It’s July 2nd, 2000 and it is a horrible day as far as I’m concerned. However, it is not because I’m struggling to get through class XII and not keeping up with my homework for which I’m getting plenty of stick from my mother. Neither is it because I have a terrible toothache which has not subsided even after a trip to the dentist. Read more
Expectations of some high octane football, players coming out their club season-jetlags, people wary of racial abuses in Poland and Ukraine — a part of Europe that has often been in news for these reasons — the Euro 2012 is already keeping sports writers and fans for a better of the world glued to the subject. Read more
Let’s get one thing out of the way regarding the game of chess and Viswanathan Anand’s fifth world title. It requires a lot of brains, it is extremely competitive because of its accessibility to people around the world, because of which Anand deserves a lot of praise for his Moscow triumph. Read more
As weird as it may sound, it is true that an octopus is actually predicting the right outcome of the German games. This little mollusk has been named Paul, and was born in England but currently resides in the Sea Life aquarium in Oberhausen, Germany. Paul has already betrayed his own homeland by predicting a German win over England in the knockout stage of this World Cup. He makes his predictions by eating one of the two mussels trapped in cube shaped containers, which are marked with the German national flag and the flag of Germany’s opponent in the upcoming game. The container that is chosen first by the octopus is the winner of that particular match. Read more
Many are calling it the worst World Cup in history due to the less number of goals scored in the first round. Managers of top International sides are blaming the controversial Adidas Jabulani ball, as they claim it to be dreadful for goalkeepers.