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Aditya Iyer


‘Getting a jersey from Bhutia is special’
Wed, Sep 02, 2009

Standing at a little over six feet,Manosh Dawn may be inches taller than the average 15-year-old,but the ninth grade student from Kolkata believes he is just about the correct height to be the last line of defence on a football field.

Chapman gets back to coaching after academy plans shelved
Thu, Aug 27, 2009

Cheering Bhaichung Bhutia from the stands on Wednesday against Sri Lanka in the ongoing Nehru Cup,Carlton Chapman watched the hosts emerge victorious by three goals to one...

Gandhi fights off Kala for title
Tue, Aug 18, 2009

With two game points at 10-8 in the fourth game and leading 2-1 in the best-of-seven men’s final at the Ping Pong Delhi State Table Tennis Championships...

Gill completes the treble
Tue, Aug 11, 2009

Plagued by injuries throughout his playing career,Tanvir Gill managed a triple victory at last week’s Air Force Bal Bharti Delhi State badminton championships,picking up the men’s singles,doubles and the mixed doubles events despite pulling a hamstring during the quarter-final stages of the tournament.

Bajaj too good for defending champ
Thu, Aug 06, 2009

When Rajiv Bajaj is not conducting insurance raids as an inspector for Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) or teaching young children to play the guitar,he plays badminton at the state and national level.

No signs of slowing down
Tue, Aug 04, 2009

Back in the 1980s when Madhumita Bisht was the women’s badminton national champion for six consecutive years...

Bowling in a village of boxers
Tue, Jul 28, 2009

Bhiwani,a dusty village in the heart of Haryana was put on the world map by the boxing trio — Akhil Kumar,Vijender Kumar and Jitender Kumar — courtesy their performances at the Beijing Olympics.

Mohit’s vital stats: 230 off 88 balls
Tue, Jul 21, 2009

When Mohit Sharma’s score reached 95 off 36 balls,Shahid Afridi crossed the minds of every player,official and spectator at the Picnic Hut ground at Ashok Vihar on Monday.

Softball association hunts for venues
Sat, Jul 18, 2009

With the Asian Youth Softball Championships tentatively marked for December this year,the Softball Association of India is leaving no stone unturned in scouting for a suitable location in the Capital to host the event.

‘I was expecting a call-up’
Tue, Jul 07, 2009

Pradeep Sangwan impressed the selectors with his pace and movement during the Indian Premier League,and two years after he spearheaded the Indian under-19 bowling to the World Cup title...

After another title,Bakshi set to coach
Sat, Jun 27, 2009

When 38-year old Shrikant Bakshi successfully defended the men’s singles title without dropping a game at the Pt Tirath Memorial badminton...

Battling the odds on an even field
Tue, Jun 23, 2009

Tarun Dhillon,a 12 year-old from Haryana,stands out from the rest of the field at the Pt. Tirath Ram Memorial tournament.

IPL SMS game ties up with Steve Waugh
Sat, Jun 20, 2009

The controversial SMS game 6UP,which was taken off air during the Indian Premier League (IPL),has tied up....

‘A wrong decision can affect a player’s career’
Tue, Jun 16, 2009

Having officiated in 34 one-day internationals,two Test matches and having once being a member of the elite panel of umpires,K Hariharan has been an umpire of reputation.

Double delight for Collage
Tue, Jun 16, 2009

Collage Sports won both the Lala Raghubir cricket tournament and Goswami Ganesh Dutt Memorial cricket tournament on consecutive days over the weekend.

Wielding the willow
Thu, Jun 11, 2009

While his talent with the ball earned Pradeep Sangwan a berth in India’s squad for the U-19 World Cup in Malaysia and both editions of the IPL with Delhi Daredevils,the cricket bat...n

ONGC crash out
Tue, Jun 09, 2009

In an era where the phrase “giving the ball some air” comes with an expiry date,former India off-spinner Sarandeep Singh continues to flight the ball to earn his daily bread as he attempts to save the art form from extinction.

In the middle of nowhere
Thu, Jun 04, 2009

Mihir Diwakar was waiting for the day when he could make a fresh start. Looking for a re-entry into Delhi club cricket...

Sledge and hammer story
Wed, Jun 03, 2009

Many great cricketing feuds are a part of the beautiful game’s history and once seen as an aberration...

Gush stroll to victory
Sat, May 30, 2009

Modern-day cricket — as purists would say — is dominated by savage strokes crossing the boundary line in record distances...

Surya ton puts VJCA into pre-quarters
Wed, May 27, 2009

The tea stalls outside St Stephen’s will not forget the day they had to take shelter from cricket balls hurling towards them.

Hawks fall short in chase
Tue, May 26, 2009

Under heavy clouds,Golden Hawks captain Kuldeep Rawat had no hesitation in asking ITC to bat after winning the toss.

‘Railways are tough to beat’
Thu, May 21, 2009

If you ever visit the Old Delhi Railway station during Indian club football’s off season,there is a good chance that your platform ticket will be checked by ND Heroes defender,Manoj Joshi.

‘We have to stop Punjab from winning’
Wed, May 20, 2009

Amidst the reverberating applause inside the burning hot canteen at the Ambedkar Stadium,the IPL blared on the television screen.

Travel worries for Delhi
Sat, May 16, 2009

The train journey from Delhi to Chennai takes approximately 40 hours. And while that should be a tiring experience as it is,the Delhi contingent for the Santosh Trophy later this month might have to make the trip on unreserved tickets.