Aditya Iyer

Aditya Iyer is the sports editor at Open

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Kumbh Mela: Leaps of Faith

The spiritual is at its most spectacular when sadhus, seers, seekers, nirvana junkies and tourists of religious kitsch descend on Hinduism’s biggest carnival. Aditya Iyer goes to the Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj

World At Their Feet

World Cups in cricket and rugby, a brand new version of a century-old tennis tournament, and Liverpool’s timely tryst with triumph—it promises to be a breakneck year for the sports fanatic

Up, Down Under

Kohli’s side creates history by becoming the first Indian team to win the opening Test of a series in Australia

A Fistful of Fury

When the 'Gypsy King' rose from the dead in Los Angeles, defying both belief and the referee’s count, heavyweight boxing came alive in the 21st century