Learning about Mullakhamb – a unique sport in India (Part 2)

India is sometimes called the birthplace of chess, which is not entirely true. Modern chess is just a distant descendant of ancient Indian chaturanga game, which has four participants, and the movements are determined by throwing dice. And just through a long evolutionary process, which spread from India to the Middle East and then penetrated […]

Learning about Mullakhamb – a unique sport in India (Part 1)

India is the first Asian country to participate in the Olympic movement. Indian athletes participated in the 1900 Olympics in Paris, where N. Prichard won silver medals in the 200m and 200m obstacles. Since 1920, India has been represented at every Olympic Games. Indian athletes have achieved excellent results in hockey competitions. The Indian team […]

Why it is difficult for sports to develop in India? (Part 3)

Lakshmibai National Physical Education College was established by a decision of the government and the National Physical Education Council in Gwalior in 1957. One of the two institutes of physical education and sport in the country. Preparing physical education teachers and teachers for schools, colleges and universities, conducting research in the field of physical education […]

Why it is difficult for sports to develop in India? (Part 2)

Dimkhana Ground Stadium is also located in the capital of India. It can accommodate about 60 thousand people and has a hockey and football playground, a track and field. Two large stadiums are located in the state capital of Maharashtra, Bombay: the cricket club stadium of India (accommodating about 40,000 people) and Ovalground Stadium (20,000 […]

Why it is difficult for sports to develop in India? (Part 1)

India’s sports affairs are governed by an Indian Ministry of Education ministry, headed by a sports advisor. Under the direct supervision of the Ministry of Education, the National Board of Sports and Physical Education operates. Its duties include coordinating sports work in all states of the country, organizing competitions, developing sports center construction. Physical education […]

India at the IWF World Weightlifting Championship 2019

The 2019 World Weightlifting Championships is one of the most anticipated major sporting events in September. India will also participate in this championship. So what can India expect from its athletes at the IWF World Championship in the Thai city of Pattaya? In the history of weightlifting competitions, Indians have made their mark at the […]