Articles by Samindra Kunti
Jun 19, 2018
FIFA World Cup 2018: In ‘hero city’ of Volgograd, England fans see a glimpse of Russian soulIn the end, Harry Kane delivered salvation, but, ultimately, for England fans that was of secondary importance. They will move on to Nizny Novogorod and Kaliningrad, but in the ‘hero city’ of Volgograd, they had seen a glimpse of the Russian soul and they liked it.
Feb 26, 2018
League Cup: Manchester City ride on Pep Guardiola's clinical planning to outclass Arsene Wenger's listless ArsenalCity’s conquest was the result of careful planning. The harmony and consonance are of a Guardiola design, all intertwined and leading the entity that come to embody and combine the finest traits of football: aesthetic excellence and winning.
Feb 25, 2018
League Cup: With win over Arsenal, Pep Guardiola can reiterate that his coaching style has been successful in EnglandVictory for Manchester City in the League Cup final will profoundly corroborate the rightfulness of Pep Guardiola's high standing in the coaching cosmos.
Feb 10, 2018
Premier League: Tottenham Hotspur pose veritable test for Arsenal in North London derby of little consequenceWhatever the result in the North London derby, heroic struggle or an absolute stalemate aside, the 90 minutes of what could have been under Wenger at Arsenal or of what could be under Pochettino at Spurs, an eternal promise for both, matters little.
Feb 01, 2018
January transfer window: Pierre-Emerick Aubemayang's signing could give fresh impetus to rudderless ArsenalAubemayang has been tasked with providing new impetus at Arsenal and scoring goals, providing a team on the drift with firepower.
Jan 23, 2018
Premier League: Alexis Sanchez's departure to Manchester United is another signpost of Arsenal’s bleak futureAlexis Sanchez’s departure is also another signpost of Arsenal’s moribund future, a club facing terminal decline under Arsene Wenger
Sep 23, 2017
Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku is a first-rate striker and racist chant only degrades his immense talentThe Belgian aversion towards Romelu Lukaku is insulting, the chants by Manchester United fans degrading, in particular because of the player’s Congolese ancestry.
Aug 20, 2017
Premier League: Antonio Conte must stabilise Chelsea or risk season of disillusion and disintegrationAs at the majority of Premier League clubs, Chelsea don’t tolerate defeat. Losing isn’t an option. Conte needs a magic syringe that will inject some hardiness and life into a seesaw Chelsea, a club at the confluence of many debilitating factors - or else, he risks a summer of disillusion and disintegration.
Aug 13, 2017
eSports will do Olympics more harm than good if included as medal eventeSports are popular and lucrative, but for all the hand-eye coordination, fast-twitch muscles and concentration required to thrive at its highest level, do they even fit the classic definition of sports?
Aug 05, 2017
One year on, the only legacy of Rio Olympics 2016 is abject dysfunction, not prosperityThe true legacy that Rio 2016 has is that the Olympics must be delivered on more equitable and sustainable terms in the future.