The India vs China rivalry: A long, long way to go

Quick reflexes: Gujarat Titans’ Wriddhiman Saha hitting a shot during the Indian Premier League cricket match against Royal Challengers Bangalore in Bengaluru, India. — AP

WHILE India has overtaken China as the world’s most populous nation and has perhaps grandiose ambitions of becoming a major international player, it has a long way to go to match its Asian neighbour’s clout in the sports arena.

China has won 283 Olympic gold medals, which is 273 more than India.

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