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Football - The Beautiful Game

July 29, 1986, Mexico City114,600 people at the Estadio Azteca hold their breath. With 83 minutes on the clock, the score in the 1986 World Cup final is at 2-2. Both teams, Argentina and Germany push forward for the winner. Jorge Burruchaga then scores in the 84th minute to allow Argentina t...

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PREVIEW: INDIA VS SRI LANKA 3RD TEST

Sanga, in his farewell speech, congratulated Angelo Mathews on having a good team and shouldered the responsibilities on the latter to take the team forward.Mathews, ironically is now in a recovery phase after the traumatizing 278-run defeat at the P Sara Oval. They succumbed to Ashwin, gave...

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A-team fixtures: worth watching after all

When I got the news of a tri-series between India A, South Africa A, and Australia A to be held in M.A.Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai, almost 90% of us would have taken it lightly by saying,” this is after all a junior team game, who would even witness this, “  and for more news, the cricket lov...

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Whats Wrong With The Indian Cricket

Cricket – this one word unites the whole of India. There is hype throughout the nation whenever there is a cricket match involving the team. There are people who absent from their work, students who bunk classes, daily wagers who forget everything to get glued in front of public television sets just...

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Anna University Sports Round Up 2014-15

Anna University boasts of being one of the premier institutes in the country when it comes to academics. But it also has a rich sporting culture. In the words of the Registrar, Prof.Dr.S.Ganesan, "Sports do not build character but they reveal it. To excel in sports it is essential to put in hard wor...