• Sangram’18 – Where the Champions Rose

    Contributed By: J K Varshika “Gold medals aren’t really made of gold. They are made of sweat, determination and guts.” – Dan Gable As the sun broke over the green campus of IIM Bangalore, the trained contingents from the southern institutes of IIM Kozhikode, IIM Trichy and IIM Visakhapatnam descended into the stonewall boundaries to compete for the championship trophy of the season – Sangram’18. The 3-day battle encompassed 22 sports being played by over 600 students who had put in all the practice for months to be ready to fight it out and bring glory to their respective institutes. Started decades ago to encourage the spirit of sports, Sangram,…

  • Sangram 2017 – The Championship of Sportsmanship

    “Sports do not build character. They reveal it.” – Heywood Broun Early morning of November 17th, 2017 saw four contingents from some of the premier B-schools in India converge at the fog-draped city of Kozhikode to set in motion the Sports war of South IIMs – Sangram. Translated from Hindi as ‘Combat’, it is truly a three-day testimony of the grit and skill of players from IIM Bangalore, IIM Kozhikode, IIM Trichy and IIM Vishakapatnam as they battle it out for the trophy. This year we experienced talented sportspersons across 13 games ranging from Chess to Kho Kho who fought with perseverance even in the sweltering heat of the ‘Kampus’.…