Tag: Indian Sports

Defeating Plastic Pollution Through Sport

Written by Swagam Dasgupta Plastic has become an integral part of our life. So integral, that we seldom take notice of the amount we consume....

The BCCI’S Autonomy is On the Fence

Understanding the Context It is difficult to put a finger on India’s obsession with cricket. Brought to the subcontinent by its colonial rulers, cricket is...

Putting the Athlete First: Data Protection in Sports

Written by Swagam Dasgupta & Sourya Reddy  Fitbit. Apple. Samsung. Boltt. Huawei. What do all these companies have in common? The ability to tell you...

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...

‘Cricket Nationalism’ and the Northeast

Written by Tanvi Apte  India’s diversity needs no introduction. Languages, food, festivals, clothing and more, it would probably take a lifetime to count the assortment...

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

Written by Tanay Gokhale We have all heard, spoken and wondered about India’s failure to produce Olympic medal-winners proportional to its population. With an impressive...

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