Tag Archives: India

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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Parents must be made important stakeholders for initiatives to succeed!

Parents need to be informed, sensitised and witness to the positive developments in their children to be able to heartily support the SDP organisations/individuals working with their children. Their support would notably add to the efforts put in by SDP … Continue reading

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When a bronze shines brighter than many golds put together

There are times one realise that nothing is bigger than being able to represent one’s nation at an international platform. The excitement and joy increases manifold if the particular platform boasts of a century old legacy. And the fact that … Continue reading

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