday by carrying home the most medals from the Asian Para Games—80 total, including 18 gold medals. India has now surpassed the previous record of 72 set in Indonesia during the 2018 competition.India's medal total was 18 gold, 23 silver, and 39 bronze, and it will continue to rise till the competition's fourth day is over. With two days remaining in the Games, the nation is headed towards its goal of winning 100 medals in this Hangzhou edition. Prior to the Hangzhou Games, India achieved the greatest results ever at the previous edition in Jakarta, when they had won 72 medals (15 gold, 24 silver, and 33 bronze). In the men's F46 shot put, Rohit Kumar brought home the bronze with a throw of 14.56 metres, while Sachin ...
Basketball United Conducts Draft for Dubai-Based League!
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Basketball United Conducts Draft for Dubai-Based League!

https://thebridge.in/baseball/baseball-united-historic-draft-dubai-44518 Basketball United Baseball United, situated in Dubai, has declared their inaugural player draught.A total of eighty players were chosen, with twenty picks allotted to the Mumbai Cobras, Karachi Monarchs, and Wolves and Falcons, the league's two UAE-based teams. Former MLB players make up the majority of the first draught. Among the picks were three-time World Series winner Pablo Sandoval, selected by the Falcons, and former New York Yankees stars Robinson Cano and Didi Gregorius, both selected by the Wolves. Among the first choices were also four-time Gold Glove winner Andrelton Simmons and four-time MLB All-Star Bartolo Colon. Sixty-six of the eighty players selected were first selected by Major ...
Hangzhou Asian Para Games, Day 3: Sumit Antil Breaks World Record Again!
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Hangzhou Asian Para Games, Day 3: Sumit Antil Breaks World Record Again!

Sumit Antil India nearly achieved their highest-ever medal total at the Asian Para Games on Day 3, winning 30 medals in Hangzhou on Wednesday. The highlight of the day went to Tokyo Paralympics winner Sumit Antil, who once again broke his own World Record by tossing a tremendous 73.29-meter javelin throw in the Men's Javelin Throw-F64 for an incredible gold.Ankur Dhama, who won the Men's 1500m-T11 title in Hangzhou in addition to the Men's 5000m-T11 title he had previously won, was another outstanding athlete. Indians won gold medals in three separate categories for men's javelin throw, with Haney and Sundar Singh Gurjar joining Sumit. In the Men's Javelin Throw-F46, Sundar led an Indian sweeping victory.As track and field remained the main contributor to the Indian total, medals fo...