Tag: sports

  • Gold

    Gold

    I am in the middle of reading Shashi Tharoor’s An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India. If you have been living under a rock like I was, then you may not have heard about his Oxford debate where he smashed his contemporaries on why Britain should do reparations to India. At this time, […]

  • Why does a non-football fan like me still watch the World Cup 2018?

    Why does a non-football fan like me still watch the World Cup 2018?

    I am not a football fan. I get why a lot of people are and believe me I have tried when I was in college. However, I just am not a football fan. I am a fan of ordinary humans doing extra-ordinary things, however. This is pretty much why I am watching the World Cup. […]

  • World Champions!

    World Champions!

    It’s Diwali in Mumbai. I can hear to the fireworks still going on … as Dhoni and the Indian team is getting prepared for lifting the world cup. Cricket is a religion in India, and you could see it today as many Indians in the stadium were praying during the last few tense moments. The […]

  • To IPL or to IPO?!?

    This is a follow-up to Sudhir’s post on IPL. Yesterday I was reading the Economic times whilst the bai was cleaning my room (that’s the only time when I took a break from Sacred), and there it was … in the big headlines pattern. IPL teams can raise capital through going public … or via […]