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China will be ready. Will India be?
In less than two years, Beijing will host the 29th Olympic Games. Pierre de Coubertin, the French founder of the modern Games, had coined a motto for this important world event: 'It is less......
10 positive things about the events in Tibet
An event which may look negative at first sight can also trigger positive collaterals. We have listed 10 encouraging aspects of the recent unrest in Tibet and the subsequent Chinese muscled......
In Tibet, China dishonours Olympic spirit
What had to happen happened! As in 1959, 1987 or again in 1989, riots have erupted in Lhasa and other provinces of Tibet. The repression (and it is only a beginning) is said to be ferocious. But......
Cricket: Creator & Destroyer
Whenever I have gone to Pakistan to coverpolitical happenings there, I havealways been struck by the fact that a Pakistani Punjabi from Lahore strikingly resembles an Indian Punjabi from Delhi......
Saina rallies into Round 3 of World Championships
Saina Nehwal staged a splendid recovery to enter the third round of the World Badminton Championships at the Pierre de Coubertin stadium in Paris on Wednesday.The world No 2 Indian ace, seeded......
Will cricket get the nod for 2024 Olympic Games?
Cricket, a sport dominated by Britain and former British colonies such as Australia and India, has only once featured in a Games - in Paris in 1900. IMAGE: Mahendra Singh Dhoni hits a six to take......
PV Sindhu looks to bounce back at French Open
IMAGE: Indian shuttler PV Sindhu in action. Photograph: Atul Yadav/PTI. Rio Olympics silver medallist P V Sindhu will look to shrug off the disappointment of last week's second round exit at......
Unsung Olympic heroes return to take limelight
IMAGE: Laura Asadauskaite of Lithuania crosses the line in first place during the women's modern pentathlon of the London 2012 Olympic Games. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images. Lithuania's......
French Open: Shuttler Kashyap retires in pre-quarters
Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap bowed out of the men's singles event of French Open on Thursday after he retired in the third game of his second round match against Rajiv Ouseph of......
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