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Harit Mehta: Cricket bekommt das meiste Geld, aber es gibt viele andere Mannschaftssportarten, die wir in. Die bekanntesten, meistgespielten indischen Sportarten sind: Obwohl Kabaddi vor allem ein indisches Spiel ist, kennen nicht viele die Herkunft des Spieles. Unterkategorien. Es werden 17 von insgesamt 17 Unterkategorien in dieser Kategorie angezeigt: In Klammern die Anzahl der enthaltenen Kategorien (K). Kabaddi (Hindi: कबड्डी, kabaḍḍī) ist eine Mannschaftssportart, die hauptsächlich in Indien hat bis jetzt in jedem Jahr, in dem der Worldcup stattfand, gewonnen und diesen ausgetragen: , und Bei ihrem 6. Indiens Vielfalt der Kultur, die Menschen und Stamm sowie seine kolonialen Erbe ist in der Vielzahl von Sportarten im Land wider. Cricket ist die beliebteste.
Der archaische Sport Kabaddi ist in Indien vom TV zum Spektakel aufgebaut worden. Bei den Zuschauerzahlen nähert man sich dem Cricket. Harit Mehta: Cricket bekommt das meiste Geld, aber es gibt viele andere Mannschaftssportarten, die wir in. In einem Land das ist besessen von einem einzigen Sport, Cricket, die hat Indien einige der besten Sportler in jeder Sportart hervorgebracht.
The first polo club was established in Silchar , Assam , in The oldest polo club still in existence is the Calcutta Polo Club , which was established in Dorabji Tata , with the support of Dr.
India hosted the Asian Games in New Delhi in and The country hosted the first Indian Grand Prix in Political responsibility for sport in India lies with the Department of Sports under the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports ; the department runs under the charge of a Secretary to the Government of India, while the ministry is headed usually by a Minister of State.
Sports Authority of India , the field arm of the ministry, supports and nurtures talent in youth, and provides them with requisite infrastructure, equipment, coaching facilities and competition exposure.
The selection of the national teams is done by the respective national federations and then recommended to the IOA for official sponsorship for participation in those games.
The Dronacharya Award is awarded for excellence in coaching. It honours coaches "who have done outstanding and meritorious work on a consistent basis", and is meant to motivate them towards "raising the standard of sportspersons".
Gachibowli Athletic Stadium , Hyderabad. A single athlete, Norman Pritchard , represented India in the Olympics , winning two silver medals.
India sent its first national team to the Olympics in , and has participated in every Summer Olympic Games ever since.
India has also competed at several Winter Olympic Games since As of , India has won a total of 28 Summer Olympic medals.
India won its first gold medal in men's field hockey in the Olympic Games. On winning the 10m air rifle event at the Olympics , Abhinav Bindra became the first Indian to win an individual gold medal at the Olympic Games, and India's first gold medal since , when the men's field hockey team had won the gold.
India has won very few Olympic medals, despite a population exceeding one billion, around half of them under the age of According to several informal statistics, India has the lowest number of total Olympic medals per capita out of those countries which have won at least one medal.
India has competed in all but four editions of the Commonwealth Games , starting at the second Games in India has hosted the Games once, in at Delhi.
India is the fourth-most successful country at the games; it has won a total of medals, including gold medals. India has participated in every edition of the Asian Games , and has hosted the Games in and at New Delhi.
As of , India is the sixth-most successful country, winning medals, including golds. India has won at least one gold medal in each tournament.
The National Games of India are conducted by the Indian Olympic Association and are meant to identify national sporting talents who can be selected for the Olympics.
Field Hockey is a popular sport in India. Until the mids, India men's team dominated international field hockey, winning seven Olympic gold medals and won the Men's Hockey World Cup.
Since then, barring a gold medal at the Olympics , India's performance in field hockey has been dismal, as Australia , Netherlands and Germany improved.
Its decline is also due to the change in rules of the game, introduction of artificial turf, and internal politics in Indian field hockey bodies.
