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Sushil Kumar – Charged in murder case, India’s Wrestling hero ‘falls’ bringing disrepute to his ‘Chhatrasal breeding ground’

India’s Wrestling hero, Sushil Kumar is being charged in murder case of junior champion Sagar Dhankhad within Chhatrasal Stadium. Though Kumar had denied involvement in the case, Delhi Police issued a non-bailable warrant against the wrestler.  The only Indian in ‘Independent India’ to win two of the coveted Olympic medals …

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‘The Fan Matter’- a stark contrast between European and Indian Football in terms of importance given to a club’s fanbase

While the million-dollar ‘breakaway’ European Super League collapsed due to backlash from the Football fans, in India the displeasure of the huge fanbase of Mohun Bagan could not stop the club’s merger with ATK. This incident clearly shows the huge difference between the importance of Football fans in Europe and …

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‘Inheritance of athletic ability’: An overview on the influence of genetic background in sports performance

Athletic ability depends on certain factors like strength and composition of skeletal muscles, body morphology, aerobic endurance, flexibility, cognitive development and injury susceptibility. These factors are largely associated with an individual’s genotype and its background. But how far genetic background can become a contributing factor in sports excellence?   Genes …

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