Future of Sports in India-Essay

English_Master February 14, 2016 No Comments
Future of Sports in India During the British regime, a number of popular sports were introduced in the country. The introduction of the Indian Premier League or IPL is a landmark event in the history of sports in India. The first edition of IPL took place in 2008. BCCI or the Board of Control for Cricket in India is the 2nd wealthiest sporting authority across the globe after FIFA or the International Federation of Association Football. The chronicles of sports in India goes back to the age of the Vedas. In prehistoric India, physical exercise was an indispensable feature of the lifestyle of the people. It was nourished by a dominant energy which was spiritual I rights. In Atharva-Veda, a number of clear ethics such as the mantra mentioning “Duty is in my right hand and the fruits of victory in my left” are there. When taken as a superlative, these expressions carry similar sentiments as the conventional vow in the Olympic: “For the Honour of my Country and the Glory of Sport.” It is assumed that badminton possibly has its origin in India. The game was played in the form of an adult’s edition of an ancient kid’s game which was called as battledore and shuttlecock in Great...
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