Sports
Sports in 2021: That Was The Year That Was
Indian athlete Neeraj Chopra is the flavour of the year as he created history in 2021 winning the Gold Medal in Javelin throwing event in the Olympics. On the front of cricket, there was a change of guard as Virat Kohli stepped down as white ball skipper to be replaced by Rohit Sharma. Supriyo Hazra looks back
Aligarh’s Areeba shoots to fame, breaks stereotypes
Areeba Khan, a 20-year-old student of Aligarh Muslim University, breaks the image of AMU girls that are often portrayed in the media as burqa-clad conservative women. In fact, she breaks the image of average Indian girls who are considered to be diffident and unfit for uncommon sports like shooting. Areeba today is the number two-ranked shooter of India, writes Dr. Shujaat Ali Quadri
The current crop of Indian women athletes, some of them competing at the Tokyo Olympics, establish that despite many hurdles, from humble backgrounds to social pressure, they too can, finds Ranjita Biswas.
India's first Cricket World Cup winning captain Kapil Dev was the guest at Ek Mulakat Vishesh organised by Prabha Khaitan Foundation and Shree Cement in December. From cricket to politics to social media, Kapil Dev played every ball like a true allrounder, in a candid conversation with Ehsaas Woman of Delhi Archana Dalmia. India Blooms correspondent Souvik Ghosh brings highlights
Bengaluru/TWI: This may be the perfect antidote to the lockdown blues, the perfect way to bounce back with great energy in the post COVID-19 world.
The very word “prevention” indicates the fact that something needs to be nipped in the bud. In the following paragraphs, we’ll talk about the prevention of injuries in sports, but all the above facts can also refer to the population of recreational athletes. The only difference is in the training load.