Sunday, May 20, 2018

From the grassroots

Indian Track and Field – The ‘Talent Pipeline’ that should be harnessed

Over the last 50 years, sports was never a priority for the government. Our grassroots sports program was never systematically developed. Neither was sports infrastructure created nor was it make accessible to the masses. With very low per capita...
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A long term sports development program is what India needs

Sports has the power to heal, build character, resolve differences, unite people and to create cohesiveness unity within a nation. If you add the fact that a little less than half the population of this country falls effectively under...
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Urgent focus needed towards grassroots sports development in India

Indians at large, have never been the 'sporty type'. Sports is not engrained in our psyche. Neither is it an integral part of our everyday life. The passion for sports has only resided in a small percentage of the...

Pandurang Mhaskar: The untold story of Maharashtra’s Athletics pioneer

When you look through pages of history there will be many men and women in Sports that have carved an immaculate journey. Some of them have achieved feats one could only dream of. And then some that have inspired...

Former World Champion’s crusade to promote Boxing in Jharkhand

The inaugural edition of Khelo India School Games became a turning point for many future athletes of the country. Talent from different parts of India proved their mettle to become the next-gen champions. Jharkhand may have finished 17th at the...