After an online petition by angry football fans was started to revoke the premiership rights of Star Sports India, the channel has decided to conduct an opinion poll to find out the number of football fans in India.
A software engineer from Mumbai yesterday surpassed Milkha Singh’s 400 meters record of 46.16 seconds while playing Temple Run on his phone.
In an extremely momentous occasion for the IPL, “Dil Jumping Jepang” has been chosen as the anthem for the upcoming FIFA World cup in Brazil, 2014.
After losing back-to-back series at home against England and Pakistan respectively, Dhoni has announced that he had no problems if his captaincy was reviewed through CBI probe, show-cause notice, or some commission of inquiry.
Chennai Super Kings’ fan Nayan Srinivasan is shocked to know that London Olympics – with 204 teams, around 10,500 players, and 302 matches – was over in just 17 days. In contrast, this year’s IPL – with 9 teams, around 200 players, and 76 matches – had been in action for 54 days.
With China winning medals and expected to be at the top of the Olympics medals tally again, Chinese authorities have decided to use this opportunity to boost the image of Chinese goods, which are seen as substandard products by the rest of the world.
Harbhajan Singh, who was dropped from the Indian cricket team against West Indies, has decided to mark his presence in the field of sports by taking part in the inaugural Indian Grand Prix. Harbhajan Singh will be the first Formula One driver in the world to drive a Hummer. Bhajji, as Harbhajan is fondly called, has reportedly been granted permission to take part in the race.
In a desperate bid to create sensation and seek media attention, the Indian Football team will now target the bottom three position of the FIFA world ranking. The decision was taken after the domestic league matches between various football clubs in India failed to attract much media or public attention despite some crucial developments taking place. The government too has decided to support the Indian team’s efforts.
After months of demands to fix races and increasing pressure from the gambling underworld, Can’t Catch Me, a five year old race horse from Rawalpindi, arrived in London yesterday morning. The final straw for the thorough-bred came last week when a masked groom whispered a threat into its ear, “fall at the last fence or you will find your trainer’s head on your favorite hay bale.”