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crumbling traditions create a whole new ballgame

crumbling traditions create a whole new ballgame

port 2.0- crumbling traditions create a whole new ballgame

awn London 2012 opening ceremony of Danny Boyle eviscerated any persistent public cynicism while the arrival of Britain’s team and coverage of Arctic Monkeys Beatles Comeled pushed everyone into the Olympic stadium. Now, as the screams and waves of intense noise finally collapse, Sebastian Coe, the organizer of the Games, seeks to encourage millions to appreciate the unique power of sport.

“There is a truth to the sport,” he insists. “A purity, a drama, intensity – a spirit that makes it irresistible to participate and that forces you to look.”

Can you feel: when the sport was clean? But at that moment, the words of the Coe prophecy instantly demonstrated. That night, Britain then submerged in an Olympic finger for 16 days.

The figures are extraordinary. Almost 49 million mobile phones see the opening and closing. More than 17 million see Usain Bolt with the men’s final 100 meters. And another 12 million cheer to see homemade Super Saturday while Greg Rutherford, Jessica Ennis-Hill and Mo Farah win the gold in 47 minutes the tympanometry crack. That night, a joke turns viral on Twitter. “A ginger, mixed female and a single Somali refugee enter a bar – and everyone invites them to a drink.”

Through London – clumsy, manic, head down to London – everyone seems to wear a permanent smile on their face, as if the serotonin is pumped into the water supply. In the Guardian, Jonathan Freedland even ask if the Games could “mark the end of the era of Britain’s decline.” In the midst of such boundless joy, it seems quite reasonable.

Coe, however, was right. Sport has had that special ability to unite, delight and inspire.


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Reel forward five years, however, and the image is not so steep. There were shocking revelations of cheating in Russia sponsored by the state, according to Canadian law professor Richard McLaren, “corrupted the London Olympics on an unprecedented scale” – while the sordid tales of corruption in the halls of FIFA and the International Association of Athletics Federations would put a banana republic into shame.

Meanwhile, the sport does not seem so convincing to see, either. In the United States, ESPN’s subscriber base has gone from 100 million in 2011 to 88 million according to the latest Nielsen ratings. Meanwhile, Cielo, which spends £ 4.2 billion a year to show 126 Premier League games, has seen its average live television viewing by 14% compared to last season.

Increasingly, viewers want shorter, sharper and biting entertainment on mobile devices. No wonder some of them are trying to redesign their products to avoid being seen as boring and outdated.

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Sehwag A Great Player

Sehwag A Great Player

Sehwag A Great Player, Kohli World’s Best, Says Latif in Dramatic U-Turn

Pakistan’s former battery drummer, Rashid Latif, has launched a storm after his shot against the virginity of Virender Sehwag. After a serious reaction from social networks, which included a video response batsman Manoj Tiwary of India, Latif has uploaded a video surveillance. The 48-year-old man described as a great hitter Sehwag and said he had scored two triple centuries in the test cricket.
“I wanted to warn Sehwag a lesson after his comments about Pakistan.We should respect him.Hehwag was a great player who scored two triple centuries.But he has to understand that a country should not be respected.I’m just talking but Pakistan should not miss Respect for teams like Sri Lanka or Bangladesh, “Latif said.
Latif also congratulated India for winning the Champions Trophy semi-final and called Virat Kohli’s captain the best hitter in the world.
“I congratulate India, they have a good chance to become the final, Virat Kohli is the best hitter in the world.” Kumble (India coach) played against me.He is a very honest person. Others who played against me and I have heard of them, like Harbhajan Singh, Yuvraj Singh, Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Ajay Jadeja, Azharuddin, Srinath, Srikkanth I congratulate them all, “he said.

After India hammered Pakistan by 124 runs in their first Group B match at Edgbaston on June 4, Sehwag led to Twitter to congratulate India led by Virat Kohli in the big win.
Sehwag tweeted, referring to the big victory in the practice match with Bangladesh and the victory over Pakistan. “Keh Baad Bete Pot Koi baat nahi Beta Treated Bharat Congratulations #BaapBaapHotaHai #INDvPAK”
But it does not go well with Latif.
In response to the updates of Sehwag, Latif has sent the video, which was developed in Pakistan’s central news channel, Siasi Central, which affected the former opener of India.
Sehwag, who is known not to contain himself, decided to respond quietly.
“Meaningful silence is always better than meaningless words,” Sehwag writes in his Twitter account.
Latif played 37 tests and 166 ODIs, scoring 1381 and 1709 in his 11-year career in baseball and boxing.