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101India English Premier League Awards 2017

A desi recognition of the EPL’s ‘special’ talents.

I Was The Only Woman In A 10,000-Strong Crowd, But Pehelwan Deepak Was The Real Outsider

A village kushti tournament in Narayangaon was a ring of muscle and disappointment.

Jatwara: India's Hockey Village | 101 Heartland

How a German woman named Andrea Thumshirn is transforming a village in Rajasthan using India's national sport.

Mandeep Kaur: Junior World Boxing Champion | 101 Heartland

Tucked away in the town of Chakar, Ludhiana, this unassuming girl packs quite the punch, literally.

India's Village Of Female Boxers | Chakar, Ludhiana | 101 Heartland

How one village in Punjab channelled its latent violent energy towards a positive change.

It Was During My First Free Fall That I Fell In Love With Skydiving

Skydiving teaches you to use fear as an enabler.

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Woman Of Steel: India's Female Bodybuilding Champion | 101 Subway

Yashmeen is redefining standards of female beauty and strength, one benchpress at a time.

The Idiot Football Fan And His Love For Drama (An Autobiography)

Fans of the game are a ‘type’, and a very annoying one at that.

BB Bulbul: India's 1st Female Pro-Wrestler | 101 Heartland

Inside the ring or out of it, she's one hell of a fighter.

The Great Khali & His Continental Wrestling Academy | 101 Heartland

How India's first WWE superstar is paving the way for the next generation of Indian wrestlers.

How To Be The Hot Favourite On Derby Day

Words of wisdom from the President of the Western India Race Horse Owners' Association.

India's Shaolin Gurukul & Its Kung Fu Master | 101 Subway

Meet Shifu Kanishka Sharma: the first Indian to ever train at the Shaolin Temple.