Vedic Samana vs. The Olympics: A Glimpse into Ancient Competitions

The ancient world saw diverse sporting traditions, including Vedic Samana and the Greek Olympics. Samana emphasized inclusive, non-religious festivities promoting community unity, while the Olympics focused on individual glory and divine homage. Both reflect the enduring human spirit of competition and celebration, offering insights into ancient cultures and the timeless appeal of sports.

Gabriela Andersen-Schiess: The Historic Marathon of 1984 Olympics

1984 was a huge step towards equality, and what a glorious marathon it was. U.S.A’s Joan benoit won the marathon 1 minute and half faster than the succeeding women finishing 2 hours, 24 minutes and 52 seconds. The crowd cheered and applauded her as she finished the course but what made the marathon more memorable than anything else was the entry of Gabriela Andersen-scheiss 20 minutes after Benoit finished.

Cycling his way to dreams: Chris Hoy

Hoy, at a tender age of 6, was fascinated by the very idea of how racing bikes can be manipulated and that’s why he took to cycling- So something that excited him, that sounded fun, something he could enjoy! That’s the most important thing!