Register for The Correspondent


Sign up for the first ever sports article writing competition.

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Deadline: 30th October, 2015

Note: After 1st October, as soon as you submit your article, we will publish it after an initial screening. Submit it before others to get a headstart.


The competition will take place in three stages:

Stage 1: Register in our website. After submitting the form, you will get an email containing your referral code. Share the referral code among your friends and acquaintances and if someone registers for the competition using your code, you will be awarded some points. So, remember, every referral counts! Share your code as much as possible and you’ll get closer to victory.
Stage 2: Submit your article. The email that you’ll get after registering will also contain a link through which you will have to submit your article. Your submission should have the following:

  1. Article heading: Remember, this has to be as interesting and relevant as possible.
  2. Article category: You’ll have to write an article on Cricket, Football or Tennis. Choose your own!
  3. Article: It has to be at least 500 words and preferably, not more than 1000 words.

Here are some important tips:

  1. The article has to be your original one.
  2. People may be more attracted to your article if you choose some recent and relevant topic. However, feel free to surprise them with some old wine in a new bottle!
  3. Be sure to avoid any spelling or grammatical mistake.
  4. If this is the first time you are trying to write a sports article, check our website and read some of our latest articles.

Stage 3: This is most important stage of the competition. After you submit your article, following an initial screening, it will be published on our website and will be posted from our Facebook page (Remember to Like our page lest you miss the notifications). You now have the responsibility to reach as many people as possible. Share your article among your friends and relatives, in Facebook and Twitter and in every other social platform. The more, the better – because your victory will depend on views, likes, shares and comments on your article!


In the three categories (Cricket, Football and Tennis) we will award the following prizes:

  • Best article of each category will get Rs. 3000 cash prize.
  • Other articles in the top 10% of each category will get Rs. 1000 cash prize.
  • In addition to the above, top 5 entries from each category will get the opportunity to become an author for Sports-nova. You will also get a press-card.
  • Last but not the least, overall best entry (including all three categories) will get two tickets to one of the IPL 2016 matches!

General Rules and Instructions:

  • Every referral counts! So, remember to share your referral code with your friends, make them participate in this competition and that will help you win!
  • As soon as your article is up on our website, start sharing it everywhere. Every view, like and comment will matter.
  • Any sign of plagiarism will show you out of the competition. You are also not allowed to use any of your articles that has already been published elsewhere.
  • You are allowed to submit only one article in each category! So, choose your best topic and write.
  • However, you can submit articles in different categories and feel free to take your chance to win in all three categories!
  • During registration, do not use any pseudonym or a fake name. If you win, you will get your award only after verification of your details.
  • Sports-nova’s decision will be final in any matter.

Sign up for the first ever sports article writing competition.

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