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From The Grassroots

Many other sporting organizations and individuals have taken massive steps to sort out India’s sporting mess and this revolution has taken the country by storm. If India has to emerge as a super-power in the next decade or so, grassroots development will be one of the reasons behind that.

Girls in rural Jharkhand are choosing their futures through football

It was 5 PM when a bus sleepily sauntered through the empty roads of Hutup, a village a half-an-hour auto ride from the famed BIT Mesra in Jharkhand. There is just one pukka road leading in and out of...

What the rise of Baby Leagues mean for the future of Indian Football

Baby Leagues, the new initiative by the AIFF, is a replica of the South American league for children. It the busiest decade for the AIFF as it rolls out numerous plans to set up the football Hierarchy in India....

After successful crowdfunding campaign, the girls from Bihar fulfill their dreams

It was 27th of November when Ms Afsana, the founder of 'Pehchaan Live Foundation' received a message inviting her young brigade of football players over to the Capital to compete in a United Nations hosted tournament scheduled to start...

For us, sport is how we save lives in Kashmir | By Waheed-Ur-Rehman Para

When you try to understand the role sports play in a society like Kashmir, it is imperative to leave behind all kinds of preconceived notions one might have about the culture of the same in the rest of country....

2018 Hockey World Cup: What is common between Spain and India?

What is common between Spain and India apart from love for food? Yes, you guessed it right, love for hockey. Out of the 25 teams who have made appearances in the Hockey World Cup to date, Spain and India are among...

16 girls from Bihar need your help to fulfill their dreams!

Countless people in this country choose to remain oblivious of the spurious condition of the society we live in, few tend to grasp the fact that India in it's pursuit of transforming from a developing into a developed nation,...

Table Tennis in Naihati: A story of two clubs on the verge of sinking

Table Tennis is a sport in which India has performed extraordinarily well in the past 12 months. Manika Batra and Gnansekeran Sathiyan have now become household names following the Sharath Kamal era. Sutirtha Mukherjee, one of India’s most exceptional...

Dronacharya of Varanasi Basketball believes “We shall overcome someday”

The gentle waters of the Ganges lace the shoreline of one of the ancient cities of India. Chants are heard from the narrow, dingy alleys, and the temple bells ring in a frenzy as dusk descends. The town is...

Doing things her own way by bringing chess to the masses: The story of Devanshi Rathi

Chess, for long, has been touted as a sport which is a good exercise for the most vital organ of the human body. The brain. It also tests the skills, patience and concentration of a player. The 64-chequered board...

Rohith Maradappa – An Indian rower hoping to make a change in India’s sports circuit

Indian rower Rohith Maradappa may be preparing himself for the upcoming Jakarta Asian Games, but he surely has a lot of plans shortly. Following his participation, he will head towards South America where he is the Young Change Maker (YCM)...