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Realising India’s Dream of a Great Sporting Nation

When I started playing squash in 1986, I hardly had an idea about what an attractive, mobilizing and inspiring force “Sport” could be. Sport has the power to rescue us from the daily grind of life. A heroic act, a sporting gesture, an impromptu quote, talking tough, looking mean, a brave decision and an...

Adidas, Nike and Puma’s 2015 For Sustainability

Amongst the leading multinational sportswear manufacturers are Adidas, Nike and Puma. Germany’s Adidas is ranked as the 5th most-sustainable corporate in the World (as per The Global 100, calculated by Solactive, January 2016), whereas both Nike and Puma are yet to introduce themselves to the list of top-100. Nike faced boycotts and public anger throughout...

Football: Changing lives in rural India

YUWA India a Not for profit organization is changing lives of young girls in Jharkhand by empowering them to escape the age old evil of child marriage. Franz Gastler Co-founder of YUWA India is a well accomplished name in the field of sports in USA. He had trained at the US Olympic Training Centre in...

The Golf Jaunt

The game of golf is widely regarded as a great way to develop important business relationships since times immemorial. Isha Vidya, the rural educational arm of Isha Foundation, which is founded by Sadhguru, thus, organized a golf event where business leaders and professional golfers played a special game of golf with Sadhguru at Willingdon...

How wp Is Adding Punch To Mary Kom’s Knockouts

The crucial support Kom needed to pursue her dreams came from EdelGive, the wp arm of financial services group Edelweiss, that has partnered with Olympic Gold Quest, an organization that builds teams of athletes and sports persons who can be potential Olympic Gold winners

Weaving Hope: wp Lifts Banaras Weavers Out Of Penury

Long before the spotlight turned on Banaras after Prime Minister Narendra Modi chose the temple town as his constituency, handloom weavers of Banaras found support, patronage, and deliverance from near extinction from the Taj Group of Hotels

GAIL hunts for the next Milkha to identify and develop Olympic level sprinters

New Delhi: Aiming to identify Olympics medal winners in Athletics, GAIL (India) Limited has launched the first edition of India’s most ambitious sports talent hunt, “GAIL:The Fastest Indian”, in association with Spoment. Legendary athlete ‘Padmashree’ Milkha Singh, himself, is the mentor of the talent hunt, which will identify, groom and develop champions keeping in mind...

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