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Surfing Towards Community Sports Education in Kovalam

This is the second article of a three-part series on how surf schools on India’s coasts are pivoting around sports education to bolster conservation...

Of Medals and Morals: What Kind of Athlete ‘Deserves’ the Khel Ratna Award?

“I was misquoted as saying I didn't deserve it, but certainly at nineteen, while I was young and shooting well, I only had a...
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From Rio to Tokyo: Unlocking India’s Paralympic Potential with Deepthi Bopaiah (Part 3 of...

Hosted by Chirag Chinnappa Edited by Nidhi Rejithlal In the 2016 Rio Paralympics, Indian para-athletes brought in more podium finishes (2 Golds, 1 Silver and 1...

Surfing Towards Conservation Education in Chennai

This is the first article of a three-part series on how surf schools on India's coasts are pivoting around sports education to bolster conservation...
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What is the Government Doing for Athletes? #Changethescript with Deepthi Bopaiah (Part 2)

Interviewed by Chirag Chinnappa; Edited by Nidhi Rejithlal. From providing monetary support to upcoming athletes to creating a National Sports Education Board, how are different...
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Why Should Companies Invest in Sports? #Changethescript with Deepthi Bopaiah

Interviewed by Chirag Chinnappa; Edited by Nidhi Rejithlal. In India, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is defined as “corporate initiative to assess and take responsibility for...

Dialogues: Saumil Majmudar on Incorporating “Play” via the National Education Policy

Trying to get 100 million kids to play Saumil Majmudar’s Twitter bio encapsulates his straightforward yet revolutionary ambition. The Co-Founder and Managing Director of Sportz...

Anandan Gunasekaran: India’s Army Man Turned Blade Runner

Subedar Anandan Gunasekaran is not a well-known name amongst Indian sports fans. 12 years after surviving a mine blast where he lost his left...

A Decade on, What Can the 2010 CWG Stadia Offer Sports in India?

Historically speaking, nations have used sport as a medium to showcase their culture, progress and development. Hosting multi-discipline international events like the Olympics, Asian...

Making India Play Again: Loose Ends in the Khelo India Scheme Restrain Talent

The atmosphere was just something else. The stadiums were decorated and there was a big hype around us. We were all really excited. This is...