Sports

Development and Sports

The Dragon’s Growing Might: China’s Big Bet on Sports

Written by Sourya Reddy 2008 was an important year for China, as it successfully hosted the summer edition of the Olympics while bagging the highest...

The Power of Sport in Khadija Moin’s Transformation

A 30-minute car ride, westward of the busy Bhubaneswar airport leads to the Dumduma slum area, which houses hundreds of families. One of its...

On Shaky Ground: The I-League’s Uncertain Future

Written by Suyash Tiwari  The last couple of months have been an uncomfortable period for Indian football. As the I-League clubs struggle to maintain their...

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...

The Ball is in Our Court: Developing India’s Youth Through Sport

Written by Tanvi Apte “It (Sport) has the power to unite people in a way that little else does. It is more powerful than government...
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K(Hello) India! – Start of a New Sporting Era?

The ‘Khelo India’ Scheme, launched by Sports Minister Vijay Goel in 2017, aims to inculcate a culture of sports among the youth in rural areas of the country. By launching...
Let's Talk about Fixing Match-fixing in Professional Sport

Let’s Talk about Match-fixing in Professional Sport

Researched and written by Tanay Gokhale  Sports has long been a source of leisure activity for the masses. But with the advent of globalization and the...
Breaking Down University Sports Quotasvideo

Breaking Down University Sports Quotas

Researched by Ajith Kidambi Presented & edited by Sumit Krishna Yadav University sports quotas provide budding athletes with the opportunity to receive a decent...

The Damage is Already Done: An Aesthetic Argument Against the European Super League

The ESL is only the latest instalment in making football a repetitive, formulaic, and homogenous enterprise that flattens the game towards a singular aesthetic outlook.

The Longest Yard: Struggles of Student Athletes in India – Part II

Written by Sunalika Singh  At the centre of any strong sporting country lies a successful youth training and development engine. Whether you look at China’s...