articles by Arun Janardhan

Entertainment

COVID-19 pandemic brings sport to a halt, but fans can look to documentaries for stories beyond the field

The allure of sports documentaries like The Last Dance and The Test lies in how the principal characters are not sanitised — they are people with flaws, who err during the course of their great sporting careers

Sports

Coronavirus crisis forces sportspersons to contemplate playing behind closed doors while chess and poker go online

The coronavirus pandemic has pushed hyperactive sportspeople, used to living out of suitcases, to grapple with adjusting to the new normal, which is to stay at home and maintain fitness.

Entertainment

Cricket Fever review: Despite a flaw or two, Netflix docu-series on Mumbai Indians has enough novelty to keep you invested

Each 40-minute episode traces the journey of the Mumbai Indians through IPL 2018. It offers an interesting behind-the-scenes view of a hugely popular squad from a hugely popular sports league.

Sports

A player and a gentleman, Andy Murray has been so much more than what television allowed us to see

Andy Murray would be, for some time at least, UK’s best-ever tennis player and the first local in 77 years to win at Wimbledon, in 2013. For the British, Murray is more than an athlete; he is a symbol.