Thursday, Nov 27, 2014

JONATHAN SELVARAJ

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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.

Never-say-die Ashok Dinda finishes off West Zone in remarkable win
Sun, Oct 19, 2014

Dinda’s final figures of 3/40 don’t really do justice to the way he terrorised the West’s batsmen.

Saurabh Tiwary shakes off West Zone’s grip, T20 tag
Sat, Oct 18, 2014

Saurabh Tiwary, who has represented India in ODIs, cracked 109 for East Zone, his 11th first-class ton.

Ankit Bawne ton gives West Zone first innings lead against East Zone
Fri, Oct 17, 2014

Ankit Bawne cracked a ton, his ninth first class century and second in consecutive years of Duleep Trophy.

On a rollercoaster, Manoj Tiwary enjoying the highs
Thu, Oct 16, 2014

Not for the first time had the Bengal batsman appeared to have made his mark but for fate to chose otherwise.

Indian Chief for India’s chief MS Dhoni
Mon, Oct 06, 2014

Dhoni spent much of his time at the Heritage Motoring Club of India stall that housed several vintage models.

Scandals: In the ring, on a loop
Thu, Oct 02, 2014

Scandals have been as much a part of the sport as bloodied noses, hooks to the gut and grazed cheekbones.

I am who I am: Dutee Chand
Mon, Sep 29, 2014

With no other place to go to, Dutee headed home to Chaka Gopalpur, where she watched the CWG on television.

At last, Renjith books a ticket to Incheon
Sat, Sep 20, 2014

Having missed the mark at Federation Cup, Maheshwary had headed to the IAAF Intercontinental Cup in Morocco last week

Asian Games 2014: At last, Renjith Maheshwary books a ticket to Incheon
Fri, Sep 19, 2014

What shocked the triple jumper into finding his rhythm wasn't advice from his coach or a brainwave, but simply resignation.

Thingalaya equals national record
Wed, Aug 20, 2014

With Seema Punia not taking part in the women's discus throw, Krishna Poonia won the event.

High jumper Chittrasu equals meet record, books Asiad berth
Tue, Aug 19, 2014

It would have been enough to win a bronze medal at the last Asian Games.

Payoff after Sajeesh Joseph puts his own money where mouth is
Mon, Aug 18, 2014

Joseph had to spend from his own pocket to compete in the European Grand Prix in Belgium, Finland and Sweden.

Kheta Ram wins one for Indian coaches in Patiala
Sun, Aug 17, 2014

Ram had won the race with a time of 13:49:17 seconds, eclipsing the previous meet record of 13:52:64s.

At Federation Cup, time to compete and relax simultaneously
Sat, Aug 16, 2014

Joseph Abraham won gold at the last Asian Games.

Asian Games boxing trials postponed
Sat, Aug 09, 2014

Ad-hoc committee says request came from CWG boxers, but most pugilists claim they were caught unawares.

From Glasgow to Asiad trials, tired boxers have little time for rest
Tue, Aug 05, 2014

National coach Gurbax Sandhu admits his boxers have little time to recover, but says there are few options.

Shadow warrior: Glasgow gives Sarita Devi a chance to step out of Mary Kom’s shadow
Wed, Jul 23, 2014

Glasgow provides Sarita Devi, who inspired Mary a chance to finally step out of the shadow.

A Leap of faith
Wed, Jul 23, 2014

Jonathan Selvaraj meets national triple jump record holder Arpinder as he prepares for his sternest test yet.

France: Clean break with the past
Mon, Jun 09, 2014

It’s clear their debacle in the 2010 World Cup continues to haunt the French national football team.

BandWAGon
Sun, Jun 08, 2014

The term WAGs (wives and girlfriends) came into its own at the 2006 World Cup in Germany.

Ivory Coast: Schooled to have fun
Sat, Jun 07, 2014

Sol Beni, the football academy of Asec Mimosas FC, rivals Barcelona in producing top-class football players.

A habit of losing it late
Mon, Jun 02, 2014

The Indian hockey team has had a reputation of losing games owing to last-minutes strikes by the opposition.

Mary’s conqueror, Pinki Jangra, believes her time has come
Sun, May 25, 2014

Jangra admits that a win over Mary doesn’t mean much by itself.

Fading champion
Sun, May 25, 2014

On her return to the ring, Mary Kom missed out on a berth for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Mary Kom misses Glasgow ticket as Pinki Jangra books spot
Sat, May 24, 2014

The bout was a closely fought contest, which saw two of the three judges scoresheets tied.

Injured Vikas needs doctor’s nod before bout against Vijender
Fri, May 23, 2014

If Krishan is ruled out of Friday's final bout, it would mean a walkover for reigning middleweight champ Vijender.

Blood, sweat, revenge
Thu, May 22, 2014

Devendro gets better of Saini, the man who headbutted him at Cup trial ten months back.

IPL 7: Expected win gives Kings XI Punjab playoff spot
Tue, May 20, 2014

Vohra and Patel made contrasting 42 runs to assure KXIP a play-off berth after defeating DD by four wickets.