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Indian legends who who would have been brilliant in the IPL

Mumbai Indians welcoming back Chennai Super Kings- who had emerged the champions twice, and admitted back into the cash rich T20 format cricket after serving a two year ban on match fixing charge. The bidding by the teams in contention…

Squash: Indian sport’s splendid success story

If there is one sport other than cricket in which India’s sportspersons have been drawing commendable results, it is squash. Both at the Chennai based national  squash academy and on foreign soil, there has been plenty of action constantly ever…

Exclusive interview with Rajesh and Aparna Mappu : The brains behind the Chennai Table Tennis Foundation

Another example to highlight the argument that the development of Indian sport is like the movements of a frog in a well-one step forward, two steps back is the progress of table tennis:  an immensely popular sport, both competitively and…

Chennai corporate’s noble objective to lift Indian sport

There is new hope for budding sportspersons in the country. A corporate house Arise Steel based in Chennai has committed itself to nurture and financially support talented sportspersons in Tamil Nadu, and guide them to become medal winners in Olympic…

To be a world power, India has to inculcate sport in its culture

This is a story , or a debate, as old as time, so to speak: the development of  sports  in India has been, arguably, akin to the movements of a frog in a well- one step forward, two steps back. In the…