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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.

From a failed wrestler to coaching at the grassroots: The untold story of Sandip Patil

It was in the month of January, we saw the inaugural edition of Khelo India School Games kicking off with undaunting enthusiasm, which was targeted at strengthening the sporting ecosystem by mass participation and promotion of excellence in sports...

Sportspersons are ambassadors of peace: Waheed-Ur-Rehman Para

After the recent collapse of PDP-BJP alliance Government in Jammu and Kashmir, several members of both the political parties who were holding different positions in the administration, resigned. Among them was Waheed-Ur-Rehman Para, President Youth PDP, who also stepped down...

For Real Kashmir FC, conquering the 2nd Division is not enough

Mere participator's a year back and now the champions of 2nd division I-League- meet the latest football fame of Jammu and Kashmir, Real Kashmir Football Club. A Srinagar based football club headed by Shamim Mehraj- a Newspaper owner, recently did...

The hard work, dedication and the long journey of Soliha Yousuf

Soliha Yousuf, the skipper of Jammu and Kashmir Rugby team is one of the prime sportswomen from J&K's summer capital, Srinagar. Having numerous achievements to her name, Soliha is giving a new shape to Rugby in J&K. The sport that is less followed and played in the whole country. Soliha started...
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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...

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...

From wooden sticks to picking up javelin: The journey of Vikas Yadav

The recently concluded inaugural edition of Khelo India School Games provided an impetus to a series of emerging talent from far deprived corners of India. Sons of humble farmers, daughters of daily wagers -- the games featured thousands of...

Bijapur Sports Academy: Producing champions in Chhattisgarh

Inspiration from sports is one of the most abundantly acknowledged roots for catalyzing that much needed push to go ahead in any aspect of life. Be it a movie like Chak De India or Dangal, or a match happening...

There will never be a dearth of children who want to play football: Shaji Prabhakaran

When Shaji Prabhakaran was hailed as the President of the Delhi Soccer Association, he knew he was taking on a massive responsibility. After all, football in India is as sacred as it is neglected, both at the same time. For...