Aditya Iyer

Aditya Iyer is the sports editor at Open

The WBC heavyweight clash between Deontay Wilder (left) and Tyson Fury in Los Angeles
Guts & Balls
A Fistful of Fury

When the 'Gypsy King' rose from the dead in Los Angeles, defying both belief and the referee’s count, heavyweight boxing came alive in the 21st century

05 December 2018
Alexander Zverev defeated Novak Djokovic to win the ATP Finals in London
Guts & Balls
Alexander the (Likely) Great

Alexander Zverev has now become the leader of the newest chasing pack, one that promises to do what many lost generations couldn’t—make tennis a young man’s sport again

21 November 2018
The Day of the Drone
Cover Stories
The Day of the Drone

India warms up to a new craze—and a business opportunity

15 November 2018
Umesh Yadav was Man of the Match against the West Indies in Hyderabad
Guts & Balls
Fast Forward

Umesh Yadav returns from the fringes with a rare fast bowling feat -- only the third Indian pacer to take a 10-wicket haul in India

18 October 2018
Serena Williams yells at chair umpire Carlos Ramos
Guts & Balls
A Late Night Racket

On Serena Williams

13 September 2018
Neeraj Chopra decimated the javelin field in Jakarta
Stronger, Higher, Faster

At the Asian Games, Neeraj Chopra and Hima Das make India dream of track-and-field medals on the world stage

30 August 2018
Hardik Pandya acknowledges an ovation for his five-wicket haul at Nottingham

The all-rounder who helped India score their first victory of the Test series with a fiery bowling spell

22 August 2018
Virat Kohli
Can Captain Kohli match Batsman Kohli?

Skipper’s test

16 August 2018
Under the Chequered Flag
FIFA World Cup 2018
Under the Chequered Flag

Croatia's fairytale World Cup campaign ends with broken hearts

16 July 2018
Tennis in the Time of Football Fever
FIFA World Cup 2018
Tennis in the Time of Football Fever

Even on break day in Moscow, World Cup reruns score over Wimbledon semi-finals

14 July 2018


Pratap Bhanu Mehta

Pratap Bhanu Mehta is one of India’s most influential columnists and public intellectuals

Brahma Chellaney

Brahma Chellaney is a geostrategist and the author of two award-winning books on water: Water, Peace, and War and Water: Asia’s New Battleground

MJ Akbar

MJ Akbar is a member of Rajya Sabha and the author of several books, including Doolally Sahib and the Black Zamindar: Racism and Revenge in the British Raj

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is a member of the National Executive of RSS and Member, Board of Governors, India Foundation

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape is professor of English at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Views are personal.


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