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Comparing India’s medal tally at the Commonwealth Games over the years

Despite the lack of sports disciplines such as shooting, tennis, archery and Greco-Roman wrestling, India recorded a fabulous campaign at the 2022 Commonwealth Games as the athletes returned home with an impressive 61 medals. India dominated the wrestling and weightlifting games, winning a total of 12 and 10 medals respectively in two sports disciplines. It …

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Independent India’s top-10 sporting moments | Sports News

Monday marks the 75th anniversary of Indian independence. There have been some exhilarating triumphs for India on the sporting field during this period. Onmanorama picks India’s top 10 sporting moments in chronological order. Jadhav wins first Olympic medal KD Jadhav. Photo: Manorama Archive KD Jadhav made history at the 1952 Helsinki Olympics when he won …

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Why one Neeraj Chopra or Abhinav Bindra does not make India a global sporting power

Two characters were a source of inspiration for millions of sports fans growing up in India in the 1950s and 1960s. One was a professional freestyle wrestler who won international championships. The towering figure of Dara Singh seemed to symbolize the raw power and physical strength of a country reborn as an independent nation in …

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