Tag: Sports

Checkmate: Why is there a World Women’s Chess Championship?

Written by Parkhee Rattan   At various levels in almost every sport, tournaments are conducted as platforms where the best athletes compete against each other for...

Turning Back Time: Cricket in the USA

Written by Arvind Pennathur   It is peculiar that cricket, the second most popular sport in the world, is practically non-existent in arguably the most influential...

#MeToo? Silent Screams of Sexual Abuse in Competitive Sport

Co-authored by Kartik Sundar and Aditya Vikram  The revelation that the USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar abused over 250 young women briefly drew global attention...

Qatar’s Rocky Road to 2022

2017 was a turbulent year for the State of Qatar. Qatar’s involvement with regional actors such as Hamas and Iran were seen as acts...

Mixed-Gender Tournaments and Women Coaches: How Sport Is Becoming a Breeding...

Co-authored by Chirag Chinnappa, Sreeradh Radhakrishnan and Siddhant Sachdeva  The movement for gender equality within India’s sports industry reached a major milestone in 2017 when...