Monthly Archives: FEBRUARY 2016

Punjab’s Rural Olympics on Deathbed?
25.02.16 11:20 as Punjab - Amandeep Sandhu

On the morning of 4 February 2016, I headed south from Ludhiana city, Punjab, towards the Grewal Stadium, the venue for the annual Kila Raipur games. The games, popularly known as the "rural Olympics,” are an annual three-day sports festival held in Punjab. They include ...

On The Road To Rio:  Olympian Khushbir Kaur
25.02.16 05:07 as Punjab - SUDESHNA BANERJEE

Khushbir Kaur was always destined to be a race walker.
At the tender age of nine and a half months, the girl from Rasulpur Kalan village near Amritsar in Punjab gave her parents a glimpse of her precocious talent as she walked her very first steps.

AT ...

Kavita Raut wins SAG marathon gold, books Rio Olympic berth
25.02.16 04:54 as General -

Indian long-distance runner Kavita Raut booked her spot for the Rio Olympics in women’s marathon after winning the event in the 12th South Asian Games, a perfect end to the country’s memorable athletics campaign in the event this month.
The 30-year-old Raut easily clinched the marathon ...




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