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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.

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...
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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...

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...

Ladakh Women’s Ice Hockey Foundation: Beginning 2018 in the Ice Hockey Rink

Yet another new year has come and the spirit of Indian sports has been undying in nature. Hockey being throughout the rest of the country, how can Indians miss out on the chill-splashed ice hockey?  Ice hockey is a...

Girls from this Maoist-hit village make their glorious treads on Indian Hockey

Jharkhand is one among the states strongly hit by the Naxalite-Maoist insurgencies carried out across various parts of the Indian sub-continent. This state has seen enough and more blood bath and battles in the name of communal strives. Leaving aside...

Afshan Ashiq: Life beyond boundaries

At a time when men’s football in Kashmir has achieved great heights by producing many international and national footballers in addition to coaches, we see, on the other end, the women folk in football crouching behind to leave their...

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...

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...

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...