Cricket : A Religion that Unites

In the words of the famous cricket commentator Harsha Bhogle, Cricket most certainly is India’s longest-running soap opera. He continues on to say, “It’s got everything that you’d want a normal soap opera to have: It’s got love, joy, happiness, sadness, tears, laughter, lots of deceit, and intrigue. Like all good soaps, it jumps 20 years when the audience interest changes.” 

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PCOS and Athletes

I remember the day I was diagnosed with PCOS, it was just days before my tenth class board examinations. I was overweight, always tired, eating even when I wasn’t hungry, and fed up with irregular periods and acne. PCOS affected the athlete in me, it made me feel tired even when I used to do nothing. Playing a sport or exercising while being diagnosed with this condition seemed like climbing Mt. Everest to me. This right here, might be the story of every woman who goes through PCOS.

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On Olympics and Bankruptcy

The Olympics have come a long way since the first modern games were held in 1896. The thought of becoming a global city is alluring to many but also demands a cost only a few can afford to pay. Thus, in earlier times the western countries hosted mega sporting events like the modern world fair to cement their global status as that of teeming cultural and economic hubs. However, such extravagant affairs were more like open demonstrations of power than anything else.

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A Guide To Grand Slam Tournaments

A Grand Slam in tennis is the achievement of winning four major championships in one calendar year. The Grand Slam tournaments in tennis are the world’s four most important tennis events held annually. These tournaments offer a huge amount of prize money and the most ranking points both in men’s and women’s tennis. Winning these tournaments in a calendar year is called a Grand Slam or also known as  Calendar Slam. Whereas, winning these tournaments consecutively but not in a calendar year is called a non-calendar year Grand Slam. Lastly, achieving  these four events or majors within the course of any player’s career is known as Career Grand Slam. These majors are overseen by the International Tennis Federation(ITF). 

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IPL 2022: THE BEGINNING

This year two new teams were added to the league namely Lucknow Super Giants and Gujarat Titans. The bidding process was closed one. Any interested party could purchase the bidding papers in the form of ‘Invitation to Tender’ document for Rs. 10 lakh. The BCCI had already nominated six towns as potential sites for the two new teams: Ahmedabad, Lucknow, Cuttack, Guwahati, Ranchi, and Dharamshala.

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