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Know Your Heroes | Latika Bhandari - Fighting her way to victory

Like most other Indian female athletes, Latika Bhandari’s narrative is pretty similar – father enrolls the brother and sister in the same sport from where they emerge victorious to represent the country at international level. Cricketers Smriti Mandhana and Mithali Raj also followed a similar path.
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Know Your Heroes | Shridhar N Malagi – Conquering the world singlehandedly

“Life is pain! I wake up every morning in pain! Work is pain! You know how many times I just wanted to give up? How many times I've thought about ending it?” House’s famous rant on life had pretty much stunned his viewers but his avid followers could pretty much relate to it by then.
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The Good, Bad & Ugly ft. Ramkumar Ramanathan, Sai Praneeth and KL Rahul

From Ramkumar Ramanathan reaching ATP 250 event final to ICC taking giant strides towards making Cricket free of corruption, this week had positive things to offer. However, IOA’s controversy-filled decision to remove Pencak Silat players from Asiad ensured that the balance is restored.
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The Good, Bad & the Ugly ft. Hima Das, MS Dhoni and Russia

We have come with yet another week of the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly and like every week, the sporting world threw up all three aspects of the game for us to reflect upon. From Hima Das’ historic achievement to Russia’s World Cup doping to MS Dhoni being booed in Lord’s, it was an eventful week.
SportsCafe Desk
featuresportsa month ago

The Good, Bad and the Ugly ft. Indian Hockey team's brilliance and IOA-AIFF catfight

The week gone by was dominated by India’s tour to England and obviously, the extravaganza of FIFA World Cup. However, there were some significant stories from the world of sports that kept on giving us enough things to discuss over a cup of chai, and that covers this edition of SportsCafe's GBU.
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featuresports2 months ago

The Good, Bad & Ugly ft. KL Rahul, Diego Maradona and Nick Kyrgios

From KL Rahul’s brilliant comeback knock in national colours to India’s sheer dominance in Kabaddi Masters, the sporting world had to lot of good to offer to sports fans. However, Germany’s gloomy World Cup exit and Diego Maradona’s obscene gestures from the stands ensured that balance was restored.
Subhayan Dutta
featuresports2 months ago

The Good, Bad, and the Ugly ft. Senegal fans, Sachin Tendulkar and Argentina

While the FIFA World Cup has been going on with its full might, the England-Australia series has silently forced the aspiring bowlers to stop daydreaming. We present you the Good, Bad, and the Ugly for the week gone by, with the feel-good story of Senegal fans’ generous act towards environment.
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featuresports2 months ago

The Good, Bad & The Ugly ft. Ambati Rayudu, Soumya Swaminathan and Indian cricket

We’re back with our section featuring the good, bad and the ugly aspects, which sports threw up in the last one week. While the heartwarming end to the historic Test match between India and Afghanistan gave good vibes, Indian hockey’s pathetic condition also gave a timely reminder of Indian sports.
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featuresports2 months ago

The Good, Bad & the Ugly ft. Sunil Chhetri, Rafael Nadal and Arjun Tendulkar

Yet another week and the sports world many instances to offer across all the three aspects. From Rafael Nadal’s frustratingly domineering continuity at Roland Garros, to India’s brilliant Intercontinental Cup win, to the rise of underdogs in world cricket, we bring you the good, bad and the ugly.
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featuresports2 months ago

Sunil Chhetri takes one for the team to establish a sporting culture in the country

Remember Bhaag Milkha Bhaag? The Farhan Akhtar starrer that swept all Hindi cinema awards in 2013. The movie celebrated the life and journey of one of the most unfortunate, yet venerated, sportspersons of the country and garnered massive accolades at the box office all over the world.
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