Category Archives: athletics

Bang on target!

Abhinav Bindra has won India’s first ever individual Olympic gold medal at the Olympics. His gold in the men’s 10-metre air rifle is India’s first gold medal after Indian men bagged the hockey gold at the Moscow Olympics in 1980. … Continue reading

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The struggle with oneself!

Sport has been defined by a UNESCO Committee as “Any physical activity which has the character of play and which involves a struggle with oneself or with others,or a confrontation with natural elements“. Some people say that sport is war without bloodshed. It is much, much more than that. It is all about the war between … Continue reading

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