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Sweat and Tears

Sudeep Paul

An integral part of the anti-colonial narrative, football is a story of our missed tryst with destiny

Diego Maradona (1960-2020): God’s Player

A flawed genius whose flaws only add to his immortality

Cry Barcelona

Football’s biggest star decides to part ways with the club that he defined

Racism in Sport

Beneath a tolerant façade, there are layers of prejudice based on culture and colour

Chuni Goswami (1938-2020): The Phenomenon

Chuni Goswami, a total footballer and cricket all-rounder, was a sporting polymath

State of Play

The early successes and current struggles of football in India

Sunil Chhetri: Fast Forward

The star of Indian football has long been on song, for club and country

World At Their Feet

World Cups in cricket and rugby, a brand new version of a century-old tennis tournament, and Liverpool’s timely tryst with triumph—it promises to be a breakneck year for the sports fanatic

Simon Kuper: “It is almost impossible for India to stay as bad as it is in footballl”

Ullekh NP in Open conversation with Simon Kuper, author and columnist

Under the Chequered Flag

Croatia's fairytale World Cup campaign ends with broken hearts

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