Gulu in Sydney for the Olympic
Boycott, Alan Border, Madan
Lal and Syed Kirmani, Cammie Smith,
David Frith, Kapil
Dev, Rahul Sanghvi, Ali
Bacher and Joe Pamensky, Bishan
Bedi, Anil Kumble, Kamlesh
Mehta and Arup Basak, and Muhammad
Ali! plus receiving second prize
at a journalists' putting contest; receiving a quiz prize from Bob
Woolmer, at Edgbaston, World Cup
'99 Semi-Final: Australia vs South Africa, Lord's,
World Cup 1999 Final: Australia vs Pakistan, at
the Bangabandhu Stadium, Dhaka, another
shot at the Bangabandhu Stadium, Interviewing
Pakistan team doctor Dan Keisel for Star Sports/ ESPN, at the Taj,
in Babies Inc. and finally,
Other interests include music, particularly vintage rock'n'roll. Over 500 cassettes and CDs and nearly 500 LP records.
Countries visited: Germany (1964-65); Netherlands (1964); England (1965-67; '94; '99); Beirut, Lebanon (1967); Rome, Italy (1967); United States (1976, '94, '99); Toronto, Canada (1976); Israel (1990, '92); Egypt (1990); Sri Lanka (1987); Malaysia (1990), Australia (2000), Bangladesh (twice in 2000).
Major sporting events covered: World Table Tennis (New Delhi, 1987); Asian Table Tennis (Kuala Lumpur, 1990); Grand Prix Badminton (New Delhi, 1993); Davis Cup (India, various); World Cup Football (USA, 1994); World Cup Cricket (India, 1996); World Cup Cricket (England, 1999); 7th Pepsi Asia Cup cricket at Dhaka (May 28-June 7,2000) for indya.com, XXVII Olympics (Sydney, Sept 15-Oct. 1,2000), Inaugural Test, Dhaka, Nov. 10-14 2000.