Cricket’s Tryst with World War II

Its been more than a year now that the world has been unsettled by Covid-19. The sport fraternity also faced the brunt. Football leagues, the IPL and the Olympics with other leagues have been either postponed, suspended or cancelled altogether over this phase. Many events couldn’t escape the clutches of the dreaded virus affecting them on an extent never imagined. 

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The Story of The Garlic Girls, South Korea’s Heroic Olympians

If there is one image from the Winter Olympics 2018 that will stick with sports fans, it’s expected to be the South Korean Women’s Curling team. Defying all expectations, they won a silver medal and in doing so, they stimulated a curling craze in their home country and overseas. Their story has won over the world with some quirky ingredients; Yoghurt, Pancake, Steak, Sunny and Cho-Cho are the English nicknames the five of them go by. They are called Team Kim because all five of them share the same surname, though only 2 are related, they are even better known as – “The Garlic Girls”. The reason for this name owes to the four out of the five curlers’ hometown being Uiseong, a town famous for its garlic production.

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