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Indian Cricket – A Saga of Delusion

Note – I am completely aware of the fact that the ratio of “cricket fans” to their “counterparts” is outstandingly huge. Err, I often get confused between these 2 sentences, “India is known for cricket” and the other, “Cricket is known for India”. Well apparently, both the statements sound equally …

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Hand of God: The life and times of Maradona
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Hand of God: The life and times of Maradona

Even being not quite so into football (my football knowledge woefully does not extend beyond Ronaldo, Messi and Waka Waka), I’ve heard of Maradona. As has anyone who has not been living under a rock for the last decade or so. Even though his glory years were quite before our …

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Rafael Nadal : The GOAT
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Rafael Nadal : The GOAT

Every sport has a legend behind it. Every sport is made by legends, whose names are unforgettable and etched in the minds of people for time immemorial. It is the players who make a sport. Their sportsmanship, team spirit, leadership and most importantly their ambition to win. Their ambition to …

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RAFTING - THE LEISURE SPORT
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RAFTING – THE LEISURE SPORT

Rafting a.k.a. white water rafting is a playful outdoor activity in which an inflatable raft is used to travel with the current of water bodies like rivers. It is increasingly becoming the favorite adventure sport of people. Since the mid-1970’s it has gained extensive popularity all over the world. In …

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Vamos Rafa: The Destructive "King of Clay"
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Vamos Rafa: The Destructive “King of Clay”

The temperature tends to rise without anyone’s consent bowing down to the “King of Clay” and with his say it scorches the court with fire of desire. When critics were shot from various quivers he blazed to the top of the rankings in the men’s category and regained his name …

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12 Things you Should know about FIFA World Cup 2014

With the FIFA World Cup in Brazil this year and 32 teams qualifying for the mega event, Team Youthopia has compiled a list of things you SHOULD know about this #FIFA #WorldCup. 1. The name of the Official ball of FIFA World Cup is “Brazuca”. This name was chosen by …

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The Great Wall Of Indian Cricket
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The Great Wall Of Indian Cricket

“My wife and I have built a new home with a lovely garden which houses lovely bamboo trees. I got reading on the Chinese bamboo and learned that the tree takes 5 years, 3 months to grow to its whole height of 80 feet. Yet, for the first 5 years, …

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Anabolic steroids
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Anabolic steroids

In the absence of sports, life is death. An active walk in the morning can enhance your day with innumerable beneficiaries. Brisk involvement in a wide range of games will provide consistent results to anyone who wishes to obtain a good physique. Keeping in view of health and fitness, sports …

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Streaking
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Streaking

‘Lets take of all our clothes and run around naked in a field full of people, hopefully without getting caught by a bunch of security guards’ I am pretty sure that’s what goes in a streaker’s mind. While some think that streaking is hilarious, others find it outrageous. Streaking has …

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Poser culture on the rise
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Poser culture on the rise

“M a gunner 4 lyf” “GGMU” “KTBFFH” If you follow football (the real kind, not hand-egg) you definitely must have heard these phrases during a match, on the internet, or while talking to fellow football watchers. While watching and avidly following football is a sight for sore eyes in the …

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