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Author: BOS Team

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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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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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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Community Students watching a coaching camp

Report of our work in our pilot year, with special mention for the forgotten Siddi community of India

Sport can create hope where once there was only despair. It is more powerful than governments in breaking down racial barriers. It laughs in the face of all types of discrimination – Nelson Mandela India’s colonial past has resulted in varied identities and cultures, and in parallel, a union in the form of nationhood. For…
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