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The time Pele recognised the passion in Pannalal and Chaitali Chatterjee

Residing in a small apartment in the Khidderpore region of Kolkata, the Bengali couple leads a pretty ordinary life for four years to be part of something extraordinary every four years. Indian football has not offered the top quality,...

Adem Ljajic: The dancing Serb who will not sing

Adem Ljajic has hit all the right notes on the field at the 2018 World Cup, but his refusal to sing Serbia's national anthem has made some people from his country very angry. The 26-year-old footballer, hailing from Novi Pazar...

The Insect named after World Cup caught Meghalaya in frenzy

The FIFA World Cup, which has earned its sobriquet of being the greatest show on this planet, has gripped the nation from Kolkata to Kannur. The quadrennial carnival of football action lasting a month is what we fans await...

Ultimate Table Tennis: The talent pool of young Indian paddlers

After a memorable show at the 2014 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, the Indian paddlers are making it a point that their success was not a fluke. But it’s the youngsters who are making the headlines at the ongoing Ultimate Table...

Virdhawal Khade, Sandeep Sejwal qualify for the Asian Games, and that’s all we know

News had emerged yesterday of Virdhawal Khade and Sandeep Sejwal qualifying for the Asian Games 2018 by way of the trials conducted by the Swimming Federation of India in Bangalore at the Padukone Dravid Centre for Sports Excellence. He...

Legal analysis of the Haryana Government’s notification requiring deposit of income

The notification by the Haryana government, requiring sportspersons to deposit 1/3rd of the income has generated significant controversy. The outrage by the athletes led to the M.L. Khattar, the Chief Minister of Haryana, putting a hold on the notification. The detractors have gone to the extent of terming it ‘bizzare’...

The hard work, dedication and the long journey of Soliha Yousuf

Soliha Yousuf, the skipper of Jammu and Kashmir Rugby team is one of the prime sportswomen from J&K's summer capital, Srinagar. Having numerous achievements to her name, Soliha is giving a new shape to Rugby in J&K. The sport that is less followed and played in the whole country. Soliha started her Rugby...

Sukant Kadam’s incredible story- from a college team reject to becoming World No.2

Early days Things were not easy for Sukant Kadam during his college days, why would it be? The Para-Badminton player had to smash his way to the college team during the 1st year of his Engineering course. From there to...

Star India and The IPL Jackpot: An Analysis

When Star India won the broadcasting and digital rights for the Indian Premier League in 2017 for a whopping Rs 16,347.50 crore, it meant that the broadcaster had to pay Rs 54.5 crore per match to BCCI. Back then...

Handling fear, the biggest obstacle to success

A golf student of mine was fearful of many things in life. Amongst them, he was terribly scared of stray dogs and though he was a tall, handsome fellow, he was scared if any girl was near him. However,...

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Cricket in Kashmir: A dangerous and beautiful game

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