PV Sindhu

Boria Majumdar, Nalin Mehta narrate tales of India’s Olympic stars in new book


WHO IS A CHAMPION? PV Sindhu had just won her quarter-final in Rio against the legendary Wang Yihan of China, and all of us, members of the Indian media contingent, were euphoric. One more win and Sindhu could finally end India’s medal drought. Later that evening, Gopichand bumped into Boria by the gate of the […..]

A Chat with Indian Olympian PV Sindhu


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 […..]