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This editorial is based on which was published in Hindustan Times on 27/11/2022. It talks about the importance of sport and why India should rethink its model of governing various disciplines.

For Prelims: Sports Governance in India, National Sports Development Code of India 2011, National Air Sport Policy 2022, Commonwealth Games, Samagra Shiksha Abhiyaan, Fit India Movement, National Sports Awards Scheme, Target Olympic Podium, Justice Lodha Committee, Gender Pay Parity, FIFA World Cup 2022, Artificial Intelligence, Data Science.

For Mains: History of Sports Governance in India, Current Challenges Related to the Sports Sector in India, Recent Government Initiatives Related to the Sports Sector.

sports act as a catalyst for the development of personal and social skills among youngsters.

Pursuing sports as a career face numerous obstacles in India, including to continue their passion for sports.

socioeconomic, linguistic, cultural, dietary habits, societal taboos, and gender bias that hinder a huge chunk of India’s young aspiring population reshape sports governance in India and look forwards towards democratisation of sports culture.

What are the Recent Government Initiatives Related to the Sports Sector?

Q1. Consider the following statements in respect of the Laureus World Sports Award which was instituted in the year 2000: (2021)

Q2. Consider the following statements in respect of the ICC World Test Championship: (2021)