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Top 5 Sports Personalities Of All Time

Top 5 Sports Personalities Of All Time

Coming from a performing arts background, it was natural for me to appreciate the experience, training, endurance and devotion that go into the making of any successful sports player. For some reason, the similarities between sports and performing arts were apparent to me at an early age. That is when I got attracted to athletes, … Continue reading

IPL Clashes!

IPL Clashes!

By Debaleena Paul With 51 (out of 72) league matches completed, the fight to qualify for the play-offs seems to have intensified manifold. Is Season 6 turning out to be the “Whistle Podu” Chennai Super Kings’ tournament once again? The team proudly occupies the top position now, having won 9 out of 12 matches this … Continue reading

Cricketers & Commercials !

Cricketers & Commercials !

I read an article on the Dailymail UK this morning where the writer said, “Cricket in India was a religion but IPL has made it a cult”. And rightfully put! Cricket is the most popular sport in India. Over the years, the sport has become racier and more stylish.  With the 2013 IPL craze brewing in … Continue reading

Yuvraj Singh – The Fighter !

Yuvraj Singh – The Fighter !

By Debaleena Paul Born in December 1981 to a former fast bowler and Punjab movie star, Yograj Singh, and Shabnam Singh, the Sikh Jat Yuvraj started his international cricket tenure in 2000, as a middle-order left-hand batsman and a slow left-arm orthodox bowler. With a one-day international (ODI) strike rate slightly below 90 and a … Continue reading

Dhoni Vs Gambhir – The Battle Of Captains

Dhoni Vs Gambhir – The Battle Of Captains

By Debaleena Paul Recovering from the IPL-action-packed weekend that shuffled up many of the team standings across the points table. A brief summary of the results this week – Rajasthan Royals beat Kings XI Punjab by 6 wickets yesterday and moved to the third position. Kolkata Knight Riders made a comeback finally (after losing two … Continue reading

IPL Points Table

IPL Points Table

As promised this month, we will give you an extra dosage of the Indian Premier League 2013 (IPL 6) updates! Catch the latest team standings in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2013 – IPL Points Table only on Spotlight! If you have not already noticed, we have a new IPL Points Table link on our side … Continue reading

Archery – The Art Of Bows & Arrows

Archery – The Art Of Bows & Arrows

Traditionally a hunting sport, archery is truly an art and I have always felt that it must be very gratifying to hold a bow, focus on a target and let an arrow fly. Archery was never your very “regular” sport. The objective of an archer is to shoot an arrow at a target using a bow. … Continue reading

IPL – The Journey

IPL – The Journey

By Debaleena Paul Ok the last time we told you how much we were impressed with the IPL Opening Ceremony and the first 2 matches ! What an IPL-weekend, this is turning out to be! So, what is the story behind the glamorous, much-discussed tournament that scoops the nation up to its feet year after year? Indian … Continue reading

IPL Fever Is Back – The Story Till Now!

IPL Fever Is Back – The Story Till Now!

The Indian Premier League 2013 Season 6 is back with a bang! The opening ceremony was just kicked-started on the 02 April 2013 with full of glitz and glamour in Kolkata. In case you missed the highlights, here’s the story till now! King of Bollywood Shahrukh Khan, Katrina Kaif, Deepika Padukone and Pitbull kept the … Continue reading