Category Archives: Sports

US Open 2017  : Big goof up and economic nightmare

US Open Economics Total Staff: 9,000 2015 Attendance: 691,280 Estimated Revenue (2016): $330,000,000 Total Purse (2017): $50,400,000 US Open 2017 Seedings US Open announces seedings and draws on 22nd August 2017, a week before the start of the tournament. Men’s Singles : Nadal, Andy Murray followed by Roger Federer seeded 1,

To look or not to look? DRS or Dressingroom Review System

What is the core controversySecond Innings of the Bangalore Test, Australia chasing a seemingly paltry total of 188 to win their second test, after beating India comprehensively by 333 runs in the first Test. It was never easy to score runs in the fourth innings

How much left handed advantage there in badminton and tennis?

Tennis Match Analysis : Wimbledon Domination by Left Handed playersA recent article in BBC by Greg Rusedski suggests that left handers have an advantage when it comes to Wimbledon titles. Although on an average only 10% of the world is left-handed, 23% of the titles

Novak-Boris Split

So it has finally happened. Novak Djokovic split with Boris Becker after three amazing years of tennis dominance like no one could have imagined. Before Becker joined the Nole brigade, Djokovic had won ‘just’ 4 Australian, 0 French, 1 Wimbledon and 1 US Open. Federer

Kabaddi World Cup : Yet to come of age

Kabaddi League has been a huge hit in India with day after day producing nail-biting matches and thus largely unpredictable. Given the precedence of 4 fantastic ProKabaddi Seasons, there were huge expectations from Kabaddi World Cup. However, the tournament has failed to leave a mark,

Attacking or Defensive Strategy: What works?

Team Structure Defines Team Function The teams in Kabaddi consists of basically seven players which typically includes three raiders, two corner defenders, one cover and an all rounder. Most of the teams choose their teams in a similar fashion and they may shuffle around with the

How important is getting the first point in Kabaddi

clIn tennis winning first point means you are more likely to win that game [obviously, this statistic doesn’t hold true for Djokovic]. In football also the team which gets the first goal wins more often than not. There is a general belief that a lead gives