BBC's John Arlott, leading member of the radio station's fabled Test match Special, was the voice of cricket for an entire generation of fans around the world. Richie Benaud, broadcaster par excellence and immensely successful former Australia ... The Gulf Today, 1 month ago
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It was about three weeks ago in Barbados when Mike Atherton's phone rang and he heard a voice, a little reedy now, but familiar to him. It's Edward Dexter here. As an England captain at the time, Athers knows Ted Dexter, then chairman of selectors, ...MSN News US, 5 days ago
London : This was a vital election. A Tory failure would have been an act of political treason. Five years ago, the UK was grovelling with the pigs in the fiscal sty. Britain's public finances were in a deplorable state, the financial system was in ...Deccan Chronicle, 1 week ago
It's Satyajit Ray's 94th birth anniversary. As a tribute, I first thought of a film quiz, then a music quiz, then one on famous typefaces. Finally I decided to do a quiz on polymaths — those who dazzle us with their varied talents. 1 Which other ...Hindu Business Line, 3 weeks ago
Eamonn Sweeney: The true fan goes on, not in the hope of better days to come, but because he has no choice
Poor old Dennis Doyle. When the 32-year-old from the New York borough of Queens lost his job as a lawyer last year he had a brainwave. Why not use his savings to go to every game played by the New York Knicks, the basketball club hed loved since he ...Irish Independent, 1 month ago Hold the Back Page: True fans forged in adversity Irish Independent, 1 month ago
RICHIE Benaud was persistently parodied but always took it in good stead. He was a gentleman to the core, according to those who were close to him, those former players and broadcasters who covered cricket matches around the globe. Benaud died ...Wanganui Chronicle, 1 month ago The 'Voice of Cricket' - An ode to Richie Benaud DNA India, 1 month ago Remembering Richie Benaud Outlook India, 1 month ago
Provided by Wisden Mitchell Johnson flung the ball at Kohli, hitting him on the buttocks. The blow stung, and Kohli reacted like a bull to a scarlet rag. Ever since this Indian team arrived on Australian soil they have been springing ...MSN News US, 1 month ago
Is Nico Rosberg losing the plot? If he can't find a way to beat Lewis Hamilton he could find himself fading into the distance
Are we seeing a mental disintegration of Nico Rosberg as a racing driver? Last season Rosberg was the epitome of focus,intelligence and calculation Since his Spa collision with Lewis Hamilton his composure has diminished Max Verstappen, 17, ...Capital Bay, 1 month ago
It is no secret that both Gandhi and Nehru were not too friendly towards Subhas Chandra Bose. In the 1939 elections of the Indian National Congress, when Bose swept the ballot against Pattabhi Sitaramayya, Gandhi reacted like a spoilt brat. He not ...Pune Mirror, 1 month ago
RICHIE BENAUD: 1930-2015 To a nation's shame, the final ball of the match was delivered under-arm, with less force than a ten-pin bowler. At the striker's end, Brian McKechnie patted away the grubby little missile and flung his bat away in ...Pune Mirror, 1 month ago
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