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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian sailors continue to languish at bottom
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian sailors continue to languish at bottom

Ganapathy and Thakkar ended at 16th in Race 5 before pulling off a seventh-place finish in the next to occupy 17th place out of 19 competitors with 76 net points.

In uncharted waters, Nethra Kumanan makes a splash
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In uncharted waters, Nethra Kumanan makes a splash

At Tokyo 2020, Nethra Kumanan will be the first Indian woman sailor to compete at an Olympics. The journey to the Games, in a complex sport like sailing, was never smooth.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Sports Ministry to spend Rs 73.14 lakh on sailors' training stint in Europe
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Sports Ministry to spend Rs 73.14 lakh on sailors' training stint in Europe

The four sailors created history last month when they became the first from the sport to qualify for the Olympics from the country.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Rivals-turned-teammates Varun Thakkar, KC Ganapathy set sails for glory
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Rivals-turned-teammates Varun Thakkar, KC Ganapathy set sails for glory

Ganapathy and Thakkar’s marriage of convenience has endured its share of tides. They now describe themselves as "each other's backbones." Come July, the boys will hit the high seas in Japan, sailing into a new dawn.

Asian Games 2018: India's team work in sailing, squash events makes up for missing out on gold in women's hockey
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Asian Games 2018: India's team work in sailing, squash events makes up for missing out on gold in women's hockey

The essence of team-work, of owing responsibility of one’s actions that could impact the entire squad, stood out prominently in India’s campaign in the Asian Games on Friday

Asian Games 2018: After choosing sailing over school, Varun Thakkar, KC Ganapathy relish bronze at Asiad
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Asian Games 2018: After choosing sailing over school, Varun Thakkar, KC Ganapathy relish bronze at Asiad

Not long after giving up text books, Varun Ashok Thakkar and KC Ganapathy are happily writing their own scripts -- in water -- and feel the plunge into sailing was a risk worth taking.