Games and sports may be of various kinds. Apart from school or
college sports, boys and girls may practice races, jumps, discuss throw
and javelin throw and thus pass their afternoon in useful activities.
They may play various games like football, cricket, hockey, volleyball, basket ball, badminton etc.
School and College Games and sports are annual affairs. Sports are
generally held in winter months. Students take part in various games
like high and long jumps, pole vault, go-as-you like and different kind
of races. These annual sports foster competitive spirit and
sportsmanship. It is an important part of a student’s life.
The importance of games and sports can never be minimized.
First of all, they are good exercises and help to build fine,
physique for the boys and girls. They make them mentally alert and
physically strong. Further, good health is one of the most important benefit of games and sports.Secondly, students learn to cope with difficult situations. By
displaying their feats before many spectators, they can overcome their
nervousness.Thirdly, games and sports are good diversions and give them energy to learn their lessons well.Fourthly, It gives the necessary break from the everyday monotonousFifthly, games and sports help building a sense of cooperation
and team-spirit in an individual. Sports like cricket, football, etc.
are won by the collective efforts of all the members of the team.For these reasons, every civilized nation values the importance of
games and sports and spends large sum of money on improving the standard
of games and sports among its players and athletes. The standard of
games and sports in India is far from satisfactory. So, the Government
should take steps to improve this standard. life.