Future of Sports in India

General News | Mar-11-2021

Future of Sports in India

It is assumed that badminton possibly has its origin in India. The sport was played within the sort of an adult’s edition of an ancient kid’s game which was called battledore and shuttlecock in Great Britain. The shuttlecock may be a tiny plumy cork and therefore the battledore or the badminton racquet may be a small wooden bat, currently referred to as a ‘bird’. Sports and games like snakes and ladders, chess, polo, and playing cards have their source within the Indian subcontinent. It had been from this location that they were passed on to other nations and in these nations, these sports were additionally restructured. After the country’s independence, India has been the proud organizer or co-organizer of a variety of worldwide acclaimed sporting events including the 1982 Asian Games, the 1951 Asian Games, the 1996 Cricket World Cup, the 1987 Cricket World Cup, the 2010 Hockey World Cup, the 2003 Afro-Asian Games, the 2011 Cricket World Cupand therefore the 2010 Commonwealth Games. Important international sports events that happen within the country per annum are the Mumbai Marathon, Chennai Open, Indian Masters, and Delhi Half Marathon. The country is that the organizer of the inaugural Indian Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit, too. The Buddh International Circuit may be a racetrack based in Greater Noida, UP, India. Many regional games and sports have gained fame within the country like pasta, air sports, carrom, bridge, fencing, cycle polo, judo, gymnastics, Gatka, karate, kho-kho, rowing, skating, soft tennis, shooting the ball, swimming, squash, ten-pin bowling, taekwondo, tug of war, tennikoit, yoga, and yachting. 

By: Jyoti Nayak

Birla School, Pilani