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Goal-scoring machine par excellence, Balbir Singh Senior's legacy is secure in pantheon of India's hockey greats
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Goal-scoring machine par excellence, Balbir Singh Senior's legacy is secure in pantheon of India's hockey greats

History will look at Balbir generously, as an Indian hockey star revered and venerated almost as much as Dhyan Chand. Both won three Olympic golds. Both set extremely high standards.

Milkha Singh says if there was a hockey legend after Dhyan Chand, it was Balbir Singh Sr
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Milkha Singh says if there was a hockey legend after Dhyan Chand, it was Balbir Singh Sr

If anyone qualifies to be called a legend in Indian hockey after Dhyan Chand, it's Balbir Singh Senior, said iconic Milkha Singh condoling the death of his 'great friend'.

Asian Hockey Federation condoles Balbir Singh Senior's demise, describe loss as sad moment for 'global hockey and sport fraternity'
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Asian Hockey Federation condoles Balbir Singh Senior's demise, describe loss as sad moment for 'global hockey and sport fraternity'

The Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) on Monday condoled the sad demise of the legendary Balbir Singh Sr, saying the three-time Olympic gold medallist will always be remembered for his devotion and contribution to the sport.

Balbir Singh Senior (1923-2020): Genial legend who wore his greatness lightly, remembering the man I knew a little
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Balbir Singh Senior (1923-2020): Genial legend who wore his greatness lightly, remembering the man I knew a little

Balbir Singh Senior easily transcended that interviewee-interviewer divide. In a world where unabashed howling qualifies as confidence, Balbir taught us that quiet confidence resides in quiet simplicity.

Israna Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates | Assembly Elections; Constituency, Party, Candidate Name Wise Winner, Loser, Leading, Trailing
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Israna Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates | Assembly Elections; Constituency, Party, Candidate Name Wise Winner, Loser, Leading, Trailing

Israna Assembly Constituency Election Results 2019 Live Updates - Read Panipat City constituency vidhan sabha chunav latest news, party, constituency, candidate name wise winner, loser, leading, trailing live updates online at Firstpost.com.

AAP demands CRPF deployment inside polling booths for Punjab zila parishad elections, fears 'poll rigging'
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AAP demands CRPF deployment inside polling booths for Punjab zila parishad elections, fears 'poll rigging'

Punjab's main Opposition party, AAP, on Friday demanded deployment of CRPF personnel inside polling stations.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Boxing stars unsure of federation's move to select squad without trials
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Boxing stars unsure of federation's move to select squad without trials

For the first time ever, an Indian boxing team has been picked without formal trials, a convention well-established and followed all across the world.

India's first individual Olympic medallist Khashaba Jadhav's bronze up for auction by family
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India's first individual Olympic medallist Khashaba Jadhav's bronze up for auction by family

The family of Khashaba Jadhav, who won India's first individual Olympic medal, has put it up for auction to garner funds for building a wrestling academy named after him.

Gold: Akshay Kumar reveals intriguing first look from upcoming biopic on Balbir Singh
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Gold: Akshay Kumar reveals intriguing first look from upcoming biopic on Balbir Singh

Akshay Kumar reveals first look of his character from the upcoming biopic Gold which is based on hockey player Balbir Singh

Lodha panel-like reforms should be implemented in all sports, Olympians plead before SC
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Lodha panel-like reforms should be implemented in all sports, Olympians plead before SC

Sportspersons have filed a writ petition in the SC to incorporate the sweeping recommendations of Lodha Committee into all other sports in the country.

Akshay Kumar's new film with Bhumi Pednekar is an offbeat 'toilet' rom-com
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Akshay Kumar's new film with Bhumi Pednekar is an offbeat 'toilet' rom-com

Akshay Kumar just began the shooting of Toilet - Ek Prem Katha with the Dum Laga Ke Haisha actress.

Pakistan expels Indian diplomats Rajesh Agnihotri, Balbir Singh from the country
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Pakistan expels Indian diplomats Rajesh Agnihotri, Balbir Singh from the country

Pakistan has asked two officials of the Indian High Commission to leave the country for their alleged involvement in subversive activities.

Akshay Kumar's upcoming sports biopic Gold may see him play hockey icon Balbir Singh
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Akshay Kumar's upcoming sports biopic Gold may see him play hockey icon Balbir Singh

After Akshay Kumar tweeted a picture of his new venture Gold, speculation suggests that he will play hockey legend Balbir Singh in the film.

Sacking coaches often will affect India's hockey performances, says Olympian Balbir Singh
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Sacking coaches often will affect India's hockey performances, says Olympian Balbir Singh

Only two days back, Dutch coach Paul Van Ass created a flutter by claiming that he has been fired by Hockey India following his alleged public altercation with federation president Narinder Batra

Even I hope to receive Bharat Ratna in my lifetime, says hockey legend Balbir Singh
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Even I hope to receive Bharat Ratna in my lifetime, says hockey legend Balbir Singh

Balbir, 90 and a three-time Olympic gold medallist, looks back with satisfaction at his long tryst with the game but feels he has not got the honour he deserves.