Indian Wheelchair tennis star Shiva Prasad is doing his bit for Para-athletes

The Rio Olympics is just a matter of months away and the sports fans of India have started to rally around the Indian athletes. All the attention, glitz, and glamor get focused to the Summer Olympic Games in this time frame; but we always fail to give attention to the Para-Olympics, which happens later. While

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Shane Watson – The Undervalued Fighter From Australia

Shane Watson, who retired from international cricket last week, has often been the subject of much censure from the Australian and global cricket fans alike. Despite a stellar record in ODIs and T20s, Watson could never reach the zenith of appreciation in Australian cricket. And this was mostly because of his alleged inconsistencies in a

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Top 5 Australia v India ODIs

Australia v India ODIs have been among the most keenly watched contests in limited overs cricket. Though not ‘arch rivals’, in the strict sense of the world, the two teams share a long and checkered history of competition in cricket. In the run up to India’s tour of Australia 2016, we take a look at

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Top Five Indian Sportspersons Of 2015

2015 proved to be a great year for Indian sports. We had a plethora of reasons to celebrate and these wouldn’t have come without the effort and hard work of the Indian sportspersons. Getting into the headlines in a cricket frenzy nation is never an easy task and this is why the athletes in the

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The Curious Case Of Ashish Nehra

To the utter surprise of many, Ashish Nehra – India’s veteran pace bowler – has made yet another comeback to the national squad! Nehra, 36, has been included in the Indian squad for the 3 T20I against Australia in January 2016. The comeback is widely being hailed as a product of his indefatigable will, which

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Deborah: From Surviving Tsunami To Making India Proud

In India, Cycling is not a sport that has many fans, glittering leagues, or big Bollywood backers. But this has not stopped the sport from producing heroes that we could be proud of. Deborah Herold is one such hero. Deborah was ranked fourth in the recent World Elite Women Ranking issued by UCI for the

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Is India Ready To Embrace Combat Sports

“Blood sport”, “violent”, “graphic”… these are the terms often associated with combat sports. When you’re a global juggernaut trying to find your way into a new market, it often takes years to completely understand the mentality of the people and the likelihood of the business to thrive. Unfortunately, since a very young age, the children

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How Will You Remember Floyd Mayweather?

What is the first thing that pokes up into our mind when we hear the name ‘Floyd Mayweather’? Is it his arrogance? his decorated boxing career? Is it his perfect 49-0 career or his infamous fight with Manny Pacquiao? These are the typical scenarios that come running into our minds when we hear his name. Mayweather

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Top Five Indian Cricket Captains

The debate surrounding the success stories of Indian cricket captains refuses to go away. Instead, with the gradual transformation of cricket into an immensely popular sport in the country, such discussions have only intensified. Trying to answer the question – ‘Who is the best ever?’ is perhaps futile, for comparisons cannot be made across vastly

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Top Performances by Indians in Davis Cup

Davis Cup might not be as celebrated as the Grand Slam tournaments that take place through the calendar, but it is one of the rare occasions where a tennis player can proudly represent his country and reap glory. The Indian Tennis players have been a major presence in the championship over the years and today

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