Sunday, June 25, 2017

We did talk about famous women gymnasts like Larisa Latynina and Nadia Comaneci in earlier episodes in this series – 120 years, 120 stories. In this edition, let us take you through the feats of another such gymnastic legend...

A lot of recent episodes have been published on top-billing sports like athletics, swimming and gymnastics. Bored of the stereotyping of our series as if Olympics only revolve around this threesome? Although most of its celebrated champions are from...

Tired of reading stuffs about legends of the Games – especially the ones belonging from countries with rich sports cultivation at grassroots and winning medals at the drop of a hat? Well, truly 120 years, 120 stories deserve to...

On September 24, 1988 Ben Johnson crafted one the quickest starts off the blocks and engineered it well for the next 9.79 seconds in a star-studded field to ensure an Olympic gold with a world record time. But neither...

Records are made to be broken. But in this special Olympic episode, let just talk about a couple of records that have remained untouched for the last three decades since their inception. The women’s fastest time records for the...

In the last couple of episodes in our special series commemorating 120 years of Olympics, we have focused on a few ladies who have beaten stereotypes to emerge champions. Coming to the Indian context, it took 53 years since...

In an earlier edition, we talked about Carl Lewis and Mark Spitz and how they won medals at multiple Games. In this episode of our special Olympic series, we are to talk about a personality who did win a...

We have seen how politics and ideological differences have characterized a few editions of the Olympic Games. Presenting to you another such story where a gold medalist was threatened with death threats and carnage owing to her religious leanings. This...

In this Olympic series, we came across many champions who were born to reach the pinnacle of success. Now in this story for a change, let us introduce you to a champion who was quite unlikely to win the...

The Olympics have had been the platform where the champion athletes were born – the ones who have dominated the Games for more than just a single edition. To talk of such greats, the name of one of the...

Strict Standards: call_user_func_array() expects parameter 1 to be a valid callback, non-static method WLS_Show::fake_wp_footer() should not be called statically in /home/sportsno/public_html/wp-includes/class-wp-hook.php on line 298