Sports

India’s best Test team?

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Cosy Club’s Last Stand

anurag-thakur

Lord Harris, governor general of colonial Bombay in the 1890s and co-founder of what was then the Imperial Cricket Council, captured for posterity the special beauty of cricket when he declared that to play “cricket is more remote than anything sordid, anything dishonourable than (sic) any game in the world. To play it … is […..]

A Chat with Indian Olympian PV Sindhu

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A Chat with Indian Olympian Deepa Karmakar

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Positives from Rio for India

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No rona about Rio. India’s done better than you think

PV singhu

When Usain Bolt was asked in Rio why his tiny Jamaica is such an athletics powerhouse, his answer was simple: the island’s unique sporting culture. The key, the greatest sprinter in history said, was Jamaica’s annual school sports competition, ‘Champs’, which puts kids into a hardcore competitive limelight early on, playing to packed stadiums and […..]

Rio gets taste of Delhi’s VIP culture with Vijay Goel

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India’s athletes are yet to open their medals account in Rio but saddi Dilli has already left an unforgettable imprint on the XXXI Olympic Games. As many as 205 countries are competing in Rio but only officials accompanying India’s newly-minted sports minister Vijay Goel were found to be “aggressive and rude” enough to earn an […..]