By Suyash Srivastava | Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 10:58
The semi-final loss was heartbreaking. The Indian cricket team had been in superb form right throughout the tournament and they were expected to do the same against the mighty Aussies. But despite their seven-match winning streak, somewhere down the line, we all knew it was close to an impossible task for MS Dhoni and his boys.
By Suyash Srivastava | Friday, March 20, 2015 - 08:41
No matter where you were, no matter which was your favourite team, if you were watching Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene shaking hands with players in coloured jerseys for that one final time, post a humiliating defeat against South Africa and weren’t emotional, you possibly never were a cricket fan.
By Suyash Srivastava | Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 16:27
At the IPL 8 auction, Royal Challengers Bangalore, who released their marquee player Yuvraj Singh for fresh bidding, were in a panic mode, as Delhi Daredevils seemed determined to buy the all-rounder at any cost. Vijay Mallya and his camp, who had sealed the all-rounder in a controversial bid last year, released the southpaw thinking he wasn't worth 14 crores.
By Dattaraj Thaly | Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 17:03
Singles' finals are the headline acts at any Grand Slam tournament. Australian Open 2015 was no different. Top-ranked players Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams delivered what was expected of them. Both made history – Novak, by becoming the first man in the modern era to win five Aussie Open titles and Serena, by conquering her 19th slam.
By Suyash Srivastava | Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 11:26
Old friends know all your secrets. And thus when Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray met in the final of the Australian Open on Sunday, it was expected to be a neck-to-neck fight. The duo, who were born a week apart and have been playing together and against each other since the age of 12, know each other’s game better than anybody else.
By Dattaraj Thaly | Friday, January 30, 2015 - 22:39
On their way to Super Bowl XLIX , New England Patriots put on a football clinic to dismantle the Indianapolis Colts 45-7. NFL and Patriots' superstar quarterback Tom Brady piled on the misery for the Colts in a humiliating defeat.
However, in the wake of that triumph for New England, American sport was rocked with yet another controversy – Deflategate.
By Dattaraj Thaly | Friday, January 16, 2015 - 10:05
As part of a promotional video for a nutrition and weight management brand they both endorse, Virat Kohli was once asked to record a personal video message for Cristiano Ronaldo. Such videos are often full of hackneyed phrases with athletes blurting out what the script demands of them.
It was my last game for New Zealand, in the final, so it was a lovely way to finish. It would have been great to win, but I'm pretty proud of everyone, the way we've gone about things the last six weeks.