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Ashwini Ponappa with CRY Kids

Swinging a Racket for a Change

The cause of children has found its voice through the luminaries in the badminton field. Child Rights and You (CRY) with Premier Badminton league organized an event  for 50 underprivileged children from their project areas. The children not only got an opportunity to meet the players but also engage in friendly games with some...
Sports scenario in India

CSR: How Can Corporates Improve the Sports Scenario In India

According to the World Health Organisation, “Experience and scientific evidence has shown that regular participation in appropriate physical activity and sport provides people of both sexes and all ages and conditions, including persons with disabilities, with a wide range of physical, social and mental health benefits. It improves diet and discourages the use of...
sports in India

CSR: Why India Is Lagging Behind In Sports

India has the second largest population in the world. It is also one of the fastest growing economies. Yet, it lags miles behind in terms of sports. India is one of the worst performing countries in Olympics. It is unsettling to know that India possesses merely 1 per cent of the net tally of...
Fearless Women Run

Fearless Women Run at Midnight To Reclaim Their Freedom

In 1966, James Brown sang “It’s a man’s man’s world”, and while the man was a lyrical genius, United Sisters Foundation organised the 5 kilometers Reebok Fearless Run in association with Mumbai Police at the Asiatic Library, Horniman Circle, Mumbai to remind the world that it is no longer 1966, and we are here to inspire change. The REEBOK FEARLESS! RUN is...
Denzil Keelor

Equitable distribution of CSR is in question: Air Marshal Denzil Keelor, Founder Trustee and CEO, Special Olympics Bharat

“It has been established that through sports, people can reduce degree of disability by up to 25%. “People with disabilities have a large degree of normalcy in them and 80% of them are capable of participating in sports,” says Air Marshal Denzil Keelor, the founder Trustee and CEO of Special Olympics Bharat. Special Olympics Bharat...
Iran soccer

FIFA Wants Iran to Lift Its Ban on Women in Stadiums

World football's governing body FIFA said it would work with Iran to end a long-running ban on women attending matches but offered no insight on when to expect the breakthrough. FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura made the announcement after she met Maryam Qashqaei Shojaei, a prominent Iranian campaigner who made headlines at this summer's World...
Latin American Diplomats with the Special Athletes of SOB

The Ambassador of Ecuador joins Special Olympics Bharat to celebrate Inclusion on the International Day of Disability

To demonstrate inclusion through sports on 3 December 2018, the International Day of Disability, Special Olympics Bharat brought together two Unified teams to play a friendly match at the Frank Anthony Public School, New Delhi. A unified 7-a-side football match was played for a duration of 35 minutes. The match aimed at initiating an extraordinary...
Umeed 1000 cyclothon

RBL Bank and IIMA Alumni flags off the 5th edition of ‘Umeed 1000’ Cyclothon

In a step towards promoting education for under-privileged girl children, RBL Bank flagged off the fifth edition of ‘Umeed 1000’ - a 1000 km Cyclothon in Mumbai. The team will ride from Mumbai to Bengaluru to raise awareness and funds for the education of less privileged girl children. The Cyclothon was flagged off by...

Tata Football Academy and Tata Trusts collaborate with Spanish football club to develop Indian football

Tata Football Academy (TFA) and the Tata Trusts today announced their collaboration with La Liga giants, Atlético de Madrid (ATM), to enhance and strengthen its existing programmes for promoting Indian football. The main objective of the collaboration is to encourage football as a sport at the youth and grassroots level as well as support...

Tata Steel is Official Partner of Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018

As the official partner of Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018, Tata Steel reiterated its commitment to promote a culture of sports as a unifying force both within and outside the country. Calling sports as a great global unifier, Sunil Bhaskaran, Vice President, Corporate Services, Tata Steel, said, "Tata Steel is the first private...
Champions Trophy Hockey 2018

CSR: Will India break the 43-year dry spell at the Hockey World Cup?

Indian hockey team geared up for the men's World Cup with a 5-0 thrashing of reigning Olympic champions Argentina in its first warm-up match on Friday. Sixteen of the world’s top hockey teams will take part in the 14th edition of the World Cup to be held at Bhubaneswar, Odisha. It is scheduled from...
mary kom wins sixth gold medal

CSR: Mary Kom Won Sixth Gold Medal In Women’s World Boxing Championship

Mary Kom wins Gold at the World Championships. This headline has become normal over the course of Mary Kom’s career. She has a knack of winning gold medals at World Championships and no wonder this is her sixth one! She whitewashed her Ukrainian opponent Hanna Okhota 5-0 in the 48-kg category to tie with the...
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