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The rise and fall of Mario Balotelli

Italian striker Mario Balotelli's journey from Inter Milan to Liverpool and then ending up at Nice was a roller-coaster ride. He bagged 3 Serie A titles and a Champions League title during three memorable years at Inter, but his...

The day Dhoni quit as India’s limited overs skipper

It was an ordinary winter day in India on January 4, 2017. A usual cacophony of political bickering was making the news. At 8.55pm IST, in a moment, everything changed. At 8.55pm IST, the Board of Control for Cricket in...

5 most talked about stories of Indian cricket in 2016

2016 was a landmark year for Indian cricket. Even though the Indian team failed to win the most important tournament of the calendar year - the World T20, there were plenty of positives to mark the year as successful. The...

An open letter to Dipa Karmakar

Dear Dipa, I write to tell you how your phenomenal performance in the Rio Olympics inspired a generation and why it was greater than winning any medal. Your trailblazing exploits in Rio reverberated not only in India but across the...

5 things every team should learn from 2015-16 Leicester

"There has never been a more improbable victory in any sport," stated The Economist magazine after 5000-1 Leicester City defied the odds to win the English Premier League in the 2015-16 season. It is the greatest success story of an underdog,...

An open letter to Sachin Tendulkar

Dear Sachin, I write to tell you how you have transformed my life for better. You must have heard a zillion of times that what you achieved on the cricket pitch is an inspiration to generations of players, but you will...

5 reasons why 2016 World Twenty20 was the best ever

The 2016 World Twenty20 will be remembered for a long time for a lot of reasons. It might be because it was the best Twenty20 extravaganza ever. It had all the ingredients of a blockbuster - an unexpected opening...