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The Ultimate Footballing Machine

Vinay Kanchan | July 21, 2014

It took the 113th minute to break the deadlock. Read more

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A Time for Mundial Madness!

Vinay Kanchan | June 13, 2014

Now before you break out into your best Bollywood Bhangra jig, at the mention of the word 'Mundial', know this; that it usually refers to the football World Cup. And the 'l' at the end of the 'Mundial', is not as silent as some famous politicians we know. Though to be fair the impending soccer carnival, which kicks off in Brazil this week, does imply some truly wild dance moves-both on and off the playing pitch. Read more

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Beware the ides of March

Vinay Kanchan | March 13, 2014

They sit you down, in a manner reminiscent of school Read more

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Innovation secrets excavated from the ancient world

Vinay Kanchan | January 23, 2014

There is something utterly fascinating about old civilizations. They represent colossal triumphs of human thought, in eras where muscle ruled over the mind. And yet within the confines of such adrenaline infused surroundings, small pockets of cerebral hope tantalizingly blossomed. All because the citizenry within, began to explore interesting possibilities. Read more

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Little Man Big Lessons

Vinay Kanchan | December 03, 2013

There was not a single dry eye at the Wankhede Stadium that day. Millions across the nation paused, at that very off beat non-prime time slot, and perked up their ears to listen to what the little man was saying. Because after twenty four glorious years, Indian crickets greatest flag bearer was drawing stumps on an epic innings. Every emotion laced word seemed to edify the realization; that the nation was losing the one man, whose fortunes had become the topic of everyday conversation, from residential dinner tables to corporate water coolers. Read more

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Igniting the Branding Renaissance

Vinay Kanchan | November 19, 2013

The early part of the fourteenth century, ushered in a magical period in Europe, indeed in all of human consciousness. Following hot on the heels of the depressing mediocrity of the Dark Ages, came an era of outstanding human thought, aptly called 'The Renaissance'. Read more

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An age old rant

Vinay Kanchan | August 14, 2013

A much abused statistic from PowerPoint sessions of the present times; is that over 50% of the country's population is under 25 years of age. Read more

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from Sir with Love

Vinay Kanchan | May 29, 2013

The retirement of Manchester United's legendary manager Sir Alex Ferguson, has left a humongous void not just in British football, but in world sport as such.

The prospect of not having the fiery Scotsman, barking directives from the touchline, is a scary one for most Red Devil fans. Few can even contemplate how the club will cope with his absence. Such has been his colossal influence as an inspiring leader and peerless motivator. Read more

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When Hari met Solly

Vinay Kanchan | March 05, 2013

February is the month of love! At least that is what astute marketers, and rampant messaging on social media would have us believe. But in this time for romance, it is interesting to note, where the deepest and the most passionate relationships are being forged-especially amongst the younger lot. Read more

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Sultans of Swing

Vinay Kanchan | February 06, 2013

There lies a broken down swing on the lawns of my residential complex. Last evening as I was walking by it, I witnessed something utterly fascinating. The adults passing the swing; saw it as an 'out of order' aberration. Read more

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