Category Archives: Sports

The great wall of India

Rahul Dravid’s ability and technique is well acclaimed. But, he is much larger than that.  When we praise Dravid, we often forget using words like dignity, fair-mindedness, eloquence, gentleness and determination. Well, he is the kind of man we’d want our sons to grow into. Read my latest article on the NRI.

The artists of cricket!

There are moments when a person is reborn. There are moments of sheer pride. Then, there are moments when one feels the immense joy of being. Recognition and opinions do not matter as such moments have honesty written all over them. Rahul Dravid, in a recent spellbinding speech in the Bradman Oration ceremony, spoke of such moments. It gave us a glimpse of the thought process of a man who has given Indian cricket so much to treasure. Althouh I will highly recommend you watch the entire speech, what I found most fascinating was the way Dravid concluded- Continue reading

Notes from the Indo-Pak match, or was it war?

The Cricket world cup had a lot to offer. However there were several issues which have brought shame to our country. The most important of them was the unavailability of tickets for the stadium audience. For the India-Pak match, the scramble for a ticket to the game acquired an almost manic frenzy. In spite of India’s win, the fact remains that Indian sport is yet to be democratised at the turnstiles. I wonder, whether India will soon start hosting private matches! Continue reading

The fuss about Sourav Ganguly

Sourav Ganguly is not playing in the IPL-4. But he isn’t the only one who has been baptised. There are several other ex-superstars like Jayasuriya, Lara and Gayle who have been overlooked. So what’s the fuss about Sourav? Why is there so much of halla about he not being selected? Well, to admit, there is nothing special about Sourav, but something about him is definitely unique! Continue reading

The real meaning of Yoga…

Yoga is one of the most important of the five techniques contained in Ayush. Yoga is not a fitness technique. It is a lifestyle. It is disheartening to see Yoga as a multi-billion dollar business today. Yoga, today is misinterpreted as sitting in difficult postures and performing difficult exercises. Yoga is much more than that. Continue reading