Category: Sports

  • Road to Madrid
    The Champions League Round of 16 is fast looming on the wintry European horizon, and fans are rubbing their hands as much in anticipation as for warmth. With 13-time champions and 3-time defending champions Real Madrid seemingly steeped in turmoil, it’s up to the other 15 clubs to stake their claim in Europe’s elite competition. To do so, they
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  • Football in India
    The dawn before daylight? The Beautiful Game is, by some distance, the most popular sport in the world. So what does a country that holds over 17% of the world’s population feel about it? The easy answer would be that it isn’t as popular as The Gentleman’s Game. While that may still be true, cricket’s long-standing monopoly of the Indian
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  • Jockey: A Fit for All Seasons
    Like many boys who grew up in India, my earliest memory of Jockey involves my father. My dad is a stand-up guy. He worked his way up in the same company for over 30 years, putting in the hours day-after-day, and still made time for his family and himself. While he sparked in me a love for reading, writing, and listening to The Beatles and The
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  • Run, Jump, Work, or Play with Athleisure
    A term that originated thanks to America’s booming fitness industry in the 70s — think ‘Pumping Iron’ — today, Athleisure has grown past dour velour tracksuits, neon headbands, and risque men’s athletic shorts. These days, you can find men and women across the world dressed in chic hoodies, trendy joggers, and funky tops and t-shirts, whether
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  • When the Blues Go Marching In!
    Football matches are electrifying experiences. Massive stadiums, packed with thousands of fans – huge swaths of people in team colors, singing; screaming chants in unison. If you have ever been in one, you know what it feels like to be a part of a single, massive organism — each missed goal leaving you all groaning and each successful one
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  • 5 Sporting Events From Across the World You Shouldn’t Miss
    “If you can make one heap of all your winnings/And risk it on one turn of pitch-and-toss/And lose, and start again at your beginnings… you’ll be a Man, my son!” -Rudyard Kipling, ‘If’, 1910   Sports is one of those few outlets that has consistently helped people of all ages and genders imbibe the quality of fortitude Kipling described above.
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