A pebble strewn playground — with a neat joggers walkway around it in the adjoining Lokmanya Nagar was where Kedar Jadhav started his cricket.
Jan O believes he has a nice emotional connect with cricket, though he doesn’t play it as much now.
India’s men’s shuttlers have remained in the shadow of Saina and Sindhu and need to realise that they need to show consistency if they demand attention from coaches.
The Indian Express speaks to Fernando Rivas, the man who doesn't just sharpen Carolina's racquet skills but also engages her family and boyfriend.
Incidentally, the last European to medal at the Games – way back in 1996 was also Denmark’s Poul-Erik Hoyer Larsen, the current Badminton World Federation president.
But it takes Nehwal’s unchipped heart to easily say that the crowd at Gachibowli were bound to cheer Marin more than her, and move on to more pertinent matters at hand.
Sindhu didn’t look sluggish, but she certainly seemed out of ideas.
Carolina Marin will turn out for Hyderabad Hunters, PV Sindhu will continue with Chennai Smashers, and the two promise fireworks in their opener.
With cheerleading getting provisional acceptance, it’s time to sit back and watch sideshows of the past go mainstream in the future on the highest sporting pedestal
The stage was set for Deepika Kumari to make a tame exit from what was turning out to be a morose Olympics for India.
Keshavan has picked 3 gold, 5 silver, 2 bronze and can brag about having beaten third successive generation of Japanese lugers with his latest triumph at Asian Championship.
Like PV Sindhu – born to volleyball parents, Sung Ji Hyun is an offspring of two of Korea’s most talented badminton players.
ISSF considering doing away with the 50m classical event, one of the most challenging shooting events, leaving the close-knit Indian pistol fraternity disgruntled.
In her Olympics final rematch with Carolina Marin — their first match after the Rio final - PV Sindhu blistered away to a 21-17, 21-13 win.
Mulyo Handoyo, who is in line to become India coach, had coached the legendary shuttler Taufik Hidayat to Olympic gold.
Training in Manchester helps Vijender Singh retain his focus and stay away from distractions ahead of his upcoming bout against Francis Cheka.
Badminton’s lucky to have the hyper-aggressive Carolina Marin, PV Sindhu and the sublimely talented Tai Tzu Ying inhabit the same era.
Sameer Verma’s dream week ends in a defeat to home-favourite NG Ka Long Angus in hard-fought final of Hong Kong Super Series.
PV Sindhu will line up on Sunday for the Hong Kong Open crown, a week after she picked the big one in China.
Unfancied Sameer Verma stuns world No. 3 Jan O Jorgensen 21-19, 24-22 to set up title clash with Long Angus in Hong Kong Open
PV Sindhu plays her consecutive Super Series semi – this time against Cheung Ngan Yi, and will look to overpower Saina Nehwal’s conqueror.
Saina Nehwal puts up a spirited performance against Cheung Ngan Yi, but runs out of steam at the end of the 71-minute duel.
Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu will clash in the semi-final of the Hong Super Series if they win their respective quarter-finals.
PV Sindhu has emerged as a worrisome nemesis for her counterparts from China, so much so that she has busted their monopoly.
Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu clinches first Super Series title, beating home girl Sun Yu in the China Open final
Olympic medallist, PV Sindhu, curbs her natural style to beat Sung Ji Hyun in a close affair; will meet Sun in China Open final.
PV Sindhu beats China’s promising teenager He Bingjiao 22-20, 21-10 to enter the semifinals of China Open.
For those from Arunachal Pradesh, getting a ‘valid’ China visa has been an unresolved issue.
Saina Nehwal lost to Thailand’s Porntip in 1st round of China Open but shows intent in her first match after a knee surgery.
Jwala Gutta announced that she would be concentrating on mixed doubles, Ashwini Ponnappa has decided to partner N. Sikki Reddy.
From cricketers to squash players to shuttlers — athletes are falling in love with surfing as a hobby and fitness necessity.
Long rallies, strokes to the corners and skirmishes at the net are expected to fade out in badminton if the proposed '11x5' format gets adopted.
Winning silver at World Cup Finals in Italy post Rio debacle has restored Jitu’s faith in his ability.
Another girl from coach Pullela Gopichand’s stable wins Grand Prix title, third after Indian badminton’s big two.
Keyzad Anklesaria and Sunit Chokshi earned India a place on the podium at World Bridge Games for the first time since 1988.
India urgently wants sporting greatness — but its desire is fraught with dangers.
The latest is her biography of Babur’s daughter Gulbadan, which drops the sentimental “rose” from the original title: Portrait of a Rose Princess at the Mughal Court.