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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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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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The relevance of Commonwealth Games in modern times

Scotland is hosting the Commonwealth Games (CWG) for the third time this year, having previously hosted them at Edinburgh in 1970 and 1986. The current edition of the games got off to a good start and has fared well so … Continue reading

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Sports countering Social Problems – Few examples from India

Saying that sport has potential to change lives is not an exaggeration. However, the potential of sports to help attain various developmental objectives largely remains untapped in India. There are only a handful of initiatives (including both government and non-government) … Continue reading

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