The popularity of field hockey has also declined massively parallel to the decline of the Indian hockey team. In recent years, the standard of Indian hockey has deteriorated, with the Men's team not qualifying for the Olympics and finishing last in the Olympics.
Since , the men's team has improved, becoming runners up at the Commonwealth Games , then winning Asian Games gold and Men's Hockey Asia Cup , finally restoring dominance in Asia.
Before that India lost to Belgium in the quarter final of Rio Olympics. The Women's team came of age in when they first participated at the Summer Olympics and achieved the fourth place.
The first golden moment for the team was in at the Asian Games. Since then not much of happening moments in the team history, though in after 34 years, it is a little hope when Indian women's team qualified for the Summer Olympics and they went on to win the Women's Hockey Asia Cup claiming the Asian dominance after India has hosted three Men's Hockey World Cups—one in in Mumbai , another in in Delhi, where they finished fifth and eighth respectively, and the third at Bhubaneswar in However, following revelations of corruption and other scandals in the IHF, the federation was dissolved and de-recognised, and a new apex body for Indian hockey called Hockey India HI was formed on 20 May , with support from the IOA and former hockey players.
HI, recognised by the International Hockey Federation FIH , has the sole mandate to govern and conduct all activities for both men's and women's field hockey in India.
The tournament is recognised by the FIH, which has also decided to provide a day window for the forthcoming seasons so all top players can participate.
Football was introduced to India during the British colonial period. Although India has never been represented in any FIFA World Cup , it did qualify in , though it did not take part, as they were not allowed to play barefoot.
During this golden era, India created history as the first Asian team to reach semi-finals in an Olympic football tournament in Summer Olympics at Melbourne and Neville D'Souza became the first Asian and Indian to score a hat-trick record remains unbeaten in an Olympic match.
But later on, the standard of football started to decline due to lack of professionalism and fitness culture.
Football is, nevertheless, widely popular both as a spectator sport , and as a participation sport in some parts of the country such as Kerala , West Bengal, Goa and the Northeast.
The Yuva Bharati Krirangan of Kolkata was the second largest non-auto racing stadium in the world. In June , at the Army Headquarters, Shimla , the All India Football Federation AIFF was formed at a meeting of the representatives of football associations of six regions where the game was very popular in those days.
It is the governing body for football in India. For women's football the India women's football championship.
This was the first international football competition at world level hosted by India. Tennis is a sport among Indians in urban areas.
Tennis has gained popularity after the exploits of Vijay Amritraj. India's fortunes in Grand Slam singles have been unimpressive, although Leander Paes won a singles bronze medal at the Olympics.
Since the late s India has had impressive results in Grand Slam doubles, Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi have won many men's doubles and mixed doubles Grand Slam titles.
Yuki was the Australian Open junior singles champion in Rohan Bopanna has won two mixed doubles titles.
Badminton is played widely in India and it is one of the most popular sports in India. Badminton is a fast growing sport in India.
Badminton's popularity has grown in recent years. Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal , K. Srikanth and P. Sindhu are ranked amongst top in current BWF ranking.
Prakash Padukone was the first player from India to achieve world no. Srikanth made it to the top spot as male player for second time in April  and Saina Nehwal is the first female player from India to achieve World no.
She peaked at no. Sikki Reddy. Padukone and Gopichand, both won the All England Open in and respectively making them the only Indians to ever win the prestigious title.
At the London Olympic Games , Nehwal won the bronze medal in the individual women's competition, the first for the country in badminton and in the next edition at Rio P.
Sindhu won silver in Women's singles , the second medal in badminton for India. The doubles pairing of Gutta and Ponnappa became the first women to win the medal when they won the bronze in Nehwal won a silver at Championships.
Basketball is a popular sport in India, played in almost every school, although very few people follow it professionally.
India has both men's and women's national basketball teams. Both teams have hired head coaches who have worked extensively with NBA players and now aim to popularise the game in India.
