V Krishnaswamy, a senior journalist has more than 30 years of experience of covering five Olympics, seven Asian Games, five Commonwealth, scores of World Championships and Majors in different sports, including chess and golf. He is also the author of the recently published “Sachin – Hundred hundreds Now”
Hockey has now lost supporters and sympathy. And yet the FIH (the world body) knows that it needs India to sell the sport, simply because we have the eyeballs and the money to support the game
London and Stratford get ready for an electrifying Games. The world comes together, the rubbish is cleaned and the shops are shut early and the Indian boxers get their last free day before competition. And to see all that ‘Robert the Engine’ returns to Stratford before the Games.