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  • Football Is Both Carnival And Nirvana For Latinos

    August 10, 2010 2:39 pm Published by

    There is a common saying that “the most popular sport in Brazil is not football, but volleyball, since football is not a sport, but rather a religion for the Brazilians.”             Brazil is a land of samba, carnival and football.... View Article

  • Indian Hockey Touches Its Nadir As Sex Scandal Hits It

    August 7, 2010 11:54 am Published by

    Nothing seems to be going right for the Indian hockey. The once considered to be the National Game, is in the news but for all the wrong reasons. Since 2008, Hockey in the country, both in the men and women... View Article

  • Indian Hockey’s Mess Getting Messier

    July 31, 2010 1:05 pm Published by

    This can only happen in India. Punjab Hockey Gold Cup was held in Chandigarh last year and just think where the national team in preparation for the tournament went— Argentina. Again last Junior World Cup Hockey was held in Singapore-Malaysia,... View Article

  • Will It Rain Gold For Wrestlers In Commonwealth Games?

    July 24, 2010 1:36 pm Published by

    Lost in ignominy for decades, Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav finally got recognition early this month when a new wrestling stadium, was named after him. Jadhav, a humble army man, was independent India’s first individual Olympic medallist, having claimed a bronze in... View Article

  • Saina Nehwal India’s New Icon

    July 17, 2010 2:08 pm Published by

    Two girls from Hyderabad with uncanny resemblance to their first names—Sania Mirza and Saina Nehwal—starting from the middle of the first decade of this century, rewrote records in Tennis and Badminton with such aplomb that made sporting faternity to sit... View Article

  • Indian Boxers Ready For Glory And Gold

    July 3, 2010 3:08 pm Published by

    Indian boxers buoyed by their recent impressive showing may not feel the heat inside the ring but having raised the bar will be under pressure from the expecting fans in the Commonwealth and Asian Games. After Hockey, Wrestling and Tennis,... View Article

  • Chance For India To Strike Gold

    June 26, 2010 10:41 am Published by

    Tennis is making its debut in the Commonwealth games, but unlike another debutant discipline Archery, it was not the first choice of the hosts who wanted Billiards and Snooker to be part of the sporting extraveganza slated to be held... View Article

  • Time For Archers To Display Their Wares

    June 12, 2010 12:05 pm Published by

    The country which hosts multi-discipline events like the Olympics, Asian Games or Commonwealth Games, can ask for a particular event(s) to be include in that sporting extravaganza. Being the host India had sought inclusion of three disciplines-Archery, Wrestling and Billiards... View Article

  • Indian Cricket More Hype Than Substance

    June 5, 2010 12:36 pm Published by

    Before Team India led by MS Dhoni left for the T20 World Cup in West Indies, it was described the best prepared side for the event because all the players barring Ravinder Jadeja had got enough exposure and practice having... View Article

  • Are the preparations for Commonwealth Games 2010 on time? Clock Is Ticking

    January 30, 2010 10:32 am Published by

    With the countdown having begun for the country’s biggest-ever spectacle—19th Commonwealth Games in the capital—it has not been easy going for the critical comments that have been pouring in on the preparations for an event of this magnitude.             As... View Article

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