Dipa Karmakar, India’s best gymnast, will aim for points on execution as she moves beyond the Prudunova to another vault.
The Indian legend’s first dips, Short noticed, came into sharp focus against Magnus Carlsen – spry and sensational.
More than ever before, though, the big small bloke of tennis who was so little he couldn’t hit two balls over the net as a young teen, is frantically trying at 43.
Creativity of Tai Tzu Ying and Ratchanok Intanon in All England Badminton Championships final served as a welcome break from usual belligerence
PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal crash out in straight games, ending India’s challenge at All England in the quarterfinals.
PV Sindhu vs Tai Tzu is badminton gourmet, with two clashing styles set to sizzle - it's nothing less than a Friday blockbuster.
HS Prannoy came close to quietly exiting before adding some shrieking winners that masked a tactical tweak when beating Qiao Bin.
PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal lead the India’s challenge in the quest for first All England title since P Gopichand’s in 2001.
Sportspersons attuned to binaries of victory and defeat can’t appreciate pacifism
Tall Afghan fast bowlers are expected to glare and scowl, but Shapoor Zadran ditched both, and settled for what he thought was a cheeky wink.
BAI passed a directive asking its state affiliates to only accept birth certificates registered within a year of the birth date.
Bitterness has made way for a bold resolve where Khade knows he can control his destiny, he’s missed out on a good four years.
Pune 2017 lacked the verve of early 90s when Leander Paes' quick feet and quicker hands could weave magic.
Leander Paes will take the court alongside Vishnu Vardhan against New Zealand’s much fancied pairing of Michael Venus and Artem Sitak.
Son of a SAI coach, Lakshya Sen joined the Bangalore Academy when he was only 10 and receives personal attention from Prakash Padukone.
Team of 15-odd British Indians played their first Kho international — dubbed India vs England — in Navi Mumbai.
Saina Nehwal beats Pornpawee Chochuwong to clinch the Malaysian Masters, her first title after returning from injury
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.
The story arcs of these three characters are, unfortunately, the least interesting.