India is a popular adventurous destination where most of the travelers visit here to explore the diverse culture, heritage and historical monuments. It is also known as most demanding tourist destination. It has a celebration of life that has been going on now for almost 5,000 years. It is always memorable, mysterious, colorful and exotic. Here you can indulge in adventure sports such as trekking, hiking, camping, wilderness adventure, snow skiing, hang gliding, hot air ballooning, scuba diving, river rafting, mountain biking and the list goes on and on. It also includes cricket, football, field hockey, lawn tennis, golf and chess. Although field hockey is the national sport of India, cricket is the most popular sport in the country.
It is governed by a set of rules or customs and often engaged in competitively. Now days, there are many sports programs were organize to determine the physical capabilities of a person. Along with activity, sports played a vital role in the development of a man's personality. It has contributed many players of different sports in India like Sachin Tendulkar, Raffal nadal, Sania Naiwal, Abhinav Bindra etc.There are two many domestic tournaments in India i.e., the Ranji Trophy and the Duleep Trophy and Olympics etc. However, recently, Twenty20 leagues have been started up i.e., the Indian Premier League and the Indian Cricket League, by India to promote sports in India.
From the past 10 years India ha improved so much in the field of sports and still it is upgrading slowly and slowly. Government has taken many steps to make improvement in this field. Recently they hosted many renowned games and is busy decorating New Delhi, the capital city, for the oncoming Common Wealth Games 2008. This shows the great taste and passion of Indians towards sports. The government has set agendas to preserve sports as cultural heritage of India by promoting consciousness among people.
In India sports are played from ancient time by the rulers and emperors. It has become a most prominent part of Indian culture.