2020 for Indian sports was not merely about the disruption, but the year had its share of good, bad, ugly and unfortunately some truly sad events
Indian football legends PK Banerjee had died on March 20 after a prolonged illness while Chuni Goswami succumbed to cardiac arrest on April 30
Legendary Indian footballer, Chuni Goswami also played 46 first-class matches for Bengal, in which he scored 1,592 runs and took 47 wickets
Rohit Sharma thanked fans for birthday wishes but admitted it was a day of mixed emotions as India lost Rishi Kapoor a day after Irrfan Khan's death
Former India football captain Chuni Goswami, who died on Thursday, wanted the various national teams to tour abroad to gain crucial experience to face a global challenge
The last gold medal-winning Indian football skipper, an Olympian and a distinguished first-class cricket captain, who finds a mention in Sir Gary Sobers' memoir, Subimal Goswami or 'Chuni da' was the stuff of which sporting dreams are made
Chuni Goswami had to be given insulin daily and due to the COVID-19 lockdown, his medical supervisor was not able to attend to him on a regular basis
Iconic Indian footballer and former Bengal cricket team captain Chuni Goswami breathed his last on Thursday at a hospital in Kolkata
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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