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Sports For Intellectually Disabled Children

Children with intellectual disabilities (which may include Down syndrome, Fragile X syndrome, and other cognitive delays or disabilities) need physical activity just as their typically developing peers do. Sports can help build kids' confidence and help them get to know other kids in the community. In kids with Down syndrome, in particular, cardiovascular fitness...

Sportsmanship: The True Essence of Sport

A jubilant Rafael Nadal received a rapturous ovation from the crowd after having defeated Juan Martin del Potro in a five-hour-long Wimbledon quarter-final match in 2018. The crowd was entertained with a scintillating display of tennis. Yet, what pleased the spectators most was the moment when Nadal crossed over the net to console a...

JW Marriott Hotel Bangalore to host ‘Run to Give 2019’ Charity Run

JW Marriott Hotel Bengaluru, part of Marriott International, will host the ‘Run to Give’ charity run in Bangalore on September 22, 2019. JW Marriott Hotel Bengaluru will join other Marriott International hotels across 23 countries and territories concurrently in the Asia Pacific for this fund-raising initiative. Ever since the event inaugurated in 2014, ‘Run...

Gender Pay Gap In Sports Goes Beyond The Field

On 7th July 2019, America once again was in the limelight, but it had nothing to do with their Trump Government or its policies. It was the United States Women’s National Soccer team that had their hands, rather their feet, in making the world take note of their calibre! Stad de Lyon had witnessed, what...

Corporate involvement is the best way to gain medals

Sport has the ability to bring out the best in us – both as individuals and as a nation. It unites us across region, caste and economic differences. There was no Indian who did not have a lump in their throat when Hima Das came up from behind and crossed the finish line as the...

CSR giving para-athletes a much-needed lift

Following his father’s footsteps—a national level swimmer— young Suyash Jadhav started swimming and aspired to fulfill his father’s destiny by competing in the international arena. Tragedy struck in Class 6, when a routine day of fun and games ended with Suyash suffering serious injuries to his upper limbs after getting accidentally electrocuted by unprotected...

Will Modi’s Fit India Give Wings To CSR In Sports?

On the occasion of National Sports Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched ‘Fit India Movement’ in Indira Gandhi Stadium New Delhi yesterday, with a vision to inculcate a culture of fitness among the citizens. Sports icons like World Badminton champion PV Sindhu, sprinter Hima Das along with celebrated wrestlers Bajrang Punia and Sakshi Malik are...

MAP will be India’s most inclusive art & photography museum

According to the World Health Organisation, in their World Report on Disability - about 15% of the world’s population live with some form of disability, of whom 2-4% experienced significant difficulties in functioning. While museums world-over have already taken great strides in the area of accessibility, cultural spaces in India are still catching up. A...

How sport teaches us to keep coming back for more

At Rio 2016, Sandeep Chaudhary had his own moment of catharsis. The javelin F44 was all but done and Sandeep knew he would finish no better than fourth, a reality that reduced him to tears. In an interview long after the Rio disappointment, Sandeep said, “It’s hard to describe how I felt, I was lying...

Report: 64% of schools in Karnataka have playgrounds, better than national average

The grass is greener for the children of Karnataka. According to the latest District Information System for Education (DISE) report, 64% schools in the state have a playground which scores better than the national average. The report further suggests that 60% of North Bangalore and 69% of South Bangalore schools have playgrounds. In 2009-10 when...
Traffic at Mt. Everest

Overtourism Causing Loss of Life at Everest

11 trekkers lost their lives while attempting to climb Mount Everest in 2019. Three of them were Indian nationals, according to the official data received by the Nepal Government. The photo of climbers stuck at 8000m above sea level in a traffic jam has been doing rounds on social media since last few weeks....
Employees of Liberty General Insurance Limited, cycled as a part of their annual CSR activity ‘Serve with Liberty’ ahead of World Bicycle Day

CSR: World Bicycle Day

It is World Bicycle Day today. Not only is cycling the most environmentally responsible way to commute, it's a practice companies are promoting as part of their CSR. Employees of Liberty General Insurance Limited, as a part of their annual CSR activity ‘Serve with Liberty’ came together and cycled to spread awareness about reducing carbon...

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