New Delhi, Aug 29 (PTI) Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday underlined the need to create the "right ecosystem" for sports and games to thrive from schools to universities by building the ...
New Delhi, Aug 29 (PTI) Sports Minister Anurag Thakur on Sunday launched the Fit India mobile app, a personal trainer-cum-fitness guide, on the occasion of the second anniversary of the Fit ...
- Abhinav Bindra won India's first individual godl medal at the Olympics
- Kapil Dev's team won India's first cricket World Cup in 1983
- Indian hockey team's Olympic gold in 1928 triggered ten successive medals
- National Sports Day is celebrated on August 29 to mark the birth anniversary of hockey legend Dhyan Chand
- Dhyan Chand helped India win three consecutive Olympic gold medals in 1928, 1932 and 1936
- His abilities with the hockey stick earned him nicknames like ‘Hockey Wizard’ and ‘The Magician’
- National Sports Day is celebrated on August 29 every year to mark the birth anniversary of hockey legend Dhyan Chand
- It was first included in India’s list of celebratory days in 2012
- A special ceremony is held at the Rashtrapati Bhawan, where the Indian President confers various awards
- The documentary focuses on the early life and struggles of the hockey wizard
- One of the makers said that she is saddened by the fact the India's youth do not know about Dhyan Chand's legacy
- The docudrama is slated to release on December 3
New Delhi, Aug 28 (PTI) Ahead of the 116th birth anniversary of Major Dhyan Chand, the first look of a documentary film on the hockey legend has been revealed.
Lucknow, Aug 19 (PTI) The upcoming sports university in Meerut will be named after legendary Hockey player Major Dhyan Chand, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Thursday.