Category Archives: Sports

Manish Pandey – Lord of Mysore

In Cricket, the only thing that is completely in the player’s control is the ability to sustain the pressure. It is the only part of the movie for which the player is the script writer, director and the lead actor. … Continue reading

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The Passion is dying a slow death

Passion can never be eternal. Passion on anything can subside if the subject in question fails to maintain or trigger more interest. It is certainly the case in my life. My passion for Cricket is dying. I was passionate about … Continue reading

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Rajan Bala- time well spent

His was one of the sharpest cricketing brains ticking. He was one of the finest wordsmiths that sports journalism ever produced. He was also one of the most large-hearted people. This very heart gave up on Rajan Bala this morning. … Continue reading

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From unsung heroes to unstrung heroes

When Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathy got together on a tennis court, they became the instant hit in the world of tennis and more so in the cricket crazed nation of India. They gave more joy to tennis followers than … Continue reading

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Swiss master calls the tune

Readers blog: If the outfit that Roger Federer was wearing nice, what about the “I am-aggressive-today” attitude that he was wearing? It was needed and he wore it on two good occasions-once against Andy Murray in the semi-finals and again … Continue reading

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Rafa roars on his way back

Readers Blog:  Rafa screams and roars as he makes it to the last four. Rafael Nadal, when he made his re-appearance in Montreal early this month, he had lost his number one spot to the mighty Federer. It certainly was … Continue reading

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Saying sorry is not easy

Cambridge Dictionary defines the word sorry as: feeling sadness, sympathy, or disappointment, especially because something unpleasant has happened or been done: One friend has posted this reply to the entry : ‘Honest approach’ ‘’Saying sorry is most easy, it is … Continue reading

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S for success, Saina…

Saina who? No, Sania – would have been a common refrain at one time. Not any more. Now, fans know who Sania is and who Saina is. Both girls are from Hyderabad, both play racquet games and both have the … Continue reading

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Afridi’s broadside uncalled for

One of the principal talking points in the last ten days has been Shahid Afridi’s so-called new-found maturity. The colourful Pathan has repeatedly flattered to deceive, failing to back up one impressive performance or one outstanding tournament with the consistency … Continue reading

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Honest approach

MSD has been honest in his approach to his job. That, we have to concede though we are the ‘complaining’ kind of  fans  No blinkers, no false assurances, no excuses. Mahendra Singh Dhoni just reasons it out.  He accepts his … Continue reading

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