Sports · Youth

Sports: A Gateway to Women’s Empowerment

In this essay, Jaideep Singh Saluja writes about how sports plays an instrumental role in empowering women, especially in India. In the last few years, the attention of people all over the world, especially in India, has been focused towards the subject of women’s empowerment. The very fact behind this hype regarding the empowerment of… Continue reading Sports: A Gateway to Women’s Empowerment

Culture · Economics · Religion · Sports

Clothing and equipment guidelines of international sports bodies vis-a-vis religious practices and beliefs of participating athletes

To what extent, if any, should clothing and equipment guidelines of international sports bodies accommodate religious practices and beliefs of participating athletes? In his book “Beyond the pleasure principle”[1] Neurologist and founder of psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud had studied a two year old boy in Vienna. The mother of the child travelled often and usually, the… Continue reading Clothing and equipment guidelines of international sports bodies vis-a-vis religious practices and beliefs of participating athletes

Sports · Strategy

Management Lessons from Sir Alex Ferguson and Jose Mourinho – A study of strategies and lessons from football legends and their implementation in Indian Football

ABSTRACT Football is undoubtedly the most popular sport in the world. Only in India, football remains cricket’s poor cousin. This is due to the indigent condition of football in India. Sir Alex Ferguson and Jose Mourinho are one of the best football managers of all time. This paper analyzes the reason for the atrocious condition… Continue reading Management Lessons from Sir Alex Ferguson and Jose Mourinho – A study of strategies and lessons from football legends and their implementation in Indian Football