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.
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.