“Necessity is the mother of invention”- this phrase is applicable in every walk of life, yes, even in sports. When the dreaded virus struck the world of sports, we did manage to adjust to it and resume activities, but such is its effect, that there always is a risk factor associated. As Covid-19 cases continue to spiral now amidst its second wave, the country’s sporting fraternity is getting hit badly with more and more athletes and coaches getting infected in major cities like Bengaluru, Delhi and Patiala. The global economic slump caused by the Covid-19 pandemic could alter the sports industry in ways unthinkable. Some sports will be hit harder than others. The economic framework of international cricket is likely to change and lower-ranked nations will face a crisis in funds. Sports like hockey face a questionable future.Read more
Betting if you look at it is not bad if humans are able to control their hubris and vices but there are many instances when betting turns into a vicious cycle that engulfs the life of the person involved in the oblivion of his own doing similar to a cocaine addict.Read more
At some point in your life, you have watched a professional tennis match showing a grand slam like Wimbledon or the US Open and have thought that these guys must make a fortune.
And you are probably right! They are filthy rich, but here’s the thing, behind every top player on T.V. whose name you recognize, there are 100’s if not 1000’s of unknown grinding it out in the tennis world. Playing tournament after tournament, week after week, vying for that spot on your TV.Read more
The Indian Premier League is all about drama, both on and off the field. However, a lot of drama has already unfolded even before the tournament has commenced.
As if 2020 wasn’t strange enough, fans will see their favourite teams battle it out in the scorching heat of the UAE. It would be the first time since 2014 that IPL will be played on foreign soil, and only the third time in its thirteen-season history (South Africa hosted the 2009 IPL).Read more
Today, most activewear is made from virgin nylon and polyester which are fossil-fuel derived plastics and hence hugely damaging to the planet. An increasing percentage of people are searching for ‘Sustainable active wear ‘.Read more
If it wasn’t for the outbreak of Covid-19 and if it had been any other year instead of “2020”, Dr Shuaib Manjra’s time would be segregated between his responsibilities as Cricket South Africa’s chief medical officer and his own private practice.Read more
The sports industry plays an integral role in the cultural, societal and economical development of a country. It has helped in boosting the employment scales in a country like India where there is an existing unemployment crisis.Read more
Once an athlete starts to play sports seriously, he or she will presumably spend a considerable amount of time at it. In the midst of games and practice, more time than what the athlete expects usually will be spent aiming to be a better player. Due to this, there remains a good chance that the player will have little time left for any other secondary thing.Read more
Tokyo 2020 (2021) Olympics to Run Entirely on Renewable Energy.
The Tokyo Organizing Committee of Olympics and Paralympics Games confirmed that they will be using a mix ofRead more
Tennis, a sport with the history so rich and old it would make anyone think twice about changing any fundamental aspects of the game.Read more