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Sports and physical education in India has had a rich and vibrant history. While we have many sports persons bringing laurels to the country both at the national and international level we still need to do a lot to encourage physical education in schools and colleges. An all round development of the personality of an individual calls for his physical fitness which can be successfully done through encouragement of sports and fitness at the basic level of education. Sports not only build better athletes but also better people. The history of Sports in India dates back to the ancient period and is traced through this research paper.