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India Beat Australia in Their Territory: Worth it!

In the 1990s, there was only one cricket team that mattered. They were a group of strong, talented, ruthless players who were head and shoulders above everyone else. Every other team wanted to beat them and secretly perhaps, wanted to

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Cricketer Turned Author

Cricket today is a lot about statistics and analysis, about probabilities and predictions and about fitness and flexibility — it is almost as if the modern version of the gentleman’s game has become more cerebral than physical and what happens

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2018: Glory Year for Sports

2018 turned out to be year of glory for sports other than cricket in India. From record-breaking performances in the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, to achieving the highest ever medal tally in the Asian Games — India saw the rise

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Captain Cool

If there is a truism about India, it is that everyone over here seems to have an opinion about politics and cricket. So, one should really treat actor Naseeruddin Shah’s comments on cricketer Virat Kohli’s behaviour as just another Indian

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Another Gold

A proud moment for India! For once, shuttler champion PV Sindhu wasn’t tired of answering any questions. For she had given a thundering response to the one that had been niggling her mind after a string of six silvers in

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Sanjay Jindal: “Polo Needs More Recognition in India”

When polo was first played in India in 1836, there were loud trumpets reverberating in the background, men in military moustaches hovered charmingly while the swish of French chiffons added an aura of mystique to the proceedings. There were British

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Success Stories: Be Inspired by Swampna Burman and Hima Das

We must encourage children to aspire and dream big. It is only when we let make our children realize that dreams have no limit and hear success stories like Hima Das and Swampna Burma, will they think of reaching the

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India’s Sports Landscape in for a Welcome Change

As shown by the ongoing Asian Games, Indian sports are finally ready for a rejig by removing its cricket-only tag. Anyone who grew up in the 1980s and 1990s, in the pre-television era, would vividly remember the modulated voice of

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World Cup 2018: Full of Memorable Moments and Lessons

Sports is occasionally compared to war, without the weapons. With the World Cup ending, it is not only the win that is to be remembered, but the life lessons too. Well, the Football World Cup has come to an end,

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LESSONS FROM THE WORLD CUP

Best World Cup ever!” Yes, you are allowed to exclaim that with utmost glee and truly mean it. Anyone who tells you otherwise is merely being cynical while trying to impose one’s perspective on you — which, ethically, is not

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