An Overview of Mental Training of Indian Olympians


India has sent its largest ever contingent to the Tokyo 2021 Olympics in the hopes of bringing back more medals as compared to the previous Olympics. There have been 120 athletes who have adorned the colours of India and are competing in 18 sports with the aim of winning a medal for the country. The […]

A Tribute to the Spirit of Olympism


Olympian. There I said it. I am certain that the same visual imagery is playing out in your mind as well. That of a breathtaking streak of brilliance, seeing which – your jaw drops, the world stops spinning, and time seems to have paused to join in the spectacle, to watch it with its own […]

How Athletes Adapted their Training to Prepare for the Postponed Tokyo Olympics


All athletes dream of representing their country at the Olympics. All athletes dream of winning a gold medal for their country at the Olympics. How does an athlete prepare for an event that takes place once every four years and for many athletes is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity? The run up towards the Olympics hasn’t been […]

How Indian Cricket Can Embrace the Mental Wellness Revolution

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Imagine a pressure cooker. The fire – red, hot and flaming underneath it, ensures that the broth boils to a boiling point, the pressure stifling and engulfing transcends into steam, and the whistle finally roars, crying out in defiance, cooking the broth. Dinner is then served through a baptism of fire. Now multiply that pressure […]

Could the Entire Length of the IPL Have Been Played in India Itself?

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As the country clings on to its dear life, trying its best to survive in these rough times without collapsing, the scheduling, orchestration, and the eventual postponement of the IPL managed to raise several eyebrows. Sports manages to bring out qualities such as compassion, teamwork, respect, admiration, and an icy cold rush of adrenaline-laced with […]

How Sports Dentistry Can Help in Conquering Tobacco Use in Athletes


Today is World No-Tobacco Day. Introduction Today, in the 21st century, people are becoming more and more aware of the harmful effects of tobacco. In spite of that, it is a sad fact that tobacco causes 8 million deaths every year. Also, in the current scenario of Covid-19 pandemic, it is now known that smokers […]

Bio-Bubble and Mental Health of Cricketers

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Mental Health in Sports Elite athletes are always viewed as shining examples of strength but they aren’t immune to mental health issues. However, 35% of elite athletes deal with mental health crisis such as stress, eating disorders, burnout, depression and anxiety. Being an elite athlete comes with its own set of challenges, they have a […]