Sports Virat Kohli: The Man Who Makes Miracles Seem Mundane
Virat Kohli has reached a rare peak that only few sportsmen do, where he has become so good that it has become boring. It’s not a surprise anymore when he gets a 100; in fact, it’s a surprise when he doesn’t. And that is an astonishing feat.Add to list
Sports Will India Go Into the World Cup Without MS Dhoni?
MS Dhoni has been dropped. For 15 years, he has played international cricket at the highest level, captaining his side in all three formats, while also being the crux of the batting order. Can we begin to fathom what Team India will look like without him in it?Add to list
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
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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
Sports Mithali Raj and Virat Kohli: The Batting Partnership Team India Needs
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