Andrew Amsan


Senior Correspondent with The Indian Express

Saina Nehwal out to conquer Tai Tzu Ying
Sun, May 06, 2018

With a new physio and pacier on-court movement, Saina Nehwal is ready to take on world No. 1 Chinese Taipei rival Tai Tzu Ying

Neeraj Chopra eyes Doha Diamond League after triumph in Gold Coast
Fri, May 04, 2018

The field in Doha will feature the world's top javelin throwers, including German giants Thomas Rohler, the Rio Olympics Champ, and London World Championship gold medallist Johannes Vetter.

Tejaswin Shankar jumps to new national record after CWG 2018 setback
Sun, Apr 29, 2018

Taking part in the Corky/Crofoot Shootout in Lubbock, Texas, Tejaswin Shankar broke his own national record by clearing the 2.29m in his first attempt after raising the bar.

I have offered Caster Semenya my legal team: Dutee Chand
Fri, Apr 27, 2018

IAAF released new new regulations which require women with higher levels of testosterone to take medication to compete in athletics events.

Despite CWG 2018 snub, Sardar Singh least bent on quitting
Fri, Apr 20, 2018

Sardar Singh has not yet surrendered his comeback hopes despite the selectors overlooking him for Commonwealth Games.

CWG 2018: Jinson Johnson breaks 23-year-old national record, finishes fifth in 1,500m
Sun, Apr 15, 2018

Jinson Johnson ran his heart out to clock 3:37.86s in the 1500m finals and broke the 23-year-old national record set by Bhadur Prasad.

CWG 2018: Four years after junior bronze, Navjeet Dhillon’s household has a reason to celebrate
Fri, Apr 13, 2018

Navjeet Kaur Dhillon has finally given her brother Jasdeep, who is a national-level shot-putter, and her parents a reason to celebrate again after her 2014 Junior World Championship gold.

CWG 2018: Muhammad Anas living his mother’s dream
Wed, Apr 11, 2018

Muhammed Anas was in class 10th when his father passed away. The untimely death left the family distraught. But his mother Sheena did not let the setback affect Anas’s training.

Friends of the Field: Tejaswin Shankar and Neeraj Chopra
Sun, Mar 25, 2018

High jumper Tejaswin Shankar and javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra talk about their friendship, life, career and interests as they strive to lift their game to the next level.

Bipul Chettri: The music teacher who is creating ripples in the independent music scene
Mon, Mar 19, 2018

Delhi-based folk singer Bipul Chettri is a rage among Nepali-speaking communities. It comes as no surprise that he’s mobbed at concert venues for selfies by his army of supporters.

With bullets and paintbrush, shooter Anjum Moudgil finds her range and canvas
Sat, Mar 17, 2018

Anjum Moudgill, who won silver at the Shooting World Cup, finds space for bare-minimum tools to keep her passion of painting burning.

Long Jump prodigy Sreeshankar, on cusp of 8-metre club, eyes Asian Games and Junior Worlds
Sat, Mar 10, 2018

Sreeshankar, at the recently-concluded Federation Cup in Patiala, made a jump of 7.99m, just a centimetre short of the Commonwealth Games 2018 qualifying norms.

Ayyasamy Dharun breaks Joseph Abraham’s 400m hurdles national record
Fri, Mar 09, 2018

Ayyasamy Dharun exceeded his own expectations by winning the 400m hurdles with a national record-breaking timing of 49.45s on the final day of the Federation Cup in Patiala.

Tejaswin Shankar soars high, aims to land on Commonwealth Games 2018 podium
Thu, Mar 08, 2018

Tejaswin Shankar rewrote his own outdoor national record with a jump of 2.28m, improving on his previous mark of 2.26m set a couple of years ago.

Federation Cup Athletics: Sprinter Hima Das turns quartermile star, qualifies for CWG 2018
Wed, Mar 07, 2018

Hima Das, 18, betters Athletics Federation of India mark by 0.03 seconds to qualify for Commonwealth Games 2018 in 400m.

Poor lighting stops record-breaking S Siva from soaring higher
Tue, Mar 06, 2018

21-year-old vaulter S Siva complained about the “poorly lit” competition area and said he couldn’t even see the bar, crashing into it in his last three attempts.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Strict qualification mark for Indian athletes
Mon, Mar 05, 2018

Strict Commonwealth Games guidelines mean several Indian athletes will have to rewrite the current national records to make the cut

Anju Bobby George, AFI slam Sports Ministry for no permission to host events
Thu, Mar 01, 2018

Anju Bobby George and AFI express displeasure for denying permission to host events at the premises which are instead used for Indian Super League.

Tejaswin Shankar raises the bar for himself, breaks own national high jump record
Mon, Feb 26, 2018

Technique tweak pays immediate dividends as high-jumper Tejaswin Shankar betters his two-year-old national record.

National Race Walking Championship: Soumya B breaks national record, KT Irfan strolls through
Mon, Feb 19, 2018

Soumya finished the race with an impressive 1:31:28.72s, an effort that helped her eclipse Khushbir Kaur’s national record (1:31:40.00s) set in Taicang in 2014.