The much-awaited first grand prix of the British Kabaddi League (BKL) is set to take place this weekend in Wolverhampton, with ten men’s teams participating. This marks a significant milestone for the sport in the UK, which has come a long way since the days when putting together a single professional team was a challenge. The creation of an All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Kabaddi in Britain is another indication of the growing popularity of the sport in the country. The UK will also host the Kabaddi World Cup in 2025 in the West Midlands, which will mark the first time it has ever been held outside India. These developments are a testament to the hard work and dedication of individuals like Ashok Das, president of the England Kabaddi Association, who have worked tirelessly to promote and elevate the sport to new heights. This exciting news is bound to attract many fans and enthusiasts alike, as we look forward to the continued growth and success of Kabaddi in the UK.
As the cost of living continues to rise, families are turning to kabaddi as an affordable and exciting way to involve their children in sports. With no need to spend a penny, kids can participate in a sport that is not only fun but also beneficial for their health. Kabaddi requires quick thinking and strong lungs, making it a great way to stay active and improve mental and physical acuity. The sport’s growing popularity has led to the formation of the British Kabaddi League (BKL), which is backed by the England Kabaddi Association and Scottish Kabaddi, as well as the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games’ business and tourism program. The BKL will host three heats in Wolverhampton, Birmingham, and Walsall before the finals take place in Glasgow on May 27 and 28. Kabaddi may be a relatively unknown sport in Britain, but it is quickly gaining a reputation as an exciting, accessible, and affordable alternative to more traditional sports like football and cricket.