Friday, May 22, 2015



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,

Gained in translation: Mandarin lessons for Viktor Axelsen
Tue, Mar 24, 2015

Viktor Axelsen, 21, is currently ranked sixth in the world and is taking part in the India Open.

India take step towards 2016 Olympic qualification
Mon, Mar 16, 2015

India beat Poland 3-1 in the final of Hockey World League 2 and take one step closer to Olympic qualification.

Hockey India League: In new avatar, Ranchi Rays re-emerge as champions
Mon, Feb 23, 2015

Despite having heart in their mouth on more than a few occasion, Ranchi Rays won 3-2 in the shootout.

Rays in final after marathon shootout
Sun, Feb 22, 2015

For opposing sides in this season of the HIL, Jackson has been a constant menace.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Terrace talk
Fri, Feb 06, 2015

Across streets and mohallas, World Cup conversations are in full swing. Today’s topic is England’s twelfth man — the Barmy Army.

When BI Fernandez shaped kings of boxing
Sun, Feb 01, 2015

Reasons that made Fernandez, India's boxing coach, a success story and made Indian boxers world beaters.

Six months later, Dutee Chand returns a winner
Mon, Dec 29, 2014

Competing at the Orissa State Championships, Chand indeed delivered a clinical performance.

Abhimanyu Mithun runs the anchor leg
Thu, Dec 25, 2014

Having resumed on an overnight score of 131/1, Karnataka on 174/5 to set Railways a target of 251.

Aravind derails Railways
Wed, Dec 24, 2014

In 2011/12, Aravind only took 9 Ranji wickets at 49.44. A knee injury followed which ruled him out for 16 months and an entire Ranji season.

Ranji Trophy: Railways toil to no avail
Tue, Dec 23, 2014

Upadhyay finished with 7/98 as defending champions Karnataka were bowled out for 247.

Ranji Trophy: Railways pacers put Karnataka on the mat
Mon, Dec 22, 2014

Karnataka, surprisingly, opted to bat first before Railways bowlers reduced them to 207/7 on Day 1.

Ranji Trophy 2014: Karnataka firmly on track
Sun, Dec 21, 2014

In-form champions, with two wins in as many games, are favourites against Railways.

Ranji Trophy 2014: Mumbai go off rails in a session
Thu, Dec 18, 2014

Only Number 9 Javed Khan, who top scored with a 30-ball 27, saved Mumbai that ignominy.

Ranji Trophy 2014: Shardul Thakur’s career-best helps Mumbai gain lost time
Wed, Dec 17, 2014

Shardul Thakur finished with figures of 6 for 59 to help Mumbai bowl out Railways for 242 at the Karnail Singh Stadium.

Ranji Trophy: Mumbai players roll up sleeves after Super-sopper malfunctions
Tue, Dec 16, 2014

Some ten members of the team began soaking up the water and rinsing it into buckets.

Mumbai look to reboot season
Sun, Dec 14, 2014

After a shock defeat against J&K in the first round, 40-time champions seek to regain lost confidence as they take on Railways

Bhuvneshwar Kumar hopes to meet expectations on his maiden Australia tour
Sat, Nov 22, 2014

In conversation with Jonathan Selvaraj, India's Bhuvneshwar Kumar, explains his rare craft- swing bowling.

Devendro, Bidhuri bag World Series contracts
Thu, Nov 13, 2014

The situation was made worse in recent years when boxers couldn’t even compete in invitational tournaments after the Indian Federation was banned by the international body AIBA.

After Open gold, staying fit on top of Durgesh Pal’s agenda
Thu, Nov 06, 2014

While the national record of 49.51 is a long term goal, Pal is modest about his short term targets.

Post-Asiad high: VS Surekha breaks her own national record
Wed, Nov 05, 2014

Even as her competitors failed to move beyond 3.60m, Surekha cleared each subsequent jump with ease.

Next big thing from Sushil Kumar’s stable… runner Beant Singh
Tue, Nov 04, 2014

Beant SIngh, a young runner has a number of heroes whom he look up to, including Olympic silver medalist Sushil Kumar.

OP Jaisha wins gold, even as stars pull out
Mon, Nov 03, 2014

L Surya had been close on Jaisha’s heels but ultimately trailed in nearly 40m behind the winner.

With star athletes weary, juniors sense an opening
Sun, Nov 02, 2014

The National Open Athletics Championships, which begins at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium Sunday, isn’t a laughing matter.

Back from the wilderness, Gurbaj Singh stays in his comfort zone
Thu, Oct 30, 2014

Once a regular in the national team, Gurbaj was one of the casualties of the squad after India’s debacle at the Olympics.