Sports

An Oasis of Serenity

India’s favourite cricket stadium evokes the grandest sentiments from players and spectators, but the lore of Eden Gardens goes back to the times of the English settlers
Partha Mukherjee Kolkata

A Really Bad Hangover

The humiliating 7-1 loss to Germany had, so to speak, snapped Brazil back to reality. An intimate account of a party that was rudely disrupted
Uday Jhabvala Khare Sao Paulo 

Football Fever Grips the World

The most controversial World Cup in football’s modern history began amidst a bevy of protests from the host country’s deprived masses
Sandeep Kumar Delhi

SC axes N Srinivasan, CSK and RR can play

 The BCCI chief had been holding on to his post despite his son-in-law’s involvement in betting cases
Hardnews Bureau Delhi 

IPL: Can cricket ever be fixed?

Will Mudgal report, put under the watchful eye of the Supreme Court, begin the process of uncovering this shadowy game?
Sanjay Kapoor Delhi

‘…People say pole vaulters have beautiful bodies. I don’t mind’

Pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva has become a come-back queen
Sandeep Kumar Delhi 

Box Office Fantasy

No wonder, the book spins and spoofs the IPL: the hyped, sleazy, multi-billion cricket league run by the stunningly unaccountable, super, super rich BCCI
Sandeep Kumar Delhi 

Head Held High

Even as thick-skinned officials and politicians have turned the Indian Olympic Association into a terrible mess, India’s women sports icons have coined a new slogan: Leave sports to players
Pushpa Achanta Bengaluru 

After Dhoni, who?

The lack of a clear successor is delaying the change in India’s captaincy in Test Cricket
Sandeep Kumar Delhi

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