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Boria Majumdar

Boria Majumdar is a sport journalist and the author of, among other titles, Eleven Gods and a Billion Indians

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Books
Smashed Hard

Andre Agassi casts out the demons of his past by writing about his cursed tryst with the sport that made him an icon.

06 January 2010
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Books
Colour Me Bad

This Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician has always been the paparazzi’s delight. In this biography, Sandford follows a similar path instead of trying to unravel the enigma called Imran Khan.

15 December 2009
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Sports
First an Indian

Blood on his face, a fresh-faced boy on the vicious pitches of Pakistan signalled his arrival with two squeaky words, ‘Main khelega’. He stood and he’s still standing. Tall. A paean to the man who epitomises national pride

12 November 2009
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Sports
The Other Half

Sourav Ganguly shares his fondness for Tendulkar

12 November 2009
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Sports
Sachin@20

In a fascinating one hour of cricket addabaazi, Sachin Tendulkar reminisces about his 20 years in international cricket.

12 November 2009
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Sports
Pride and Avarice

How the glory of wearing the India cap is rapidly being eclipsed by the greed for big bucks in slambang leagues.

21 October 2009
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Sports
‘I Like the Way Dhoni has Handled Captaincy’

Open catches up with Sourav Ganguly to read his mind on what lies ahead in the upcoming India-Australia series.

21 October 2009
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Sports
Jackpot or Burden?

Just like their athletes, countries too train hard and compete for the right to host the Olympic Games. But winning the bid is only half the battle. Not many host cities have reaped the promised long-term benefits of hosting this greatest of all carnivals. Rio’s no stranger to hosting carnivals. Still, here are a few lessons it can learn from some of the previous Olympic hosts.

07 October 2009
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Sports
The ‘Raj’ is Dead. Long Live the ‘Raj’

From Lala Amarnath to Douglas Jardine to his favourite CK Nayudu, Raj Singh Dungarpur was a treasure trove of stories. And a cricket romantic without a peer.

17 September 2009

Authors

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 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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