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Frank Williams, Founder Of Formula One Team, Dies At 79

Frank Williams, Founder Of Formula One Team, Dies At 79

Frank Williams took his motor racing team from an empty carpet warehouse to the summit of Formula One, overseeing 114 victories, a combined 16 drivers' and constructors' world championships.

28 November 2021
Avi Barot, Former India U-19 Cricket Captain, Dies At 29

Avi Barot, Former India U-19 Cricket Captain, Dies At 29

Avi Barot led the India U-19 team in 2011 and earlier this year, he grabbed attention with a 122-run knock in just 53 balls during a Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy...

16 October 2021

Roger Hunt, England And Liverpool Legend, Dies At 83

Liverpool, where Roger Hunt spent most of his playing career, said he died on Monday after a long illness.

Jimmy Greaves, England Football Legend, Dies At 81

Jimmy Greaves, England Football Legend, Dies At 81

Greaves suffered a minor stroke in 2012 and his family thought he had made a full recovery until he was admitted to intensive care after a more severe stroke...

19 September 2021

Mizoram U-19 Cricket Team Head Coach Murtaza Lodhgar Dies Of Heart Attack In Vizag

Lodhgar, 45, was in the port city with the Mizoram colts, who were set to play the league phase of Vinoo Mankad Trophy.

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14 September 2021
Yuriy Sedykh, Hammer Throw World Record Holder, Dies At 66

Yuriy Sedykh, Hammer Throw World Record Holder, Dies At 66

Sedykh threw a world record 86.74 meters at the European Championships in Stuttgart, Germany, a mark which still stands.


14 September 2021
Bhabani Roy, Former India Football Player And Mohun Bagan Legend, Dies

Bhabani Roy, Former India Football Player And Mohun Bagan Legend, Dies

Roy played his club football for Mohun Bagan from 1968 onwards wherein he captained the green and maroons in 1972 which was his last year in the club as a...


06 September 2021
Chandan Mitra, A Teacher And A Friend: A Tribute

Chandan Mitra, A Teacher And A Friend: A Tribute

Why Chandan Mitra was truly the pioneer


02 September 2021
Syed Ali Geelani: The Last Separatist

Syed Ali Geelani: The Last Separatist

For the past 30 years, Geelani had remained the pivot of Kashmiri separatism. Geelani was known for giving prolonged strike calls and one word from him brought...


30 August 2021
Vasu Paranjape, Famous Cricket Coach, Dies At 82

Vasu Paranjape, Famous Cricket Coach, Dies At 82

He was the captain of a very strong Dadar Union side that boasted of names like Sunil Gavaskar, Dilip Vengsarkar


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26 August 2021
Ted Dexter, Former England Cricket Team Captain, Dies

Ted Dexter, Former England Cricket Team Captain, Dies

A powerful middle-order batsman and medium-pace bowler, Dexter played 62 Tests between 1958 and 1968, leading the side in 30 of those


24 August 2021
Chandrasekhar Menon, Olympian And 1962 Asian Games Football Goal Medal Winner, Dies

Chandrasekhar Menon, Olympian And 1962 Asian Games Football Goal Medal Winner, Dies

Chandrasekhar, a defender in his playing days, was suffering from age-related ailments for some time


23 August 2021
Pradeep Guha: The Man I Knew As A Young Media Professional

Pradeep Guha: The Man I Knew As A Young Media Professional

Film Producer and media personality, Pradeep Guha had once revamped the entire print media industry with his pathbreaking ideas, but he was indeed an...


19 August 2021
OM Nambiar, Athletics Coach And Mentor Of India's Sprint Queen PT Usha, Dies At 89

OM Nambiar, Athletics Coach And Mentor Of India's Sprint Queen PT Usha, Dies At 89

Apart from PT Usha, OM Nambiar coached some of India's finest athletes, including Shiny Wilson and Vandana Rao


15 August 2021
Former India Defender Chinmoy Chatterjee Dies

Former India Defender Chinmoy Chatterjee Dies

Chatterjee switched from Mohun Bagan to arch-rivals East Bengal where he played from 1976-79 and 1982-86


15 August 2021
Gerd Muller, Bayern Munich's German Legend, Dies Aged 75

Gerd Muller, Bayern Munich's German Legend, Dies Aged 75

Nicknamed Der Bomber der Nation, Muller in 1972 scored 85 goals in only 60 matches for club and country a feat which was eclipsed by Lionel Messi (91 goals in...


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09 August 2021
Veteran Actor Anupam Shyam Passes Away In Mumbai At 63

Veteran Actor Anupam Shyam Passes Away In Mumbai At 63

In his nearly three-decade-long career, Anupam Shyam featured in films like "Satya", "Dil Se", "Lagaan", "Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi" and received critical...


28 July 2021
Indian Badminton Great Nandu Natekar Dies

Indian Badminton Great Nandu Natekar Dies

The 88-year-old, who won over 100 national and international titles in his career, was suffering from age-related ailments


18 July 2021
How Fans Who Wrote Love Letters In Blood Dumped Rajesh Khanna For Amitabh Bachchan

How Fans Who Wrote Love Letters In Blood Dumped Rajesh Khanna For Amitabh Bachchan

Stardom can be ephemeral but rarely does one come across as heart-breaking an example as that of Rajesh Khanna.


15 July 2021
Former Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain Passes Away

Former Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain Passes Away

Hussain, who was born in Agra in 1940 and migrated with his parents to Pakistan in 1947, served as the 12th President of Pakistan


24 June 2021
McAfee Antivirus Software Creator John McAfee Found Dead In Spanish Prison

McAfee Antivirus Software Creator John McAfee Found Dead In Spanish Prison

Hours earlier, a Spanish court issued a preliminary ruling in favor of the 75-year-old tycoon's extradition to the United States to face tax-related criminal...


13 June 2021
Head Of World’s Largest Family: Man With 39 Wives, 94 Children, 33 Grandchildren Dies At 76

Head Of World’s Largest Family: Man With 39 Wives, 94 Children, 33 Grandchildren Dies At 76

Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga, state Congress chief Lal Thanhawla and Zoram People's Movement (ZPM) leader Lalduhoma have condoled the death of Zionghaka...


10 June 2021
Magical, Liminal, Misunderstood: Remembering Buddhadeb Dasgupta

Magical, Liminal, Misunderstood: Remembering Buddhadeb Dasgupta

Buddhadeb Dasgupta’s (Feb 11, 1944 to June 10, 2021) love-hate relationship with his home-grown audience


10 June 2021
Ngangom Dingko Singh, Asian Games Gold Medallist Boxer, Dies

Ngangom Dingko Singh, Asian Games Gold Medallist Boxer, Dies

Ngangom Dingko Singh was diagnosed with liver cancer in 2017. And last year, he had tested positive for COVID-19


08 June 2021
South Korea's 2002 World Cup star Yoo Sang-chul Dies At 49

South Korea's 2002 World Cup star Yoo Sang-chul Dies At 49

Yoo Sang-chul, a versatile midfielder who also played at the back and in attack during his long career, was included by FIFA in its 2002 World Cup All-Star team


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