Sports & Fitness

By GovernanceToday
In Sports & Fitness
Aug 25th, 2019
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It’s a proud moment for India, PV Sindhu defeated Nozomi Okuhara 21-7, 21-7 in the women’s singles final to become the first Indian to win Gold at the BWF World Championships. Crushing world’s fourth rank Nozomi Okuhara 1st set in 16 and 2nd in 21 minutes. Last time Sindhu and Okuhara met in a World Championships final was in 2017 and Okuhara won. This final took...
By GovernanceToday
In Global Watch
Jun 22nd, 2018
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The Schedule: Russia 2018 World Cup  Don’t miss a moment, this is the World Cup!   Group A Thursday, June 14: Russia 5, Saudi Arabia 0 Friday, June 15: Uruguay 1, Egypt 0 Tuesday, June 19: Russia 3, Egypt 1 Wednesday, June 20: Uruguay 1, Saudi Arabia 0 Monday, June 25: Saudi Arabia vs. Egypt, 10 a.m. ET, FS1, and stream on  fuboTV (Try for free) Monday, June 25: ...
By GovernanceToday
In International
Jun 22nd, 2018
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“Giant leap of faith for Indian football” – Praful Patel    (Riddhi T)   Slow and steady wins the race. Very true in the context of India and Indian football. Gradually elevating itself on FIFA World ranking now India has reached to the 96th rank. Not bad. This is the country’s second-best ranking — its previous best was the 94th position in February 1996 The...
By GovernanceToday
In Governance Watch
Jan 14th, 2018
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ICC U-19 World Cup, India vs Australia: Prithvi Shaw, In 94-Run Knock, Reminds Fans Of Sachin Tendulkar and the other hand the pacer Kamlesh Nagarkoti surprise the Australian with there speed of 146+  India won this match by 100 runs.During the match Shaw’s reminded Tendulkar and Nagarkoti show the speed he has a need to guide him to work more on his swing.The pacer’s ...
By GovernanceToday
In Issue 5
Feb 8th, 2016
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All good, no bad, nothing ugly The last few years have been a great time for sports in the country. Many games have got the needed boost and many promising sportspersons seem to be getting their dues – in terms of both support and recognition. And at the beginning of this year, while my team and I were busy scaling up our grassroots football initiative, a most interest...
By GovernanceToday
In Issue 8
May 7th, 2015
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A state level boxer, winner of gold medal in state level championship in 2014, Rishu Mittal has dreams of becoming an Olympic medal winning boxer like Mary Kom. Reality? She is forced to work as a domestic help in her native town in Haryana in order to pay her school fees. Such is the apathy of the government towards our athletes that a majority of them fade into obliv...
By GovernanceToday
In Issue 5
Feb 5th, 2015
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With the emergence of Indian Premier League and other super leagues and celebrities engagement, sports in India is now firmly in the grip of the ‘celebrity culture’ that is dominating our urban planet. There was a time, when people watched sports because they loved the game, they had their favourites in each and every team whom they loved and admired. But today these s...
By GovernanceToday
In Issue 5
Feb 5th, 2015
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What is stifling sports talent in India? Is it the poor infrastructure or the lack of it? Or, is it both? Answer to the question depends on the person you ask it or his perception. People are entitled to their opinion, but the real answer lies in what we have achieved over the years, say, since India’s first appearance in Olympics in 1900. Sport is not just about winni...
By GovernanceToday
In Issue 5
Feb 5th, 2015
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There is never a dull moment with sports awards. The list of  sportspersons and coaches aspiring to get the  Arjuna, Dronacharya and Lifetime Achievement awards is endless. Equally long is the list of grievances and disputes. Year after year, it is the same story with no sensible solution in sight. The Arjuna award, introduced 55 years ago, was intended to recognize de...
By GovernanceToday
In Issue 5
Feb 5th, 2015
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The 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi were a great high for India, where it scored a century of medals and finished second behind Australia on the medal tally. Indian athletics team did particularly well where they won 12 medals including two golds. The most incredible memory was of Indian women’s 4X400 relay team winning gold. The same golden run was repeated later at ...