Randy Johnson, a famous baseball pitcher faced the ire of “People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals” (PETA) around twenty years ago, for a tragic yet comical incident that he caused on the field. Unfortunately for him, training to become a world-class athlete, did not include a guide on how … Continue Reading
Bridges of Sports is a non-profit organisation that trains children from the tribal and underserved communities to develop their untapped sporting potential, providing them with the opportunity to excel and build a career in sports. Started with the initial push of a few Indian Olympians, they have worked with communities … Continue Reading
Billie Jean King once said, “Sports teaches you character, it teaches you to play by the rules, it teaches you what it feels like to win and lose- it teaches you about life.” Thus, in this spirit of sports, The School of Allied Health Sciences celebrated their Annual Sports- Awards … Continue Reading
Manchester United v/s Fenerbahçe.
The UEFA Champion’s league.
A spirited 18-year-old, freshly arrived at Manchester United, was about to make a fairytale debut at the Old Trafford. For good reason, this venue is coined as the ‘Theatre of Dreams’. Why, the reason would be proven soon enough.
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Ah, cricket. From a British import at the hedge of pre-independent India to a full-fledged religion in the country, we’ve come a long way. Whether it’s Javed Miandad’s hilarious antics or the legendary Monkeygate, there’s an arsenal of sledging incidents in this gentleman’s game.
Rumours, innuendos and internet trolls … Continue Reading
The deeper one looks within a game, the more games there are to see. Cricket may seem on the surface of it, a relatively straightforward matching of athletic skill and quick reflexes bound together with agile teamwork, yet there is much more to it than simply that. Strategizing occurs both … Continue Reading
Twenty third day of October.
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Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing
– Hellen Keller
Remember your mother shouting from a half open window two floors above the street, ordering you to stop playing in the torrential rain? Of course, to no avail because you really need that one last boundary (read: one more broken glass, or trashing the fruit seller’s cart) to win the … Continue Reading
It was a moment of great pride for all of Manipal when Manipal University’s Men’s Badminton Team qualified for the final rounds of the National Badminton Tournament, making them the very first sports team ever from any institute under Manipal University to ever do so! They finished 3rd… Continue Reading