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International Sports: Kabaddi

Kabaddi is a contact game of attack and defense and is played in South Asian countries like Nepal, Indi, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. The word “kabaddi” originated from the Tamil word “kai pidi,” which means “to hold hands.”

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2019

A game of attack and defense - kabaddi is an indigenous game of South Asia played between two teams of seven players each on opposite halves of a court. The game, which got its name from the Tamil word “kai pidi,” meaning “to hold hands,” is a contact sport. Kabaddi is the national game of Bangla...