Author Archives: Over Game

About Over Game

Sports. Politics. Development. Peace.

SDP – an effective intervention in tackling youth development issues

The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act (2009) enacted by the Parliament of India while making (elementary) education a fundamental right to every child between the age of six and fourteen, laid emphasis on the importance of … Continue reading

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Athletes and their social responsibilities – Is it too much to ask our sportspersons to invest back into the society?

Two mega sport events, namely the Glasgow Commonwealth Games and the Incheon Asian Games, organized at a close interval, movies centered around sports and sportspersons, franchise leagues of different sports, and most recently, Satyamev Jayate’s production highlighting the significance and … Continue reading

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Should India Host Mega Sport Events?

The 17th Asian Games is underway in Incheon, South Korea. Numerous other mega sporting events took place in last few months across the globe and another few are scheduled for coming months, both in the developed as well as developing … Continue reading

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Parking vs. Playground

“We are more concerned about having parking spaces than playgrounds. As society we are pushing our children towards physical inactivity.” Talking about how sports promote healthy behaviour, one of the panelists at the 2014 Next Step Conference held earlier this … Continue reading

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India’s cricket diplomacy in Afghanistan: Sports as an unifier

On Aug 19 this year Afghanistan celebrated its 94th Independence Day. A few days prior to this, the Indian government announced an approval of US$ 1 million for constructing a cricket stadium in Afghanistan. The fund granted under the Indian … Continue reading

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