Rani Rampal has been playing hockey for close to two decades. She has helped India qualify for the Tokyo Olympics in July-August this year. Rani was voted World Games Athlete of the Year 2019, the first Indian ever to win this award
Amid the hustle-bustle of India’s ongoing home ODI and T20 series against New Zealand, people seem to have forgotten that this cricket season is also the 50th anniversary of India’s first ever overseas Test series win.
The introduction of sports as a subject after the primary education stage could translate into a professional pathway and produce trained sports professionals that our country so desperately lacks today.