Natasha Singh

Natasha Singh believes that sports bridges gaps and can solve problems (or create more) that conference rooms cannot. She tracks sports at the Indian Express with a focus on football.

Articles By Natasha Singh

A year on: Steve Smith, David Warner look to use IPL 2019 as launchpad for return to Australian squad

Steve Smith and David Warner will mark their return at the big stage ahead of the ICC World Cup 2019 as they return to action at the Indian Premier League 2019.

Why the ISL title is a valuable jewel in Sunil Chhetri’s legacy

Sunil Chhetri's legacy keeps getting bigger and better with the recent trophy in his cabinet being the Indian Super League 2019 that Bengaluru FC won on Sunday.

ISL 2018-19 Final Preview: Against dominant Bengaluru, FC Goa eye history

The Indian Super League 2019 has arrived at the final showdown as the top two sides of the season Bengaluru FC and FC Goa ready to fight for the title on Sunday in Mumbai.

Biggest sports controversies in 2018: Ball tampering, Serena Williams at US Open and Virat Kohli’s ‘Leave India’ remark

2018 had its own share of controversies from the ball-tampering scandal that shook the Australian cricket to star footballer Cristiano Ronaldo accused of rape.

2018, the year of Hima Das, Mary Kom, Manika Batra and Indian women athletes

In 2018, it was the women athletes who dominated the headlines and grabbed the limelight over their male counterparts.

Biggest sporting upsets of 2018: Germany’s Korea debacle at World Cup, Indian kabaddi teams and more

Year 2018 saw some of the biggest sporting events in the world including FIFA World Cup, Hockey World Cup, Commonwealth Games and Asian Games. A look back at some of the biggest upsets of the year.

ISL 2018: We are not used to such levels of pollution, says Delhi Dynamos coach Josep Gombau

Late goals from Federico Gallego and Bartholomew Ogbeche helped NorthEast United FC take the top spot of ISL 2018-19 after a thrilling match in the capital.

ISL 2018: NorthEast United FC go top with 2-0 win over Delhi Dynamos

Delhi Dynamos are winless in six matches into the ISL season having been unable to score in the last three games.

ISL 2018: Still confident of defending title, says Chennaiyin FC coach John Gregory

Defending champions Chennaiyin FC opened their season with three straight defeats and stand one spot above the bottom of the table with a solitary point.

ISL 2018/19: Delhi Dynamos, Chennaiyin FC under pressure after goalless draw

Despite a number of chances going both ways, Delhi Dynamos and Chennaiyin fail to score and remain without a win ISL 2018/19.

Delhi Dynamos, Chennaiyin FC continue search for winning start

Looking for their first win, Delhi Dynamos and Chennaiyin FC will be desperate to come out as the better team when they clash against each other on Tuesday.

ISL 2018/19, Delhi Dynamos vs ATK: Needed to keep calm after Delhi Dynamos equalised, says ATK coach Steve Coppell

Speaking after the match, Steve Coppell said that when the Delhi side levelled the match 1-1 in the second half, they had to calm down and retain possession.

ISL 2018/19 Delhi Dynamos vs ATK: Last laugh in Delhi, first win of the season for ATK

Balwant Singh and El Maimouni were on target as ATK claimed their first win of the season.

ISL 2018: Well-rested Delhi Dynamos host troubled ATK after international break

After the international break, Indian Super League action continues with Delhi Dynamos hosting ATK at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.

Indian Super League 2018/19: NorthEast United FC hope for change in fortune

NorthEast United FC (NEUFC) will play their first match of ISL 2018-19 season against FC Goa on October 1.

Indian Super League 2018/19: Mumbai City FC focus on defence going into fifth season

Mumbai City FC begin the fifth season in the ISL against Jamshedpur FC at the Mumbai Football Arena in Andheri on October 2.

Indian Super League 2018/19: Kerala Blasters hope to go all the way

Kerala Blasters, who finished sixth last season, will open their season against familiar foes ATK in Kolkata on September 29, 2018.

FIFA World Cup: Gender pay gap in prize money for champions is still a shocking reality

Football has a sexism problem and a baffling pay-dispute. This is reflected in FIFA's prize money assigned for men World Cup champions in comparison to women champions.

FIFA World Cup 2018: The French title-winning campaign symbolises the power of immigration

France lifting the FIFA World Cup 2018 trophy was not only a victory for the country but Africans and immigrants everywhere.

France are FIFA World Cup 2018 winners: France vs Croatia Highlights and Reactions

France beat Croatia 4-2 to win their second World Cup title at the end of what turned out to be one of the greatest finals the tournament has ever seen.