HALL OF FAME

The enigma around Normal Pritchard adds further to the mystique of the man who was born in Alipore, Calcutta, spent some years in jute plantations in Assam, but on a holiday in England decided to participate in the 1900 Olympics in Paris and won…

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A brilliant triple jumper who was ahead of his times and achieved national recognition at the age of 17, Rebello emerged on the international scene as a sure-shot medal winner in the 1948 London Olympics in the next couple of years… 

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The legend of Milkha Singh has survived more than five decades and continues to be one of the most inspiring stories in Indian sports. For the record, the legendary athlete who was orphaned during the Partition riot, was…

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Arguably one of the most talented and versatile athlete India has seen so far, Gurbachan Singh Randhawa is considered to be the ‘Indian Jim Thorpe’. He once set four National records in two days – throwing the javelin 210 feet, winning the 110…

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FOR the generation growing up in India in the Eighties, there was nothing as exhilarating and mesmerising than watching Payyoli Tevaraparampil Usha take off the blocks like a gazelle. Such was the speed, grace and charisma of PT Usha, who notched…

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As India’s only medallist at the IAAF World Championships (Paris, 2003), a gold medallist in the IAAF World Athletics Finals (Monaco, 2005) and a remarkably consistent performer throughout her wonderful career, Anju Bobby George is among the country’s most…

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