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November 2011

Supplementary Issue
 

Editorial

The can do spirit

 
Saibal Chatterjee, Editor, TSI Smash
 

ndia’s got the right Formula and not just on the racing track. As a balmy October drew to a close, motorsport hit the fast track on the spanking new Buddh International Circuit and served up a heady cocktail of glitz, glamour and speed. Sebastian Vettel won the inaugural Indian Grand Prix in style.




Interview

"I'm naturally aggressive"

 
Ajay Rana
 

It has taken 18-year-old Unmukt Chand just one season of first class cricket to establish a reputation as a flamboyant opening bat endowed with a stunning range of strokes.




Boxing

London dreams

 
Mehnaz Nasreen
 

Having booked himself an Olympic berth, young Manipuri boxer Laishram Devendro Singh is going all out to prove that he belongs to the big league




Profile

The ground beneath his feet

 
Ajay Rana
 

Wrestling champ Sushil Kumar counts on constant inputs from a supportive family, including his newly-married wife, to keep him on his toes on and off the mat




Column

High on speed

 
G Rajaraman
 

I have been familiar with the chant of “Sa-chin, Sa-chin” being raised at cricket grounds around the world but it was unusual to hear that at the Buddh International Circuit on October 30 when cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar walked on to the track to join the Formula 1 fraternity before the start of the Indian Grand Prix.



West Indies are no pushovers

 
Ashish Shukla, Veteran cricket writer
 

A spirited and resurgent West Indies may prove to be quite a handful for the injury-ridden and somewhat inexperienced Indian Team




Cover Story

Tomorrow’s Golden Girls

 
TSI Smash
 

The nation’s busy sporting landscape is undergoing a sea-change and a steady stream of aspiring world champs are beginning to emerge from varied disciplines. Archery, badminton, boxing, squash and table tennis are the five different sports in which these remarkable teenagers are proving their mettle by registering victories over fancied rivals at the national and international levels.




Football

It’s footy, mate!

 
Agnibesh Das
 

Called the fastest game on earth, Australian Rules football is ready to hit the ground running in India as the stakeholders go all out to promote the sport




Cricket

Guile and glory

 
Ajay Rana
 

TSI Smash catches up with the two legends and also speaks to Bishen Singh Bedi, whose presence in the Indian team is often believed to be the reason why Goel and Shivalkar never played a Test match.




Shooting

Gunning for glory

 
Ajay Rana
 

Ronjan Sodhi, the World No. 1 double trap shooter, will lead India’s charge in the shooting range in the next Olympic Games. TSI Smash meets the first Indian to ever win two back-to-back world cup titles to understand what makes him tick