India, July 21 -- The world of sport is a world of passion, energy and, usually, of positivity. In an otherwise largely gloomy spectrum much in evidence around us, sport is a panacea which can elevate human beings from their hackneyed and dreary existence. In fact, of all the ways in which men and women mingle and interact, sport provides a platform which enables the most amount of adrenalin to flow and endorphins, happy hormones, to be released. Those who indulge in one sport or the other, especially from a young age, usually turn out to be balanced and level headed people. Exceptions prove the rule, of course!

The super Sunday that the world witnessed last week shook a lot of people out of their lethargic inclination towards the realm of...