Like most sports in India, weightlifting too suffers because of the autocratic position cricket enjoys. The lack of money and support in the sport hampers the morale of the sports persons. Weightlifting in India has a rather poor story, in spite of numerous medals and an immensely talented pool of contenders. The recent awakening of
The Gun For Glory Shooting Championships that was held at Pune, Maharashtra from September 6 to 13 paved the way for the rise of some new stars. This year saw the fifth edition of the Championships and Surinder Singh, a Class X student, bagged two Gold medals. He got the first position in both the
Education, Entertainment, Business- whatever be the field women are breaking barriers and scaling new heights. Today on Women’s Day, Sports Rediscovered brings to you a list of five women from the last century who have broken the glass ceiling and made a mark for themselves in their respective sports. 5. Nirupama Vaidyanathan (Tennis) Born in
“Sport has the power to change the world” – Nelson Mandela True to the legendary South African leader’s words, sport has the magical power of invoking inspiration, providing hope to the hopeless and even changing the social structure. And for women, sport is a panacea that has helped them to rise above the societal rules.
The Indian sports scene has seen a plethora of Indian sports women who have managed to create a mark in the sporting history of the nation. Breaking out from the male dominated stereotypes and making it big in the sporting arena is not an easy task. Presenting a slideshow on some of those Indian sports