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Down memory lane: How Yasin Merchant became India's first snooker professional... only to settle a vendetta
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Down memory lane: How Yasin Merchant became India's first snooker professional... only to settle a vendetta

Even though India was the site of snooker's origin, it was mainly seen as billiards' country. In snooker, however, Yasin Merchant is the man who shattered the glass ceiling.

Down memory lane: Kamlesh Mehta recalls how table tennis went from a monsoon sport to a summer of excellence in 2018
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Down memory lane: Kamlesh Mehta recalls how table tennis went from a monsoon sport to a summer of excellence in 2018

Table tennis veteran Kamlesh Mehta walks down the memory lane to reminisce about a time where, forget video tapes and analytics, Indian table tennis players didn’t even have coaches and only a rudimentary understanding of physical fitness.

Down memory lane: How Suma Shirur and her peers paved the way for India's shooting revolution
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Down memory lane: How Suma Shirur and her peers paved the way for India's shooting revolution

One of the architects of India’s shooting revolution, the 44-year-old Suma Shirur is now helping in building a new generation as the High Performance Coach for the junior rifle team

Down memory lane: VR Naren Kumar, India's most successful rally driver, talks about good old days of sport in India
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Down memory lane: VR Naren Kumar, India's most successful rally driver, talks about good old days of sport in India

Firstpost had the opportunity to chat exclusively with Naren on the heydays of rallying in India, his illustrious career, how the sport of rallying has evolved and of course, the impact of technology on motorsport and more

Down memory lane: Anand Amritraj recalls an era when prize money was meagre and Grand Slam champs stood in line for food
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Down memory lane: Anand Amritraj recalls an era when prize money was meagre and Grand Slam champs stood in line for food

Armed with a sharp memory and a capacity for exasperation, Anand Amritraj rattles off tales of days when tennis was still an expensive sport but hardly rich.

Down memory lane: Amidst PBL riches, Madhumita Bisht reminisces about good old badminton days
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Down memory lane: Amidst PBL riches, Madhumita Bisht reminisces about good old badminton days

From keeping shuttle cocks in the fridge to buying shoes in the black market, Madhumita Bisht, who was part of a trailblazing Indian women’s team, talks about playing badminton in her time.

At Hockenheim, it's impossible not to remember Barrichello's magical moment
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At Hockenheim, it's impossible not to remember Barrichello's magical moment

It was the scene of his maiden win, after all, the final validation if any were needed that, here was a top-class Grand Prix driver.