Tag: Sushil Kumar

Look at larger issues that stunt our sporting evolution

Get the focus sharp but widen the base

Listen carefully. Amidst the cacophony of noises in the wake of India’s meagre returns at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, you will hear some talk of inadequate infrastructure and how India suffers because of the lack of training…

Olympic Games Preview

Here’s a conversation that I had with two senior sports journalists V Srivatsa and Rakesh Rao on India’s prospects in the Rio Olympic Games. The show was broadcast on All India Radio. It was recorded and aired well before wrestler Narsingh…

Resuming life in the akhara… by choice

He has such a busy schedule, meeting dozens of dignitaries, attending functions and answering many media requests that it is with trepidation that we drive to our rendezvous – the Sat Pal Akhara in the Chhatrasal Stadium in Delhi’s Model…