NATIONAL SPORTS DAY

  • National Sports Day to be celebrated across India on Thursday August 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Various sporting events such as walkathon and football tournaments will be held across the country for the first time as part of the National Sports Day celebration on Thursday to commemorate the birth anniversary of Indian hockey legend Dhyan Chand, FICCI said on Tuesday. Government has approved the programme...
  • Aug 29 is National Sports Day. Did you know? August 29, 2012

    Today is, or was, Sports Day in India. August 29, the birthday of hockey legend Major Dhyanchand, is celebrated as the National Sports Day. Great that we recognise the efforts of India and world's greatest ever hockey player, but what proportion of India remembers that we even have a Sports...
  • India's Olympic stars receive awards August 29, 2012

    London Olympics heroes receive awards from the Indian government on the National Sports Day. ...