Boria Majumdar
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English   |   Bangla

Rhodes scholar, Sr. Research Fellow at the Univ. of Central Lancashire & Adjunct Professor Monash University Melbourne.

SPORTS

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Balbir Singh Sr’s highest hour: Winning the 1952 Olympic Gold for India

Three consecutive Olympic gold medals don’t come easy and in Balbir Singh Senior’s case, the gold medal was adorned with three hat-tricks, making it that much more special.

VARIETY

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A true nationalist hero: Balbir Singh Senior and the 1948 London Olympic Gold

Hockey legend Balbir Singh Senior was hailed by the nation for his two goals and feted as the new star in Indian hockey.

SPORTS

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Goodbye, Chuni Goswami: India’s greatest all-round sportsman

Chuni Goswami would come home as a footballer, have dinner and get up the next morning as a cricketer. It came naturally to him.

SPORTS

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Virat, Sachin, Sourav's patriotism has nothing to do with their corona donations

Every cricketer has faced the wrath of the social media police for not coming out in the open and stating if they have donated and how much they have donated.

SPORTS

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Ramakant Achrekar, the guru who gave Cricket Sachin Tendulkar

It takes talent to nurture and mentor talent. Coach Achrekar was one such being who gave India a Bharat Ratna and other remarkable cricketers.

SPORTS

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Medal rush at Asian Games: For a new India, playing to win, not just to participate, is the mantra

Jakarta 2018 shows a new Indian squad fierce in its pursuit of excellence and triumph. Our athletes clearly aim to climb the winning podium now.

SPORTS

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Why IPL 2018 final telecast in 8 languages and women's exhibition game are steps in the right direction

The exhibition game could be a stepping stone towards a full-fledged women's IPL some years down the line.

SPORTS

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Why I'm glad IPL matches have been moved out of Chennai

Scenes of goons beating up cricket fans in the name of the Cauvery issue will not just go away.

SPORTS

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IPL spot-fixing episode in 2013: What happened behind closed doors

[Book extract] Captain Rahul Dravid was distraught. He had his hands on his head and just couldn’t speak.

SPORTS

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