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June 4, 2018

On June 2, 2018, Sunil Chettri sent out a plea to all Indians to come and support the Indian team. In our opinion, it is a rather shameful state of affairs for us, that we, as a nation, are more keen on abusing or ridiculing poor performances rather than actually doing...

May 25, 2018

"When the going gets tough, the tough get going" - This is a popular proverb that holds so true for Europa.

Europa Bhowmik is a female body-builder from West Bengal. In August last year she made waves by winning the silver medal in the lightweight category of the Asian...

May 17, 2018

Bollywood has not had many inspiring movies on sports. Reel life follows the lackluster 70 years of Indian sports after independence. But in the past decade or so, some film-makers found enough inspiration in the stories of some of our athletes to weave good movies out...

May 9, 2018

Did you know that the world's oldest marathon runner is an Indian?

Yes, he is none other than the beloved Fauja Singh. Now according to the United Nations, there were only 316,000 living centenarians (people who live to or beyond the age of 100 years) in the world as o...

May 3, 2018

In our world of big cricket names, curiously, there still exist many unsung heroes who persevere in sports outside the limelight, winning against all odds. They deliver glory to our country, and their stories exist far away from mainstream media, untold, unheard. We, a...

April 24, 2018

Before the Commonwealth games started, one of the headlines on news websites that caught my attention was the changeover from women wearing Saree in the contingent march past to wearing trousers. I was annoyed enough to write a piece on why the media should focus more...

April 23, 2018

India is a country that worships cricketers. But despite that, some states have maintained a niche craziness about football. After 70 years of independence, there are only a handful of states that boast of football culture. West Bengal, Kerala, Goa, Manipur, Mizoram, a...

April 4, 2018

This Commonwealth games, the Indian Olympics Association has been gracious enough to free Indian women from the lopsided responsibility of being "traditional" and wearing traditional attire. The women in the Indian contingent are going to adopt trousers and blazers for...

April 3, 2018

Now that the dust has finally settled down following Chennaiyin FC’s surprise win over Bengaluru in the final of ISL 4, it’s time to dissect the recently-concluded season.

When it comes to football, no discussion gets over without an attempt to pick the best XI. So, her...

March 29, 2018

Hockey may not officially be the national game of India, but its right up there on the second spot when it comes to the most popular sports in the country. During the glory days of Indian hockey inspired by Major Dhyan Chand, the team won 8 gold, 1 silver, and 2 bronze...

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