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2016 Best Sporting Moments

As 2016 comes to an end, India can celebrate yet another year of sporting achievement. Its sportspersons have done the nation proud with some very inspiring performances and continue to stand up as role models for the younger generation. 2016 will also be remembered as a year when women outperformed men in many sports and took charge in holding up the Indian flag. Another positive fallout has been the recognition that various past and existing [...]

Asian Wushu Championship: India Wins

The ninth Asian Wushu Championships were held recently from September 1 to September 5 at Taoyuan in Taiwan, and Indian team produced a magnificent performance at the Asian sporting event with nine medals to its credit. Even though Indian team did not win any gold medal, it did bag four silver and five bronze medals. L Budhachandra Singh was the first Indian to win a medal when he lost in the gold medal bout against [...]

Rio Olympics 2016 India Schedule Time Table

The much awaited Rio Olympics, 2016, is all set to begin on the 5th of August, 2016. Yes!! The upcoming quadrennial international sporting event is beginning in just 2 days time. And India has reason to rejoice, for in this event 120 competitors are representing India in 15 different events, which include 66 men and 54 women. This is the strongest ever contingent sent by India since India’s participation in 1900. It goes without saying [...]

PR Sreejesh Captain of Indian Hockey Team in Rio Olympics

Goalkeeper PR Sreejesh – reputed to be one of the coolest heads in the national men’s hockey team – has been chosen to lead the squad heading to Rio Olympics. This is being regarded as one of the most important decisions taken by Hockey India, the governing body for hockey in India, in recent times. Sreejesh replaces Sardar Singh, who had been skipper for a long time. Sreejesh is currently thought to be as one [...]

India in 2016 Rio Olympics

The 2016 Summer Olympics will be held in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro. The games will kick off on 5 August 2016 and continue till 21August 2016. 146 countries have already qualified for the same and it is expected that 206 countries will take part in the same. At least 10,500 athletes are supposed to take part in the event and 306 events are supposed to be held in 28 different sports categories. This [...]

Indian Traditional Games Image

This is the age where children choose electronic gadget and play stations over traditional games such as hide and seek or kite flying. Today’s generation prefers technology and popular games rather than the old-fashioned ones. The reasons are many – lack of interest, lack of time and even sufficient place to play the traditional games such as kho-kho, spinning top, kabaddi, satoliya and many more. Rather than going out kids prefer watching television or using [...]