• Ayaz Memon

    Ayaz Memon

    Ayaz Memon has been a journalist for more than 32 years and has written extensively on sports, politics, and cinema. After graduating in economics and law from Bombay University, Memon pursued journalism as a career after a chance job with Sportsweek magazine in 1978 while still at law school. A passion for sports — cricket, in particular — influenced his decision not to follow in his father’s footsteps as a lawyer.

  • P T Usha: From Payalli Express to Patron Saint

    P T Usha: From Payalli Express to Patron Saint

    Culture & Education | November 11, 2011

    She may never have won an Olympic medal, but the Indian athlete I admire most still is P T Usha --not only because she set the tracks ablaze all over the world in the 1980s (Usha missed a bronze at the Los Angeles Games by a whisker in the 400 m hurdles), but also because of the impact she has had on Indian life.

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