Dismal performance and an unprecedented election, three months later, for the post of the Archery Association of India (AAI) president has left the sport on the verge of being de-recognised by the government. Nilankur Das reports. Road map
Initially, I took up sports as a hobby, but when I realised the gravity of donning India colours and competing in the Olympics, it became a passion, Vijender Singh reports.
There is no bigger honour for a sportsperson than to don national colours at an international arena. It’s the ultimate motivation for a player. Even during the British era, the national hockey team played under India colours at the Olympics.