Sports United They Fall: The Misery that Comes with Supporting Man U
Manchester United has 99 problems, and football is just one of them. While failures off the pitch are behind closed doors, the visible culmination of it all takes the form of poor performances on the ground. As a fan, watching the entire spectacle at Manchester United is more heartbreaking than the entire run of This Is Us.Add to list
Sports Why Is No One Talking About Rape Allegations Against Cristiano Ronaldo?
Cristiano Ronaldo, who has been accused of rape, continues to be shielded by Portugal’s PM, the national media, his club, and his corporate sponsors. In wake of the #MeToo movement, a temporary suspension for Ronaldo may not be so outrageous after all. To privilege Ronaldo’s account over that of his victims is an act of further weaponising the powerful.Add to list
Sports The Making of Prithvi Shaw, the Virar Boy Who Took on the Windies
About five years ago, a boy rewarded with a meal of manchow soup in the khau gully behind Churchgate station, began a journey that ended yesterday: with a scintillating hundred on debut in a Test match against West Indies.Add to list
Sports Has the India-Pakistan Cricket Rivalry Lost its Mojo?
Like India’s foreign policy, an India-Pakistan cricket match was full of ups and downs. But that was back in the ’90s and to say things have changed would be an understatement. These days when India faces Pakistan, you often don’t even hear of the game until you have Cricinfo bookmarked.Add to list
Sports Is WWE’s Women’s Wrestling Throwing Sexism Over the Top Rope?
Almost 40 per cent of WWE’s audience comprises women. Instead of the titillating and vulgar sexuality of the mid-2000s, can the world’s largest wrestling promotion give their female audience worthy role models to look up to in the ring?Add to list