Sport is all forms of competitive physical activity which, through casual or organised participation, aim to use, maintain or improve physical fitness and provide entertainment to participants. Hundreds of sports exist, from those requiring only two participants, through to those with hundreds of simultaneous participants, either in teams or competing as individuals. Sport is generally recognised as activities which are based in physical athleticism or physical dexterity, with the largest major competitions such as the Olympic Games admitting only sports meeting this definition, and other organisations such as the Council of Europe using definitions precluding activities without a physical element from classification as sports. However, a number of competitive, but non-physical, activities claim recognition as mind sports. The International Olympic Committee (through ARISF) recognises both chess and bridge as bona fide sports, and SportAccord, the...
Suresh Tewari posted the Blog
on Nov 29, 2013 , 11:39 am
HOW MUCH MORE THE IMAGE OF INDIA WILL BE TARNISHED BY IOA’S GREEDY OFFICIALS
The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has been suspended by International Olympic committee (IOC) long back due to the greed and shabby deals of IOA officials projecting an extremely poor image of the nation on corruption and as a country that do not respects the principals of good governance. The IOC has given time till December 10, 2013 to amend the constitution so as the tainted officials cannot remain on the posts where they can again start their old game of looting and more »
While it is heartening to see the very timely reaction - on the day Mr. Sachin retires from the Cricket - of the PMO to announce its decision to confer Bharata Ratna the highest civilian honour of India on Sachin, it pains me to see the apathy of more »