The London Olympics 2012 finally opened to a spectacular inaugural ceremony that showcased a dazzling display of the latest technology, lights and fireworks. It is said that apart from the 80,000 spectators who had thronged the stadium for the inaugural ceremony, an estimated 3 billion people worldwide watched the ceremony on TV.Bapu (Aniruddhasinh) has time and again stressed upon the importance of sports in our lives. I have personally played with Bapu (Aniruddhasinh),
Bapu (Aniruddhasinh) himself is an expert badminton player. He also plays football, cricket and Indian sports like kabaddi, kho-kho extremely well. You will be pleasantly surprised to know that he is an excellent rugby player and an expert swimmer too. Bapu is also an expert in Kushti (wrestling) and has even prepared akhadas for kushti contests.
During our Umargaon picnic I have myself played cricket with Bapu (Aniruddhasinh), Nandai and Suchitdada and have seen Bapu and Nandai play badminton. During this same picnic I also saw and enjoyed playing pool with Bapu (Aniruddhasinh) and Suchitdada. Even during one of our trips to Lonavla, we greatly enjoyed playing with Bapu. I can also very well recollect the sight of Bapu (Aniruddhasinh) playing cricket with all the volunteers at Juinagar during the construction of Gurukul temple.
Bapu (Aniruddhasinh) has always maintained that, “the family that prays together stays together and the family that plays together stays together”. This belief of Bapu truly encapsulates the importance that sports plays in the development of our personality
The opening ceremony for the 30th Olympic (Olympics 2012) have begun just now at London. I am sure millions of people must be watching the same across the globe & it will be a treat to watch them. Let The games Begin!!!!! India’s greatest successes at the Olympics have come in men’s hockey. India won every men’s Hockey title from 1928 to 1956 but thereafter our performances have deteriorated for