Shahid Judge

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Explained: What if India doesn’t travel to Pakistan for the Davis Cup tie

Since political relations between the two countries haven’t improved after the Kashmir issue arose in August, the AITA has cited security concerns. A decision to not play the tie in Islamabad could attract sanctions and penalties.

Safety Net: IOC helping prepare young sportspersons for life after active sport

Post-Olympic, and even post-retirement depression has been a severe problem for athletes. The likes of Michael Phelps, Ian Thorpe and 10-time Olympic medallist Allison Schmitt have openly spoken about the depression that fills the void left behind after a major competition.

India has no intention of coming for Davis Cup: Pak tennis chief

The draw for the zonal tie was made back in February, and it was originally to be held in September, at the Pakistan Sports Complex in Islamabad.

AITA once again reluctant to travel to Pakistan for Davis Cup tie

The Group 1 Asia/Oceania clash is scheduled to take place on November 29-30 in Islamabad, but the national federation has cited security concerns and asked for the tie to be held at a neutral venue instead.

Niki Lauda, James Hunt’s sons to feature in X1 Racing League

X1 Racing League, India's 1st franchise-based motorsport competition, will involve six franchises being provided with two identical single-seater cars.

In final NBA exhibition game in Mumbai, fans turn up the volume

Both teams though will return home to the United States with a greater knowledge of where their respective new squads stand ahead of the 2019-20 season.

India learns ABC of NBA

Eager fans, mostly students, get a ring-side view of the basketball league at a pre-season game

Hield living his dream – from Bahamas to Mumbai via Sacramento

Hield’s work-ethic stems from a childhood dream, and a goal to make it in the NBA to escape a life of poverty.

Cavalry precedes big artillery for NBA pre-season India games

On Friday, India will be added to the list of select countries – the likes of China, Germany, England, Mexico and even the Philippines – to have hosted a pre-season NBA game, when the Pacers and Kings face off in Mumbai.

Career-high rank & first Challenger title in 2 years just a stepping stone for Sumit Nagal

This title is just a stepping stone to the bigger goals he has for the future - “Chasing the Australian Open main draw,” he says .

Friends in high places: Performances help G Sathiyan’s rapport with the elite

He’s now gotten used to the mighty Chinese, who otherwise remain content in their own circle, passing pleasantries with him whenever an opportunity arises.

India-Pakistan Davis Cup tie gets a November date in Islamabad

Ahead of the tie in November though, the AITA will once again take a call on if they want the tie to be held in Pakistan.

PV Sindhu credits Korean Kim Ji Hyun for improved performance

As the number of quality Indians increased and Gopichand was able to give Sindhu less time, Kim was appointed to step into the void.

On Slam debut, