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  • Indian football heroes of 1960 Games insulted April 14, 2011

    New Delhi: The members of 1960 Olympics Indian football team were insulted after the felicitation ceremony at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in New Delhi. After being given a cheque of Rs 1.5 lakh each, the team members claim that they were asked to pay for their dinner at...
  • Indian Olympians honoured, but not by AIFF February 24, 2009

    New Delhi: Indian Sports Ministry has at last decided to honour the football Olympic team of 1956 for their remarkable achievement of reaching the semifinals. Out of the 18 squad members, only nine are surviving and eight are expected to make it to the ceremony on Tuesday afternoon at the India...