Shiva Thapa, the only Indian boxer to have qualified for the Rio Olympics so far, got words of encouragement from none other than cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar. Tendulkar, replying to a question asked by Thapa in a Twitter chat, wished the 22-year-old the very best for his second Olympics. "Firstly, all the very best for the Rio Olympics. We are with you. We are supporting you. Don't think about the pressure. Just think about the process, results will follow," said Tendulkar. "You have to ... Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago
IMAGE: India's Sachin Tendulkar is all smiles at a function. Photograph: PTI Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting has rated Sachin Tendulkar as the all-time best batsman after Sir Donald Bradman, saying the maestro truly deserves to be called "great" at a time when the word is "bandied" about often. "For me, he's the greatest batsman after Don Bradman. While I hold Brian Lara in high regard because of his match-winning ability, I don't think any batsman can ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
'People ask me if I miss living a normal life, since I don't have privacy, and I tell them I don't want to have a normal life.' 'I want people standing outside my house, I want to be loved by them.' 'I have been fortunate enough to live like a star for 25 years and I would like to die as a star.' Shah Rukh Khan, unplugged. Shah Rukh Khan was *really* in the mood to talk during a promotional interview of his new film Fan. So the superstar chatted for over than hour, in his witty and ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
IMAGE: Indian batsman Virat Kohli being greeted by Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi after their ICC World T20 match at the Eden Gardens. Photograph: PTI. Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has compared batting maestro Virat Kohli with the legendary Sachin Tendulkar, saying he has now become the wall of the Indian cricket team, winning match after match with his bat. Kohli has been in golden touch in the ongoing World Twenty20, playing match-winning knocks against Pakistan ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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