Encouragement, coaching must to churn out medal winners: Salman Khan

Superstar Salman Khan feels India should aim to produce medal-winning athletes by encouraging sports and help the talented ones to unlock their potential through coaching.

Playing is paying

Go out and play. Its serious business now, says Patricia Mascarenhas while exploring the job opportunities that come with playing a sport.

Wrestlers pay for their own trip, win medals

Four young wrestlers, who competed in the Youth Commonwealth Championship (16-18 years age group) in Singapore recently and won four medals, had to bear their expenses to make the trip in the first place!

Is ‘babuism’ responsible for Indian sports misery?

First hockey, then chess, and now shooting. Everytime athletes have ventured to conquer glory for the country, bureaucracy has raised its ugly head to peg bag any advancements on that count.