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With two Olympic gold medal in his kitty, Devendra Jhajharia, with his javelin, is aiming for the third at Tokyo Paralympics

The whole of India is rejoicing Neeraj Chopra’s win at the Tokyo Olympics. However, unbeknownst to probably most of India’s population, an Indian, Devendra Jhajharia, is the proud winner of 2 gold medals in Javelin Throw at 2 separate editions of the biggest sporting spectacle in the world.  The thing …

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Tokyo Moment: 46-year-old Olympic veteran Oksana Chusovitina retires after 8 Olympics; gets a standing ovation from the Gymnastic arena

Oksana Chusovitina, the Uzbek athlete, received a legendary farewell in her eighth Olympic campaign, at the Tokyo 2020 Games, proving that camaraderie and respect in sport still prevail. Oksana Chusovitina had an incredible career, with her first Olympic participation dating way back to 1992. She was the Soviet all-around champion …

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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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