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Category: Skill Development

Jamaica running culture

Our visit to Jamaica : Unlocking their secrets of success in the sprinting world

The primary focus of visiting Jamaica was to understand how they sustain and support their athletics ecosystem, what are the few significant bottlenecks in an athletes journey, and how has Jamaica broken these bottlenecks for their athletes.We landed in Jamaica on 8th June, one day before “Adidas racers grand Prix” at their national stadium, one…
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Building the future for India’s little known African-Origin community

Before the beginning The Sports Authority of India had a simple thought process.  “Good genes meant medal winning hopefuls.” The athletes in East African nations such as Kenya and Ethiopia are known for their consistent performances. They have a natural propensity towards running. But whether this could be attributed solely to a specific genetic advantage…
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5 careers in sports for non-athletes in 2019 in India

Idealizing a career in sports is often treated with disbelief, pessimism, and mockery. Spotlight finishes require a lot of time, talent, and a sickening work ethic. The glamour, bonanza, and glory endowed are exotic to hold onto and gain motivation from parents and peers. There are ways to experience and even organize such high moments…
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Sports for social development

Sports for social development and social change

Using sports for social development and change is an unconventional way of achieving greater happiness, empowerment, and equality in society. Speaking of unusual ways to win, one should reminisce something. How many times have we seen a smaller team or a younger player (I smell Dhoni) change the game just because he took to a…
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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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The need to bridge the gap of 2 million jobs in sports related fields

What career option do we have any sports? Is their any career progression post retirement for sportspersons? Are there adequate opportunities/vacancies for sports and sports related avenues? Allow us to take you through the skill gap study for sports (2012-2017, 2017-2022) in India by National Skill Development Corporation. It is estimated that the total demand…
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