1. Tennis QuoteBook: What They Said, Really Meant and Definitely Did Not

    I don't really watch a lot of tennis until the Slams but I do catch up on tennis coverage---in the papers, magazines and especially online...

    Linus Fernandes Written by Linus Fernandes about 3 years ago 198 reads 0 comments

  2. Cricket QuoteBook: What They Said, Really Meant and Definitely Did Not

    When they say something, do they really mean what they said? Cricketers have just as much to say as other celebrities and yet very little time to gather their thoughts prior to being grilled in their interactions with the media...

    Linus Fernandes Written by Linus Fernandes about 3 years ago 318 reads 0 comments

  3. Indian Cricket: Bloody Headlines, Turnaround Captains and a Lesson

    “A bad Board lets a good side down” “RIP. World’s No.1 Test Team” “India surrender No. 1 Test Spot” “Humiliation is complete, No...

    Linus Fernandes Written by Linus Fernandes about 3 years ago 377 reads 0 comments

  4. Cricket Quotebook: What They Said, Really Meant and Definitely Did Not

    Michael Vaughan What he said: "He can’t stare at every move he makes and say ‘wow, look at Sachin’. As Test cricketers, you can’t worship an opponent...

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  5. Why Team India Failed in England: 5 Conspiracy Theories

    Theory One In a mass séance, the souls of Indian batsmen were transposed into their English counterparts...

    Linus Fernandes Written by Linus Fernandes about 3 years ago 662 reads 5 comments

  6. India Cricket: Ravi Shastri and Sunil Gavaskar Serving Two Masters?

    “No man can serve two masters. Either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other.” That’s what the Good Book states...

    Linus Fernandes Written by Linus Fernandes about 3 years ago 277 reads 3 comments

  7. Cricket Quotes: What They Said, Really Meant and Definitely Did Not

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni What he said: “If he nicks and doesn’t walk it may be different, but apart from that he’s quite good...

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  8. Quote Misquote: 5 Cricketing Quotes from Kapil Dev to Sunil Gavaskar

    Hospitality, inspiration, criticism and conflicts of interest are all depicted by a set of five quotes from prominent cricketing personalities...

    Linus Fernandes Written by Linus Fernandes about 3 years ago 858 reads 0 comments

  9. Tennis Quotebook: Caroline Wozniacki, Maria Kirilenko, Federer and More

    There are quotes and there are quotable quotes. There are words spoken in anger, frustration and disbelief. Sometimes you wonder what is that person going on about. Then you spin your own interpretation of what's in their heads...

    Linus Fernandes Written by Linus Fernandes about 3 years ago 189 reads 0 comments

  10. Men's Tennis: Otto the German Shepherd Puzzles over the US Open

    My dog, Otto the German Shepherd, is nonplussed. “Who do you think will win the men’s US Open title this year?” he barks at me...

    Linus Fernandes Written by Linus Fernandes about 3 years ago 185 reads 6 comments

  11. Indian Cricket: Mahendra Singh Dhoni Going the Kapil Way?

    Kapil Dev Nikhanj and Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Two charismatic skippers with winning ways. The former led Team India to an epochal triumph in the 1983 World Cup, a victory that led to a radical power shift within the ICC...

    Linus Fernandes Written by Linus Fernandes about 3 years ago 314 reads 9 comments

  12. Quote Misquote: 5 Cricketing Quotes from Saurav Ganguly to Shahid Afridi

    Saurav Ganguly,Tatenda Taibu, Geoffrey Boycott,Michael Vaughan and Shahid Afridi . All former captains, all stars in their own right, all with something to say...

    Linus Fernandes Written by Linus Fernandes about 3 years ago 1,750 reads 4 comments

  13. Mahendra Singh Dhoni Wins Hearts: Team India Fail Second Test

    Of the two sides fighting for the No. 1 Test spot, only one stepped up to the plate. That side was not India. Mahendra Singh Dhoni won hearts with his sporting gesture on the third day of the second nPower Test series...

    Linus Fernandes Written by Linus Fernandes about 3 years ago 150 reads 4 comments

  14. Fanning the Spirit of Cricket: Mahi Lights the Way

    If the Spirit of Cricket were a kite, then we all know who should be holding the strings, sending it soaring into the stratosphere...

    Linus Fernandes Written by Linus Fernandes about 3 years ago 198 reads 6 comments

  15. Cricket Bytes: 7 Quotes to Rock You in Your Arm Chair

    Test cricket still rules Brittania, and this time, it's the series between India and England that's making waves. Where there's exciting cricket, there are interesting comments and remarks made by those involved...

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  16. Cricket: England Lord It over Team India in First Test

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni had this to say about the first Test loss at Lords: “What could go wrong, went wrong...

    Linus Fernandes Written by Linus Fernandes about 3 years ago 144 reads 9 comments

  17. Quote Martial: 5 Cricketing Quotes, from Elizabeth Hurley to Andrew Strauss

    When you have a game such as cricket, which fans believe is as cerebral as chess, you still will have players, ex-players and WAGS say and do the oddest things. The men in white, while not plying their trade on the field, write, comment and even court...

    Linus Fernandes Written by Linus Fernandes about 3 years ago 233 reads 0 comments

  18. 5 Cricket Quotes and 3 Tennis Freebies: Talking It Over

    Is there something to be learned from public utterances of our sporting heroes, their coaches and the administrators? Let's find out. Five feisty quotes from Andrew Strauss, Rahul Dravid, Alec Stewart, Farooq Abdullah and Andy Flower...

    Linus Fernandes Written by Linus Fernandes about 3 years ago 369 reads 0 comments

  19. Royal Stag Harbhajan Singh Slaps United Breweries' MS Dhoni-Legally

    Can Harbhajan Singh not take a joke ? This is the question raised by Vijay Mallya of United Breweries(UB). The liquor magnate was slapped with a legal notice by Avtar Kaul, the Singh family matriarch...

    Linus Fernandes Written by Linus Fernandes about 3 years ago 421 reads 4 comments

  20. Coca Cola Cans Sachin Tendulkar for Fans and Posterity

    Sachin Tendulkar ’s 100th ton will be celebrated with his image on the side of 6.5 million Coke cans within the next fortnight. Canning it for posterity, indeed...

    Linus Fernandes Written by Linus Fernandes about 3 years ago 367 reads 1 comments

  21. Quote Misquote: 5 Cricketing Quotes to Make You Smile, Wryly or Not

    Gautam Gambhir What he said: “It looks like Afridi is still behaving in the manner as if he is still the 16-year-old making his international debut. He is still immature...

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  22. Cricket Bytes: Kirk Edwards, Gautam Gambhir and Darren Sammy

    Kirk Edwards What he said: "In life. It’s me. Always." Kirk Edwards has no illusions about being someone else. He’s always himself, frank and forthright. Or at least, that’s what he believes...

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  23. India Cricket: Closing out Games a Matter of Intent, Not Skill

    If you don’t play to win, can you triumph? The Indian team, in the third Test, accepted a tame draw instead of grasping a victory within reach...

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  24. Roger Federer To Continue His Descent from Totem Pole?

    Roger Federer won his last major in January 2010 in Melbourne at the Australian Open. The six majors that followed were divided among two bionic contestants, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic ...

    Linus Fernandes Written by Linus Fernandes about 3 years ago 2,007 reads 32 comments

  25. Tennis Talkers: Djokovic,Andy Murray,Sharapova and Martina Navratilova

    Novak Djokovic What he said: "I don’t know why I ate the grass. I felt like an animal! I wanted to see how it tastes. It came spontaneously. I didn’t plan to do it...

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