Apr 152016
 
Top 5 Richest Cricketers in the World

And there’s one name that no one can ignore in World cricket – Sachin Tendulkar. Although the masterblaster retired in 2013 Forbes placed this Indian batsmen as No. 2 in their richest cricketer’s list. Sachin Tendulkar National Team: India Total Earnings: $18.6 million Cricket Pay: $2.1 million Endorsements: $16.5 million Major Sponsors: Adidas, Coca-Cola, Castrol Suresh Raina National Team: India Salary: $3 million Net Worth: $25 Million Sponsors: Aircel , PepsiCO Chris Gayle National Team: West Indies Salary: $2 million Net Worth: $30 Million Sponsors: […]

Dec 312015
 
Top 5 Cricket Controversies of the Year 2015

Controversies never seem to leave the sport of cricket, and 2015 also had their fair share of problems. It is time for us to walk down memory lane and go through the top five cricket controversies of 2015. 1. Suspension of Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals – This was surely one of the most talked-about moments in the calendar year, with a committee led by Justice RM Lodha suspending two of the most popular franchises of the Indian Premier League (IPL) — Chennai Super […]

Nov 022015
 
Meet! Harriette Thompson, age 92, oldest female marathon finisher

Meet Harriette Thompson: At age 92, she is the oldest woman in the world to finish a marathon. In May, she finished the San Diego Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon in 7 hours, 24 minutes and 36 seconds. It was her 16th journey through 26.2 miles to the finish line. Since that feat, she has been invited to throw out the first pitch at baseball games and shoot the starting gun at other races. Contributed By Sonia Narula

May 232015
 
World's Top 10 Best Paid Football Teams

The top 10 best paid teams in world football (weekly wage in brackets) aren’t short of a few quid. Andrea Pirlo’s Juventus are on for the treble this season and there wages could climb even higher if they can clinch the Champions League trophy. 10. Juventus pay out average wages of £54,985-a-week to their senior playing staff 9. Liverpool (£67,486) Our first entry from the Premier League arrives in the form of the Reds. Although Brendan Rodgers’ players on average pocket a sizeable pay packet […]

May 132015
 
Take a look at top 12 highest paid athletes in world sport

Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton is reportedly set to sign a new contract with Mercedes, worth a staggering £130m over three-years. It’s an eye-watering sum, even by F1 standards. But how much do the world’s highest paid sports stars earn? Take a look at the countdown of the top 12 highest paid athletes in world sport in the slideshow above. 12. Zlatan Ibrahimovic earned a total of $40.4m in one year* ($36.4m salary, $4m endorsements) 11. Manny Pacquiao $41.8m ($41m winnings, $0.8m endorsements) 10. […]

Dec 242014
 
Top 10 Test Bowlers of the Year 2014

Despite cricket being batsmen’s game, test bowlers can take pride in their performance during the year 2014. The year witnessed some of the great bowling performances from across the cricketing World. Indian lanky pacer Ishant Sharma too figures in the list of top ten test bowlers. From a year in which the pacers ruled the roost and spinners though very few, found new-found success in tough conditions, we pick ten defining bowling performances. Take a look: 1) Rangana Herath (Sri Lanka) Sri Lanka’s mystery spinner […]

Sep 232014
 
Look at some renowned sportspersons who made their names in politics too

Sports and politics are irrefutably two themes that render the Indian subcontinent a hot topic for international discussions. Elections and sports world cups are like an everyday thing in India. Lok Sabha voting ends, state elections sets off followed by another form of election. Cricket World Cup ends, football fever starts with sporting events glancing for vacant space on the calendar. However, this amalgamation has come as blessing for diplomats from both sides. Politics is the new career perspective after retiring from sports, whereas political […]

Take a Look! 5 Cricketers who should have biopics

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Feb 112014
 
Take a Look! 5 Cricketers who should have biopics

Mary Kom and Milkha Singh will soon have company. Cricket’s original controversial king Mohammad Azharuddin will return on the big screen, if Ekta Kapoor has her way. We have learnt that the producer and her team signed a contract with Azharuddin for rights to a biopic on the cricketer’s life, and the cricketer, who lost his career to match fixing, has given his consent to go ahead with the project. While it will be interesting to see a movie on Azharuddin, List of 5 cricketers […]

Let’s Have a Look World’s Top 5 Biggest Football Stadiums

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Sep 142013
 

It is said that if football was a nation, it would be the largest nation in the world. With such a massive fan-base it is only natural that the biggest and most well capitalized clubs in the world will require equally massive arenas to house their armies of supporters, and to put on the kind of show that is demanded of them. Football stadiums are today the pre-eminent “Arena Experience” in the world, and we have made a list of the 5 biggest stadiums in […]

Usain Bolt becomes the most successful athlete in the history of the World Championships

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Aug 262013
 

Usain Bolt guided Jamaica to victory in the sprint relay in Moscow to become the most successful athlete in the history of the World Championships. Usain Bolt seals place in World Championship history. The 26-year-old added 4x100m gold to his 100m and 200m triumphs and now has a total of eight golds and two silvers. Carl Lewis and Allyson Felix also have 10 medals but have eight golds, one silver and a bronze respectively.     Contributed By Sonia Narula

Words of Milkha Singh : Always be disciplined if you want to be world class

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Jul 152013
 

Every morning Milkha Singh still goes for a jog by the Sukhna lake in Chandigarh. Most afternoons are spent playing golf and he uses the gym in his house regularly. “Discipline. You have to be disciplined if you want to be world class,” he says, “That’s what I tell my son Jeev. I give him the example of Tiger Woods, and hope he would bring the medal I couldn’t.” Jeev Milkha Singh, India’s best golfer, was recently awarded the Arjuna Award and is striving to […]

How Milkha Singh became the Olympic Legend…

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Jul 152013
 

The most important occasion in Milkha’s career arrived in the form of Rome Olympic Games 1960. In the first heat of 400m race at the Rome Olympic Games, he covered the race at 47.6 seconds and finished at 2nd position. In the second heat he further improved his timing and grabbed 2nd position again with a timing of 46.5 seconds. Karl Kaufman of Germany had outclassed him this time. In the Semi Final heat he still finished at 2nd place, although this time he further […]

Indian Athelete Milkha Singh’s Life after Retirement

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Jul 152013
 

Milkha Singh had been promoted from the rank of sepoy to junior commissioned officer in recognition of his successes in the 1958 Asian Games.He subsequently became Director of Sports in the Punjab Ministry of Education. Singh had been awarded the Padma Shri following his success in 1958. In 2001, he turned down an offer of the Arjuna Award from the Indian government, arguing that it was intended to recognise young sportspeople and not those such as him. He also thought that the Award was being […]

Golden Period of Milkha Singh’s Life, When he brought India’s first gold

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Jul 152013
 
Golden Period of Milkha Singh's Life, When he brought India's first gold

Probably the best period during Milkha’s career as an Athlete arrived between the year 1958 and 1960. He won Gold Medals in both 200m and 400m events at the 1958 Asian Games inTokyo, clocking 21.6 seconds and 47 seconds respectively. At the 1958 Cardiff Commonwealth Games, he improved his 400m timing to 46.16 seconds, and grabbed a Gold Medal again. He thus became independent India’s first gold medallist at the Commonwealth Games.