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Butt has distinction of playing both for India, England

Neeraj Bagga Tribune News Service Amritsar, November 22 Swaranjit Singh Butt, 82, has become a living legend who has the rare distinction of playing both for India and England. The Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) has acknowledged the contribution of its … Continue reading

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Ministry of Railway Bags 8 National Sports Awards 2012

Railway Sports Promotion Board gets Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar 6 Railway Sportspersons get Arjuna Award 1 Athletics Coach from Railways gets Dronacharya Award. Ministry of Railway gets 8 awards to its credit in the National sport award announced by the … Continue reading

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The Olympic city… at dawn

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Kabaddi, Kabaddi, Hic!

Liquor fumes mar game’s spirit Kabaddi, the game that is identified with Punjab and is widely popular in California and Canada, found an ‘official’ sponsor in the government of Punjab that organised the recent Kabaddi ‘World Cup’. The term has … Continue reading

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A matter of perception

by Raj Kadyan We were dining at a restaurant in Shimla. There was only one more family at the time. The man was at the bar stool, the wife at the dinner table with her two sons aged 7 and … Continue reading

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Now, gatka to be part of National School Games

Tribune News Service Mohali, June 12 The School Games Federation of India (SGFI) has incorporated gatka, a martial art practiced by Sikhs, as a game in the national school games calendar 2011-12. Gatka Federation of India (GFI) president Harcharan Singh … Continue reading

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Flying back in time

Milkha Singh talks to G. S. Paul about his nostalgic trip to Melbourne, where he began his Olympic journey 50 years ago It was an invitation Milkha Singh simply couldn’t refuse. The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) gave the Flying Sikh … Continue reading

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