The Covid-19 pandemic has brought the sporting economy to a shuddering halt. In India, the lockdown and its longer-term implications threaten the future of clubs, academies, leagues, support staff, all the people who help move the wheels of sport. In this series, ESPN looks across the country's sporting ecosystem, from the big clubs to the neighbourhood academies, to see how they've been affected.
The broadcast professionals who work in TV production are mostly freelancers; for them, no live sport means no income. - Jonathan Selvaraj
The pandemic has eaten into almost all of the peak season for the Awaghades -- the official racket stringers for ATP and WTA events in Pune. - Susan Ninan
With zero income over past two months, a Bengaluru soccer ground faces lingering questions about the future. - Debayan Sen
A South African security expert is forced to dig into his savings, staring at a possible seven more months away from sport. - Susan Ninan
The lockdown stopped FC Bengaluru United's season just as they were making the push for promotion to I-League. - Sharda Ugra
Hit hard by the lockdown, the Jude Felix Hockey Academy in Bengaluru fears it will run out of funds soon. - Debayan Sen
The coronavirus outbreak has forced Nisha Millet to shut her swimming academy and watch her income dry up. - Susan Ninan