The Young Cagers , as the national team is nicknamed, made one Olympic appearance in basketball, and appeared 20 times in the Asian Championship.
India is currently ranked 58th in the world in basketball. The Indian national team had its best result at the Asian Championship , when the team finished ahead of teams including the Philippines , one of Asia's basketball strongholds.
Internationally, one of the most recognised Indian basketball players has been Sozhasingarayer Robinson. Table tennis is a popular indoor recreation sport in India, which has caught on in states including West Bengal and Tamil Nadu.
The Table Tennis Federation of India is the official governing body of the sport. India, which is ranked 30th in the world, has produced a single player ranked in the top 50, Sharat Kamal.
Golf is a growing sport in India. It is especially popular among the wealthier classes, but has not yet caught on with others due the expenses involved in playing.
His highest world ranking was 28 March Singh has won the Asian Tour Order of Merit twice. He qualified for the Presidents Cup.
Lakshman Singh won the individual gold at the Asian Games. Boxing is a highly profiled sport in India, and although it is a regular medal-holder at the Asian Games and Commonwealth Games , though India has not yet produced a world champion in any weight class.
In November , India's Mary Kom won the best boxer title and secured a hat-trick of titles. During the Beijing Olympics, Vijender Singh won a bronze medal in the middleweight division, and Akhil Kumar and Jitender Kumar qualified for the quarterfinals.
Akhil Kumar, Jitender Kumar, A. Lakra, and Dinesh Kumar each won a bronze medal at the World Championship. India's lone female boxer, M.
Mary Kom , won the bronze medal at the London Olympic Games. Considered one of the most ancient and oldest sports in the world, wrestling in India has a glorious past.
The sport of wrestling began its journey in India several centuries ago, during the Middle Ages. Wrestling is among the most prestigious and oldest events in the Olympic Games.
It was included in the Olympics in BC. In ancient times, wrestling in India was mainly used as a way to stay physically fit.
It was also used as a military exercise without any weapons. Wrestling in India is also known as dangal, and it is the basic form of a wrestling tournament.
In India, wrestling is mostly known as Malla-Yuddha. Wrestling was mentioned in ancient times, found in the Sanskrit epic of Indian history , Mahabharata.
One of the premier characters in Mahabharata, Bhima , was considered a great wrestler. Other great wrestlers included Jarasandha , Duryodhana , and Karna.
Another Indian epic, Ramayana , also mentions wrestling in India, describing Hanuman as one of the greatest wrestlers of that time. The 13th-century Malla Purana references a group of Gujarati Brahmin wrestlers known as Jyesthimallas.
Karnam Malleswari won a bronze medal at the Summer Olympics in Sydney, making her the first Indian woman to win an Olympic medal.
The International Weightlifting Federation banned the Indian Weightlifting Federation from participating in all international competitions for one year when three Indian women weightlifters were accused of doping offences in various international competitions in a single year.
The game of archery has historical significance, as royals in the ancient days used to practice archery.
Modern-day archery in India began in the early s, before its introduction as an Olympic event in , and it was formalised in when the Archery Association of India AAI came into existence.
Since its inception, AAI has been promoting an organisation for the sport. India has been producing some world class players who are the medal hopefuls in international events of archery.
Volleyball is a popular recreation sport played all over India, both in rural and urban areas.
India is ranked fifth in Asia, and 27th in the world. In the youth and junior levels, India came in second in the World Youth Championships.
The Indian senior men's team is ranked 46th in the world. A major problem for the sport is the lack of sponsors.
Handball is a popular sport in India, played at the local level, but hasn't yet made an impact at the domestic level.
India's handball team began on 27 April , although it hasn't yet made an impact on the world stage, at the international level or the World Cup.
The Handball Federation of India manages handball in India. Rugby union is a minor, but fast-growing, sport in India.
Some Indian sporting clubs are beginning to embrace the game, and it is the second-most popular winter sport after football in India, [ citation needed ] which itself trails in popularity after cricket and field hockey.
