From the publishers of THE HINDU
VOL.35 :: NO.34 :: Aug. 25, 2012
Star Poster: SET IN BRONZE : MARY KOM
Sushil Kumar is the one Indian sportsperson who has made tremendous progress from the last Olympics in Beijing. Moreover, he is the only Indian to win individual medals in two successive Olympics. By Kamesh Srinivasan.
It’s all about Bolt
The IOC president, Jacques Rogge, says that Usain Bolt cannot decide whether he has become a legend ahead of other legends. But he calls the Jamaican an icon. By Kamesh Srinivasan.
A struggle all the way
With little infrastructure and not much support forthcoming, it is incredible that Manipur has been able to produce a number of world champions in the sport. By Divya Trivedi.
‘Indian badminton has come a long way’
“Now that we have one Olympic badminton champion in our midst, we should recognise what it takes to produce champions,” says Aparna Popat in this interview with G. Viswanath.
A dream realised
Pullela Gopi Chand is over the moon following Saina Nehwal’s bronze medal win. “I think my life would have been incomplete without this medal,” he says. By V. V. Subrahmanyam.
The English Premier League will once again be fiercely contested and most definitely better marketed and millions worldwide will continue tuning in on every weekend, no matter the quality of football. By Ayon Sengupta.
A glorious tournament
Overall, it was a fascinating Olympic football tournament; above all perhaps that football remains a tantalisingly unpredictable game, writes Brian Glanville.
Britain’s remarkable time
Newspaper, television and radio seemed to have combined in a conspiracy to be positive in the reporting of Great Britain’s Olympic teams and individuals, writes Ted Corbett.
Irfan deserves Test recall
The allrounder will be hoping to strengthen his case for the Test matches as well. But with India scheduled to play only at home in the next 15 months, he may not get his opportunities.
Injuries that plague sprinters
The sprinter needs to produce maximum power within the shortest time. Due to this, he is more vulnerable to injuries. By Dr. R. Gandhi.
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