Board of Control for Cricket in India secretary Ajay Shirke will relinquish office as president of the Maharashtra Cricket Association since the "parent body will need him more" in a situation when it is going through major structural reforms. With the Supreme Court making it clear that it will be a case of one post per person in the BCCI, the Pune-based business tycoon has made his choice. "I have always said that I have no fascination for designations. If somebody wants, they can take away ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
'A few months ago, everybody was saying, "Why isn't Vijender taking part in the Olympics?"''This is not like going to Haryana or Delhi that you just take a ticket and reach there.''Going to the Olympics is not easy' Before leaving for the UK to prepare for his much-awaited WBO Asia-Pacific Middleweight title bout against Kerry Hope, Vijender Singh tells Harish Kotian/Rediff.com about his incredible start to pro boxing and the sacrifices that went into it. IMAGE: Vijender Singh celebrates ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
IMAGE: Olympic silver medalist P V Sindhu with her incredible Coach P Gopichand. Photograph: PTI 'No country can go from zero to hero at the Olympics.''A hundred Indians now feature in the world's top 25 and that's progress,' says Shekhar Gupta. We broadly share one of the two views on Olympic sports. The first is the fan's view, at this point in an overwhelming majority, that Indian contenders are trying their best in spite of many handicaps and it will be wonderful if they brought at least a ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
The Supreme Court has accepted the Lodha Committee’s recommendation on age-cap of 70 years for office-bearers of the BCCI. Former BCCI president Sharad Pawar is 75 years of age and heads the Mumbai Cricket Association. Tamil Nadu strongman and former BCCI president Narayanswami Srinivasan is 71 and heads the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association. IMAGE: Narayanaswami Srinivasan, left, and BCCI president Anurag Thakur. Photograph: PTI The Supreme Court's verdict, accepting the Lodha ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
- 'The most pernicious influence affecting DDCA's administration is ever present MR CK Khanna, who is vice-president of DDCA for several years and also happens to be vice president of BCCI, though from Central Zone. He controls large number of proxies and accordingly has strong hold in DDCA. He excels in evading responsibility and claiming credit for an achievement by someone else. His paramount interests are peddling of complementaries to gain favours and satisfy proxy interest, and mounting ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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