The history of cycling in India dates back to , and the Cycling Federation of India governs the sport.
Though cycling is unknown as a professional sport in India, it is popular as a common recreational sport and a way to keep fit. Mountain biking is becoming a popular sport in India.
Last year [ when? The second edition saw 48 professional participants from around the globe. The Tour of Nilgiris is a major non-competitive and non-commercial touring event in South Asia that covers 1, kilometres in under 10 days.
It soon grew into something a lot more, with an eclectic riding community in wanting to take part in. The community soon got together, chalked out plans, figured out a route and realised they would need a framework to support such a large group of people, got sponsors on board to mitigate costs as well as popularise the Tour and the Cause of popularising Cycling as a viable and sustainable means of travel.
It has grown in size, stature and visibility. From 40 riders in the first edition, it has grown to cyclists in The tour has grown bigger and the routes tougher, allowing cyclists to test their endurance, enjoy the biodiversity of the Nilgiris covering the southern states of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala.
For the racing aficionados, there are racing segments on the tour with colour coded jerseys, recognition and prizes.
TfN as it is lovingly called is pushing cycling to new frontiers with more and more interested cyclists, applying for the tour.
India has a wide following in various equestrian sports , including show jumping , eventing , dressage , endurance riding and tent pegging.
Supported by the Equestrian Federation of India, eventing is the most popular of the five, with teams representing the country at most Asian Games , winning a bronze medal in the and games.
India has been represented at the Olympics twice, by Wing Commander I. Lamba, and Imtiaz Anees. Indian flat water kayakers are an emerging powerhouse on the Asian circuit.
Outside of professional flat water kayaking , there is very limited recreational kayaking. The potential to generate interest in flat water kayaking is held by leisure resorts located near the sea or other water bodies.
Indian tourists tend to consider kayaking a one-time activity, rather than a sport to be pursued. Enthusiasts of whitewater kayaking are concentrated in the north towards the Himalayas , with some in the south in Bangalore in Karnataka.
Most of these enthusiasts are or were whitewater raft guides who took to the sport of whitewater kayaking.
Many of them have notched first descents similar to climbing ascents on rivers in India and Nepal. Based out of Bangalore, they explore rivers around Western Ghats.
Whitewater kayaking in India allows for exploration of places where, literally, no human has been before. Gear availability is a problem that plagues kayakers.
While the global designs for whitewater boats and paddles change annually, Indian kayakers have to pay high fees if they want to import any kind of gear, or they have to buy used gear in Nepal.
More often than not, one will see Indian kayaking guides riding down the river in a Perception Amp, Piroutte or Dancer designs, while the kayakers from abroad ride the river in their new design, planing hull, centred-volume kayaks from Riot, Pyranha, or Wave Sport.
India is unfortunately not affluent in the field of athletics and track events. There are very few athletes who won any medal in any global or major events.
But the scenario is changing in the 20th century, when people started taking interest in athletics and facility are providing to improve the meager situation of athletics.
Anju Bobby George made history when she won the bronze medal in Women's long jump at the World Championships in Athletics in Paris. With this achievement, she became the first Indian athlete ever to win a medal in a World Championships in Athletics jumping 6.
Till Milkha Singh was the only athlete to win an individual gold medal at a Commonwealth Games but at Commonwealth Games , Krishna Punia created history by winning the Women's discus throw gold medal for India after 52 years and as first woman to win a gold in athletics at Commonwealth Games.
Later Neeraj went on to win the Men's javelin throw gold at Commonwealth Games. Performances at Olympics Games are not satisfactory, till now no Indian athlete won any medal at the Olympics.
At Summer Olympics Lalita Babar becomes the first Indian athlete since to reach Olympics finale in the event of Women's metres steeplechase ,  before her, P.
Usha reach the finale of Women's metres hurdles at Summer Olympics. Usha won multiple gold medals in different editions of Asian Games and Asian Athletics Championships.
