Who is a champion?
Kiran Bedi WE have just finished witnessing the hysterical World Cup in football. We saw nations uniting behind their country teams and going crazy over their loss or victory. Once their own team lost, the football crazy chased the next team close to their heart. But what I found fascinating was to see how the whole game of football united countries and continents. For the first time Asian continent was in the reckoning for the last four. Later on it became Europe Vs. Latin America. Finally the Samba of Brazil won. Let us analyse why Brazil won. What made them the champions? And what makes a champion? My understanding of sports goes back to my school days when from the age of 14 I was playing competitive tennis. Thereafter till the age of 28, I continued to compete internationally and nationally. I saw and experienced competition but I can say with conviction that I only saw merit win. I never saw an undeserving player win. Even when I lost, I knew that I lost to a better player of tha