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CSR: Girl Power All The Way In Sports

The arena of sports is an ever growing and changing one in our country. It needs support for all age groups. More importantly, the juniors as well as established girl athletes. To encourage girl athletes from various parts of the country and in different individual sports disciplines, so as to enable them to compete on...

An Ode To India’s Mr. Consistent Genius!

When it comes to sport in India, the word consistency has applied to but a few. Sporting talent has seen but not always conquered, other times it was the potential not living up to expectation. India has held its breath, waiting patiently for those few who can take our collective breath away. But in...
World's highest ice hockey rink in India

World’s Highest Ice Rink Inaugurated In India

The 2018 winter Olympics held in South Korea came and went with just two participants from India. India, a country with a population of 1.3 billion, did not have enough athletes to participate in various games in the Olympics. Several parts of India have winter all year long. There is a natural place available with...

Road Running Culture Reinforces Awareness Of Social Causes

Running, and especially marathon running, is one of the fastest growing sports in the world. Companies too are willing to sponsor and participate in them. The participants are a mixed bag. These are people who around work, school, fun, social media, and all the other hobbies that they’re interested in, have adopted running. To imbibe the...

Indian Ultimate Frisbee Team To Participate In The World U-24 Championships

Move over cricket and hockey. India is now participating in the World Under 24 Ultimate Frisbee Championships to be held in Perth, Australia from 7th to 13th January, 2018. 41 countries will be participating in this prestigious event. The Team India U24 Mixed squad, supported by BookASmile, the charity initiative of  BookMyShow, comprises of 23...

How Life Can Unexpectedly Turn Around In An Instance

Former captain and youngest member of the Tamil Nadu State Women’s Cricket Team. Preethi Srinivasan was listed among top 16 famous Indians with disability in 2014 and recently won awards from Femina and Rotary. Preethi started representing the state at just 8 years of age and captained the Tamil Nadu state cricket team to win...

End Discrimination On Grounds Of Disability And Applaud Them

Bharat Kumar was born  only with a right hand by birth. A Para-swimming champion, he has made the country proud by winning 50 medals. At the young age of 8 years, he was sent to Ghaziabad, to his paternal aunt because of poor financial conditions. His old parents are daily-wage labourers, who dig soil. Bharat...

India As A Football Nation

There is something about the World Cup, doesn’t matter what sport or who is playing. It is a special feeling to feel involved in anything where at the end you hear someone became World Champion. But the winners aside, the World Cup can be a make and yes break – just ask the Brazilian...

Beyond Cricket: How Indian Sports Is More Than Just India’s Favourite Pastime

During any Olympics, an athlete burrowing deep into the collective conscious is hardly news. But on 14th August 2016, something special was unravelling. The nation was gripped by the performance of an athlete and her story was something else altogether. To begin with, she wasn’t anywhere close to what you would call a household...

The Evolution: Indian Sports at a Global Arena

The term paradigm shift is an interesting one. If you considered a dictionary meaning then it will reveal a paradigm shift as a shift in direction of any business or strategy of a nation from the past for the betterment of future, or something along those lines. If we keep the year 2000 as a starting point, what is that moment when you felt Indian sport made that shift?

‘Mission Eleven Million’ And Its Role To Change The Football Landscape Of India

India had arrived finally at the international football scene and would be rubbing shoulders with the big players of the world.

The Story Behind India’s Sporting History

There is a prominent narrative that we hear when we mention sport and India and it is that we as a country seem to lack a “sporting culture”. While we are all aware of the country’s rich cultural heritage, diversity and unique traditions, what is arcane to the masses is that sport has also...

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