With the word ‘sports’, there arises an aura of kinetic zeal, vigour, agility and of-course, a healthy competitive spirit.
As often presumed, sports are not only a mere source of bash and business, it has a much bigger larger meaning to it, it reflects back on one’s way of life, their affections, their inspirations, their motivations.read more
Was it ever a realistic possibility that roughly a decade ago any individual would dream and pursue to pick up professional Sports other than the Indian favourite pass-time; Cricket…? Hailing from the IT capitol of India, Ashwini Ponnappa did just the same; ever since her mom gave this enthusiastic kid a racket at the age of eight, with the hope to humbly subdue a restless child, Ashwini has been doing just that; knocking back shuttle cocks from every corner of the court, that too by making headlines and turning heads.read more
Most of us probably won’t remember him because it is hard to remember something which never caught your eyes or fascinated you while it had last but for many of us who had seen him almost throughout his career and even at his prime would wonder how it lasted that long. To his merit Shivnarine Chanderpaul struggled but he survived.read more
Every player knows his ups and downs and his frequency to perform the game. There are three variants in which a player is distinguished i.e. a casual player, regular player, intensive player. These are the categories which are assigned according to the time he devotes to this sport. Choosing the best products for your sport is a dilemma as to where to choose from or which product suits your needs the best.read more
In last few years we have heard or read many stories of tax frauds by footballers. Footballers involved in clubs and national teams earn huge bucks that amounts to millions of dollars especially those who play in European tournaments like Premier League, La-Liga and Bundesliga. Despite the fact that we all are equal the law, in many countries, there is also a provision to escape jail terms by paying fine. Here is a list of such players who were involved in tax fraud. Interestingly these are famous players and are among top paid athletes in the world.
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Cricket is no doubt number one in spotlight in sports signifying India but there are other sports also which India played and excelled. These sports are namely, Badminton, Tennis, Kabaddi, football, Archery and so on… the names few of us have never listened to!read more
When sportspersons were busy achieving laurels in the sport of football, a not so new game of futsal came into light which gave diversification in the game of sports being slightly different from Football.read more
It may sound claustrophobic or freaky to some, but if you want baby like flexibility, try Adult Wrapping’ . Yes that’s ‘OTONAMAKI’ ,which means ‘Adult Wrapping ‘ in Japanese therapeutic method were people are wrapped in soft, breathable cloth from head to toe monitored by professionals.read more
It was outside the off and he recognized it was in the driving area, what followed next was something like this. Led by front shoulder into the shot he took a full stride towards the pitch of the ball, bent down a little to adjust his body weight to transfer it into the front foot, his bat came down from slip keeping it as close to his pad as possible, he kept his elbow high and bat straight (The makers were proud of the complete visibility of their logo), he lent forward a little more (in perfectly rehearsed manner), the bat seemed like just kissing the ball, which to play its part in the whole act raced away all along the carpet to the boundary. The follow through was majestic (and natural). Over his 15 years international career where Sangakkara has struck 3001 boundaries many have followed the above routine. He was unique, not because the way he batted, not because the way he kept wicket, not because the way he handled his troops when in command, but because of the fact that all this traits came in a package. An excellent wicket keeper who was the mainstay of his team’s batting for over one and half decades, and one of the most important brains behind the success of his nation in international cricket post Arjuna Ranatunga era. And yes there were occasional cover drives which mesmerized the age-old purists and the modern day T20 loving youth alike.read more