Sports is a very important activity for all the students. It helps to develop multiple qualities like sense of togetherness, leadership, stamina, physical strength, planning and strategy, patriotism and team work. These qualities help to excel in life.
National Sports Day is celebrated on 29th August every year to commemorate the birthday of Indian Hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand. Prime Minister Sri Narendra Modi announced on 23rd August 2021 that the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award will now be known as the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna award, which is the highest sporting honour in the Nation and comes with a cash prize of Rs. 25 lakh.
To give tribute to such a great personality in the field of Hockey, New Horizon Public School conducted certain virtual sports competition for our students. The competition details are as mentioned below.
Grade 1 to 5
Grade 6 to 10
|1 High Knees Jump||5 Basketball – Free throws with single Ball|
|2 Jumping Jacks||6 Volleyball – Under arm or upper arm pass with the wall|
|3 Basketball Dribbling||7 Badminton – Rally with wall|
|4 Football inward foot pass with wall||8 Football – Juggling|
Results of the National Sports Day competition