Grassroots Development

How sports can be used to better human development outcomes and help local communities.

YUWA: Empowering Jharkhand’s Girls, One Bootlace at a Time

Co-authored by Ishaan Banerji and P. Charith Reddy  “The first thing I noticed in the village is that while boys play, girls work” - Franz...
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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...

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...

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...
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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...

No First Aid: Mental Health in Indian Cricket

Written by Dhruv Raman and Sreeradh Radhakrishnan When we hear a post-match presenter ask a winning captain “So, how do you feel?”, it almost seems...
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How More Women Coaches Can Change The Game In India

Gender equity is a whole ecosystem in Sports. This ecosystem involves not only the sportswomen themselves, but also the coaches, referees, and even the communities to which they all belong. But how does one address this imbalance, and get more girls playing sports?

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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#Dialogues: Understanding Sports Quotas With Nandan Kamath

In a nutshell, sports quota reservations in universities and colleges provide budding athletes with a platform to excel in their respective sport and to...

Riding the Wave of Sports for Development in India’s Coastal Communities

Dakshin’s findings from the Andaman Islands highlight the potential of the burgeoning sports-for-development sector in India, as well as its challenges.