'Put cricket, first and foremost, at the centre of every decision you take.''The bottom line must always be the sport that we love.'Rahul Dravid as eloquent as always in his M A K Pataudi Memorial Lecture. IMAGE: Former India captain Rahul Dravid delivers the Pataudi Memorial Lecture in New Delhi in December 2015. Good evening... Thank you to the BCCI for asking me to deliver the Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi Memorial Lecture this year, instituted in memory of one of the great leaders of Indian ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Passion in my game was dying, so hung racquet, says Somdev IMAGE: Somdev Devvarman, once India's brightest tennis talent. Photograph: Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters. At the age of 31, India’s tennis star Somdev Devvarman hung his racquet, having two runners-up finishes on the ATP World Tour as his best performances on the Tour. Somdev, on Sunday, said it was right time for him to quit international tennis since the passion with which he used to play was ‘dying’ and he felt he will ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Nepal Police Club’s Shyantu Shrestha and Elina Maharjan won gold medals in the Samjhana Cup Open Table Tennis Tournament here at National Table Tennis Training Centre on Sunday. The post Shrestha, Maharjan win gold medals appeared first on The Himalayan ...Himalayan times, 1 month ago
For everyone who invested in this business, it was heartening and a morale-booster to learn that sports sponsorship recorded a healthy growth of nearly 20 per cent to touch Rs 6,400 crore in the calendar year 2016. What is more important is that it made up ...The Financial Chronicle, 2 days ago
'To enjoy the wilderness is to be rebooted to factory settings,' says Mitali Saran.'Your eyes have to readjust their focal length from arm's length to way, way across the bank, where the stone-still slab of a crocodile lies snaggle-toothed in the sun, or to where a crested serpent eagle perches in a complication of light and shade, considering its options.'All photographs: Rajesh Karkera/Rediff.com IMAGE: A rare sighting of the majestic tiger in the Bannerghata National Park, Karnataka. ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
#RIP #Brexit #Trump #Aleppo made Twitter a pretty distressing place in 2016. Dhruv Munjal wonders what 2017 will bring. IMAGE: Twitter made for a tumultuous does of social media in the past year. Photograph: Reuters. Twitter's propensity for caustic jibes and sardonic criticism has seen it painfully fall behind in the endearment stakes for a few years now, but 2016 brought with -- apart from the usual distastefulness -- expansive desolation. #RIP, #Brexit and #Trump made Twitter a pretty ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Like his previous release PK, Aamir Khans latest movie Dangal has also triggered an interesting debate. People are asking whether the film really needed the dose of nationalism to drive home its message? Is wrestling a right career for women? Is it necessary ...catchnews.com, 2 months ago
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