42 years, Cricket and the Sir Don – Sachin Bonhomie

Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar and Sir Don Bradman have been known to have shared a very good camaraderie. Both had huge admiration for the other. As foremost players of the Gentleman’s game they are also known to have achieved great heights. August 14 though is about two special events that took place in their lives, 42 years apart. All in a day. The year was 1948. … Continue reading 42 years, Cricket and the Sir Don – Sachin Bonhomie

Sandeep Singh: The Real Soorma

Hockey has never been a focus point when it comes to sports but the recent trends in Bollywood and on the field show that the wheels of fortune for the game are turning. Chak De India to Soorma, the big guns in the trade are actually investing time, money and talent to create onscreen portraits of lesser known hockey heroes who deserve all the limelight. … Continue reading Sandeep Singh: The Real Soorma

Italy brings Pottermania alive with Quidditch World Cup

Even as soccer giants battle it out for the top spot in the Football World Cup in Russia, Italy is currently playing host to the much talked about Quidditch World Cup that takes its inspiration from the JK Rowling helmed Harry Potter series. With a broom that these players ride on the ground though, there is an air of magic, wizardry and offcourse that typical … Continue reading Italy brings Pottermania alive with Quidditch World Cup

Once den of British, Job Charnok’s Kolkata likely to see U 17 England Team creating history

AnOctoberEnglishThriller England beating Spain at Salt Lake Stadium would want to do what Brazil did in 2003   Call it a coincidence or a matter of luck by chance, the British who started building their empire in India from Kolkata are now inching towards scripting history in the iconic Salt Lake stadium. The England U-17 football team are on the cusp of creating history in … Continue reading Once den of British, Job Charnok’s Kolkata likely to see U 17 England Team creating history

Never underestimate the power of a Salwar kameez clad wrestler

  Global media including the representatives of the fourth estate back home in India had gone gaga when they spotted an Indian clad in Salwar kameez making crucial wrestling manoeuvres. Little did they know that one day that the lady once a Haryana cop will rise to get her ticket to World Wrestling Entertainment. It was only recently that it became public that Kavita Devi … Continue reading Never underestimate the power of a Salwar kameez clad wrestler

Ahead of U17 WC Kolkata already in Waka Waka mood this Puja

Bengal has always been a strong bastion of soccer fans, a revolving football that graces the entrance of a community Puja is only testimony about the growing buzz around the upcoming FIFA U 17. Durga puja revellers are trying to encash on it every bit. The Bongs in Kolkata are making best use of their craftsmanship to pay theirhumble ode to soccer, even before the … Continue reading Ahead of U17 WC Kolkata already in Waka Waka mood this Puja

Bengal Tigress Jhulan Goswami to get immortalized with Bollywood flick

Biopics are the flavour of the day and Bollywood has now given several hits in that genre. From MSD to Milkha Singh and from Mary Kom to Tendulkar the cine world has recreated lives of many prominent sportsstars. Next in the pipeline is the film on Bengal tigress Jhulan Goswami who becomes the first woman cricketer to be portrayed on screen. Goswami recently told reporters … Continue reading Bengal Tigress Jhulan Goswami to get immortalized with Bollywood flick