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5 Most Expensive Sports in India

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06th December, 2018 11:53 IST

India is emerge as one of the major competitor of all super sports such as snow, water and thrill air sports. It is one of the country in Asia, hosted Commonwealth Games 2010 in Delhi. Apart form the Cricket, Hockey and other sports, India is hosting the few most expensive sports in the world like golf and Formula One. Although motor sport in India took a long time to find its feet but today Grand Prix in 2011 scheduled in India. India is become one of the major destination for golf lovers in the world.

* Formula 1

F1 is the most Most Expensive sports in the world,Formula 1 racing cars and tracks are makes it most advanced and glamorous sports. Motor sport is a popular spectator Sport in India, although there are relatively few competitors compared to other sports due to the high costs of competing. Force India Formula One Team Limited, trading as Force India F1, is the only Formula One motor racing team formed in October 2007 by The Liquor king of India Vijay Mallya and Michiel Mol bought the Spyker F1. Narain Karthikeyan is the India’s first Formula One racing driver, now is will drive for Hispania Racing Team ( HRT F1) for this season. New Delhi is scheduled to host the Indian Grand Prix in 2011 at Jaypee Group Circuit in Greater Noida.

* Derby

Derby, The Horse Racing is known as The Sport of Kings. Derby is another most expensive sports played in India by the business kings. The Liquor king Vijay Mallya is the sponsor of “McDowell Indian Derby“and Bangalore Turf Club is a venue for Kingfisher Derby. Horse Racing in India held in most of the metro cities Bangalore Turf Club, Mahalaxmi race course mumabi, Kolkata, delhi racecourse and the green city Pune race course. The Royal Western India Turf Club conducts racing at Mumbai’s Mahalaxmi race course and Pune race course.

* Polo

The sport of polo had its beginnings in India, in the state of Manipur. It is still the most expensive sport on earth, the players require from eight to ten horses. A specially trained horse is more much expensive then the players. The Muslim Emperors in India played an important role in the rising of Polo as a popular game in India, during the medieval period. There are many Polo Clubs in India such as manipur polo club,Haryana Polo Club,Jaipur Polo Club and Calcutta Polo Club. The Calcutta Polo Club is first polo club in India and the oldest active club in the world. Elephant polo and camel polo are also very popular in some part of India.

* Golf

In India golf is one of the fastest growing sports and India is the second fastest growing golf market in the world. Golf is rated as one of the beautiful and clean sports, played with etiquette and in polo t-shirts and neatly pressed trousers. The Royal Springs golf course located at the foothills of Zabarvan hills and on the banks of the famous Dal Lake in Srinagar is one of the most beautiful golf course in India. The Royal Calcutta Golf Club and Baroda Gaekwad Golf Club are the oldest golf clubs in India. 18 holes Bangalore Golf Courses is Rated as the best course in India.

* Shooting

Shooting has been a popular sport in India from the yore and a favorite sport of the Maharajas. Now a days shooting in India generally regarded as one of the expensive sports. Shooters from India are doing a great job in the international level. The famous Shooters of India are Jaspal Rana, Anjali Bhagat and Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore.

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