Nihal Koshie


Dutee Chand on track to Rio 2016 Olympics, village celebrates
Sun, Jun 26, 2016

Dutee Chand clocked 11.30s to achieve the Rio qualification in women's 100m at Almaty, Kazakhstan on Saturday.

BCCI picks up where Shashank Manohar left off, agrees to dismantle ‘Big Three’
Sat, Jun 25, 2016

BCCI agrees to end arrangement in which most of ICC revenue went to India, England & Australia.

BCCI all set for ‘mini IPL’ in US in September
Fri, Jun 24, 2016

Anurag Thakur said the final dates of the tournament will be announced in due course.

On BCCI’s table: IPL in US, three weeks and eight teams
Fri, Jun 24, 2016

Proposal to conduct mini-IPL is likely to come up for ratification at BCCI’s working committee meeting on Friday.

Anil Kumble given India’s reins, but without a long rope
Fri, Jun 24, 2016

Anil Kumble was appointed as new coach of India cricket team but only for one year.

‘I will spend 60 per cent of the time in DDCA, 20 per cent at NIFT and 20 per cent in my business’, says Chetan Chauhan
Sat, Jun 18, 2016

Chauhan, who is the DDCA vice-president and a senior BCCI official, runs a cricket academy and owns a printing press.

No service tax paid, no balance sheet, BCCI units in mess before Supreme Court D-Day
Tue, Jun 14, 2016

Racing against time to get their books in order before SC's order on reforms recommended by Justice R M Lodha, the Indian board has its hands full.

Dutee Chand’s Rio Olympics 2016 dream stutters at starting block
Thu, May 19, 2016

An hour after she anchored the women's relay team, Dutee Chand's dream of meeting the qualifying standard in the 100m for Rio Olympics suffered a setback.

Missing athletes turn Indian Grand Prix into a farce
Sat, May 07, 2016

Though lesser number of events are scheduled for a Grand Prix — 17 in all in the second leg — three of them had to be cancelled.

Road to Rio Games winds through Poland
Fri, May 06, 2016

Women’s 4x400m relay team will travel to Europe to shake off rust, get timing needed to qualify for Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Ankle injury hits Mayookha Johny’s plans
Sun, May 01, 2016

Mayookha Johny had an injury scare in her first attempt in the final of the women’s triple jump at the 20th Federation Cup.

Arokia Rajiv misses Olympic mark, makes national record his own
Sat, Apr 30, 2016

Arokia Rajiv (45.47 seconds) broke the 12-year-old national record which stood in the name of KM Binu (45.48), set at the Athens Olympics.

Marathon girl Sudha Singh ‘chases’ down Rio 2016 Olympics spot
Sat, Apr 30, 2016

Sudha Singh defies coach by switching disciplines and making cut for Olympics in 3000m steeplechase; Lalita Babar lowers national record.

At the end of long journey, Dutee Chand’s 100-m record burst
Fri, Apr 29, 2016

Equally impressive was that Chand was just a whisker away from becoming the first Indian woman to qualify for the 100 metres at the Olympic Games.

Sprinter Amiya Kumar Mallick hits a speed breaker
Fri, Apr 29, 2016

During the semis Amiya Mallick strained his hamstring. The injury wasn't bad enough to stop him from running but it meant he won't be at his best.

Rio Olympics 2016 glimmer in Delhi’s horizon
Thu, Apr 28, 2016

Several athletes will have to realise their potential while others have to better their best to make Rio cut.

Athletics report: Tourist hurdler, tired athlete and a bumbling walker
Wed, Apr 20, 2016

Reasons for poor performances by athletes vary from lack of experience of competing in the rain to athletes ‘acting like tourists’ when abroad.

IPL 2016: At DDCA, clamour for passes again before KXIP vs DD
Thu, Apr 14, 2016

The fight among DDCA officials is for a share of the 2,600 complimentary passes for home matches of the Delhi Daredevils.

Spurned CAB secretary Aditya Verma turns loneranger
Wed, Apr 13, 2016

Aditya Verma believes shots were fired from his shoulder by officials who occupy posts currently in BCCI.

England vs New Zealand: Kevin Pietersen isn’t there, but Jason Roy comes close
Thu, Mar 31, 2016

In a star-studded England top-order, Roy has been trying to live up to the expectations that have grown around his potential.

DDCA diaries: Missing kit bags, flying pigeons, stranded flag bearers
Wed, Mar 30, 2016

Nihal Koshie lists the hiccups and goof-ups that floodlights couldn't catch and the cameras failed to capture.

Crorepati wrestler Mausam Khatri’s wishlist: Marriage, SUV, farm, house
Mon, Mar 28, 2016

But there is one thing that heavyweight wrestler Mausam Khatri, winner of India’s richest dangal, won’t do — waste money on a party.

ICC Women’s World T20: Chance for India to look good on and off the field
Tue, Mar 15, 2016

India are seen as outside favourites for World T20 because of their recent away wins against Australia and whitewash of Sri Lanka.

ICC Women’s World T20: The moment of reckoning for India women’s cricket team
Tue, Mar 15, 2016

Women’s cricket in India has undergone a change, but disparity remains. Winning the WT20 will help them come out of Men in Blue's shadow.

ICC Women’s World T20: Mithali Raj – the bat woman of India
Sat, Mar 12, 2016

A reluctant cricketer to start with, nothing could stop Mithali Raj from succeeding and becoming Indian women cricket’s biggest role model.

When C in DDCA doesn’t stand for cricket — but committees
Thu, Mar 03, 2016

Tasks being handled by multi-member committees include receiving BCCI members and playing national anthems before each game.

India race walkers take giant strides before Rio Olympics
Wed, Mar 02, 2016

With a number of athletes going under the Olympic qualification mark, many observers believe the sport has turned the corner.

Fit-again K T Irfan ready to walk the talk
Sat, Feb 27, 2016

The qualifying standard for men for the Rio Games is set at 1 hour and 24 minutes while Irfan’s national record stands at 1:20.21.

Home-grown champ: Story of Olympic boxer Shiva Thapa
Sun, Feb 21, 2016

Shiva Thapa was born and raised in the sterner gaze of his father’s dream of producing an Olympian in martial arts-crazy North East.

Papa never said there’s no money though it was tough raising a big family: Shiva Thapa
Sun, Feb 21, 2016

My entire family has been a source of strength and support. We are extremely close and I am blessed to have a family like this, says Thapa

At SAG 2016, it wasn’t just the gold that glittered
Wed, Feb 17, 2016

At this edition of the South Asian Games, India won a total of 188 gold medals.

South Asian Games: After two decades, football star Bembem Devi bids bye-bye
Tue, Feb 16, 2016

Bembem Devi captains India football team for last time as it clinches gold at South Asian Games after beating Nepal in final.

South Asian Games: Mary Kom, saw, conquered
Mon, Feb 15, 2016

MC Mary Kom is Shillong’s undisputed star even before she knocks out her opponent to make final.

SAF Games: When Haryana teen Naveen tamed an Olympic medalist, almost
Sun, Feb 14, 2016

Naveen was the first to score a point over Afganistan's Rohullah Nikpai and by the half-way stage of the second round was leading 4-3.

I finally saw why running makes my daughter so happy: Parents of sprinter Dutee Chand
Sat, Feb 13, 2016

Parents of sprinter Dutee Chand, who won appeal against the ban over her testosterone level, see daughter in action for the first time

SAF Games 2016: Dutee Chand and Srabani Nanda give each other the chase
Fri, Feb 12, 2016

Dutee’s long-time coach N Ramesh believes the competition between the two Odisha girls is a blessing for both to compete and excel.