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‘Babe’ Didrikson Zaharias: an extraordinary Track and Field Olympian who excelled in Golf and was proficient in a handful of other sports as well

Sometimes regarded as one of the greatest athletes ever to have lived, ‘Babe’ Didrikson Zaharias, byname of Mildred Ella Zaharias, holds more records and medals than any other 20th-century athlete. Mildred Ella Didrikson achieved particular success in Basketball, Baseball and Track and Field. However, she is most widely known because …

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The voice that brought life to cricket- Kishore Bhimani and his flawless articles will forever be remembered

Kishore Bhimani, the man who wrote famous articles on Indian cricket, passed away in Kolkata after contacting COVID-19. Kishore Bhimani was 80 and was also suffering from heart disease, advanced Parkinsonism and Hypertension. It is indeed disheartening to know that the man who was once considered an encyclopaedia of sports …

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Talimeren Ao- A physician but a footballer who was independent India’s first Football captain

Talimeren Ao was a frontline footballer who captained India in their first international Football match. Besides being a talented sportsman, Ao was a physician by profession. North-east India has gifted Indian Football with some brilliant talents who by their individual brilliance played a huge role in putting the Northeastern states …

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Legendary Subimal ‘Chuni’ Goswami – the ‘gem’ of Indian Football who was also a cricketer of considerable merit

Indian Football legend Chuni Goswami passed away in Kolkata at the age of 82 after a prolonged illness. He was admitted to a private hospital where he breathed his last. Apart from Football, Goswami, had also represented Bengal in first-class cricket tournaments. Chuni Goswami- The Leader Subimal ‘Chuni’ Goswami died …

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Peter Snell: The Olympian and one of the world’s greatest middle-distance runners who was also an academician and author

Sir Peter Snell, regarded as New Zealand’s greatest athlete and world’s one of the most successful middle-distance runners, died in Dallas at the age of 80. His death was sudden, as revealed by his wife Miki Snell. But the cause of his death can be regarded as his prolonged heart …

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