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Jonathan Selvaraj


After second win on the trot, Vijender Singh readying for longer bouts
Mon, Nov 09, 2015

Vijender Singh says his immediate aim will be to fight six round fights.

Vijender Singh in and out in 3 minutes
Sun, Nov 08, 2015

Vijender Singh, after his three round knockout win in first bout, wins second bout by first round knockout.

Delayed, Vijender Singh in no mood to be denied
Sat, Nov 07, 2015

Postponing his second pro bout has hit Vijender Singh’s plans, but he hopes to quickly finish the job against Dean Gillen and head home.

For Dean Gillen, it’s better late than never against Vijender Singh
Fri, Nov 06, 2015

A steady job as a fireman, a hands-on dad and on the wrong side of 30, Vijender’s next opponent is as unlikely a boxer as they come.

Sushil Kumar, Yogeshwar Dutt in the shadow of women at Professional Wrestling League auction
Wed, Nov 04, 2015

At Professional Wrestling League auction, India’s brightest stars are not the biggest gainers; Ukraine’s Oksana tops money list.

Amir Khan traces his journey, from Olympic medalist to a prize fighter
Sat, Oct 31, 2015

Beyond hanging out with his idol, Amir Khan adds that Mike Tyson gave him one of the best pieces of advice.

Don’t think I will ever have a victory like the one at the China Open: Kidambi Srikanth
Fri, Oct 30, 2015

Kidambi Srikanth says even when he loses he doesn't see it as a net negative.

Silver lining for Shiva Thapa after bagging bronze at World Championships
Fri, Oct 23, 2015

In 2013, Shiva Thapa reached the quarterfinals of the World Championships and won India’s solitary gold at the Asian Championships.

Nothing to celebrate yet, just my first pro bout, says Vijender Singh
Mon, Oct 12, 2015

Vijender Singh started his professional career with a win over local favourite Sonny Whiting.

In his second innings, Vijender Singh searching for second wind
Sat, Oct 10, 2015

Though on the undercard, spotlight expected on Vijender as pro boxing world waits to see how the Olympian takes first step into the new ring and builds his brand

Vijender Singh, lonely in his corner
Wed, Oct 07, 2015

Ahead of first pro bout, Vijender Singh is dealing with ‘minor distractions’ like homesickness, promotional work.

Vijender Singh vs Sonny Whiting: Scaffolder versus Superstar
Wed, Sep 30, 2015

Vijender Singh’s opponent in his professional debut has an unenviable 2-1 record as well as day job.

Fall season: A look at J&K cricket’s sorry state of affairs
Tue, Sep 22, 2015

Jammu and Kashmir players face turmoil as the infighting in the state association rages on.

Blaming overconfidence for loss, Vikas Krishan faces tougher battles
Tue, Sep 08, 2015

Vikas Krishnan was the last Indian in action on Friday and he made sure that the contingent had something to cheer.

The last slam: A year after his last WWE fight, life of ‘The Great Khali’ has turned a full circle
Mon, Aug 17, 2015

Dalip Singh Rana hasn’t been The Great Khali for more than a year, since his contract with the WWE ended.

World Championships: Can Saina Nehwal breach the Chinese Wall?
Tue, Aug 11, 2015

Saina Nehwal, in search of the elusive Worlds medal, begins her campaign in Jakarta on Wednesday.

Rocky road ahead for boxer Vijender Singh
Sun, Jul 05, 2015

Jonathan Selvaraj looks at the perks and pitfalls that boxer Vijender Singh will face as he embarks on his journey as a professional in Manchester.

I am at the stage in my life where I am up for a challenge, says Vijender Singh
Tue, Jun 30, 2015

Vijender Singh tells The Indian Express why he could not wait till the end of the Rio Games before making the shift.

British-Indian MP, a regular host for cricket Team India
Mon, Jun 15, 2015

In 2011, Vaz attended a ceremony by De Montfort University in which Indian captain M S Dhoni was conferred an honorary degree.

As Delhi prepares to do yoga, why some veterans are feeling left out
Sun, Jun 14, 2015

Of the thousands of players in the national championships, several have won plaudits on national TV.

As Team India fret over injuries, Rupinder Pal Singh rejoices a late lifeline
Sat, Jun 06, 2015

VR Raghunath picked up a hamstring injury that coach Paul van Ass said would take 10 days to heal.

In Delhi, Nepal’s cricketers begin to pick up the pieces
Tue, Jun 02, 2015

Kami had just submitted his visa application forms and in a couple of days, will head to Dharamsala for a 20-day training camp.

In year of struggle, Dutee Chand makes Asian squad
Thu, May 28, 2015

In March this year, Court of Arbitration for Sports in Switzerland specifically allowed her to take part in Asian Championships.

From striker to defender, Jasjit Singh Kular comes a long way
Wed, May 27, 2015

Until the squad was named, Jasjit was hardly seen as a full time defender.

After conquering Asia, Beant Singh sets sights on world
Tue, May 12, 2015

He would justify that faith with his gold in the 800m at the Asian Youth Championships in Doha on Sunday.

Mayweather vs Pacquiao: Not for the fairweather
Tue, May 05, 2015

While casual fans felt the bout was underwhelming, aficionados appreciated Mayweather’s supreme craft.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs Manny Pacquiao: Good news for Indian fans; bad news for streaming sites
Sun, May 03, 2015

Sony Six acquired the broadcast rights of the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight.

Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao: The Richest. The Biggest. The Greatest?
Fri, May 01, 2015

Foreman thinks Saturday’s Mayweather vs Pacquiao bout will be the Fight of the Generation. Here’s why.

She can run, but Dutee Chand has work to do ahead of Asian Championships
Wed, Apr 01, 2015

Coach N Ramesh with whom Chand has been training in Hyderabad admits the Asian Championships will be a harder challenge.

Icing on the cake for Saina Nehwal
Mon, Mar 30, 2015

Saina wins maiden India Open title to go with her ascension to the No. 1 spot.

Saina Nehwal smashes new mark: First Indian woman to be World No. 1
Sun, Mar 29, 2015

Saina Nehwal became first Indian women's player to be World No.1 in badminton.

Saina Nehwal’s perfect demolition job
Sun, Mar 29, 2015

Saina celebrated her feat with an easy win over Japan’s Hashimoto to reach her maiden India Open final.

Son rise overshadows the star
Sat, Mar 28, 2015

Tommy, of the Sugiarto lineage, beats five-time World champ Lin Dan to enter the semifinals.

Great Dane gets shock treatment
Fri, Mar 27, 2015

H S Prannoy scripts biggest upset of the day, defeating World No.2 Jan O Jorgensen 18-21, 21-14, 21-14 to enter quarters.

Practice partners clash on road to recovery
Thu, Mar 26, 2015

Its but appropriate that RMV Gurusaidutt and Sameer Verma would meet each other sooner rather than later.

The accidental shuttler
Wed, Mar 25, 2015

Marin, the World & All-England champion, took up the sport because of a quirk of fate,