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Oct 10, 2019
Psychologist's role during critical time of athlete rehabilitation should not be underminedWhat could be going through the minds of top Indian athletes who are in different stages of rehabilitation after surgery? Ideally, it is athletes who provide answer to the questions. Nanaki J Chadha, a former top 10 player on the Indian Golf Union charts and now a sports psychology researcher, says a lot of irrational thoughts can dominate the mind.
Sep 17, 2019
Govt cannot let issues relating to unchecked growth of sports leagues fester; urgent need to put match-fixing genie back in bottleThere is no reason for the Ministry to not add an annexure against corruption in sport. All it takes is political will for Government to bring in a simple set of regulations, empowering agencies to investigate and lay charges, and tribunals to make considered decisions.
Sep 05, 2019
TOPS list ignores Komolika Bari and Srihari Nataraj at crucial juncture, needs to have balance while choosing athletesThere must be a sense of fair play and balance when it comes to choosing athletes to be on the list of the country’s premier support system for athletes. The known names, without a shadow of a doubt, deserve government support. But when it entails the withdrawal of support for talented but voiceless young athletes, it does not speak much of the system.
May 01, 2019
Supreme Court strengthens National Sports Code by rejecting Archery Association of India's new constitutionIn rejecting AAI’s new constitution, the Supreme Court has given the National Sports Code 2011 a thumbs-up as the frame of reference for compliance by National Sports Federations
Apr 08, 2019
Indian track and field stars’ decision to train at home instead of international stints suggests they are giving up global dreamsIt is important for all Indian track and field athletes to develop an attitude that can enable them to aim higher. For, they find it hard to adapt to a new mindset that requires them to be away from familiar environment. They seem okay to be training in national camps, but fight shy of being overseas.
Mar 22, 2019
AFI's policy on selection of Indian squad for global events has made route to Olympics tougher for athletesIt may have been easier for the Indians to pick up ranking points and be high enough in the charts to secure their entries in the Olympic Games than meeting the stiffer than before qualifying criteria.
Feb 22, 2019
Age fraud in sports: Indian federations need to impose long-term bans to bring age-old menace under controlMost NSFs do not treat age fraud with as much concern, except offering some lip-sympathy to those players who are affected by it all