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No Spend, No Gain: CSR’s Hand in Gilding Indian Sports

Co-authored by Tanay Gokhale and Sidhanth Sachdeva We have all heard, spoken and wondered about India’s failure to produce Olympic medal-winners proportional to its population....

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...

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

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...

The Longest Yard: Struggles of Student Athletes in India

Written by Sunalika Singh Following the Rio Olympics in the summer of 2016, a question arose in the arena of International Sport; one with the...

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

Written by Sourya Reddy2008 was an important year for China, as it successfully hosted the summer edition of the Olympics while bagging the highest...

Crumbling Fortresses: Saving India’s Sports Stadiums

Written by Dhruv RamanYou’re finally here. After the long walk through sixteen gates and a security escapade that involved hiding earphones in your shoes,...

What’s In a Name? Understanding the Definition of a Sport

Written by Ishaan BanerjiAs an Ultimate Frisbee player, I’ve often been told that I’m not playing a real sport. I’d never given these comments...

Esports Is Here to Stay: Where Do India’s Pro-gamers Go From...

Co-authored by Armaan RM and Simran Taneja To a non-gamer, the difference between casual gaming and “professional” Esports is indiscernible. Much like any other sport,...

The Gambling Industry’s Legal War: Searching for the Line Between Luck...

Written by Kartik Sundar After a gruelling five days of high-stakes competition, the Delhi Panthers emerged victorious in the first season of the Poker Sports...

‘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...

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