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Sachin Tendulkar – First Indian To Score 30,000 Runs In All Forms Of Domestic And International Cricket

    Sachin Tendulkar, also known as the “Little Master” and “Master Blaster”, has scored the highest runs in the world in International cricket, and is...

Suresh Babu – Indian Athlete who Jumped to Many Heights

  Quick Facts Name: Suresh Babu Famous As: Athlete Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 10 February 1953 (Kollam, Kerala) Died On: 19 February 2011 Awards: Arjuna Award (1978–79)   Suresh Babu was an Indian Athlete from Kerala. He...

Colonel Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore: The Royal Shooting Prodigy

  Quick Facts Name: Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore Famous As: Professional Shooter, Politician Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 29 January 1970 (Jaisalmer, Rajasthan) Awards: Arjuna Award (2003), Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award (2004), Padma Shri (2005)   An...

The Undiminished Ardour of Bhagyashree Sathe Thipsay – The First Indian Woman to Win International Grandmaster Award in Chess

  Whenever we Indians speak of chess, we come up only with one of two names and those are all male-oriented fame. It is quite...

Forgotten Wrestling Champion Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav – The First Indian Wrestler to Win Olympic Medal

  Quick Facts Name: Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav Also Known As: Pocket Dynamo Famous As: Athlete (Wrestler) Nationality: Indian Birth Date: 15 January 1926 (Goleshwar, Satara, Maharashtra) Died On: 14 August 1984 Awards: Arjuna Award (2001)   “Pain is...

Viswanathan Anand – The First Chess Grandmaster from India

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Quick Facts Full Name: Anand Vishwanathan Also Known As: Vishy, Tiger of Madras Famous As: Indian Chess Grandmaster Birth Date: 11 December 1969 Nationality: Indian Birth Place: Chennai,...

Anjali Bhagwat – The Indian Woman Rifle Shooter Who Never Missed Target

  Quick Facts Name: Anjali Bhagwat Also Known As: Anjali Ramakanta Vedpathak Famous As: Indian Rifle Shooter Birth Date: 5 December 1969 Nationality: Indian Birth Place: Mumbai, Maharashtra Awards: Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award (2003),...

Dipika Pallikal Karthik – The Indian Squash Player to make it to Top 10

  Quick Facts Name: Dipika Pallikal Karthik Also Known As: Dipika Rebecca Pallikal Karthik Famous As: Indian Squash Player Birth Date: 21 September 1991 Nationality: Indian Birth Place: Chennai, India Notable Awards: Arjuna Award (2012), Padma Shri (2014)   Dipika Pallikal...

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