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This 42-year-old quit corporate sector to run 3 World Marathon Majors

Image: Facebook / Reeti Sahai
If you are in need of some inspiration to lace up those running shoes and get a jog in before the day is over, you should certainly look no further than Delhi-based Reeti Sahai. In 2010, all of 32, Sahai made a choice that would impact the rest of her life. A successful entrepreneur, Reeti registered for her maiden...

Bodybuilder Ankita Singh is bashing all taboos to shatter the gender stereotypes

Ankita Singh
There inevitably comes a point in life that makes you stop, take a pause and see things around you differently. More than often, these moments are born out of difficult situations which make you see reality from a different perspective and urge you orient attention towards your mental and physical health. For bodybuilder and bikini model Ankita Singh, it...

Privacy and how it has affected Indian Sports

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The issue of privacy rights of sports personalities has always been a contentious one. The following article digs deep into privacy implications, the Indian data protection framework and the 2019 bill.

Judge me not by my clothes, but my hard work | By Sonali Swami

Image: Instagram / Sonali Swami
Once I started uploading my pictures (in sportswear) on social media and started talking about it, there was a section of people...hardcore Hindus…who objected to it because of the attire that I had worn. But, I believe I have been fortunate. It has been 5-6 years, and things have changed...people have started accepting me as I am. There are...

Only thing that brought me out of depression was working out | By Swetha Devaraj

Swetha Devaraj
It is not about the body anymore. Of course, you are going to see physical changes. But mentally, you are going to be transformed more than your physical health. This is true for every single person who tries doing it. For people who go through depression, for women who go through abusive divorces...I am somebody who went through a...

Gujarat National Law Univ set to host grand sports fest Justice League

While not busy prepping the next batch of lawyers for the country, the Gujarat National Law University (GNLU) students keep themselves busy honing their skills in extra-curricular activities. Among them, the creatively-named Justice League, which is a dedicated sports fest of the celebrated law college where young sporting enthusiasts from the top universities of the nation assemble...

Trio cycling from Cochin to Tokyo to collect wishes for Indian Olympic team

Indian Trio cyclists
Good wishes, prayers and plenty of hard work. As athletes converge in on Japan from July for the Olympics, they will not only be relying on their strengths but will also be hoping for vociferous chants from their countrymen as they near the finish line. As much as sports revolves around the physical and mental conditioning of...

“I do not believe in the ideal body type,” says Aishwarya Dhanush

Aishwarya (Image: Sunder Photography/Facebook)
“Fitness has been an innate part of my life,” says Aishwarya Dhanush Rajnikanth. “It’s more about what you see growing up because that is what stays with you”. When Aishwarya and her sister Soundarya were given the option of choosing one sport and one instrument to learn during their childhood by their mother Latha...

How Indian shooting has been revamped after Rio Olympics debacle

Manu Bhaker & Saurabh Chaudhury (Image - ISSF)
This piece is an excerpt from the newly-launched book 'Dreams of a Billion: India and the Olympic Games' authored by Boria Majumdar and Nalin Mehta. This particular excerpt is an essay called 'Shooting Systems: The Revamp After Rio' from the Chapter 'Ad Hoc or Professional? The Promise and Problem with India's Sporting Systems'.

Where is the promised golden period of Indian badminton?

Saina Nehwal
“This is the golden period of Indian badminton.” Back in 2015 — when a certain Saina Nehwal, who was perceivably more focussed on her career than any other thing, was World No. 2, PV Sindhu, the current World Champion, a youngster on the brink of a historic Olympic medal, and six other men shuttlers...