Table tennis called ‘TT’ by the guys and described as a terribly annoying game by most girls . “annoying mostly because of the fact that guys don’t ever give us a chance to play” says Rivya Rao.
Technically table tennis is just a miniature version of lawn tennis played indoors. It is a totally fun game in which two or four players hit a hollow little ball back n forth. The game is controlled by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF), founded in 1926. Since 1988, table tennis has been an Olympic sport which includes... Read→
“Sound Mind in a Sound Body” is a famous quote by Swami Vivekananda. If things other than academics and high scores are not so important in today’s ‘race-ahead’ world of college education, it sure is a tad misconception at BIET! There are quite a few things considered as equally important, if not more, on its campus. Right after a dusty welcome on the offer from the super-dusty roads similar to the entrance of an artillery base of the game ‘Call of Duty’ leading to its campus, can one find a gate (gate is just the way they refer to... Read→
It takes a scorching ride of about 50 km to reach Marri Laxman Reddy Institute of Technology(MLRIT), which is located at the outskirts of Hyderabad. Marri Laxman Reddy Institute of Technology( MLRIT) was chosen for the annual inter college event for its spacious grounds and well equipped facilities. The college was adorned with various JNTU-H flags and banners which created a beautiful vision for the participants. The scene upon entering the college premises was adorned with the cheerful participants in various jerseys, proudly boasting... Read→
SLAST – the word is not there in the English oxford dictionary, yet it meant a lot for the sports-maniac students across all the engineering colleges in and outside Hyderabad. The three day sports fest that happened in VNR-VJIET was an event not only worth partaking but also worth watching. Carrying with it the slogan, “The harder you play, The harder it is to surrender”, SLAST undoubtedly had a large impact on the students, as the 3 days-1st, 2nd and 3rd of February gave the sporty students a mighty opportunity to compete with students... Read→
In all the hustle and bustle of life nowadays what students really miss out is physical fitness. The tumultuous nature of change is more pronounced in the education environment. Colleges are caught in the mire of uncertainty and have to relentlessly function in a reactive state. But Colleges that adopt a proactive approach are bound to be more successful in the long run. One such college is VNR Vignana Jyothi Institute of Engineering & Technology, which has reiterated sports in the life of all the students. This prestigious deemed university... Read→
How long has it been since you’ve heard people talk about an ‘entertaining’ test match or about how they thoroughly enjoyed a One Day International?… Have we reached a point where a 5 day match or even a 1 day match for instance, cannot satisfy our cricketing needs?… we could optimistically call it the renaissance in the hugely loved sport.
The shortest version of the game, T-20 has arrived and is here to stay. Very well packaged with revised rules which quickens the pace of the game and interesting fielding restriction patterns... Read→
The young and the old of Hyderabad had geared up on one wintry morning to represent their city in the 10k Run & Half Marathon. The 22nd of November 2009, witnessed thousands of Hyderabadis in high spirits at People’s Plaza, Necklace Road, to take part in the 10k run despite the chillness of the weather.
The 10k Foundation has been organizing the 10km run once a year since 2003 to support health, fitness and sports. The 10k Foundation is a non-profit organization which diverts its funds to aid the fitness and sports activities and encourages... Read→
In these times where ‘academics’ form a major perspective in any professional college’s prospectus, the role of sports and games in a student’s life has become even more important as it takes him/her to a different level of mental toughness, endurance and most importantly, it gives him/her a ‘fresh change’. In most of the professional colleges, over the recent years, games and sports have been considered as ‘extra-curricular activities’ even though they rightfully form an integral component of the regular curriculum.... Read→
“Just won a thousand bucks, thanks to my sheer batting talent!” exclaims Arvind Kumar, sporting a broad grin on his face. It’s not any cricket franchisee or club which paid him for his batting prowess, but it’s the money which he ‘won’ in a ‘bet’ match. Yes, bet matches are as much competitive and lucrative as the matches we see on television, though the prize money differs by a considerable margin. Matches with prize money as high as Rs.5000 are played although the prize money is mostly in the range of Rs.500-1000.
It is that time of the year when Stamford Bridge is more important than Sydney Cricket Ground. People visit the Old Trafford more than the Oval Cricket Ground. We sure have entered that time of the year when the frenzy surrounding soccer bulldozes the love for our very own sport- Cricket. It is time for the season of the English Premier League.
English Premier League or EPL is the English version of club football. Started as the “FA Premier League’ way back on 20th February of 1992, this version of club football is touted as the most famous... Read→