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    Dec 03, 2012 22:00 ISTLIGHT THE FIRE

    Archers living on hope and a prayer

    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

  • May 14, 2013 00:39 ISTlight the fire | By Invitation

    Lift ban for spirit of sport

    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.

  • May 15, 2013 01:30 IST

    Struggle beyond the ban too

    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.