Sports

  • London Olympics can propel Indian sports forward

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    These are not the happiest of times for the aam admi. A paralysed government, an obstructionist opposition, an economy in decline, a deficit monsoon, why...

  • Yuvraj's cancer and the social psyche

    The Straight Drive |  Sriram Balasubramanian
    Yuvraj Singh's treatment for cancer has dominated headlines over the last week or so. In a cricket crazy nation, it is not surprising the kind...

  • In the newsroom: The night India won the Cup

    Begging Your Pardon |  Rituparna Chatterjee
    As the last ball of the match soared over thousands of tiny heads blurred into one cohesive mass of colour, the silence in the news...

  • Top 10: Excuses to skip work for Indo-Pak match

    Begging Your Pardon |  Rituparna Chatterjee
    India will clash with Pakistan on Wednesday in an epic World Cup semifinal that will be telecast live to millions of wildly cheering fans. ...

  • Cricket bowls out National Games; media blamed!

    Storm Chaser |  Mahima Sharma
    After a hectic day on 19th February, when I tried to get some piece of news for my daily updates, all I could get is...

  • National flag on sleeve looks rather nice

    Grumble with Gaurav |  Gaurav Kalra
    Flogging a dead horse is fraught with danger. After all, the line between opinion and missionary zeal can be a tricky one. Keen as I...

  • Punch and Counter Punch

    Totally Devious |  Digvijay Singh Deo
    Sports federations in India have always hidden behind the garb of autonomy. But now the honeymoon seems to be over as the Sports Ministry is...

  • Yuvraj: Prince destined never to be King

    Grumble with Gaurav |  Gaurav Kalra
    The allure of the great game in this age are well known. Big bucks, adulation, women, fame; all available at the snap of a finger...