The 17th Asian Games opened in a multi-coloured blaze of fireworks and carefully crafted K-Pop routines on Friday, as athletes from the world`s most populous region came together in pursuit of gold and glory in South Korea.
West Indies skipper Darren Sammy appeared to belie his usual frank attitude when he claimed on Thursday that his team was not bothered by Australian all-rounder James Faulkner`s pre-match assertion that he did not like the Caribbean side.
Music now goes beyond conventional mellifluous compositions. It`s time for some most unexpected sounds mixed with unique beats and meaningless lyrics - a la ‘Gangnam style’ and ‘Why this kolaveri di’. Some attribute this to technology and others to evolving tastes.