Sports and games form an integral part of a multifaceted India. From the world’s oldest stadium at Dholavira, Gujarat from 3rd millennium BCE to participating in the ultramodern sports championships, India has a vibrant sporting history.
As of 10th January 2022, Novak Djokovic is being held in an immigration detention center in Australia as his lawyers continue to appeal the Australian federal government’s decision to revoke his visa. It is quite the unusual situation the nine-time Australian Open winner has landed himself in.
I remember the day my football journey officially started. I was in class 4 when our sports teacher (who was extremely terrifying to us kids back then) entered the classroom asking only those students to raise their hands who were taking training in any football academy, after a quick internal debate with myself and with a lot of fear and hesitation in my mind, I raised my hand though in reality I wasn’t training in any football academy
This English proverb highlights the importance of almost any activity other than work but in this article, I would like you to just focus on the importance of physical activity for the human body. There have been innumerable such instances in which exercise and physical activity, be it just a brisk walk or an impromptu dance session, have lifted my spirits and made my day.
Born on 15th November, 1986 to Imran Mirza and Nasima Mirza, Sania Mirza is undoubtedly one of the greatest tennis players India has ever produced. She started playing tennis at the young age of six. Sania Mirza was a former world no. 1 in doubles and has also won six Grand Slam titles in her career.
Sania Mirza was the highest ever ranked player from India at 27 as per the Women’s Tennis Association.
I started playing athletics when I was just six years old. My events are 100m and 200m. Honestly, I had no complete plan in my mind back then. I just loved playing and athletics being the base for every sport, since it involves every aspect of fitness, my parents and I decided to choose it. Later on, even if I didn’t like the sport, I could shift to something else and adapting to that sport won’t be a problem. So this was the basic idea behind joining athletics at Deccan gymkhana. Frankly, I didn’t realise when I started loving the sport so much. I started playing district and state-level matches back in 2nd standard and won gold and bronze, respectively. After that, I couldn’t stop myself from running.