Famous Sportsmen

Gurbakhsh Singh

Gurbakhsh Singh (born February 11, 1936) is a former field hockey player from India who was a member of the India national field hockey team that won the gold medal at the 1964 Summer Olympics. He was the Joint Captain at the 1968 Mexico City Olympic Games where India won Bronze Medal and the Coach to the Indian team at the 1976 Montreal Olympic Games. For his outstanding contribution to the country in the field of sports, Gurbuksh was given the Arjuna Award in the year 1966.

Sourav Ganguly

Sourav Chandidas Ganguly (born 8 July 1972), affectionately known as Dada (meaning "elder brother" in Bengali), is an Indian cricket administrator, commentator and former national cricket team captain who is the 39th and current president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India.

Leander Paes

Leander Adrian Paes (born 17 June 1973) is an Indian professional tennis player who is considered as one of the greatest doubles player in the history of the sport along with the record of most doubles wins in the Davis Cup.

Arun Lal

Arun Lal (born 1 August 1955) is a retired Indian cricketer, and a cricket commentator. He played for India, as a right-handed batsman, between 1982 and 1989. In 1982, he made his Test debut against Sri Lanka at Madras with 63 and shared a partnership of 156 with Sunil Gavaskar. In his next test, he scored 51 against Pakistan and shared an opening partnership with Sunil Gavaskar for 105. His highest test innings score is 93 made against West Indies at Calcutta in 1987.

Shyam Thapa

Shyam Thapa is a former Indian footballer who played for the India national football team. He also coached the Nepal national football team. He is currently the chairman of All India Football Federation technical committee. Shyam Thapa was first discovered when he scored the match winner for Gorkha Military Higher Secondary School (HSS) against Anjuman Islam Higher secondary school, Mumbai in the 1964 Subroto Mukherjee Cup final. The East Bengal supremo JC Guha, who had a good eye for talent, signed him for the 1966 season. Shyam made a memorable debut as a precocious 18-year-old in the 1966 Kolkata league, scoring a hat-trick against Rajasthan Football Club. Afterwards, he returned to Gorkha Brigade and played for them from 1967-1969.

Subimal Goswami

Subimal Goswami (15 January 1938 – 30 April 2020) was an Indian professional footballer who played as a striker or winger, captained both the Mohun Bagan club and the Indian national team. Popularly known as Chuni Goswami, he scored nine goals in 30 international appearances. He was an Olympian, represented India national team at the 1960 Summer Olympics. He also led the team to achieve the gold medal at the 1962 Asian Games and earn the runners-up position at the 1964 AFC Asian Cup. He was also a first class cricketer, playing Ranji Trophy for Bengal. He captained his team to the final of the tournament in 1971–72.