Category: Other Sport

The lessons from Rod Laver’s life

To most contemporary tennis fans, he is perhaps an ageing legend who sometimes turns up at Australian Open to give away the trophy to winners like Roder Federer and Novak Djokovic. To the older generations of tennis fans and players,…

Playing Ball

It has been more than three years now but an eyewitness swears that it was the most emotional bear hug in sporting history. Kapil Dev and Wasim Akram embraced one another in a room in a Chennai hotel. Tears welled…

The best and worst of Indian sport in 2012

From the comfort of one’s drawing room, one could sense that all of India came to a standstill for six enthralling minutes on August 12 as it tracked wrestler Sushil Kumar’s 66kg class gold medal bout against Japan’s Tatsuhiro Yonemitsu…