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Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Long Read


Manpreet Singh: The barometer of Indian hockey

January 02, 2022 8:50 am

It is no coincidence that the story of India's resurgence at Tokyo is interwoven with captain Manpreet Singh's emergence.

Anju Bobby George's leap of faith

December 13, 2021 9:16 am

Anju Bobby George, the decorated long jumper, has paired up with her husband and coach Bobby to mould the next generation of jump queens with their technical guidance and parental warmth.

'Will Rahul Dravid be comfortable with the idea that it’s okay to lose, in trying to win?'

November 14, 2021 8:42 am

The Long Read: Former opener, NCA batting coach and women's head coach WV Raman offers insights into what the coaching stint of the much-revered Rahul Dravid could look like, as a new much-anticipated era of consolidation of Indian cricket begins

In the mind of England captain Eoin Morgan

November 07, 2021 8:39 am

The England captain has strategised at the World Cup with the relish of a chess Grandmaster carefully making measured but decisive moves.

Bangaon, the Little Finland of javelin throwers in Haryana, which is churning out champions

October 30, 2021 7:13 pm

Dubbed the Finland of Haryana, the back-woodsy village of Bangaon is the new javelin hub of the country. Behind its emergence are a physical education teacher, an academy on a chicken farm and a group of motivated teenagers.

Robin Uthappa brushes up 2007 T20 WC memories: ‘Tension lene ka nahi, tension dene ka was our mantra’

October 24, 2021 11:02 am

The agony before astigmatic Sreesanth gobbled up the World Cup-sealing catch, the bridling intensity of encountering Pakistan, the hand of "god" and the "gloves" of Dhoni in the tense bowl-out, the indescribable reception back home, a World Cup hero brushes up old but fresh memories