Saturday, November 24, 2001  

Sobha Singh --- A brush with divinity

Sports a sport for politicians, bureaucrats
by M.S. Unnikrishnan
S
PORTS in India is in the stranglehold of the politician-bureaucrat nexus. Of late, even mafia dons have started taking a lot of interest in sports administration. The match-fixing scandal in cricket has exposed the ominous side of sports administration, particularly of cricket, and some recent happenings have only confirmed this belief.

Embittered Kooner lashes out at materialism
I
F one word could describe the sentiments of veteran sports personalities with regard to the present scenario of Indian sports that word would most probably be disillusion. This word aptly describes the sentiments of Kamaljit Kooner, the first Indian woman athlete to win a gold medal in an international competition.

Punjab’s rich legacy of sports
by Prabhjot Singh
C
HANDIGARH, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh, once a part of Punjab, the sports arm of the country, are proud to have inherited some of the sports traditions of Punjab.

A rare museum
by Gurvinder Kaur
K
INGLY patronage to sports may belong to an era long forgotten but this legacy can still be savoured at the National Institute of Sports (NIS) Museum at Patiala which has the distinction of being the only sports museum in the country.

Sports industry: Is the game over?
by Nimrata
T
HE National Games to be held in Punjab from November 19 to December 1 has got no significance for the sports industry of Punjab, based at Jalandhar. The sports industry is already facing a slowdown following the inflow of finished goods from abroad after the implementation of WTO.

 
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    by Khushwant Singh

  • MAIL BOXAre war clouds hovering over our horizon?

 
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