Category: Spo(r)tlight

Olympics

Is it worth the cost to host the Olympics?

As in the daytime there is no star in the sky warmer and brighter than the sun, likewise there is no competition greater than the Olympic Games. But is it worth the cost...

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Apart from Olympics, DU set to shine at Paralympics too

Delhi University recently earned itself the reputation of being the only university in the country to send the maximum number of participants to the Rio Olympics this...

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In Conversation with: The Local Train about Bollywood music, fans and the future

At the end of their multi-city tour, DU Beat got in touch with Paras Thakur (lead guitarist) and Sahil Sarin (drummer) of the rock band, The Local Train. They are known...

Cluster Innovation Centre CIC Sports Day

Students, teachers, staff celebrate annual sports day at CIC together

  Cluster Innovation Centre (CIC) celebrated its annual sports on Friday, 18th March, in the University Stadium. Unlike other colleges where sports are majorly a...

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Dr. Bharat Ram Sports Meet at LSR

Dr. Bharat Ram Sports Open Meet 2015-2016 was organized in Lady Shri Ram College for Women from 11th to 13th February in the spirit of promoting sportsmanship. It was...

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Hans Raj player among India’s Top 5 for Squash – In Conversation with Harshit Muchhal

Harshit Muchhal is a sports quota entrant and now the Squash Team Captain at Hans Raj College, University of Delhi. He is a IIIrd year student pursuing B.COM(H). Harshit...

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Of Flying Discs And Spirit Of The Game: St. Stephen’s Frisbee Team

A plastic disc sails through the air and an agile player deftly plucks it out of the air in one fell swoop, to fling it halfway across the field again. The sport that...

Marathon

‘Running a Marathon': The journey of a champion marathoner

I ran my first race at the tender age of five. I was in upper kindergarten (UKG) and my school was celebrating its Annual Sports Day. It was a ‘Banana Race': one...

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Best and Worst of 2015: Sports highlights of the year

The year gone by gave both national and international sports enough reasons to be proud, with multitudinous achievements by different players, sportspersons and teams in...

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In Conversation with a Modern Pentathlon Athlete: Raghav Jamwal of DCAC

If you were given a chance to excel in any one sport of your choice, which one would that be? In case that doesn’t work out, what would your backup option be? Think of...