Tag: Sports

Making Light of Numbers: Indian Paralympic Athletes Defying Age

Having the right support system and entourage can take Indian athletes to world-beating levels.

From Rio to Tokyo: Unlocking India’s Paralympic Potential with Deepthi Bopaiah...

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...

What is the Government Doing for Athletes? #Changethescript with Deepthi Bopaiah...

Interviewed by Chirag Chinnappa; Edited by Nidhi Rejithlal. From providing monetary support to upcoming athletes to creating a National Sports Education Board, how are different...

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...

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...

A Slippery Undersole: Nike and its Faux-Feminist Culture

It has been a tumultuous year for Nike Inc. While the Oregon-based corporation’s stock surged to an all-time high in September 2019, it has...

Changing India’s Sports Narrative: Introducing S4D

Authored by Suheil Farrell Tandon and Antony CJ Ever since Pratyush*—an under-confident 14-year-old boy residing in the slum settlements of Bhubaneswar—had joined a mixed-gender Sports...

Designing the Indian Dream

Written by Sourya Reddy  The Northeast is a region that has barely ever figured into the larger idea of India — often there just as...

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...

Data Data Everywhere, Whose is it to Give?

Written by Sourya Reddy & Swagam Dasgupta  It was a bone-dry morning in the middle of May, much like any other summer in Delhi. Although...