This is how Major Dhyan Chand's sports career started

Major Dhyan Chand Singh was a former player and captain of Indian field hockey. He is considered to be one of the best players in the field of India and world hockey. His birth date is celebrated as National Sports Day in India. He has been a member of the Indian hockey team that won the Olympic gold medal three times.
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5 days ago

Lucknow Dastango to take Babu to Gen Z in novel effort

Sports-based stories have been a success following the success of sports-based films like MS Dhoni an Untold Story. Dastangoi has picked up the story of hockey wizard KD Singh 'Babu' who took forward the legacy of Major Dhyan Chand to a new level and helped India win gold at the Olympics in 1948 and 1952.
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3 weeks ago

National Sports Day: The magician of Indian hockey who refused Adolf Hitler for German citizenship

Major Dhyan Chand was our own 'Indian Hockey Wizard' who won three gold medals in 1928, 1932 and 1936. He scored 570 goals in his career spreading across 1926 to 1949. The prime minister announced of renaming the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.
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3 months ago

National Sports Day 2022 Quiz: GK Questions and Answers on Sports Day in India

National Sports Day is celebrated in India every year on August 29 to honor and celebrate the birth anniversary of Major Dhyan Chand. The day aims to create awareness about the need and the benefits of incorporating sports and physical activities into our day-to-day life. Quiz below is the set of questions and answers that will help you in understanding the day more clearly and will also be beneficial for various competitive exams. The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports announced that it will be conducting the ‘Meet the Champion’ initiative in 26 schools across the country.
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3 months ago

National Sports Day 2022: Badminton Association of India Shares Inspirational Message on Major Dhyan Chand’s Birth Anniversary

Every year is celebrated as National Sports Day to celebrate the life and career of major Dhyan Chand. Taking to twitter, they shared, Sport has the power to change the world, the power. To inspire, it has power to unite people and give joy in a way that little else does.
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3 months ago

National Sports Day or Rashtriya Khel Divas 2022: 29th August

The nation celebrates the day honouring our sports stars. The president gives away sports awards such as the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award, Arjuna Award and Dronacharya Award.
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3 months ago

National Sports Day 2022: Remembering Dhyan Chand on His 117th Birth Anniversary

The late hockey player was born on august 29, 1905. He earned three gold medals in 1928, 1932 and 1936. For his contribution to Indian hockey, he was also known as the wizard or the Magician of hockey.
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3 months ago

Major Dhyan Chand Birth Anniversary — Remembering The Greatest Field Hockey Player

Major Dhyan Chand joined the British Indian Army at the age of just 16 years in 1922. During his international career, he scored more than 400 goals. Under his leadership, India won three successive gold medals at the 1928, 1932 and 1936 Summer Olympics. His performance in the 1936 Berlin Olympic final is considered to be among the best hockey performances of all time.
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3 months ago

National Sports Day: Karan Wahi to Barun Sobti, TV celebs who love playing sports

National Sports Day is observed annually in India on August 29 as the birth anniversary of hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand. The hockey legend helped India to win gold at the Olympics in 1928, 1932, and 1936. There are numerous celebrities who are not only ardent sports lovers but are good sportsmen themselves.
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3 months ago

Indian Hockey: milestones of glory

The Indian hockey team won six successive Olympic golds at the Summer Games. Led by the legendary Dhyan Chand, the Indians dominated the sport. India's hockey fortunes started to dwindle post the advent of astroturf in the 1980s. The game, mired in organisational chaos, needed a catalyst for change at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon.
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3 months ago