• Lin Dan

    Lin Dan

    Lin Dan is a Chinese badminton player considered to be one of the greatest singles players of all time. He had won all nine major titles in the badminton world—Olympic Games, World Championships, World Cup, Thomas Cup, Sudirman Cup, Super Series Masters Finals, All England Open, Asian Games, and Asian Championships—by the time he was 28.

    He has also won the Prestigious " All England Open" for 6 times. Not only is he a two-time Olympic champion, but also the first men’s singles player to retain the Olympic gold medal by winning in 2008 and defending his title in 2012.

     

     

  • Anil Kumble

    Anil Kumble

    Anil Kumble is the second bowler to hold the record of dismissing all 10 batsmen in an innings after Jim Laker. This feat was achieved in 1999 while playing against Pakistan in Delhi.

    Kumble became the first Indian bowler and the third in the world to reach the mark of 600 Test wickets. He also holds the record of taking most number of ODI wickets at a particular venue by an Indian with 56 wickets at Sharjah Cricket Stadium.

  • Anju Bobby Geaorge

    Anju Bobby George made history when she won the bronze medal in Long Jump at the 2003 World Championships in Athletics in Paris.

    With this achievement, she became the first Indian athlete ever to win a medal in a World Championships in Athletics jumping 6.70 m.

    She went on to win the Gold medal at the IAAF World Athletics Final in 2005.

  • Eden Gardens

    Oldest Cricket Stadium - Eden Gardens

    Eden Gardens is the oldest cricket stadium in the world which was built in 1864. The second oldest is the Lord’s which was built in 1884.

    The second biggest stadium in the world after the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Once Eden Gardens was 1 lakh 20 thousand capacity stadium, the biggest among the cricket stadium cross the world. Just, before the 2011 World Cup, the stadium was reduced to 66 thousand capacity stadium. It stands second to MCG, the 98 thousand capacity stadium.

    The best individual innings in ODI cricket came here when Rohit Sharma massacred Sri Lanka bowlers on the way to his career best 264.

  • Viswanathan Anand

    Viswanathan Anand

    Viswanathan Anand from India is the first player in chess history to have won the World Championship in all three different formats: Knockout, Tournament and Match.

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