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For Jaipur girl Apurvi Chandela, gun proves mightier than the pen
Fri, Apr 17, 2015

Last week, Chandela earned a a place for Rio 2016 Olympic Games. She was only the 2nd Indian shooter do so.

Bengaluru FC fined; Mumbai FC player ‘banned’ for doping
Fri, Apr 17, 2015

Pereira has been given a week’s time by the AIFF to come up with his defence and Mumbai FC too has launched an internal inquiry.

Give me a little more time: Paul van Ass
Wed, Apr 15, 2015

Coach Paul van Ass keen to address defensive frailties and improve India's off-the-ball game.

Corner of a foreign field
Sun, Apr 12, 2015

Gurpreet's reach is impressive because of his height but it takes time getting used to playing in freezing conditions.

Apurvi Chandela qualifies for Rio Olympics in 10m air rifle category
Sun, Apr 12, 2015

After qualifying fifth for the final round, Chandela shot a score of 185.6 to finish third in an eight-strong list.

India exorcise Oz ghost, give new coach a boost
Sun, Apr 12, 2015

On Saturday, Walsh’s successor Paul van Ass too showed the Australians are not unbeatable.

Mumbai FC player scuffles with Bengaluru FC fans
Wed, Apr 08, 2015

Soon after the match between the two sides ended in a 1-1 draw at the Kanteerava Stadium in Bangalore.

India’s old habits die hard
Wed, Apr 08, 2015

Defensive lapses, lack of teeth upfront continue to hurt the Indian team.

Dope fallout: Delhi, Haryana, Punjab set to be suspended
Mon, Apr 06, 2015

The NADA caught 21 weightlifters for using banned substances in five different national championships.

New coach Paul van Ass wants hockey team to read game better
Sat, Apr 04, 2015

Newly-appointed coach Van Ass wants team to read the game better when not in possession.

As Lonestar Kashmir script history, losses mount back home
Wed, Apr 01, 2015

Lonestar Kashmir was born in the aftermath of the deadly floods that swept the state last September, claiming nearly 300 lives.

To back Dutee Chand, ministry withdraws hyperandrogenism rules
Fri, Mar 20, 2015

Govt said that it would do everything possible to provide support as her appeal at the CAS comes up for hearing.

With Paul van Ass at helm, Indian hockey off to a fresh start
Tue, Mar 17, 2015

Paul van Ass is believed to have told the Indian team to ‘aim for a podium at the Rio Olympics.’

New-look India take first step under Stephen Constantine
Thu, Mar 12, 2015

India take on Nepal with a new coach at the helm in 2018 World Cup qualifiers.

‘Dope’ past makes Yuri Ogorodnik return unlikely
Wed, Mar 11, 2015

AFI plans to reappoint Ukrainian track and field coach Yuri Ogorodnik have run into troubled waters.

Formula One safety improving, but we can do better: FIA
Tue, Mar 10, 2015

Besides driver safety, F1 has been rocked over the last 12 months by its latest monetary crisis.

World Cup 2015, India vs South Africa: Support cast
Mon, Feb 23, 2015

Dhawan was undoubtedly the hero of India’s emphatic win. But it wouldn’t have been possible without a solid support cast.

Indian athletes trail only Russia in dope shame list
Sat, Feb 21, 2015

31 Indian athletes are serving IAAF bans for a litany of doping offences. Russia ahead with 67 athletes.

New government scheme may see athletes snap old ties
Tue, Feb 10, 2015

Government sent out contracts to 75 hand-picked athletes under their proposed Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS).

For border town in conflict zone, 15-yr-old is reason to smile
Sat, Feb 07, 2015

Pawandeep Kaur among 4 who gave J&K first team gold in rhythmic gymnastics.

Australian Open: Martina Navratilova to Martina Hingis, Leander Paes an aide to success
Mon, Feb 02, 2015

Paes-Hingis won their first Grand Slam together by winning the Australian Open mixed doubles title.

Hockey India goes Dutch, selects Paul van Ass as men’s team coach
Sat, Jan 31, 2015

Most importantly, Van Ass’ relationship with Hockey India will define his stay in the country.

BI-IOA row: Pugilists to face ban if they participate in National Games
Wed, Jan 28, 2015

Sangwan is among the 163 pugilists who have confirmed participation.

Family Flick: Meet the siblings of Hockey India League 2015
Sun, Jan 25, 2015

Mihir Vasavda goes sibling-spotting while trawling through the Hockey India League 2015’s team rosters.

New season, old script: Fringe players will use Hockey India League to revive their career
Thu, Jan 22, 2015

Like last two seasons, fringe players will use HIL to revive their career.

If you have to know who the hottest date is, it happens in between moves: Viswanathan Anand
Sun, Jan 18, 2015

In a freewheeling chat Viswanathan Anand breaks stereotypes & myths associated with chess players.

Mumbai Marathon: A race yet to pick pace
Sun, Jan 18, 2015

City to run today; on the world map, Mumbai’s best last year was nowhere close to the rest

Fears remain, but National Games to be held as planned
Sat, Jan 17, 2015

The IOA officials are likely to conduct another inspection next week

Need free hand in selection, says Stephen Constantine
Sat, Jan 17, 2015

Constantine talks about his return, challenges that await him and the secret behind his success with Rwanda.

Prochazka puts Czechs on hockey map
Thu, Jan 15, 2015

Prochazka is one of only 3000 registered Czech hockey players.

On Sir Alex Ferguson’s advice, Bengaluru FC coach benched Sunil Chhetri
Tue, Jan 13, 2015

Chhetri realised later that Ashley Westwood was unlike other coaches he had played under.

Cloud over National Games in Kerala
Sat, Jan 10, 2015

Multi-disciplinary event faces postponement after organisers fail to procure equipment for several events.

It’s going to be a funny, quiet year for me: Jitu Rai
Sun, Jan 04, 2015

"It’s been nearly two weeks that I last lifted a pistol," Jitu Rai told The Indian Express.

Want to balance boxing and Bollywood: Vijender Singh
Sun, Jan 04, 2015

Boxer Vijender Singh talks about his new found passion and how he wants to manage it with his profession.

New year: Best’s wishes
Sun, Jan 04, 2015

India’s top sportspersons share with The SUNDAY EXPRESS their goals & targets as they get ready for 2015

USA clears Terry Walsh, Hockey India unmoved
Sun, Dec 28, 2014

Consequently, his contract was not renewed by Hockey India, who are now looking for a new coach.