Lavy Pinto was the first Indian to win a gold medal in the Asian Games which he won in the first Asian Games held at New Delhi in in and meter categories.
Kamaljeet Sandhu was the first Indian female athlete to win individual gold medal at any Asian games by winning m track event at Asian Games.
Anu Vaidyanathan , an Indian triathlete , is the first Asian to compete in Ultraman. Gymnastics came of age in India, when at the Commonwealth Games , Ashish Kumar won the first-ever medal in gymnastics for India, a bronze.
Her second vault, the most difficult vault with a D-score of 7, the Produnova vault, named after famous Yelena Produnova of Russia, also known as the vault of death due to its difficulty and likelihood of injury, which she executed with a score of In October , Karmakar became the first Indian gymnast to qualify for a final stage at the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships.
Later in when she qualified for Rio Olympics , she became first Indian gymnast to do so and also hours after her qualification at Gymnastics Olympic Test Event she clinched gold medal in Women's vault event stunning Oksana Chusovitina with her prudunova again who came second to her.
After a long break due to injury when she ran for vaults and landed with a gold at World Challenge Cup series. India has been a force in world billiards competitions.
Champions including Wilson Jones , Michael Ferreira , Geet Sethi and now the domination of Pankaj Advani have underlined the powerhouse status of the country.
The Snooker Federation of India, the apex body, plays a proactive role in popularising the game. Many efforts have been made by the Billiards and Snooker Federation of India in the recent past to enhance the popularity of the game in the country.
Several training camps for developing budding talent and providing them with regional and state sponsorship have been organised by the Billiards and Snooker Federation in various parts of the country.
Chess has risen in popularity in India over the last few decades, primarily due to its star player Viswanathan Anand.
He is a multiple World Champion. The game originated from India as a successor to Chaturanga or Shatranj. Cricket has a long history in India, having been introduced in the country during the British rule.
It is by far the most popular sport in India. Its development has been closely tied in with the history of the country, mirroring many of the political and cultural developments around issues such as caste , gender , religion, and nationality.
The Indian national cricket team played its first official match a Test in against England, and the team's performance since then has generally been mixed, sometimes enjoying stupendous success and sometimes suffering outright failure.
The highest profile rival of the Indian cricket team is the Pakistani cricket team , though, in recent times, it has gained other rivals, including Australia , South Africa and England.
Although cricket is the most popular sport in India, it is not the nation's official national sport as India does not have a national sport. Today, BCCI is the richest sporting body in the world.
It had also held the position of the top team in Tests. This parallels the global situation in cricket, where the international game is more widely followed than the domestic game in all major cricketing countries.
Kabaddi is a popular national sport and the second most popular sport in India, played mainly among people in villages. It is regarded as a team-contact sport and as a recreational form of combat training.
Two teams occupy opposite halves of a small field and take turns sending a raider into the other half to win points by tagging and wrestling members of the opposing team.
The raider then attempts to return to his own half while holding his breath and chanting "kabaddi, kabaddi, kabaddi" during the whole raid. India has won gold in all the Asian Games in kabaddi excepting Asian games where they got bronze.
India won the Kabaddi World Championship in , beating Iran 29— Motorsport is a popular spectator sport in India, although there are relatively few competitors compared to other sports, due to the high costs of competing.
Karivardhan , spearheaded motor racing , making Coimbatore the country's motor racing hub when he designed and built entry level race cars.
Karun Chandhok participated in Friday's [ when? Korfball , a mixed-gender ball sport , with similarities to netball and basketball, is played by over 50 countries in the world.
It is not as popular in India as other sports, but is still played by a significant number of people. India came in third place twice and  in the Asia-Oceania Korfball Championships.
Indian Team under Indian Olympic Association participated in Asian Martial Arts Games where Laxmi Tyagi won a gold medal and three others bagged bronze medals  [ circular reference ].
Floorball , an indoor team sport, a type of floor hockey , is gaining popularity in India. The Floorball Federation of India was started in and, since then, it has expanded rapidly.
