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The greatest gift you can give an athlete

The greatest gift you can give an athlete

Simply turn up for their matches and tournaments. What could be more precious for an athlete than an audience? To the sports fan who admires Dipa Karmakar, and beats his chest proudly over Sakshi Malik and insists P.V. Sindhu has restored national ..., 1 week ago


Ace against Odds is your typical sports biography which is hell-bent on putting its subject on a pedestal rather than telling the real story, warts and all Sandeep Kumar Delhi In May 2012, a month before the London Olympics, an emotionally ...
 HardNews Magazine2 weeks ago

Olympic task force is a great idea, but let's not expect the govt to win medals for us

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement that a special task force will be set up to create a blueprint for India in the next three editions of the Olympic Games is a welcome step. One look at the model followed by globally successful sporting ...
 Firstpost.com1 month ago This man can win 2 medals at Rio  MSN News US1 month ago

Singapore's 1st Olympic Gold props opponents of foreign talent

Singapore (IDN): The stunning victory by 21-year old Singaporean swimmer Joseph Schooling in the 100-meter butterfly at the Rio Olympics on Friday has reignited debate about the intricacy of importing foreign sporting talent to raise the profile of ...
 Manila Times1 month ago

Rio Olympics 2016: Why playing for country brings out the very best in Andy Murray

It is impossible for the national kit to not evoke something in an athlete. For some, it takes them back to their baby steps in the sport. For others, it shows them a glimpse of just how high they can go. Undeniably, the country kit possesses a je ...
 Firstpost.com1 month ago
New Indian Express

Champion & crusader: Bindra's impact not limited to medal tally

It was an August afternoon in 2008. I got a call from a friend, who said Abhinav Bindra had won gold in Beijing. I didn't see the feat live on TV. The disappointment didn't last long as it was shown again and again. Like millions, I was struck by ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago Bindra's Gold eclipses 1983 WC success  New Delhi Pioneer2 months ago

Abhinav Bindra: Numero uno even at No.4

A few decimal points are all that separated a career ending high from a disappointing exit. Abhinav Bindra came agonizingly close to winning another Olympic medal for India in the 10m but as fate would have it, Bindra walks away from a sport without ...
 Business Standard India1 month ago

Misbah-ul-Haq, Rangana Herath, Leander Paes: Why success of senior statesmen of the game thrills us

The month of July has given us much to smile about. First there was Misbah-ul-Haq, who etched his name on the honour board at Lord's, defying the odds and the clock. As much as his match winning efforts were a pleasure to watch, his colourful ...
 Firstpost.com1 month ago

Leander Paes: Shouldering billion hopes as he embarks on record seventh Olympic Games

There is loneliness. Individual sport demands hard mental and physical work," a reflective Leander Adrian Paes, 43, told this reporter last November. On June 11 this year, Paes would have felt a tinge of that loneliness. For a very different reason, ...
 Economic Times1 month ago

Olympics: The crying Olympian

Fourteen years in training. Gone in 24 seconds. The enduring portraits of the Olympics involve tears In the suburbs of my memory lives the crying man. He's always there, all 6ft, 5 inches of him, all 260 pounds of him, standing and weeping with the ...
 Livemint.com2 months ago
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