Why does it hurt when super achievers are suddenly shown up as super crooks using underhand methods to gain glory?
Dara Singh, the man who straddled Indian sports and cinema firmament for six decades, has the unique distinction of enjoying a fan base that spread across three generations.
With his fifth World title, Viswanathan Anand has more than just reputation to protect. His recent performance has come under severe scanner, but is it pressure or the lack of quality opponents that has affected the chess wizard.
A crackling performance by Indian pugilists, Mary Kom and L Sarita Devi got them a gold each at the 6th Asian Women’s Boxing Championship at Ulaanbaatar, and helped India bag the Runners Up trophy. Five time world champion, Mary in the 51 kgs weight category defeated World Champion & Asian Games 2010 Gold Medalist Ren Cancan of China while Sarita beat last Asian Championship Gold Medalist Chorieva Mavzuna in the 61 kg weight category.