There have been four national floorball championships held, with Uttar Pradesh becoming the champions. Women's floorball has also expanded, and Mumbai is the first national floorball champion of India.
India is a provisional member of the International Floorball Federation. India has participated in many international friendlies and steps are being taken to make India an ordinary member of floorball.
Netball , derived from early versions of basketball, is a popular sport in India, especially among Indian women. India's national team is ranked 25th in the world and has played only a few matches.
The team has failed to qualify for any of the World Netball Championships. They played 18 matches in total. However, the Indian team failed to win a medal.
Throwball , a non-contact competitive ball sport played across a net between two teams of nine players on a rectangular court, is gaining popularity in India.
Indian authorities of the game were instrumental in organising an Asian-level and, later, a world-level association for the sport. The sport is also slowly gaining in popularity in other countries including France, Australia, Brazil , Canada, and the United Kingdom.
India's junior throwball team visited Sri Lanka in Vijay Dahiya from Haryana was captain of the team. The Indian team won the test series.
Lacrosse is a relatively new sport in India, introduced in It is now being played by schools in Shillong , Meghalaya, while being mostly unknown in the rest of the country.
Their first league play was to commence in , and feature teams from eight different Indian cities. India is considered the cradle of modern polo. Babur , the founder of the Mughal Empire in the 15th century, firmly established its popularity.
The period between the decline of the Mughal dynasty and the upsurgence of the British Imperial rule, polo almost vanished from mainland India.
Fortunately, the game survived in a few remote mountainous enclaves of the subcontinent , notably Gilgit , Chitral , Ladakh , and Manipur.
In India, the popularity of polo has waned and risen many times. However, it has never lost its regal status. In the last few decades, the emergence of privately owned teams has ensured a renaissance in Indian polo.
Today, polo is not just restricted to the royalty and the Indian Army. Baseball has recently begun to show up in India. Softball is played in school and at the university level.
A talent hunt-style competition conducted by Major League Baseball to find baseball talent in India found the teenagers Rinku Singh and Dinesh Patel , who were taken to the US and received professional coaching.
Rinku Singh played for the Canberra Cavalry of the Australian Baseball League for the competition's inaugural —11 season. Rock climbing has been around in India for a long time.
Presumably, the mountaineers headed for Himalayan ascents had to train somewhere, and would have imparted some of the initial technical climbing culture.
Documented evidence of rock climbing is associated with bouldering and climbing around Bangalore's famous Ramanagara crags and Turahalli boulders, around Western Ghats closer to Mumbai and Pune.
The Deccan Plateau and south of the Vindhya Range are considered the prime locations for rock climbing in India. There is an established climbing tradition associated with Mumbai, Pune, and Bangalore.
For example, Hampi is considered the bouldering capital of India. Climbers congregate here during New Year's Eve and climb through the weeks preceding and after.
Badami is popular for its free and sport routes numbering over Sepak takraw , though not very well known in India, was a demonstration sport at the Delhi Asian Games in The game is very popular in the northeastern state of Manipur, and some of the best players came from there.
In the 22nd King's Cup International Sepak Takraw Tournament held in Bangkok , the India men's team lost in the semi-finals and claimed bronze in the team event.
In the doubles event, the women's team lost in the semi-finals, but earned bronze medals. On 21 August , at the Asian Games , the national men's team won a bronze after losing to Thailand.
It was Indian's first medal in Sepak takraw in Asian games. Winter sports are common in India in the Himalayan areas. Skiing tournaments take place every winter in Gulmarg , and Manali.
Skiing, snow rugby , snow cycling, and snow football are some of the common winter sports played in India. Skiing is more popular, although India has taken part in luge in Winter Olympics since He is the Asian speed record holder at Luge is practised in a big way by the mountain residents in an improvised form called "reri".
India has a national bandy team. The Bandy Federation of India governs bandy in India. Its headquarters are in Mandi in Himachal Pradesh.
