Indian athletes get rousing send-off by SRK ahead of para Asian Games
Thursday, September 27, 2018, 8:09 AM
Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan attended the Indian Paralympic contingent's sending-off ceremony in New Delhi ahead of the upcoming Asian Para Games 2018 in Jakarta. "One day I wanted to leave everything but watched para-athletes on the TV and got encouragement," the 52-year-old actor recalled an incident from his teenage days.
Athletes in Asiad are bigger achievers than the cricketers: Gautam
Wednesday, September 5, 2018, 10:39 AM
Reacting to the Indian contingent's record Asian Games medal tally, Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir said, "There are many more heroes as compared to what you create in cricket in India. These are the actual heroes." "I have always been a believer that cricketers are put on a pedestal because cricket is the most popular sport in the country," Gambhir said.
Seema Punia to donate for Kerala flood victims
Friday, August 31, 2018, 11:39 AM
Asian Games bronze medallist discus thrower Seema Punia has said she'll donate her Asiad pocket money of $700 (Rs 49,500) and an additional Rs 1 lakh to help the flood-affected people of Kerala. "I'll go to Kerala and try to serve the people there," she added. She further urged other Indian athletes to donate at least half of their pocket money.