Winning high stakes on the skateboard

Merlin Dhanam is one among the eight skateboarders from India, and the only one from Puducherry, to be selected at the 59th National Roller Skating Championships in Mohali for the Asian Games.

published on : 19th January 2022

Tokyo Olympics struggles for youth appeal despite addition of new sports

Long before Japan began to rack up medals including a surfing silver and bronze, opinion polls showed younger generations were less interested in the Olympics.

published on : 4th August 2021

Kickflippin’ the Skateboard scene

With skateboarding now an Olympic sport, boarders from the city tells us how the skateboarding culture in Hyderabad started at a small parking lot in Lakdi-ka-Pul. 

published on : 29th July 2021

Four sports to make debut in Tokyo Olympics; baseball, softball return for one-off Games

The COVID-hit Tokyo Games will witness four sports, skateboarding, sport climbing, surfing and karate making their debuts at the quadrennial showpiece.

published on : 18th July 2021