Indian para-swimming team crosses the Catalina Channel in the USA

Indian para-swimming team, led by Limca Record holder Satendra Singh, made history by becoming the first from Asia to cross the Catalina Channel of the United States on Monday. Prior to this, last year, a swimming team from India also crossed the English Channel and four of those swimmers took part in this expedition, too. Satendra Singh was named in Limca Book of Records for crossing the English Channel last year. He has become the first Asian swimmer to have successfully crossed both the English and Catalina channel. The athlete born in Gwalior is the first para swimmer to have […]

Top Indian track and field athletes of all time (part 2)

2. Milkha Singh Taking part in the 200m and 400m category at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics, Milkha Singh first came into the athletics scene. However, the real turning point in his career came off the running track as he got the opportunity to meet Charles Jenkins, who had won the 400m event at those Games. Two years later, a much-improved Milkha set records in the 200m and 400m category at the National Games in Cuttack and then continued to win the Gold at the Asian Games in Tokyo. 1958 became the better year for him as he won India’s first […]

Top Indian track and field athletes of all time (part 1)

When compared to the Olympics in the 20th century, the performance of India at the Summer Games in the 21st century has been much improved. However, none of the medals that India won in those 2 previous Olympics was achieved in the track and field category. In spite of that fact, there’s no doubt that India has definitely had some great track and field athletes that have done very well in other big sports events in the world. Here’s a list of top Indian track and field athletes of all time. PT Usha PT Usha was first spotted in 1979 […]

Sports Minister Promises Extra Financial Help For Indian Football Team

In an interview to All India Football Federation (AIFF), Union sports minister Kiren Rijijuu, declared that the Ministry of Sports of India would provide extra financial help wherever it’s possible in order to help Indian Football propel to the next level. As talking on the sidelines of the match between India and DPR Korea in the Intercontinental Cup on July 14, the Minister of State (Independent Charge) Youth Affairs & Sports also said that they have seen some certain improvements in Indian men’s and women’s football in recent times and the Ministry of Sports will provide more financial help when […]

Wimbledon 2019: Ramkumar Ramanathan falls at second hurdle in qualifying

Indian player Ramkumar Ramanathan lost to Poland’s Kamil Majchrzak 7-6(5), 6-3 in the second round of the men’s singles qualifying event of qualifying at Wimbledon, meanwhile Sumit Nagal advanced to the pre-quarterfinal of the Aspria Challenger in Italy. Ramkumar Ramanathan yet once again failed to crack a Grand Slam main draw after losing the second hurdle in qualifying at Wimbledon to Kamil Majchrzak. The unseeded Indian lost 6-7 (5) 3-6 to the world number 111 and 11th seed at Wimbledon 2019 in one hour and 19 minutes. Ramkumar Ramanathan, who possesses a big serve and a lethal inside out forehand, […]

Four Adventure Sports in India

Having a wide and diverse terrain, India has become a hotspot for various adventure sports activities and well-known as one of the world’s best places for its traditional and adventures games. Let’s have a look at these top adventure sports in India. 1. Heli-Skiing Skiing is an attractive winter sport commonly played in India. This adventure sport is popular among experienced skiers. It may not necessarily be a good choice for beginners with lack of professional skills. Heli-skiing in India helps you enjoy the beauty of the snow-covered mountains of the Himalayas. Famous destinations for heli-skiing in India: Gulmarg (Kashmir), […]