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BEYOND THE LIMITS

From Eunice Shriver’s vision, Special Olympics travelled worldwide for 51 years to reach Abu Dhabi; Indians flourished with 368 medals

India created history. The Indian team of ‘Special Olympians’ returned with a whopping tally of 368 medals from the Special Olympics World Games 2019 that was hosted in Abu Dhabi from March 14 to 21, 2019. India finished with 85 gold, 154 silver and 129 bronze.   Medals were won …

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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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