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Dhyan Chand

Meerut Sports University To Be Named After Dhyan Chand

Aug 20, 2021 PTI

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath also said the state government will adopt two sports -- wrestling and one more

Tokyo Olympics: Blast From The Past - Dhyan Chand's Captaincy Test In Nazi Germany, Adolf Hitler Myth

Jul 16, 2021 PTI

The British India contingent comprised a bunch of inexperienced athletes and a two-time champion hockey team led by Major Dhyan Chand refused to salute the Fuhrer

Major Dhyan Chand On Big Screen: Documentary On Hockey Wizard's Life And Struggles Coming Soon

The pre-production for the documentary is now set to begin in June with the producers planning to release it on December 3, on the 42nd death anniversary of Dhyan Chand

A Docudrama On The Cards On Indian Hockey Legend Major Dhyan Chand

May 18, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Producers Joyeeta Roy and Prateek Kumar Mishra say the hockey legend’s son Ashok Dhyanchand is very upbeat about the project.

Abhishek Chaubey To Direct Major Dhyan Chand Biopic, Top Star To Play Hockey Wizard

Dhyan Chand is regarded as the greatest player in the history of hockey, who earned three Olympic gold medals in 1928 (Amsterdam), 1932 (Los Angeles) and 1936 (Berlin) for India

29 August, 2020

National Sports Day 2020: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju Pays Tribute To Dhyan Chand

Outlook Web Bureau

India celebrates hockey great Dhyan Chand's birthday on August 29 as the National Sports Day

23 August, 2020

Former Hockey Players Demand Bharat Ratna For Major Dhyan Chand


National Sports Day is celebrated on August 29, on the birth anniversary of Dhyan Chand. But the hockey great has been so far been denied India's greatest honour, Bharat Ratna

29 August, 2019

Dhyan Chand Birth Anniversary: Kiren Rijiju Pays Tribute To Hockey Legend On National Sports Day

Outlook Web Bureau

Known for his magical hockey skills, Dhyan Chand won three Olympic gold medals in 1928, 1932 and 1936.

15 March, 2019

Everyone Gives A Miss To 44th Anniversary Of India's Historic 1975 World Cup Hockey Triumph

Qaiser Mohammad Ali

Members of the Ajit Pal Singh-led team talk with each other on phone to recall the occasion as Hockey India, sports ministry remain in deep slumber

29 May, 2013

Sporting Times II

Boria Majumdar

The 175 Year Journey Of Indian Sports, documented from the archives of the Times of India

21 July, 2008

'The World's Best Centre-Forward'

Boria Majumdar

Dhyan Chand scored 14 of India's 29 goals in Amsterdam.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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