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‘Gods’ of Cricket: Understanding the Role of Players’ Agents

Written by Tanay Gokhale  There is no arguing that Sachin Tendulkar was the first Indian (and perhaps even global) cricket ‘brand’. Mark Mascarenhas was instrumental...

Jayanti Behera is Running Against All Odds

If there were any reason for people to visit Sakhigopal, a quaint town on the coast of Odisha, it would probably be to pay...
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Mobile Gaming: The Indian Revolution

How big is the mobile gaming economy in India? How fast is it growing? What's driving its growth? And how can it be supported?
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The Great Indian Golf Story

Co-authored by Parkhee Rattan & Tanay Gokhale As intense, visually exhilarating sports like Cricket, Football, Badminton, Tennis, Kabaddi, etc. capture the Indian consumer, Golf -...

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...
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Rising from the Dust: The Pro Kabaddi League is Here to Stay

Anup Kumar. Rahul Chaudhuri. Surender Nada. If these names ring a bell in your head, then you must be another viewer submerged under the...
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Catch 22: Serena Williams’ “Open” Dilemma

Tennis, a white gentleman’s game for centuries, was revolutionized from the late 1990s by an innocuous debutant, Serena Williams. She entered professional courts in...

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...

Sun, Sand and Cricket: The UAE Story

Written by Sreeradh Radhakrishnan  Despite never having achieved test status, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been an integral part of the cricketing world for...

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...