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A year without Grand Slam success, is Serena Williams a spent force at Majors?

Aug 22, 2014

A year without Grand Slam success, is Serena Williams a spent force at Majors?

A fourth-round in Australia, a second-round in Paris and a third-round at Wimbledon are all that Serena has to show for a season in which she has been ranked no. 1 every single week. #Sports #OnOurMind #Tennis #Serena Williams #US Open #Grand Slam #Steffi Graf #Major
What makes a sports fan into a sports fanatic

Aug 16, 2014

What makes a sports fan into a sports fanatic

I am convinced that people fall in love with sports because it simply fulfills a basic human need - it provides a sense of belonging and acceptance. #Sports #OnOurMind #India #Cricket #England #Sports fanatic
The real tragedy of Indian basketball

Aug 04, 2014

The real tragedy of Indian basketball

Indians learned to love the game because it is relatively simple to play, requires little space and infrastructure and thanks to substitutions can accommodate many players at once. #OnOurMind #NBA #basketball #Basketball Federation of India #Indian Basketball
Who was Paulino Alcantara, the man whose record Messi broke?

Mar 20, 2014

Who was Paulino Alcantara, the man whose record Messi broke?

Alcantaras 369 goals for the Catalan club meant hed stayed atop Barcelonas goal-scoring charts for eighty-seven years, until Lionel Messi overtook the legendary striker when he notched his 370th goal in a Blaugrana shirt when his club smashed Osasuna for seven. #Sports #OnOurMind #Barcelona #Lionel Messi #Osasuna #LongReads #Paulino Alcantara #Record #Goal-scorer #Catalan #Blaugrana
For young India, Virat Kohli is 'the man'

Mar 19, 2014

For young India, Virat Kohli is 'the man'

In every era of Indian cricket, there has been the man the one the team turns too, the one the lovers of cricket just cannot avoid watching. #Sports #OnOurMind #Cricket #Sachin Tendulkar #Mahendra Singh Dhoni #Virat Kohli #Sunil Gavaskar #Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi #Indian cricket #World T20 #ICC World T20
How the new F1 rules could shake up the established order

Jan 28, 2014

How the new F1 rules could shake up the established order

But in what has been hailed by some as the sports most sweeping rule change since its inception over six decades ago, the biggest difference lies under the skin as Formula One for the first time embraces hybrid power in a meaningful way. #Sports #OnOurMind #Formula One #LifeInTheFastLane #Force India #F1 #Red Bull #Jerez #Power Units
If religion is paraded in public, why can't it be publicly criticised?

Dec 19, 2013

If religion is paraded in public, why can't it be publicly criticised?

Religion is supposed to be a personal equation between man and God. But is it actually? #World #OnOurMind #India #Religion #Blasphemy #Public life
Meet India's newest chess star Aravind Chithambaram

Nov 29, 2013

Meet India's newest chess star Aravind Chithambaram

The performance was all the more special because Aravindh, with an ELO rating of 2335, came up with a performance equivalent to 2728 rating points and defeated four GMs and two IMs on his way to the title. #Sports #OnOurMind #Chess #Viswanathan Anand #Aravindh Chithambaram
While Vettel wins, Nico Hulkenberg faces uncertain F1 future

Oct 08, 2013

While Vettel wins, Nico Hulkenberg faces uncertain F1 future

Spare a thought for another promising German, Nico Hulkenberg without a doubt the star of Sundays race who is at risk of falling off the Formula One map altogether. #Sports #OnOurMind #Formula One #Sebastian Vettel #Ferrari #Lotus #Nico Hulkenberg #Sauber
Only the unthinking, emotional Indian sees value in death penalty

Sep 22, 2013

Only the unthinking, emotional Indian sees value in death penalty

The crowd takes offense even when it is not the victim, and feels entitled to join in handing out punishment. #OnOurMind #India #BJP #sushma swaraj #Rape #LK Advani #Death Penalty #hanging #Ravishankar Prasad #Munna Rai