New book looks at 75 years of Indian sports, journey of its champions


New Delhi: On the ultimate day of a prestigious badminton championship, an Indian shuttler had taken the London tube, carried his equipment, and walked to the court docket. That individual turned out to be Prakash Padukone, who change into the primary Indian to win the All England Open Badminton Championships in 1980.

In a brand new book ‘Journey of a Nation: 75 Years of Indian Sports – Game, Guts, Glory‘, author Chandresh Narayanan looks at a multitude of India’s sporting achievements and places collectively tales of triumphs.

As India celebrates its 75 years of independence, the book goals to seize the nation’s evolution as a sporting nation and displays on its nationhood by means of sporting endeavours.

Published by Rupa Publications, ‘75 Years of Indian Sports – Game, Guts, Glory’ by Chandresh (*75*) shall be launched on 20 August on Softcover, ThePrint’s Online venue to launch non-fiction books.

The book is a historical past of the nation’s improvement as a sporting nation and in addition the journey of its athletes – from being lovers of a selected recreation to turning into internationally recognised champions.

This book, which is a component of a Journey of a Nation sequence, explores how India has produced its pool of gifted athletes and sports activities groups. It particularly focuses on India’s emergence as a rising drive in sports activities within the final 15 years. Today, the nation’s triumphs are usually not restricted to cricket or hockey. India is profitable medals in various fields, starting from badminton and boxing to weightlifting and taking pictures.

The narration chronicles the nation’s highs and lows, challenges and enhancements to its transformation as a number one sporting nation.

The creator is an unbiased cricket creator, author and broadcaster with over twenty years of expertise. He has beforehand labored at The Indian Express, The Times of India, Neo Sports, IPL, ICC and Delhi Daredevils. (*75*) has beforehand authored two books and at the moment, additionally writes for Dainik Bhaskar.


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