Back from Tokyo, battling criticism over a 'meek' performance, India's second ever Olympic gymnast and her coach break down the facts behind her decision to not go for a second vault in the qualifiers.
Shubho Paul, who was until a few years ago a barefoot footballer who would go to training grounds on a borrowed cycle, is now set to travel to Bayern Munich to play against U-19 teams in the Bundesliga.
Unmukt Chand, who is one of the Indian cricketers looking at a career in the USA according to Pakistan's Sami Aslam, says he has no official involvement in the American T20 league and that he had gone to the USA only for a 'leisure trip'.
In the week before his heart attack, political parties had played tug-of-war amidst pitched speculation of Sourav Ganguly's entry into politics. Now, they have a common goal - praying for his recovery.
Cole Alexander, just the second South African in the ISL, had not considered India to be part of his plans till a few months ago, but now finds his future inextricably linked with the country - both as a player and on the personal front.
India were awarded the Chess Olympiad gold medal jointly with Russia after a frantic finish to Sunday's final. India were initially declared to have lost the final round but they lodged an appeal saying their players lost internet connection due to a server failure. The decision was then reversed.
Mohammad Nissar bowled India's first ball in Test cricket, took its first wicket, and its first 5-wicket haul. However, a chain of events started by World War II and Partition resulted in his remarkable achievements being forgotten.
Balwinder Sandhu played few matches for India on either side of the 1983 World Cup, but his two moments of heroism in the final vs West Indies make him an unforgettable figure in Indian cricket history.
The 1999 World Cup semifinal on 17 June had one of the most unbelievable climaxes to a cricket match and probably the sport's most famous incomplete run. Steve Waugh said after the match, "I almost feel sorry for South Africa."
Some sports will be hit harder than others. The economic structure of international cricket is likely to change, with lower-ranked nations facing a crunch in funds. Some less popular sports, like hockey, stare at an uncertain future.
Pari, who lives in Haryana's Rohtak, is coached by her father Pardeep Sharma, a former cricketer whose teammates at the university level included former Indian cricketers Ajay Ratra and Joginder Sharma.
Shahid Afridi talks of how he used to be great friends with many Indian cricketers like Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh, Ajay Jadeja. On the changed atmosphere these days, Afridi says, 'Kohli, Sehwag and Co. clearly don't get that.'