Pandey said she didn’t expect to be featured in the prestigious list, and feels motivated to continue her fight for the causes of environment and climate change.
COVID-19 impact: Challenging times ahead for Indian sports as hosting tournaments, grassroots development continue to suffer
The challenges for Indian sports will only grow next year as hosting tournaments, travel, and training will become difficult due to pandemic and the financial distress it has unleashed worldwide.
Star wrestler Vinesh Phogat, badminton queen PV Sindhu and boxing great MC Mary Kom will compete for the inaugural BBC Indian sportswoman of the year award after being nominated for the honour with two other athletes.
Manasi Joshi won the Para World Championship in Basel, having finished with a bronze in 2017 along with a silver in mixed event back in 2015
'Hum honge kamyaab, mann me hai vishwas, poora hai...,' this is how President Ram Nath Kovind summed up his thoughts after Chandrayaan-2's moon lander Vikram lost contact.
Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Mansi Joshi sets sights on quadrennial event after World Championships triumph
Bolstered by the historic para-badminton World Championships gold, Manasi Joshi has now turned her eyes on making the cut for next year's Paralympics and said she is focussing on mixed doubles as SL3 category is not part of the Tokyo Games.
The Facebook post published just 20 hours ago, has now amassed more than 73,000 likes and has gotten more than 13,000 shares.