Dorabji Tata

‘A Continent As Big As Europe’

The YMCA’s early role in the Indian Olympic movement cannot be emphasized enough. Its national network provided a lifeline for those who wanted to set up a national sporting movement. [Edited exclusive extracts from Nalin Mehta, Boria Majumdar, Olympics: The India Story, HarperCollins, 2012, 3rd edition, first published 2008] The YMCA, India And The Global […..]

Peasants On The Athletics Track

London 1948 - Opening ceremony at the stadium of Wembley: March-in of the Indian delegation.

To Sir Dorab Tata goes the credit of starting systematic Olympic activity on Indian soil in 1920 [Edited exclusive extracts from Nalin Mehta, Boria Majumdar, Olympics: The India Story, HarperCollins, 2012, 3rd edition, first published 2008]. ‘100 Yards Round A Bend’ To Antwerp: Peasants On The Athletics Track To Sir Dorab Tata goes the credit […..]