Dhoni: A handy customer

He has been around for less than a year on the big stage but that old tale of how he gulps down four litres of milk daily to fuel his brawn is already part of cricket folklore. At least one…

The master is back

Sachin Tendulkar did much more than score 93 runs against Sri Lanka at Nagpur on Tuesday. He cheered up a whole army of Indian cricket fans with his batsmanship, lifted the morale of a side that had not tasted an…

Life is a hard court

Sania Mirza is from India, where elephants are thought to outnumber tennis courts, not that anybody has counted. —San Diego Union Tribune, September 1 Sania Mirza may not have had too much time to reflect on her achievements—a fine run…

Where did you come from and where did you go? Where did you come from cotton-eye Joe? Every time a kind radio jockey plays the song on air, the mind unshackles itself from the present and takes a swift flight…

A quiet romance and wonderful memories

I can never tell you enough how much I miss them graceful beauties and their smiles. I cannot adequately convey how shattered I was to discover sometime last week that someone had conspired to deny me their smiles. Why would…