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“Pickleball is a bundle of fun, fitness and pleasure…….”

with Ashwani Kumar Wadhwa DOB:              20th October 1963 State:             Rajasthan City:               Jaipur Club:              Playard & VDN  “I think when you share yourself with others, life begins to find its meaning; the time you touch the heart of others is the moment you truly start living…….” Ashwini Wadhwa’s philosophy in …

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Exactly one year till Olympics 2020: Organizers unveil medal designs while protestors demonstrate against the Games

The medals for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics were unveiled to get their first public viewing exactly one year before the event’s opening ceremony. As fans celebrated the day around Tokyo displaying clocks showing 365 days to go, the organizers marked the day with this unveiling. According to them, the design …

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“Pickleball has made some of the most amazing changes in me…….”

with Aniket Pramod Durgawali DOB:              21st July 1995 State:             Maharashtra City:               Mumbai Club:              Club CK, Club NX  Aniket Durgawali, at a certain point of time, was a Cricket fanatic just as any other Indian. He devoted much time to Cricket in his school and later in his college. But …

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“Pickleball is an addiction; its always ‘Dil Maange More’……..”

with Bela Kotwani DOB:              9th May 1966 State:             Maharashtra City:               Mumbai Club:              Khar Gymkhana  Bela Kotwani proudly announces, “Age is just a number if you have the passion and drive to excel”. And why not? Bela started playing Pickleball at 52 and instantly had a liking for it. “Winning …

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“After meeting Pat Murphy, I have a firm belief that the future of Pickleball is in safe hands……..’” Sunil Valavalkar

Sunil Valavalkar is regarded as the ‘Father of Indian Pickleball’ who first played Pickleball in the USA. An avid sportsman, Valavalkar was so much impressed with the game that he started promoting it in India. In 2008, he took the initiative to form the All India Pickleball Association (AIPA), the …

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