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Book Review: The Greatest Year by Anindya Dutta

Anindya Dutta's fifth book The Greatest Year celebrates the achievements of the Indian cricket team in 1971 in beating both the West Indies and England away for the first time in almost four decades.   Dutta follows an altogether different narrative...


Brazil overcome the Mexico scare

The memories of the London Olympics Final in 2012 have still not faded where the best team of the event – Brazil were stunned by Mexico. That defeat led to the sacking of coach Mano Menezes and the appointment of Luiz Filipe Scolari, who showed a lot of promise but ended up with eggs on his face a year later. Anyhow, anyone knows that Mexico are a nemesis for any team in the Olympics and the semifinal contest would be the tougher one. Indeed, it was a tough contest and this time around, Brazil overcame the Mexican scare.

Lille deny PSG again