Dope Break Hope
India is sending its biggest contingent ever in the Rio Olympics 2016 which automatically increases chances of highest medal tally ever but the doping clouds have raise doubts over these hopes. I will not name any player here because charges on them are still on primary stage. But whatever be the result of doping tests this time, India is the third highest country in the doping list which is a shameful thing. The country which cares least for sports this high number in negative aspect of the game is alarming.
Our governments were always negligent of sports or if they care it is for one or two sports only. The players which reached national level in various sports like wrestling, shot put, athletics and other such games do this with their hard work, self training and passion. Government's support comes only after their achievement in particular field. Some sportsperson belongs to villages and some are even unaware of the presence of something like ban drugs which make them vulnerable to consume ban substances. Lack of proper training coupled with government's apathy dragged players to drug abuse.
The country which has so many problems to deal with cares little for its sports bodies, their funding and their requirements. Moreover the people who are heading theses sports bodies and looking after their administration are politicians than sportsman who know their personal need (read money) better and not what sportsman required for eating, training and resting. Indians cherish achievements even if it's in other sports than cricket because life here gives few moments to enjoy and celebrate thus they celebrate with success of the nation.
Governments both central and sports should be more serious towards sports so that talented people can be traced and trained under experts. Players should know what are banned drugs and which things meant for their consumption have such kind of drugs so that they avoid these things. Recently those who were found positive in dope test suspected conspiracy by their rivals and if this is happening the future of sports is in grave danger. Let's hope we win the highest number of medals in this Olympic and despite of controversies our players play with high positive spirit.