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
Sports Can Indian Cricket’s Gender Problem be Solved by Mixed Games?
Cricket and its players would benefit from mixed-gender teams. If players like Mithali Raj, Jhulan Goswami, and Poonam Raut were on the same team as Virat Kohli, R Ashwin, and Hardik Pandya, they’d be eligible for the same lucrative contracts, playing for the same crowds, and benefitting from the same level of exposure.Add to list
Sports Why Men and Women View the Serena Williams Outburst Differently
Men and women have reacted to Serena Williams’ outburst at the US Open final differently. Several men viewed it rather straightforwardly, siding with fairness in sport. The larger chunk of the support for Williams has come from women across the world – possibly because stuff like this happens to us every day.Add to list
- Sports Happiness is… India’s Medal Tally at the Asian Games Add to list
Sports Asian Games: Why Dutee Chand’s Win Marks a Defeat For Sexism
Dutee Chand has come a long way: She’s won a fight against the sexist practices of the International Olympic Committee. Her silver medal at the 100m event at Asian Games comes on the back of a horrifying struggle that challenged her very identity as a woman.Add to list
Sports PV Sindhu’s Asian Games Silver is Worth Its Weight in Gold For India
PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal have scripted history at the 2018 Asian Games. Their individual journeys and accolades are no doubt inspiring. But what they mean for India and for the sport goes far, far beyond those solo pursuits.Add to list
- Sports Saare Jahan Se Accha, Sindhustan Humara Add to list
Sports India, on Your England Tour, Please Remember the Humble Front Foot Defence
It might be the most boring shot to watch in cricket, but maybe there is still place for the front foot defence alongside some of the more eye-catching shots in the game, a fact Team India would do well to remember for the rest of their tour of England.Add to list
Sports Sunil Chhetri: The Man Who Made India Fall for Football
Sunil Chhetri has been providing fans with magical moments throughout his career, it’s just that we haven’t been around to witness them. He’s more than a “Goal Machine” and “Captain Fantastic”, he is the man who has inspired an indifferent crowd to finally pay attention to Indian football.Add to list
Sports Test Cricket is Dying… But Why is it Taking So Long?
While keeping pace with ODIs and T20 matches feels like a breezy walk in the park, following Test matches is like slogging through quicksand. Maybe it’s time we did away with the antiquated format for good.Add to list