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Express Sports is your one-stop shop for everything that is significant in sports. Tune in for freewheeling interviews of athletes and sharp analyses by our experienced sports reporters.

Express SportsExpress Sports is your one-stop shop for everything that is significant in sports. Tune in for freewheeling interviews of athletes and sharp analyses by our experienced sports reporters.
Episode 230 January 28, 2023

Game Time: Indian hopes crushed at Hockey World Cup 2023

In this episode, host Rahul Pandey is joined by Indian Express’ Mihir Vasavda to to discuss the hockey world cup defeat, the Indian coach and captain, and is restarting the Hockey India League the solution...

Episode 229 January 21, 2023

Game Time: India’s top wrestlers accuse WFI President of sexual harassment

In this episode, host Rahul Pandey is joined by Indian Express’ Nihal Koshie to talk about the allegations, the ongoing wrestlers protest, and who is Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh.

Episode 228 January 14, 2023

Game Time: What to look forward to at the Australian Open 2023

In this episode, host Rahul Pandey is joined by Indian Express’ Namit Kumar to talk about the Australian Open 2023.

Episode 227 January 7, 2023

Game Time: Why Suryakumar Yadav is integral to India’s plansPremium Story

The rise of SKY or Surya Kumar Yadav and an update on Rishabh Pant's health after his car accident.

Episode 226 December 31, 2022

Game Time: Looking back at the biggest sporting events of 2022Premium Story

In this episode, host Mihir Vasavda and Rahul Pandey are joined by Indian Express’ Devendra Pandey, Sandip G and Shivani Naik to talk to them about covering the biggest sporting events of 2022.

Episode 225 December 24, 2022

Game Time: What next for football after the (best) World Cup final?Premium Story

Hosts Mihir Vasavda and Rahul Pandey revisit and breakdown what was possibly the best World Cup final ever, and discuss what lies ahead for football considering how controversial the tournament was this time.

Episode 224 December 17, 2022

World Cup: Messi vs Mbappe, Argentina vs France, and a final for agesPremium Story

Hosts Mihir Vasavda and Rahul Pandey discuss how Argentina and France managed to reach the finals, and who among the two is likely to win the Cup.

Episode 223 December 10, 2022

Game Time: Morocco Express steams into the 2022 World Cup quarterfinalsPremium Story

What made the Moroccan victory possible, what it means for the North African country, and the storylines have really stood out.

Episode 222 December 10, 2022

Introducing Pages from the Past: The Reluctant PrincesPremium Story

In this episode, historian Manu Pillai and renowned painter and descendant of the Travancore royal family, Rukmini Varma join us to tell us more about the story of Travancore’s integration.

Episode 221 December 3, 2022

Game Time: A World Cup of upsets and lessons from JapanPremium Story

In this episode, host Rahul Pandey is joined by Mihir Vasacda and Shashank Nayar to discuss about Japan's performance this world cup season.

Episode 220 November 26, 2022

Game Time: Remembering Abbas Moontasir, the Indian basketball legendPremium Story

Talking about Moontasir's career, what made him the original angry man of the 1970s, and his hometown Nagpada, which was once the centre for Basketball in India.

Episode 219 November 23, 2022

Express Delivery: Messi and Argentina stunned by Saudi ArabiaPremium Story

Indian Express’ Namit Kumar and host Rahul Pandey discuss the most sensational upset of the 2022 World Cup so far.

Episode 218 November 19, 2022

Football World Cup: The favourites, the underdogs, and what to look out forPremium Story

As the most controversial Football World Cup ever begins, host Mihir Vasavda and Indian Express’ Sandip G discuss the storylines you should really look forward to.

Episode 217 November 12, 2022

Game Time: India needs a T20 cricket reboot (now)Premium Story

In this episode, Indian Express' Mihir Vasavda, Rahul Pandey, and Devendra Pandey talk about the cracks within the Indian Team, and the need to completely revamp our T20 approach.

Episode 216 November 5, 2022

Game Time: Why Arshdeep Singh is the left-armer India wantedPremium Story

Discussing Arshdeep Singh's performance in the T20 World Cup, the advantages of a left-arm seamer, and whether KL Rahul is back in form.

Episode 215 October 29, 2022

Game Time: Dissecting India’s matches against Pakistan and NetherlandsPremium Story

Hosts Mihir Vasavda and Rahul Pandey discuss India’s first two matches at the T20 World Cup.

Episode 214 October 22, 2022

Game Time: Fireworks set off as India face Pakistan in World CupPremium Story

Discussing the latest statements by BCCI secretary Jay Shah, and the factors that will determine the result of the India-Pakistan T20 World Cup match tomorrow.

Episode 213 October 15, 2022

Game time: Cricket’s democratisation and a cold T20 World CupPremium Story

Hosts Mihir Vasavda and Rahul Pandey discuss how T20 has taken over the world, and has helped democratise the sport and bring in new viewers.

Episode 212 October 8, 2022

Game Time: National Games in the backdrop of elections and festivitiesPremium Story

In this episode of Game Time, we discuss the challenges and concerns around the National Games underway in Gujarat.

Episode 211 October 1, 2022

Game Time: Deepti Sharma vs ‘Spirit of Cricket’, and no Bumrah at T20 WCPremium Story

Indian Express’ Devendra Pandey joins host Rahul Pandey to talk about how Bumrah’s absence will affect India, and why what Sharma did was absolutely fair.

Episode 210 September 24, 2022

Game Time: Why the Magnus vs Niemann chess scandal isn’t so black and whitePremium Story

Discussing the scandal that has rocked the world of Chess, and how players have in the past have tried to cheat.

Episode 209 September 17, 2022

Game Time: Breaking down the phenomenal success of Neeraj ChopraPremium Story

We talk about the significance of Neeraj Chopra winning the Gold at the Diamond League, and break down his phenomenal success so far.

Episode 208 September 10, 2022

Game Time: As she retires, Serena Williams’s coach on how it all beganPremium Story

As Serena Williams, one of the greatest athletes of all time, retires, we hear from her childhood coach Rick Macci about her beginnings and what sets her apart.

Episode 207 September 3, 2022

Asia Cup: India’s top-three dilemma, and Afghanistan’s stunning performancePremium Story

Indian Express’ Sandip G joins host Mihir Vasavda and Rahul Pandey to talk about India's top-three dilemma, Afghanistan's stunning group-stage run, and of course the intolerant heat.

Episode 206 August 29, 2022

Express Delivery: Hardik Pandya stays cool in Ind-Pak thrillerPremium Story

Decoding India's thrilling win over Pakistan, Hardik Pandya's player of the match performance, and Kohli’s return outing.