National Sports Day is celebrated on 29th August, which is related to
Answer: Dhyan Chand
National sports day is celebrated on 29th August in the memory of Dhyan Chnad ( 29 August 1905 – 3 December 1979) known as ‘Hockey Magician”. Dhyan Chand also known as “The Wizard” for his ball control.
In 1935 at Adelaide, Sir Donald Bradman remarked, “His scores goals like runs in cricket!” after seeing paly Dhyanchad. After seeing his play at the Berlin Olympic, Adolf Hitler offered Dhyan Chand to German citizenship but Dhyan Chand reject the offer. In Holland, the authorities broke his hockey stick to check if there was a magnet inside. Dhyan Chand was honored with Padma Bhushan in 1956.