Nihal Koshie


For Delhi Test, pass is passé
Tue, Dec 01, 2015

On Monday, DDCA joint secretary (corporate affairs) Dinesh Kumar Sharma raised the issue of irregularities in the distribution of complimentary passes.

Ind vs SA: Tender scrutiny saves DDCA lakhs, ups profit
Fri, Nov 27, 2015

In-stadia rights for India vs South Africa fourth Test match at Feroz Shah Kotla sees an increase of 50 lakhs.

A day of order and chaos for DDCA
Fri, Nov 20, 2015

Even as Delhi High Court clears the decks for the Kotla Test, the association deals with a ‘suicidal’ member, a disgruntled travel agent.

Road or track for 2016 Rio Olympics: OP Jaisha, Sudha Singh have a mind of their own
Mon, Nov 02, 2015

Nikolai Snesarev, the coach, and OP Jaisha, Sudha Singh are not on the same page with regard to the choice of events for the Rio Games.

Tax dues: DDCA frets over fate of India vs South Africa Test, seeks Arvind Kejriwal’s help
Sun, Nov 01, 2015

Decision on ‘clearance for the Test match’ by the tax office will be taken only once the DDCA makes an official appeal.

Virender Sehwag had clutter-free mind, supreme confidence in himself: VVS Laxman
Thu, Oct 22, 2015

Virender Sehwag had the ability to make big scores even before he was picked to the Test squad, says VVS Laxman.

Delhi Underbelly: A look at sorry state of affairs in the capital
Mon, Sep 21, 2015

Nihal Koshie traces the story of how, like the parent body, and many other units, the DDCA couldn't handle fame, fortune.

Warring DDCA officials issue three separate lists for pre-season camp
Sun, Sep 13, 2015

Chetan Chauhan, a DDCA vice-president, Anil Jain, joint-secretary and Ashok Sharma, an committee member, released their respective lists.

OP Jaisha’s 42 km hurdles
Sun, Sep 13, 2015

Nihal Koshie traces OP Jaisha's arduous journey full of obstacles as she fought off poverty and hunger before becaming India's best woman marathoner.

Conflict of interest? Virat Kohli and Ravi Shastri tie up for IPTL tennis team
Sat, Sep 12, 2015

Ravi Shastri confirmed that he had been enlisted as an “advisor” to the UAE Royals’ board to help build the brand and the team.

Indian big shot Inderjeet Singh takes Worlds stage
Fri, Aug 21, 2015

Inderjeet Singh, the country’s most consistent athlete over the past one year, faces his sternest test at athletics’ global event.

Arjun, next big thing in discus tries his hand at shot put
Fri, Aug 14, 2015

Yuri Minkov, who had made Arjun perform a standing throw which was measured at 18.36 metres, believed the transition would be easy.

On return, Dutee Chand faces new hurdles
Thu, Jul 30, 2015

AFI concluded that her best chance to qualify for Rio is by being part of the 4x400m relay squad rather than her pet events - 100, 200.

Dutee Chand’s journey from sprinter to pioneer
Wed, Jul 29, 2015

The athlete’s successful challenge of established regulations opens the door for others caught in a similar predicament.

Dutee Chand wins the right to compete
Wed, Jul 29, 2015

Dutee Chand, female athlete with high level of male hormone, cleared by CAS.

Conflict? Players lining up to join firm linked to Virat Kohli
Sat, Jul 25, 2015

Previously, MS Dhoni had faced allegations of “conflict of interest” when he was associated with Rhiti Sports Management.

A high bar to clear: Harshith Shashidhar balances studies with sport
Mon, Jul 13, 2015

Harshith Shashidhar participated in the final of the men’s high jump at the back of seven days of training.

Rising star Jinson Johnson hopes to climb higher
Sun, Jul 12, 2015

In a couple of months, the 24-year-old had gone from being a promising youngster to the man to beat.

Farm to track, record holder Dharambir Singh’s struggles continue
Fri, Jul 10, 2015

Dharambir’s recently broke the 15-year-old national record in the men’s 200 metres feat at the Asian Athletics Championships.

Nine months after clearing rape taint, Pinki Pramanik battles to get back on track
Mon, Jul 06, 2015

Eastern Railway, the star sprinter’s employer, is yet to respond to request sent in January for renewal of registration, leave to train.

Should India’s most consistent runner Tintu Luka train abroad?
Sun, Jun 21, 2015

India’s most consistent runner she may well be, but Tintu Luka’s 800m timings have plateaued over the years.

Sprinter masquerades as another in farcical relay trials
Thu, May 28, 2015

Once the team met qualifying guidelines, his name was replaced by that of a team member in the official results of the trials conducted by the Athletics Federation of India (AFI).

Dope watchdogs in deep freeze
Mon, May 25, 2015

Back-log in hearing cases, anti-doping panels in limbo and delay in declaring results by laboratory hurting drive against menace.

A leap too far: Jumper Ankit Sharma betters standard but omitted from Asian meet
Fri, May 15, 2015

AFI’s justification is that he left the national camp in Patiala, without furnishing an explanation.

Tejaswin Shankar, 16, keeps raising the bar
Thu, May 14, 2015

The high jump final at Doha was fiercely contested, and Shankar had to improve on his personal best by five centimeters in order to bag the bronze.

Let ICC take stand against Ten Sports: PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan
Wed, May 13, 2015

The BCCI has apprehensions with the broadcasting rights being handed over to Subhash Chandra-owned Ten sports.

Running with the best, 16-year-old Jisna Mathew holds her own
Tue, May 05, 2015

Jisna was first picked from a selection trial conducted by the Usha School of Athletics in 2011.

Powered by Siddi genes, 20-year-old Rasool Majgul sprints towards future
Mon, May 04, 2015

Rasool Majgul, who runs in Federation Cup, embodies the hope India once placed in Gujarati-African athletes.

Federation Cup: Inderjeet defies dodgy knee, books Rio berth
Sun, May 03, 2015

Inderjeet Singh, standing at six foot and five inches and tipping the scales at 150 kilograms, made a giant stride by qualifying for the Rio Games.

For tiny Tamil Nadu sports club, a double delight at Federation Cup
Sat, May 02, 2015

Laxmanan and Surya won gold to register a double in the men’s and women’s 5,000 metres at the Federation Cup.

Dope-tainted coach Yuri Ogorodnik set to return
Fri, May 01, 2015

Following AFI’s insistence, sports ministry to recall Ukrainian coach to train women’s 4x400m relay squad.

A father-daughter angle in latest IPL conflict of interest
Wed, Apr 22, 2015

IPL 8: Records maintained by ROC have linked Kumar’s daughter to at least three business entities promoted by Rajeev Shukla’s wife.

In India’s eight-metre club, Premkumar Kumaravel leaps ahead
Mon, Apr 20, 2015

Premkumar has now registered jumps of eight metres or more on five occasions, the most by an Indian.

In run-up to Rio Olympics, athletes under TOPS to undergo stringent checks to control doping
Sat, Apr 18, 2015

The National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) is working towards implementing what is called the Athletes Whereabouts by May 15.

Athletics Federation of India mulling weekend athletics league
Wed, Apr 15, 2015

AFI secretary CK Valson informed that a presentation was made in this regard at the general body meeting in Varanasi recently.

Dutee Chand leaves for CAS hearing
Thu, Mar 19, 2015

Dutee has higher than permissible levels of testosterone, as per international athletics federation guidelines.