Former hockey player, Mohammed Shahid (14 April 1960 – 20 July 2016) breathed his last today, at a hospital in Gurgaon, after long-suffering from a serious liver disease. Shahid will rate amongst the best wizards India (and the game) has ever seen … Continue reading R.I.P. Mohammed Shahid – The wizard who got me hooked to Indian hockey
Does India?s CWG 2014 performance promise much for Olympics 2016? India’s Commonwealth Games (CWG) 2014 campaign started by being overshadowed with Sania Mirza’s nationality debate and ended with two officials putting the nation to shame; reminding us all why parents continue … Continue reading Does India’s CWG 2014 performance promise much for Olympics 2016?
It’s high time now… My roots lie somewhere in eastern part of the multicultural, colourful democracy called India. The primary language spoken there being Bengali – a community, who live and die, watching and discussing football. A Brazil vs Argentina world cup match will bring this entire city of Kolkata to a halt. And that’s not funny, considering this major hub in eastern India houses a population over five million. Hence, in a rarest of rare visit to Asia, Diego Maradona did visit this city – Kolkata. That ‘somewhere’ (where my roots lie) happens to be a tiny industrial town, … Continue reading High Time For Sleeping Giants India To Wake Up!
The opening bars deserve the name of a 19 yr old girl from Hissar, Haryana – Saina Nehwal. And we all wish, back home, the Indian media and people are giving her the due attention and adulation. The world’s seventh … Continue reading Sports through the “Humour Eye”