Asian Games: Mixed bag for India

You could celebrate India’s haul in excess of 50 medals at the Asian Games in Doha. Or lament Indian hockey sinking to a new low. You could applaud the fact that the medals came from 16 disciplines ranging from archery to Wushu, athletics to wrestling and shooting to equestrian sport. …

A double fault to start with

Their strained relationship has been such an open secret for some years now that their once-upon-a-time close friendship is all but forgotten. Yet, given Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi’s show of camaraderie in public, few would have expected things to turn as ugly as they did at the Asian Games …

Payback time is here for Ganguly

The return of the prodigal, Sourav Ganguly, to the Indian cricket team has already burnt up airtime and reams of newsprint but deep down the diehard fan knows that it may not quite be the quick fix he has have been praying for. Team India has lurched from one missed …

TV channels’ credibility is low: Vengsarkar

Board of Control for Cricket in India Selection Committee Chairman Dilip Vengsarkar minces no words even when walking the diplomatic tightrope. He draws his strength not only from his own 116-Test match experience and chief of Mumbai selectors over eight years but also from his proximity to BCCI President Sharad …