By Rituraj Borkakoty
Daniele Bracciali has been teasing my senses since last Sunday. This is the name that has refused to go out of my head at a time when the finest brains in sports journalism have run out of adjectives to depict an ageless Swiss named Roger Federer.
Continue reading I went to see a champ but I bowed to a Roman Emperor
By David Karas
Some 15 years ago, Ross Willard was volunteering with a food programme in Harrisburg, Philadelphia, when he started to notice children riding bicycles with brakes that didn’t work.
Continue reading Meet Mr Bicycle, who’s helped fix thousands of bikes
By Kelly Clarke
Marathons. I’ve never competed in one in my life and I probably never will. At a push, you might catch me dragging myself over the finishing line of a half marathon; but that won’t be happening anytime soon. If it does, you best get the stretcher at the ready.
Continue reading The fun of watching a camel marathon, tricks and all
By James Jose
What a pleasure it is to speak to the large-hearted and jovial, super-stylish cricketer of the 1960s with 46 Test matches under his belt, and close to a decade of professional county cricket
Continue reading Up close and personal with the legend that is Farokh Engineer
By Christa Case Bryant
How Winter Olympians prep in summertime: wheels, wet suits, and virtual reality. It’s hard work to a countdown thanks to the innovative methods devised by coaches, trainers, and equipment designers
Continue reading The purity of prep that athletes bring to the slopes today
By Bernd Debusmann Jr.
For many fight fans, the upcoming battle between Irish mixed martial artist Conor McGregor and boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the most anticipated event of the year. But for others, the fight between two of the most foul-mouthed and controversial fighters in the game is little more than an ugly but lucrative spectacle. And, perhaps, an insult to the sport of boxing itself. Continue reading Looking ahead to McGregor vs Mayweather: Is it a fight or a farce?
By James Jose
Moments after serving up a delicious ace to waltz his way into history books, Roger Federer shed some happy tears. And as he sat down on his chair, crying, trying to comprehend his feat and allowing what he had accomplished to sink in, Federer looked across to see his family — his beautiful wife Mirka, twin girls Myla and Charlene and the latest additions — twin boys Lenny and Leo, and waved. Continue reading So many write-ups on Federer. Why would you read this one?