Better Late Than Never: Sporting Fraternity Welcomes Decision To Rename Khel Ratna After Dhyan Chand

India’s sporting fraternity on Friday welcomed the renaming of the Khel Ratna in the honour of hockey wizard Major Dhyan Chand, saying that it is only befitting that the country’s highest sporting honour is named after one of its greatest. Dhyan Chand is widely regarded as the greatest player in hockey. In his career that spanned from 1926 to 1949, he clinched Olympic medals in 1928, 1932 and 1936. The country’s National Sports Day is also celebrated to commemorate his birth anniversary on August 29. India’s only athletics medal winner…

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