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Celebrating The Hands That Raised India’s Olympians

What do PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik and Dipa Karmakar have in common? Three women who were underdogs in their respective competitions and ultimately became champions, yes. Their fighting spirit, obviously. The fact that they fought all odds to emerge victorious in a country that has little infrastructure for any sport that is NOT cricket, of course. But look closer… what else do they have in common?
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Mission Tokyo 2020: Lessons For India From Ri

Now that the dust of Rio 2016 has settled, it is time to not only celebrate the successes of the Indian athletes but, more importantly, to start working towards Tokyo 2020. If the government, sports administrators and the rest of us can take on board certain lessons from Rio, we can aim to make our presence felt at the next Olympic Games.