Wednesday, September 26, 2018

“I do not want my students to go through what I did during my time as an Olympian” | By Joydeep Karmakar

For me, it has always been about the sport. The sport is the hero, the sportsperson predominantly adds on to its glory and, in the process, amasses a certain amount of personal accolades as well. Ever since I took...

Athletes Speak

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...

You can’t run away from your problems, you have to stand up and fight | By Dutee Chand

I got into running because of my elder sister. When I was a kid, of around five or six, she had been taking part in long-distance races. She told me that Dutee, you also start running and see the benefits. To...

Our ultimate aim for the World Cup is to reach the summit | By Lilima Minz

It was during the Korean tour in March, earlier this year that I earned my 100th international cap. It was an exhilarating feeling to have achieved that particular milestone, but in spite of all my experience, I strongly feel...