Sunday, May 20, 2018

Para Sports

Promoting sports among disabled people in rural India – Wheelchair tennis player, Dilip Kumar Gowda

 Dilip Kumar Gowda, a trustee of Divyaang Myithri Sports Academy in Karnataka, talks about how the organization plans to encourage and promote disabled sportspersons from rural areas. The academy offers assistance to para-athletes based across India, in the form...

The story of Harendra Trivedi, India’s first World Dwarf Table Tennis Champion

His short height made him the target of much teasing in childhood, but India’s first World Dwarf TT champion Harendra Trivedi says his achievements have shown that lack of height has little to do with ability. Here is his...

I find no reason for the distinction between Paralympians and Olympians

When you're born, you are at the mercy of those around you. There is nothing much you can do for yourself. I was born to a simple farmer's family in a UP village near Meerut. Before I was old...

‘Forced to beg in Berlin’: How Kanchanmala Pande may have taken advantage of public sympathy

As a country, India is predominantly divided into two kinds of people, speaking strictly out of an anthropological context. There are people who sensationalise an incident to such an extent that facts, somehow, get more and more obscure which...