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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...
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Urgent focus needed towards grassroots sports development in India

Indians at large, have never been the 'sporty type'. Sports is not engrained in our psyche. Neither is it an integral part of our everyday life. The passion for sports has only resided in a small percentage of the...

Indian Track and Field – The ‘Talent Pipeline’ that should be harnessed

Over the last 50 years, sports was never a priority for the government. Our grassroots sports program was never systematically developed. Neither was sports infrastructure created nor was it make accessible to the masses. With very low per capita...

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