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
“What kind of a game is that?” was the thing that sauntered into my mind when I first caught a glimpse of the game that I now worship, adore and love deeply. What sense could a 12 year old kid, in a Cricket loving country possibly have derived from Football right? I couldn’t either. Guys running around the pitch chasing a ball seemed stupid to me then. Though incidentally, a few days later my dad got me FIFA (the game) to play on the desktop and I decided to give it a try.read more
We say that one must be fair in sports, but how fair does one really play? ‘Doping’ refers to the use of banned performance-enhancing drugs by sportsmen. This is not a new culture but something which has its roots way back in history. In ancient Rome, chariot race became a really trendy sport, to get an edge the participants used to consume drinks made up of herbs which gave them extra strength. The usage of drugs and steroids is considered to be unethical by many organizations as it gives an upper hand to the player who has consumed it and a disadvantage for others. It is considered to be hampering with the ‘’spirit of sports’’. International Olympic Committee has been regulating the use of stimulants to avoid any health risks and inequality of opportunity for other players.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
In current situation, girls are getting opportunities in every field, whether it is education or sports. There is a famous saying “Girls don’t bring Dowry, they bring Medals”. By considering this statement, there are many girls who are walking on the path which ends straight away to the world of sports. There is something special about a girl who is into sports and exercises.read more
Football is the most popular sport in the European continent and parts of America, oh scratch that, football is the most popular sport in the world, no wait it is a religion.
Its origin dates back to Han dynasty in 3rd century BC where leather balls were filled with feathers and kicked around. In Greece, a sport called “Episkyros” was played in which there were no rules as such besides the rule of kicking the ball into a net (they took the saying that there is just one rule very seriously.) The game had no particular size of field or number of players at that time so yeah there have been times when team had entire clans as their on field squad, wasn’t very different from war in those times.read more
Playing sports is a lot of fun. It comes up with a lot of benefits to help you to get fit and healthy. But, you don’t want to get hurt. The most common injuries are Groin strain, shin splints, Lower back pain, pulled muscles, runner’s knee, ankle sprain, shoulder injury and tennis elbow. Follow these precautions:read more
India is a country where “SPORTS” hold a special place in the hearts of the people. There are many sports being played in India with full dedication and determination. India has produced so many great sportsmen in each and every sport. But all the sports are not equally popular in our country.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
With world totally pinned to the TVs looking out only for football and cricket updates, one is forgetting the 2015 season of F1 grand prix, which has had so many changes when compared to 2014 making this season so interesting. A number of new regulations come into affect for the 2015 season.read more