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Lakers beat Heat to win 17 NBA Championship

Led by LeBron James and Anthony Davis, the Lakers claimed their 17th championship in the 2020 NBA Finals. The Los Angeles Lakers had a 106-93 win over the Miami Heat in Game 6 of the NBA Finals.  James had 28 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists while Davis had 19 points and 15 rebounds for […]

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Who’s Arati Saha, and why Google dedicated a doodle to her?

We all love Google doodles, but while they are fun they are also informative. This week Google dedicated its doodle to swimmer Arati Saha on her 80th birth anniversary. Saha was the first woman to be awarded the Padma Shri in 1960, but this is not the only thing she was first in. Born on […]

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Bayern Munich are the Champions!

It was a strange event after all, so no surprise the results were also strangely different. Bayern Munich won their sixth Champions League title against Paris Saint-Germain in Lisbon. But what’s most spectacular is that they didn’t lose a single match in the whole tournament. They won all their 11 Champions League matches this season, […]

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Remembering India’s greatest sports persons on National Sports Day

Every year we celebrate August 29 as National Sports Day. The day which marks the birthday of the magician of hockey – Dhyan Chand – encourages the nation to inculcate physical activity and sports in day-to-day life. Sports not only keeps us fit but also helps us stay disciplined and calm. Let’s see a few […]

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Would Messi leave Barca?

As if their loss to Bayern Munich in the Champion League was not enough, Barcelona is battling yet another debacle: the news of their star player Lionel Messi’s exit. Yes, Messi has formally asked Barcelona to let him go. Why is it important? Over the years, Messi has become synonymous with Barcelona. Messi joined Barca […]

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A Fabulous Inning: Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Former indian captain and internationally acclaimed cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni announced his retirement from international cricket last week. It’s under Captain Cool (by which Dhoni is mostly referred to) that India won its second World Cup in 2011 after a long wait of 28 years.  Under his leadership, India won three major ICC tournaments – […]

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IPL 2020 has a place and date!

The wait may finally be over for all cricket lovers.  The 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is set to be played in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). IPL 2020 was scheduled to take place between March 29 and May 17 but the BCCI had to suspend the league indefinitely in the light […]

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NBA returns to play at DisneyLand 

Two fun activities in one? Is there better news in these gloomy times? (If you don’t consider the successful discovery of Covid 19 vaccines, that is.) Disney and the NBA have forged a deal to resume in July the basketball season that was interrupted by COVID-19 back in March. Match on! Yes, the NBA matches […]

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La Liga is back, with virtual cheers 

You would be able to catch the remaining 11 matches of the Spanish league. The La Liga is the second top European football league to resume amid the coronavirus pandemic, following the Bundesliga’s return last month. The 11 remaining rounds of fixtures will be played over the next five-odd weeks as age-old rivals Barcelona and […]

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Vettel will no longer race for Ferrari 

Four-time Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel will leave Ferrari at the end of the 2020 season, with the German facing an uncertain future in racing. The sport’s oldest and most successful team announced the move in a statement after talks on a new contract ended without a deal. Vettel joined in 2015 with the […]