The writers who play with words

There are few areas of non-fiction writing that capture of the imagination of the reader like sports writing. With a combination of descriptive skills, intelligent analysis and good presentation, it has the powers to magically transport the reader to distant locations and to invigorating pursuit of excellence called sport. And, …

A look into Europe’s “lesser leagues”

This year it isn’t just about the English Premier League and the Spanish La Liga. Every country has begun to show more interest in football and is starting to promote it even further. Every league is being more competitive than before. Yes, this year, everything is about to change. Here …

No back-foot strokes, just reform BCCI

Missing the woods for the trees appears to be fast acquiring the status of favourite pastime in Indian cricket circles. For instance, the machinations of officials and officers of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) were overlooked and skipper Virat Kohli was popularly seen as the only …

CoA should focus on governance issues and not cricket matters: AIR Spotlight with @KushanSarkar

The souring of the Virat Kohli-Anil Kumble relationship will take some understanding but there is evidence that Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) officers and officials played games behind the scenes.  The Cricket Advisory Committee’s inability to read the emerging scenario does not speak highly either. More importantly, …