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Susan Ninan

Susan Ninan

Susan Ninan is an independent journalist based in Bengaluru, India. Formerly a sports writer at ESPN, she co-authored five-time world chess champion Viswanathan Anand’s book “Mind Master.” 

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Can Indian Field Hockey Find the Road to Recovery?

Can Indian Field Hockey Find the Road to Recovery?

In recent weeks, as the Indian men’s hockey team played its World Cup matches to heaving stands and pyrotechnics in the east Indian state of Odisha, the sport that has brought the country eight Olympic golds returned to the national stage, only to end in now-familiar disappointment.

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Making Sense of Soccer Fever in India

Making Sense of Soccer Fever in India

Ahead of the FIFA World Cup, humongous cutouts of Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar propped up mid-river in Kerala, a state in India’s southwest corner. In a country crazy for cricket, its fan wars and soccer frenzy have been making headlines and social media chatter over the past few weeks.

Susan Ninan