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Unmarketed Relics

Unmarketed Relics

Oct 10, 2013 Boria Majumdar

Calcutta's famed Football clubs have been left behind to romanticize the heydays of the 1970s and 1980s,...

Balle Balle Birmingham

Balle Balle Birmingham

Jun 15, 2013 Boria Majumdar

The rain may have played truant, but this was one of the most vibrant and dynamic environments I have ever...

First Things First

First Things First

Jun 12, 2013 Boria Majumdar

The BCCI Working Committee on June 10 has indeed made a start by announcing ‘Operation Clean Up’ but...

1948: India Wins Gold At The London Olympics

1948: India Wins Gold At The London Olympics

May 29, 2013 Boria Majumdar

It was a dream final: the defending champions from newly independent India defeating their former imperial...

1936: Second Tour Of England

1936: Second Tour Of England

May 29, 2013 Boria Majumdar

Vizzy is appointed captain and Amarnath sent back to India on charges of indiscipline.

1951: First Asian Games In India

1951: First Asian Games In India

May 29, 2013 Boria Majumdar

An Indian initiative, intrinsically linked to the larger Indian self-image of being a major Asian power and...

Sporting Times II

Sporting Times II

May 29, 2013 Boria Majumdar

The 175 Year Journey Of Indian Sports, documented from the archives of the Times of India

1929: Sultan Khan's Victory

1929: Sultan Khan's Victory

May 28, 2013 Boria Majumdar

Sultan Khan wins the British Open Chess competition, begins his five year winning streak, matching the...

Match Fixing In The 1930s

Match Fixing In The 1930s

May 28, 2013 Boria Majumdar

Match fixing was going on in Kolkata in the Beighton Cup hockey tournament, as this 1932 report shows

1928 Amsterdam Olympics

1928 Amsterdam Olympics

May 28, 2013 Boria Majumdar

Indian hockey team wins gold for the first time

The First Cricket Test

The First Cricket Test

May 28, 2013 Boria Majumdar

The Indians played their first tour match against T.G. Trott’s XI at Pelsham Farm, Pearmarsh near Rye on 29...

Sporting Times

Sporting Times

May 28, 2013 Boria Majumdar

The 175 Year Journey Of Indian Sports, documented from the archives of the Times of India

Keeper Of Our Hopes

Keeper Of Our Hopes

Apr 29, 2013 Boria Majumdar

His continuing passion and enthusiasm imbues the cliche, ‘Forty is the new twenty’, with a new meaning....

‘I Don’t Have Any Doubt That Indian Cricket Needs Tendulkar’

‘I Don’t Have Any Doubt That Indian Cricket Needs Tendulkar’

Apr 29, 2013 Boria Majumdar INTERVIEWS N. Srinivasan

The BCCI boss shares his memories of Sachin’s career and his cricketing legacy

'Sachin Taught Me The Impossible Is Attainable'

'Sachin Taught Me The Impossible Is Attainable'

Apr 29, 2013 Boria Majumdar INTERVIEWS Yohan Blake

The true successor to Usain Bolt was all gung-ho when asked if he’d be keen to talk about Sachin on the eve...

Never Leave Your Bat

Never Leave Your Bat

Apr 29, 2013 Boria Majumdar

Boria Majumdar meets the man who first realised Sachin’s genius

He Played For India

He Played For India

Apr 29, 2013 Boria Majumdar

Sachin exceeds cricket. He’s our square yard in sporting heaven.

‘His Is An Absolute Love Affair’

‘His Is An Absolute Love Affair’

Apr 29, 2013 Boria Majumdar INTERVIEWS Gary Kirsten

The former Indian coach and ex-SA opener on what he thinks about Sachin the man and the cricketer

‘I Haven’t Achieved Half Of What Sachin Has’

‘I Haven’t Achieved Half Of What Sachin Has’

Apr 29, 2013 Boria Majumdar INTERVIEWS Amitabh Bachchan

The Big B speaks about his favourite Indian cricketer and how he feels about being compared to Sachin.

'He Is Very Approachable'

'He Is Very Approachable'

Apr 24, 2013 Boria Majumdar

Sri Lanka’s T-20 captain explains why he considers Sachin Tendulkar his hero.