Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Athletes Speak

Never be afraid to fail | By Achanta Sharath Kamal

When I was around 11 years old, I was playing in a slightly Senior category at a State tournament, and I lost an early match. That loss hit me so hard that I crawled under the Table and stayed...

Difficult roads lead to beautiful destinations | By Subhankar Dey

From this particular point that I am at right now, this point in life- the one thing I can be entirely sure of saying is that I have no regrets so far. I look back on my journey, and...

Sports is all about maintaining the spirit of sportsmanship | By Sandeep Narwal

Aggression is one of the key traits that every athlete who aspires to be significant in kabaddi must imbibe in their style of play. According to me, a kabaddi player must be fit, healthy and have good stamina. Apart from...

I do not let the word ‘impossible’ enter my system | By M Sreeshankar

One word I have heard a lot for the past few months is "impossible". After the unfortunate timing of my appendicitis operation- it happened right before the Commonwealth Games, medical experts dealing with my case told me that it...

One needs to embrace highs and lows of life | By Ashwini Akkunji

I remember running into the vast open grounds as a kid. In my village, there were no tracks, no restrictions, and no rules. We could run as we wanted to run and we could run where we wanted to...