Sunday 24 Feb '13A vibrant professional league is paramount to hockey’s survival. If it was a successful commercial endeavour, the real gain from Hockey India League is the talent that it threw up and honed.
Monday 14 May '12First came a compliment, then a caution, almost prophetic. Last year, after his team Manchester United was annihilated for the second time in three years in the final of European club soccer’s showpiece event, the UEFA Champions League, Sir Alex Ferguson, the manager of England’s most successful outfit for over a quarter century, paid a glowing tribute to his tormentors.
Monday 11 Jul '11Unlike Europe, India doesn't boast of a motorsport culture, but there is a widespread optimism that the inaugural F1 GP will change things for the better. There are a few hurdles to overcome, however, to ensure the race provides collateral benefits & isn't reduced to a yearly circus, writes Daksh Panwar.
Thursday 04 Feb '10Workers busy applying finishing touches at the National Stadium must have thanked their helmets as stray hits off the drag flickers’ sticks flew thick and fast into the stands after the Indian team....
Tuesday 18 Nov '08Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s fetish for motorcycles is well documented. But with Yuvraj Singh riding the form of his life, the Indian skipper will need a miracle to lay his hands on one of the bikes the Man of the Match takes home in the ongoing seven-match series.