Category: Other Sport

Quality comes from quantity: Prakash Padukone

A few years ago, I was researching a story on why the South seems to produce champions in sport that demand physical fitness and mental skills as well. And, I had e-mailed badminton legend Prakash Padukone some questions. I chanced upon…

Leander Paes: Unplugged and inspirational

For a moment, let’s forget IPL – not the cricket but the unseemly drama it has brought along — and spend time listening to living legend Leander Paes. In the audio clip that is appended, he speaks of how he…

Jwala and the art of practicing being confident

“You must practice being confident.” These words keep echoing in my ear, long after I heard them. And no, it wasn’t a Roger Federer or a Rafael Nadal who shared this motivational manta. Nor, for that matter, was it a…