HindustanTimes Mon,29 Dec 2014

Light 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

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.

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.

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