Happy Birthday Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin turns 35 today. First of all a very Happy Birthday Wish to Sachin Tendulkar. जनम्दीन की हार्दिक बधाई ! May this year be Injury Free Year. Just continue the way you are playing for many more years. Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar, a name which has made the country proud, promoted the game and brand INDIAContinue reading “Happy Birthday Sachin Tendulkar”

Indian Hockey fails to Qualify for Beijing Olympics

Indian Hockey stooped to a new low when it failed to qualify for the Beijing Olympics to be held later this year. This is the first time in its history of 80 years that the Men’s Hockey team has failed to qualify for the event. Facing a do or die battle against Great Britain inContinue reading “Indian Hockey fails to Qualify for Beijing Olympics”

Harbhajan-Hayden and Cricket Sledging!!

This article appeared in Indian Express on February 28th. whatever Hayden Mahendra Singh Dhoni was clearly frustrated that Ishant Sharma, his 19-year-old fast bowler, had 15 per cent of his match fee recently docked for a heated exchange on the field with Andrew Symonds. Yet, in an interaction with the media on Tuesday, the IndianContinue reading “Harbhajan-Hayden and Cricket Sledging!!”

What a nuisance Chappell is creating

Greg Chappell has been in news for the last few days. So the “good” old dog is barking again. Chappell surely has a nuisance value. To be honest, it’s quite tempting to blame him for everything that has been going wrong around the world. The idiot is saying that he was racially abused and hasContinue reading “What a nuisance Chappell is creating”

The Wall Collapses

In a shocking decision taken by the 5 wise men, Indian ex-captain Rahul Dravid finds himself out of ODI series openers against Pakistan. He has been replaced by the erratic Sultan of Najafgarh. This series also marks a new era in Indian cricket team selection. For the first time since its inception the selection committeeContinue reading “The Wall Collapses”

The World Military Games in Hyderabad

The World Military Games in 2007 (October 14 to 21) will be hosted by Hyderabad and Secunderabad at the Gachibowli Swarnandhra Pradesh Sports Complex. “CISM Military World Games” is the second biggest sporting event in the world. Indian Armed Forces are the proud hosts of this mega event. The event includes Shooting, Football, Pentathlon, Volleyball,Continue reading “The World Military Games in Hyderabad”

Are we Cricket fans, lunatics or extremists?

The way we react to results of cricket matches indicates whether we are just fans or lunatics or extremists. Our reaction has always been temperamental. No wonder Rahul Dravid quit as captain and Dhoni’s family declined to join in the celebrations!!!!! THE RECEPTION accorded to the Indian Cricket Team after it won the Twenty20 WorldContinue reading “Are we Cricket fans, lunatics or extremists?”

The need to develop a “Sports Culture” in India

India is a land of many talents, but sports isn’t really one of them. The performance of our sportsmen in the last 6 months or so has been really astounding – the Nehru Cup in Football, the Asia Cup in Hockey, a good show by Sania Mirza in Tennis, the Twenty20 World Cup in CricketContinue reading “The need to develop a “Sports Culture” in India”

Happy days are here again for Indian Hockey

INDIAN HOCKEY had gone blind. Like a once-beautiful woman choosing to be oblivious to the havoc age had wrought on her, hockey had refused to acknowledge and arrest its decline. It was a free fall into an abyss. That’s Indian hockey for you — governed by a body conducting matters in a manner that couldContinue reading “Happy days are here again for Indian Hockey”

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