60 YEARS OF INDIAN SPORTS

  • Meet independent India's greatest sports icon August 15, 2007

    New Delhi: As India celebrates the 60th year of its independence, it's time to reveal the results of the greatest sportsperson of independent India. The nominees The Flying SikhMilkha Singh The Little MasterSunil Gavaskar The Bangalore TornadoPrakash Padukone The Haryana HurricaneKapil Dev The Payolli ExpressPT Usha The Master of the Green BaizeGeet Sethi The darling of the crowdsLeander...
  • Sports 360: Indian sports climb new heights August 13, 2007

    New Delhi: Indian sports has reached new heights in the recent years. Shooter Rajyawardhan Singh Rathore and weightlifter Karnam Malleswari won Olympic medals. Anil Kumble became only the second bowler ever to take 10 wicket in a Test innings. Kumble achieved the feat against Pakistan at the Ferozshah Kotla on...
  • 1990s: All about redefining Indian sports August 5, 2007

    After the high of the 70s and 80s, India hit a plateau in the 90s but then emerged three individuals who redefined their sports and turned things around. Leander Paes took Indian tennis to unchartered territory, Jaspal Rana was the poster boy of Indian shooting and Vishwanathan Anand was on top...
  • When India became nation of sporting domination July 30, 2007

    'Kapil's Devils' won the 1983 Cricket World Cup against overwhelming odds upsetting twotime defending champions the West Indies in the final at Lord's. In the 80's, Indian sports saw some other world champions, too, like Geet Sethi and Michael Fereira. Prakash Padukone won badminton's biggest prize and P T Usha...
  • Sports 360: 60 years of Indian sport July 8, 2007

    As India celebrates 60 years of its independence, CNNIBN takes a look at India's sporting achievements. ...