Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath also said the state government will adopt two sports -- wrestling and one more
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
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
Producers Joyeeta Roy and Prateek Kumar Mishra say the hockey legend’s son Ashok Dhyanchand is very upbeat about the project.
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
India celebrates hockey great Dhyan Chand's birthday on August 29 as the National Sports Day
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
Known for his magical hockey skills, Dhyan Chand won three Olympic gold medals in 1928, 1932 and 1936.
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
The 175 Year Journey Of Indian Sports, documented from the archives of the Times of India
Dhyan Chand scored 14 of India's 29 goals in Amsterdam.
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.PTI Photo
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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