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How the Punjabi community popularised Kabaddi in the UK

From the fields of Punjab to the parks of England, kabaddi has been carried by large numbers of Punjabis who came to create new lives in the country during the post war period. As they set about establishing themselves in...

Kabaddi and the Nazis

In 1936 a team of kabaddi players from the HVPM club in Amravati, Maharashtra travelled to Berlin for the infamous Nazi Olympics, resulting in a meeting with Adolf Hitler. It all came about because of a friendship between one of...

The birth of the Pro Kabaddi League

An excerpt from Kabaddi by Nature by Vivek Chaudhary which charts the transformation of the nation’s true national game, its role in the freedom struggle and wider significance to Indians wherever they might be. Located in midtown Manhattan, the Harvard Club is one of New...

In numbers: The calm planning that led to Bengaluru Bulls’ maiden PKL title

On 5th January 2019, Bengaluru Bulls clinched their maiden title against the Gujarat Fortune Giants 38-33 at NSCI SVP Stadium, Mumbai. Bengaluru Bulls started the finals as favourites but they were behind at the end of 1st half trailing...

Kabaddi is India’s genuine, indigenous sport: Anand Mahindra

Corporate participation for the upliftment of sports in India has seen a significant boom especially in the last decade or so. Amidst all of it, Anand Mahindra's name stands out as one of the pioneers especially when one speaks...

In Numbers: A statistical preview of the Pro Kabaddi League Final

Pro Kabaddi League Season 6 final is the match of best teams in the entire tournament where Bengaluru Bulls will take on Gujarat Fortune Giants. Both the teams entered the playoff stage being the group toppers. After playing 22...

Siddharth Desai: A mix of pace and maturity in the Pro Kabaddi League

On the 31st of May 2018, kabaddi fans all over the world waited in bated breath as the VIVO Pro Kabaddi League auction was the talk of the town, as the twelve franchises in the fray were involved in...

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...

The battle to shape the future of Indian Kabaddi

The 23rd of August 2018 will be imprinted as one of the biggest days in Kabaddi history as the Indian men's team, seven-time champions of the Asian Games fell 18-27 to a mighty Iran side as social media went...

Pressure by Federation subdued us, says Payel Chowdhury captain of women’s Kabaddi Team

If there is one sport that India has always dominated from the get-go, it must have been Kabaddi. The Indian team-both men and women perpetually occupied the thrones in every Kabaddi tournament. For a long, long time there wasn't another...