The Future of Sports Conference Highlights The Use of Blockchain in Sports

Blockchain technology has continued to make inroads into the sports industry, transforming the ever-growing industry greatly. This transformation will be at the heart of the agenda during the Future of Sports conference to be held on February 14. The event will be held in Moscow and will feature speakers from the blockchain sector as well…

FC Barcelona to Issue Tokens for Blockchain Fan Platform

FC Barcelona fans are about to get on the blockchain. Barca, as one of the world’s most popular football clubs is known, will issue tokens for use on a fan-engagement platform. The tokens, expected in the second quarter, will let holders vote on a variety of decisions about the team such as what music to…

Venky’s to buy Blackburn Rovers

Blackburn have edged closer to opening up a new frontier in English football by becoming the first Premier League team to have Indian owners. The club confirmed that talks with the Venky’s conglomerate over a £46million deal are close to conclusion and a takeover should be completed next month. The price includes £25m to buy…

The biggest games of India begins today – Commonwealth Games

The wait is over. The complaints built up (courtesy our incompetent media). A few players stayed away.  When the players actually landed, they were astonished at the amount of misinformation and lies told to them by their own media back home.  Which was partly or fully supplied to them by our own homegrown media. Well,…

The Greatest Ever?

The Federer Express chugs on, merrily eclipsing all the records in his way and at the same time winning over friends and opponents with his ruthless display on the court. Roger Federer finally broke the 14 Grand Slams record of Pete Sampras by winning the Wimbledon this weekend beating Andy Roddick of the US in…

IPL-2 starts with a bang

The second edition of the Indian Premier League started yesterday in South Africa with 2 huge upsets.  Last year’s underperformers, Mumbai Indians beat last year’s runner’s up, Chennai Super Kings. And in the 2nd match of the night, the so called “test team” of the IPL, Bangalore Royal Challengers beat defending champions Rajasthan Royals.  The…

Sehwag’s bludgeoning

For all those who missed out on the Sehwag innings yesterday courtesy the “as usual” blunder by NEO Sports, here is a clip, some kind soul posted on youtube. I think the innings was utter contempt to the opposition’s bowling and reputation. At one point Sehwag was so pissed off by the negative line pursued…

India are the champions again

I always believed, that a true champion is one who can beat the opposition on their ground and in the front of their own fans. Very often, the Indian cricket team has been branded a tiger at home but not abroad. Its time to change the script. India are the 20-20 world champions and now…

India are the Under-19 World Champions

It was an awesome sunday for Indian cricket. First the seniors beat the Aussies to go 1-0 up in the CB Series best of 3 finals. Then the India Under-19 team beat South Africa to lift the ICC World Cup. Read here. Above pictures courtesy: Cricinfo +++

Now, Murali ends up with an egg missile

The controversies never seem to end 😉 Am betting for more action off the field during this tri-nation tournament. Australian fans showed no let up in their hostility towards Muttiah Muralitharan and a group of fans threw an egg on the Sri Lankan spin wizard’s face in Hobart. “An egg was thrown at Muralitharan and…

Why India tired of being little brother

Harsha Bhogle has his take on the Symonds – Harbhajan saga here. I have no comments on this issue any more. Am just waiting for the matches to start again, so that there is something positive to talk about. +++

Gilchrist prefers to walk on his terms

“When I dropped that Laxman edge off Lee, I realised that I hadn’t moved as well, I was slow and after 10-15 minutes and I realised, that’s it,” said Gilchrist in his first press conference since announcing retirement on the third day of the Adelaide Test. “The missed catches of the series were bugging me….