Chronicles

Shaping the future of sports with science and technology

The Olympic motto-“hendiatris Citius, Altius, Fortius” which means “Faster, Higher, Stronger” has been fulfilled by athletes rapidly. The winner of the 2016 Olympic Marathon ran 2:08:01. Had he been racing against the winner of the 1904 Olympic Marathon who ran 3:28:53, he would have won by nearly an hour and a half. So what’s really…
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Khelo India Youth Games : Maharashtra continues to dominate

The second edition of Khelo India School Games rechristened as Khelo India Youth Games is being held at Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex in Pune, Maharashtra. The athletic event was held from 10th to 13th January 2019. The event saw neck to neck competition with a great sense of sportsmanship among the athletes. UNDER-21 The…
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Khelo India: Redefining sports in India

In May 2018, Twitter was flooded with tweets with #humfittoindiafit and #fitnesschallenge. Indian celebrities from all fields posted videos of themselves showing how they kept themselves healthy and fit. The Hum Fit to India Fit campaign was started by sports minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore. He launched a fitness drive on social media urging people to…
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Women In Sports : Inching towards equality

  Sportswomen around the globe have risen much above the idea of gender inequality ever since they’ve made their mark in the traditionally patriarchal and overwhelmingly male bastion of sports and athletics.Their journey has not been easy, over the years they have gotten through boundaries, records and the dire lack of systemic support along the…
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The Ethiopian town of world-class sporting excellence.

In a country which has been long associated with poverty, famine and war, Olympic distance runners Kenenisa Bekele, Tirunesh Dibaba, and Derartu Tulu have not only been a perpetual source of national pride but have been an inspiration to every individual in the town of Bekoji. “Runners from this little town of about 20,000 people…
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Our athletes

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Learn more about the stories of the athletes we have scouted out of various underserved communities.Read ahead to know the struggle of these children.

The Gamified Approach – How we are making sports excellence affordable

During the initial forming days of Bridges of Sports Foundation, we had 3 things as top priority to create a sustainable sports ecosystem in India – quality of training, engaging community and affordability. Let us brief understand these 3 things and why they are crucial part of the bigger picture. Quality of Training We need…
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PATANG league – India’s first time based community league

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More than 35% of the differently abled children are out of school in India

A young sixteen year old boy got his karate black belt in 1996, his name is Praveen. Little did anybody know, that 20 years later – he would go on to initiate one of India’s first movements to take Karate and other sports to differently abled children including the visually impaired through Bridges of Sports…
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India has a skewed gender parity index, with 4 million more females disfavoured

The gender representation in Indian sports sports is skewed towards dominant prescience of male members. Women coaches constitute less than 16 per cent of the total strength of coaches at Sports Authority of India. The grade A income of Indian women’s cricket team players is 8 times less than their counterparts in the men’s team.…
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