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We shall overcome, someday

Sourina Bose If you have already read the reports doing the rounds on all sports pages of national dailies, you must be expecting what I am going to discuss next – yes, the recently concluded Special Olympics World Games 2019 Read More …

The right to be fit

Enakshi Rajvanshi “Every human being has a fundamental right of access to physical education and sport, which are essential for the full development of his personality. The freedom to develop physical, intellectual and moral powers through physical education and sport Read More …

Paanch minute aur!

Arnab Bhattacharjee Now that we all have seen the ‘Paanch minute aur’ commercial on the small screen, we are familiar with the name – ‘Khelo India’. India’s Minister of State for Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports and Olympic medal Read More …

Khel Khel mein

Devina Sarwatay A recent UNICEF and Barça Foundation report, ‘Understanding the evidence for child-focused sport for development’, features beautiful pictures of children playing. There is happiness and enjoyment, determination and focus on the faces of these young people photographed in Read More …

Is the ball rolling in government schools?

Aditi Mutatkar and Hemanta Mahanta
Can we ensure quality output by making PE compulsory? In the government system, PE is near dysfunctional and the immediate need would be to look at PE as a learning opportunity, thereby thinking about having specific curricula, assessments and in- service teacher training models.