Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Same old, same old: National Para Games passes its scheduled date with no tournament

Normally, the field of Para-Sports in India has been ignored a lot over the years, if not completely. One would think that this is due to the field not being particularly promising. However, the reality is quite the opposite. Para-Sports...

Para Sports

Citi Bank announce partnership with 18 Paralympic Committees including India

Global bank Citi has announced that it has entered into a partnership agreement with the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) to become an International Partner through to 2020. Citi will support National Paralympic Committees (NPCs) in 18 countries as they...

India’s indomitable wheelchair tennis players

A rasping forehand down-the-line shot lands on the line for a winner, and the sparse crowd responds with a warm round of applause. The next point starts with a strong first-serve down the “T”, and this induces a mistimed...

Manasi Joshi wins gold after airline misplaces prosthetics ahead of tournament

It takes a special kind of bold to sit up and fight back when all circumstances seem to be resolutely stacked against you. At the recent Australian Para Badminton International, Indian para-shuttlers were responsible, one way or the other,...

A look back at the Asian Para Games and the positives for India

Training, Surrounding, Support Staff, Competition, Performance The Indian para-athletes were eventually closing on all the factors. Slowly and steadily things were falling in place. The Indonesia 2018 Asian Para Games touched most of these factors as the 192-member Indian team celebrated the success of their...

Superstition, Self-belief and Finland training key to Sandeep Chaudhary’s world record show

A fourth-place finish in Paralympic Games would be disheartening for many newcomers but not for Indian para javelin thrower Sandeep Chaudhary. It acted as a catalyst to give him the extra push in the years to come. Two years...