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International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

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ISSN: 2456-0057

International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

2018, Vol. 3, Issue 1
History of Indian sport
Author(s): Dr. Rajkumar G Malkappagol
Abstract:
This article try to bring history of Indian Sports India is home to a diverse population playing many different sports across the country. Cricket is the most popular sport. Football is the popular sport in some of the Indian states. The country has won eight Olympic gold medals in field hockey, another popular game in India. Kabaddi, an indigenous sport is popular in rural India. Several games originated in India including Chess, Snooker and other regional games. India has won medals in Badminton, Kabaddi, Hockey and many other sports and disciplines. Cricket is the most played sport followed by Badminton and Football. Cricket is also the most popular sport in India, the other popular spots being Badminton, Football, Tennis, Hockey, and Kabaddi. India also hosts several major events associated with Tennis, Badminton, Hockey etc.
Pages: 23-25  |  691 Views  24 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Rajkumar G Malkappagol. History of Indian sport. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2018;3(1):23-25.
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