Tag: London Olympics 2012

I probably played my last match for India: Mahesh Bhupathi

Mahesh Bhupathi 150x150 I probably played my last match for India: Mahesh BhupathiThe 12-time Grand Slam winner from India, Mahesh Bhupathi has today said in media that his had probably played his last match for the country.

The tennis player has been facing differences with All India Tennis Association [AITA] for a long time, and AITA slapped a 2-years ban on him.

Sharing his views with media, he said, “Unfortunately the reality of the situation is anyway I have played my last match for India.” Read more

Mamata gifts Rs 2 Lakh to Mary Kom, aims Olympic Gold at Rio

Mary Kom 150x150 Mamata gifts Rs 2 Lakh to Mary Kom, aims Olympic Gold at RioLondon Olympics bronze medal winning woman boxer M.C. Mary Kom Thursday received a a cash award of Rs 2 lakh from West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her historic feat.

Mary Kom called on Banerjee at the state secretariat, Writers’ Buildings.

Earlier, the mother of two – the first Indian woman boxer to win an Olympic medal – was the cynosure of all eyes at separate felicitations organised by some northeast-based NGOs and the Bengal Chamber. Read more

Film on Olympics Bronze-medalist Mary Kom’s life!

Mary Kom 150x150 Film on Olympics Bronze medalist Mary Kom’s life!The Olympics medal winner in Boxing, Mary Kom and Bollywood director Sanjay Leela Bhansali has now reached to an agreement that he will make a film on her life.

Talking to media, first ever medal winner in boxing at London Olympics 2012, Mary Kom said, “The film is still in its infancy. So they wanted my inputs for the script and the rest of it, I leave it in the hands of professionals as they know the art of film-making better.” Read more

Yuvraj Singh honoured with Arjun Award

Yuvraj Singh1 150x150 Yuvraj Singh honoured with Arjun AwardIt was really a great moment for cricketer Yuvraj Singh, as he was honoured with the Arjun Award at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Wednesday. Yuvraj Singh was the only cricketer to receive this award among the 25 sportspersons.

Further, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratan award was given to Vijay Kumar, the shooter, and Yogeshwar Dutt, the wrestler, both of who won medals at the London Olympics 2012. Read more

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