Despite increasing level of pollution and deadly smog in the last few days Airtel Delhi Half Marathon has survived all of this and came out as a warrior. The marathon will take place Sunday morning, 19th November in the National Capital categorizing the runs into Half Marathon(21.097 km), Timed 10k Run (10km), Great Delhi Run (6km), Senior Citizens’ Run (4 km) and Champions with Disability run (2.2 Km).read more
Playnlive.com is thankful to you for taking out time to give this interview. We have tried to cover most parts of your journey within these 5 questions.
What age did you start playing badminton? How did your parents support you in taking up this sport professionally?
ANSWER: I started playing badminton at the age of 10. Well, I was an athlete before I took badminton very seriously. My events was 100m and 200m. and I used to play badminton just for fun with my father. And I liked the sport very much and started taking part in the tournament. One day my 100m final and my U-13 singles final was at the same time. So, my parents decided to leave 100m and play the final of singles. And I did so, and lost the finals. And if I would have ran the 100m I would have won it easily. But you know, failure is the first step of success.. And from then on I just continued with badminton. It was my parents decision so I get full support from my family.read more
Kids should be groomed form a very early age if they wish to make the big stage and make a name for him. Training at the grassroots level makes the foundation of future players very strong and they become technically sound. The Sehwag Cricket Academy has certainly kept this fact in mind as they organized a cricket tournament named Junior Pitch for the kids to showcase their talent at a very early age and make great progress. U-14 kids compete against each other and they get a taste of the competitive environment of Cricket in Delhi.read more
Even after the popularity of other sports like Cricket or Badminton in India, hockey has enjoyed a perfect status and still many are unaware of the fact that hockey is not the national sport of India.read more
Puzzled and somewhat entertained was honestly my reaction when I finished or rather endured watching the” Yale” goalkeeper save 5 penalty shots..let alone using only his face! And what a sight his face was after the plight… This I can say for certain that the shaolin monks never saw this one coming. All I could possibly relate to this anomaly is the mother of all parodies in the world of football; “Shaolin Soccer”! Ooh yes, nothing is more thrilling to football fans than having Kung-Fu in it…but if Shaolin Soccer was like an embodiment of Kung-Fu fictitiously into Football this seemed like a bare knuckle boxing match! Where it could be argued that ball may have won.read more
Undoubtedly, there are number of people round the corner mystified, finding their peace of mind and struggling with themselves for years since the beginning of their careers and still aren’t sure that Where to go?!read more
The history of Indian sports started from Vedic era. Ideally the religious rites have powerful physical culture in ancient India. “Duty is in my right hand and the fruits of victory in my left hand” are motivational slogans of Olympics that time. Even at some time these words the motivational oaths of Olympics. But today thighs were totally changed and technology were fed into sports; dramatically Indian sports have reached the peak of excellence. We Indians having such strong foundations in sports, but the paining fact is,read more
For a good sportsperson, you just don’t need to exercise day and night but also to have a balanced diet.
Everytime you eat something you make up your mind to how it will react to your body. Proteins, Carbohydrates, Fats, Vitamins and Minerals are required in proportionate amount to keep you fit and fine.read more
Everyone from a young brat to 50-60 year old man just toil for just one word of appreciation from one another. You just don’t want to look better in those apple-bottom jeans but to look your best. Framing your body shape in the form of firming your backside i.e. butt is not a rocket science now. A strong and strengthen butt will help you reduce your backpain with these simple and easy to learn steps:-read more