The journey of almost irrational probabilities from youth cricket academies, to the different club teams, to the selection of state teams, and finally (for thetop .0000001%) onto a position on Team India.
Why do pop stars, movie divas and sports hunks drive us nuts?
Traditional Indian wrestling isn’t just a sport — it’s an ancient subculture where wrestlers live and train together and follow a strict regimen on everything from what they can eat to what they can do in their spare time. Drinking, smoking and even sex are off limits.
The Indian Premier League is no longer perceived as a great threat for film releases.
The companies that bring these women to India chose them because they are hardworking professionals.
For a glorious half century, India dominated international field hockey and Sansarpur was its secret weapon. The village of just 4,061 people has nurtured 300 national hockey players and produced more Olympic medalists per capita than any other place in the world.
Dow owns Union Carbide, the company that owned and ran a pesticide plant in Bhopal, where a gas leak in 1984 killed thousands of people in the world’s worst industrial disaster.
Examining the incredible hype, hoopla, hysteria and histrionics that gripped the one billion plus awe-struck fans.
The Commonwealth Games were a triumph of Indian Jugaad
Has Captain Cool’s sensational new mega endorsement deal propelled him to a new stratosphere for resurgent India’s aspirational youthfrat of humble background residing in small towns, dreaming of that one big break?
In a country where cricket is divine, FIFA fever makes you wonder whether the new generation is headed for a religious conversion.
The reaction in India to Chhetri’s move to the U.S. has been like what happened in Japan nine years ago when Ichiro Suzuki switched to Major League Baseball
1985, what a year. Mikhail Gorbachev took power in the Soviet Union, Microsoft shipped its first version of Windows 1.0, the cartoon Calvin and Hobbes was born
The tug-of-war between the country’s bureaucracy and its judiciary over the rights of overseas Indians to represent India in international tournaments.
The furor over the IPL’s exclusion of Pakistani cricket players.
As defending champions India fall early in this year’s T20-cricket tournament, questions and accusations fly thick and fast.
Without an Indian passport you can no longer represent your ancestral homeland in international sports events. A look at what this latest policy diktat from the Indian government means for 20 million overseas Indians worldwide
"When poetry romanced cricket" Poems through the ages have rhapsodized the true joy and spirit of this great game.
Alexi Singh Grewal, the only Indian American ever to win an Olympic gold, seeks to reform bicycling.
Immigrants fuel a resurgence of badminton in America.
The Olympics are a demonstration of the dominance of the few, of their obsessive, neurotic pastimes.
A nation bereft of a sporting culture should pause to ask itself why its athletes have always been also-rans.
IPL, ICL, T20.Call it what you will - but just don't call it cricket.
Call it professional sports, but it is organized gambling and slave trading
Team India's historic victory in the Perth Test against Australia has sadly been obscured by controversies on and off the field.
The Indian fans' gesture is more than an expression of ignorance.
Why fault a beautiful game because Indians are less equipped to excel at other sporting pursuits?
Why Indians are missing out on sports success.
The latest buzz in Indian cricket centers on the selection of the national team's cricket coach. How much of this hungama is really justified?
While money keeps rolling in, disasters keep rolling out for India's cricket fans.
One quibbles not so much with the fact of a defeat, as much as the manner of the defeated.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2007 Match Schedule Warm Up Matches Date Group ATrelawny, Jamaica Group BSt. Vincent Group CTrinidad & Tobago Group DBarbados Mon 05 Mar West IndiesvsKenya EnglandvsBermuda South AfricavsIreland Sri LankavsScotland Tue 06 Mar IndiavsNetherlands AustraliavsZimbabwe PakistanvsCanada New ZealandvsBangladesh Thu
Might a dark horse steal the show this time?
A great spinner? Certainly. A great bowler? Conceded. The greatest ever leg-spinner? Hmmmm. The greatest ever cricketer? No way.
Why doesn't the ICC throw the rule book at Muralitharan and Akhtar?
The India Pakistan cricket series left a foul taste in the mouth.
ProCricket, in America, of all places?.