Bandy , a team winter sport played on ice, in which skaters use sticks to direct a ball into the opposing team's goal, is generally played in northern India, where there is snow and ice.
India is one of seven countries in Asia and out of a total of 28 to be a member of Federation of International Bandy.
Ice hockey is played in the colder parts of India, including Kashmir, Ladakh, and parts of Himachal Pradesh. Seval Sandai or Seval Porr cockfighting is a popular rural sport.
Three or four-inch blades are attached to the cocks' feet and the winner is decided after three or four rounds of no-holds-barred fighting.
The sport involves major gambling in recent times. Lagoori is played by children of all ages throughout India. In this there are usually 12 players, 6 in each time.
A ball and 9 flat rocks are need to play this game. The rocks are pilled in the center on top of each other from the largest to the smallest flat rock.
Then the ball is used to hit the pile by each team separately. The team which hits the pile first and manages topple the pile of rocks gets the chance to hold the ball and hit the player of opposite team with that ball.
The task of the opposite team is to re-arrange the pile of rock without getting hit by the ball. Whichever players get hit by the ball is out and the task is taken further by remaining player of his team.
If the team with the ball succeeds to out all the players before they could re-arrange the pile they win.
If the team manages to re-arrange the pile then the team with the ball loses. Jallikattu is a popular bull-taming sport practiced particularly during Pongal festival.
Jallikattu was a popular sport since the Tamil classical period. Gilli-danda is a sport played by using one small stick gilli and a large stick danda like cricket , with the ball replaced by gilli.
Kancha is played by using marbles. Marbles are glass balls which are very popular among children. It is popular in small Indian cities and villages, among small boys only as a gully sport.
It is rarely played by girls. The participant has to hit the marble kept in a circle. If he hits the target properly, he wins.
The winner gets the kancha of the other participant boys. Kite -flying is pursued by many people in India, in cities as well as villages.
The festival of Makar Sankranti features kite-flying competitions. It is festival which is a passion among Indians. India has many traditional regional forms of martial arts such as lathi khela , sqay , kalari , kushti , thang-ta and silambam.
Kho kho is a tag sport played by teams of twelve players who try to avoid being touched by members of the opposing team, only nine players of the team enter the field.
Uriyadi involves smashing a small earthen pot with a long stick, usually with a cloth wrapped around the eyes to prevent the participants from seeing the pot.
Indoor games include Pallanguzhi involving beads, Bambaram involving the spinning of a top, Dhayakattai which is a modified dice game, Aadu puli attam , Nungu vandi and Seechangal.
Local sporting events broadcasting is in a stagnant stage in India due to the mandatory sharing of sporting events of live feed and rights made by ordnance in favour of Prasar Bharathi.
Thus, all sports broadcasters playout from outside the country, which only allows the capability to produce international events and fades the production, distribution, invention of the new local field of sporting events.
Green background for the major IPL-Style sports leagues. Blue background for the major sports leagues. Additionally, there are some colleges and universities dedicated entirely to sports.
Guru Gobind Singh Sports College, Lucknow With its list of notable alumni, this residential sports college is deemed one of the best in the country.
Located in Guramba, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, this college trains its students in football, hockey, athletics, badminton, swimming, and kabaddi.
Housed in Old Motion Bagh Palace, this institute spreads over acres and offers facilities for many sports including wrestling, judo, golf, archery, wushu and football.
Facilities for physical education , sports, and teacher-training are offered in the college. Indira Gandhi Institute of Physical Education and Sports Sciences Located in Vikaspuri, New Delhi, this institute is under the University of Delhi and offers all categories of teacher training courses in physical education.
The college was instituted in memory of Rani Lakshmibai of Jhansi and an equestrian statue of Rani of Jhansi adorns the campus.
Amity School of Physical Education and Sports Sciences, Noida Affiliated to the Amity University, this college offers courses for teacher trainees in physical education.
The students are chosen through an entrance test which involves a written test, fitness tests and an interview.
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