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MU aids International Blind Chess Tournament

Manipal: Playing host to participants from four nations, officials of Manipal University inaugurated the Asia Pacific Chess Championship for the Visually Challenged at the Dr TMA Pai Halls on March 22. The best of players from India, Bangladesh, Philippines and Sri Lanka face off at the...

From press conferences to auctions, MIT’s own IPL is off and running

Manipal: The Manipal Institute of Technology Cricket League (MITCL) was inaugurated amidst a host of dignitaries including MIT Director GK Prabhu on October 10. Rishab Dave and Rohit Sarkar, two players from MIT who were selected to play in the Mangalore Premier League received special mentions during...

Jumping to Glory: High jumpers make history in Rio

In what turned out to be a historic day for India, Mariyappan Thangavelu (1.89m) and Varun Bhati (1.86m) opened India’s tally at the Paralympic Games in Rio with gold and bronze medals in the T-42 category of high jump on Saturday. Mariyappan, Varun and Sharad Kumar,...

Error 2016: Broadcaster Not Found

When Mariyappan Thangavelu and Varun Singh Bhati made history at the Paralympics in Rio by winning gold and bronze medals in the T-42 High Jump category, Indians following the story on social media were perplexed that the historic moment was not playing out live on...

To be one in the five

When Rohit Suresh finished college in April, he could be forgiven for considering a future away from his passion - football. But as it turned out, he was selected for the inaugural season of the Premier Futsal League serving as backup goalkeeper for Chennai 5s. He...

A gymnast’s death-defying leap to success

Moviegoers might have been swooning to Salman “Tiger” Khan’s swashbuckling defiance of death in “Sultan”, but a young tigress in her own right has been for some time now, landing just a bit off probable death with a grace, purists and enthusiasts from all of...

A Punjab police officer’s unexpected journey to Rio

Judoka Avtar Singh’s parents had to encash their fixed deposits and hand over their savings to ensure his journey to Turkey for the Samsung Grand Prix in April. Two months later, little did they know that the government would fund their son's trip to Hungary, Georgia...

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