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Ashwini Nachappa

Ashwini Nachappa

A former athlete, Nachappa is actively involved in social work and is an educationist, too. She is also part of Clean Sports India organisation. An Arjuna Award winner, Nachappa was referred to as India’s 'Flo Jo'. She has also acted in a few Telugu films.


An open letter to the sports minister

Dear Shri Rathore, Congratulations for a successful showing at the Commonwealth

By Ashwini Nachappa May 27, 2018

Salute the surge!

Picture this. A young girl in lane six at the start of the semifinals of the 400m

By Ashwini Nachappa May 13, 2018

Unmasking our real nature

In school, we had moral science as a subject. Right and wrong, good and bad, ethics

By Ashwini Nachappa April 15, 2018

The waning of nationalism

I was brought up with a deep feeling of being Indian, as were many in my generation

By Ashwini Nachappa April 01, 2018

Sportsmen need a safety net

Kumar (name changed) is a 16-year-old promising hurdler. He has been training at

By Ashwini Nachappa March 18, 2018

Khelo India khelo!

The recently concluded Khelo India School Games threw up some remarkable

By Ashwini Nachappa March 04, 2018

Deconstructing Federer

Spoiler alert! This article is from an unabashed fan of Roger Federer, whose

By Ashwini Nachappa February 18, 2018