Sports

A 5-post collection

India at the Winter Olympics

India and winter are not two words that really go together. Add Olympics to that, it becomes even more bizarre. While going through The Hindu today, I read that India is participating in this years winter Olympics! Big surprise! What’s more, India had been represented in the last two Olympics too. Guess by how many athletes? Yeah, just one! And his name is Shiva Kesavan. Never thought that winter

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A nice day for Cricket!

Two very exciting matches today, the Ashes test between Australia v England and the ODI India v West Indies. Both thrilling… and both a relief to every loyal cricket fan… Cricket’s magic is still working. What a wonderful test match it was! I would have never thought Australia would have reached so close, needing more than a 100 runs to win with just two wickets remaining. For the first

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The New Laws of Cricket

ICC decided to bring in two new laws to limited-overs cricket that will supposedly make it more interesting. Now that the first experiment was tried out during the recent England vs. Australia Nat-West series, we have some idea over whether the whole thing is going to work. I like the first rule. Three blocks of fielding-restrictions (now called as Powerplay). That I think should really add some twists to the

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The Great Indianapolis Farce

I have been saying all along that this was the best F1 season I have ever seen in my life. That makes yesterday’s 6 car farce more painful. But no one can now argue with the fact that this has turned out to be the most surprise filled season of all time. Each race seems to spring up something interesting. First of all Michelin should have done better. They

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Bangladesh beats Australia!

Wow!! This was probably the biggest upset in the history of one-day cricket. The team that is ranked last in the international ratings (by a long way) beat the team that has been on the top ever since the ratings were introduced. Just think about it… It is somewhat like a Division 2 side in the English league defeating Brazil in football! Consider Bangladesh’s record before this match. Played

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