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Youth flourish; rural champs emerge, disability conquered & Maharashtra rule as Khelo India 2019 closes with confetti, streamers and chants

Maharashtra walked away with the champion’s trophy of the Khelo India Youth Games 2019 in a shower of confetti, victory chants of ‘Jai Maharashtra’ and deafening music. The hosts had a rich haul of 85 gold, 62 silver and 81 bronze, totaling an impressive 228 medals. Haryana emerged second with …

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Soccer evolution in Croatia where Footballers are ‘Warriors’ and Football is ‘National Expression’

In the 1980s, political situation in the Kingdom of Yugoslavia deteriorated leading to a series of political upheavals and conflicts in the 1990s. Formed after the Allied victory in the Second World War, Yugoslavia, was a federation of six republics, with borders drawn along ethnic and historical lines: Bosnia and …

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Child of ‘European Migration’, Luis Monti uniquely represented two nations in two World Cup finals

The stream of Italian immigration to Argentina started in 1880s and became quite a phenomena till 1920s. During this period of Great European Immigration, around 3 million people settled in South American countries among which Argentina was prominent. In 1914, the city of Buenos Aires alone had more than 300,000 …

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