National Sports Day: News
29 Aug 2019Mahendra Singh Dhoni
National Sports Day: Athletes who overcame all odds
Sports, be it of any kind, is played by a number of athletes across the globe.
29 Aug 2019Narendra Modi
Modi launches 'Fit India Movement', says success has no elevator
With the hope of bringing behavioral changes in the citizens of the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched the "Fit India Movement" from New Delhi's Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium.
29 Aug 2018India
Birth anniversary: Unbreakable records of Major Dhyan Chand
India celebrates the National Sports Day on August 29 and this day is dedicated to the late hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand.
29 Aug 2018India
#NationalSportsDay: PM advises people to give priority to sports, fitness
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today lauded sportspersons on National Sports Day and said that this year has been great for Indian sports as country's athletes have excelled in various tournaments, including in the Asian Games and the Commonwealth Games.
29 Aug 2017Pankaj Advani
Why do we have a National Sports Day?
National Sports Day is celebrated in honour of legendary hockey player Dhyan Chand on his birthday on 29th August every year.
29 Aug 2017India
It's National Sports Day, the birth anniversary of Dhyan Chand
To commemorate the birth anniversary of field hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand, Indian government, in 2012, designated the 29th of August as "National Sports Day."
29 Aug 2016India
Hockey legends protest, demand Bharat Ratna for Dhyan Chand
On Sunday, several former hockey legends assembled at Jantar Mantar to reiterate the demand of awarding Bharat Ratna to Dhyan Chand posthumously.