India is one the leading Country in all kinds of Sports activities. The Indian government gives much importance to Sports. Indian Ministry supports Sports and encourage youth nurtures talent , and provides them with requisite infrastructure, equipment, coaching facilities and competition exposure.
India has many Popular games like football, rugby, cricket, golf, tennis, squash, hockey, boxing, snooker and billiards those games are brought by British Peoples , and India has some traditional games also such as kabbadi, kho kho, pehlwani, and gilli-danda.
India participated many International tournaments. Indians first participated in Olympic Games on 1990, and India won the medals in that game in athletics Norman Pritchard brought medals for inida.
India has hosted several international sporting events, such as the 1951 Asian Games and the 1982 Asian Games, the 1987 Cricket World Cup and 1996 Cricket World Cup, the 2003 Afro-Asian Games, the 2010 Hockey World Cup, the 2010 Commonwealth Games, and the 2011 Cricket World Cup.
Some Major international sporting events also held in India like Chennai Open, Mumbai Marathon, Delhi Half Marathon and the Indian Masters. India is also scheduled to host the first Indian Grand Prix in 2011.
Indian Cricket Council BCC(Board of Control for Cricket)started Indian premier League in 2008. It was the successful sporting organisation as well as it is the second richest sports organisation in the world.
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