How sports can help with the refugee crisis

At the opening ceremony of the 2016 Rio Olympics fluttered a flag never seen before. Bright orange with a single black band across, it was reminiscent of a life jacket. That wasn’t a mistake – it belonged to the ‘Refugee Nation’, a team of stateless athletes who had fled their homelands in search of safety, … Continue reading How sports can help with the refugee crisis

Two sportswomen, their crusades and the difference they’ve made

“We got pink hair and purple hair. We got tattoos and dreadlocks. We got white girls and black girls and everything in between. We got straight girls and gay girls.” - Megan Rapinoe, US soccer player, world cup winner  “God has made the world this way, and everyone was not made the same. They take … Continue reading Two sportswomen, their crusades and the difference they’ve made

I was most connected with myself when I was at the bottom: Andre Agassi

What makes Andre Agassi a champion? And what can we learn from his life? He spoke eloquently about his highs and lows during his visit to Mumbai on January 18, 2017 The conversation between Harsha Bhogle (left) and Andre Agassi was fascinating. Picture: Ashraf Engineer The leanness is gone, there’s a distinct paunch and he … Continue reading I was most connected with myself when I was at the bottom: Andre Agassi