Nihal Koshie


NADA officials have no right to search and seize for substances, says appeal panel
Fri, Aug 17, 2018

Anti-doping officials will have to ask law enforcement agencies to investigate, says appeals panel; ruling comes as hurdler Jitin Paul's ban is overturned

India’s bridge team at Asian Games: IITians, industrialist, art collector
Tue, Aug 14, 2018

Bridge Federation of India president Prasad Keni counters the popular perception that bridge is only a sport for the rich and famous.

Courting trouble before the Asian Games 2018
Fri, Aug 10, 2018

With 10 cases related to Asian Games team selections being heard in courts across country, sports lawyers and advocates had their plate full

At 79, she says bridge has given Rita Choksi all — a husband, and now Asian Games slot
Sun, Jul 29, 2018

With the bridge set to make its Asian Games debut in Jakarta next month, Rita Choksi will be among the handful of athletes who will add a unique shade to India’s squad of close to 550.

Hima Das: From Assam’s rice fields to becoming India’s first world gold medallist on track
Fri, Jul 13, 2018

Tense on the starting block, Hima Das started slow and trailed on the home stretch, but her blazing run in the final 80m, where she overtook three rivals, saw her clocking 51.46 seconds.

Asian Games 2018: Primed to make a comeback, Dipa Karmakar recalls days of pain
Wed, Jul 04, 2018

The road to recovery has also demanded that the gymnast Dipa Karmakar works within her limitations, even if it means shelving the vault which made her a household name across the world.

DDCA Elections: Clean-sweep for Rajat Sharma and co
Tue, Jul 03, 2018

Rajat Sharma was elected as the president of Delhi and District Cricket Association after winning the election 12-0.

Caster Semenya off to Court of Arbitration for Sport with Dutee Chand’s team
Tue, Jun 19, 2018

Two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya to take help of same lawyers that fought the Indian runner’s testosterone case against IAAF

Concert, dinner, gift hampers on the way to DDCA polls
Sun, Jun 17, 2018

With candidates desperate to outdo each other, no cost has been spared to win the all-important honorary posts at the DDCA, that come with special match-day perks and instant elevation in the social circuit.

DDCA Polls: Sons, wives and brothers of ex-officials in fray
Fri, Jun 15, 2018

DDCA elections are being held after implementing the Lodha panel reforms but by fielding family members, former office-bearers have seemingly found a way around.

FIFA World Cup 2018: Pass out and you may wake up in a Soviet-era drunk tank
Wed, Jun 06, 2018

It's an old Soviet-era style designated ‘sin bin’ used to make drunks sober up. Locals have a name for it — Vytrezvitel.

Vikas Gowda quits discuss throw, turns attention to business studies
Thu, May 31, 2018

Vikas Gowda had spoken at length about his love for numbers when he was regularly teaching middle school children for up to 15 hours a week.

German Bundesliga’s quest to balance foreign interest with fan sentiment
Mon, May 07, 2018

At a time when the Bundesliga is looking to go 'international' and compete with the EPL and the La Liga; it difficult to shun 'gas-pipeline money'.

Knew it was a big throw when javelin left my hand, says Neeraj Chopra after shattering own national record
Sun, May 06, 2018

Neeraj Chopra improved on his 86.48m national record with a throw of 87.43m at the IAAF Diamond League in Doha.

Why new hormone rules for women runners affect one and not the other
Fri, Apr 27, 2018

World athletics body has introduced regulations that restrict the participation of female athletes with high testosterone levels in certain international track and field events. The Indian Express explains.

Sons Sanju Samson and Nitish Rana rivals in Indian Premier League, their fathers old friends
Thu, Apr 19, 2018

Rajasthan Royals’ Sanju Samson and Kolkata Knight Rider’s Nitish Rana have a Delhi connection going back 15 years.

Top broadcaster, popular website and an official letter: Dodgy Rajasthan T20 league had it all
Mon, Apr 16, 2018

RCA honorary secretary R S Nandhu acknowledged that he had written the letter following a request from the organisers but said the sanction was withdrawn after they saw “something was amiss”.

India 2011 World Cup winning team member under scrutiny for match-fixing ties
Fri, Apr 06, 2018

A member of India’s 2011 World Cup-winning squad is being probed for possible links to a match-fixing syndicate that organised a domestic T20 tournament in Jaipur last July.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Late injury puts relay squad on tenterhooks
Sat, Mar 24, 2018

The late withdrawal of the 5th member of the relay squad Juana Murmu due to injury puts the squad on tenterhooks.

World Championship finalist Davinder Singh Kang reprieved in marijuana case
Thu, Mar 22, 2018

Davinder Singh Kang had claimed he had consumed thandai to get rid of excess heat in the body, which had resulted in bleeding from his nose.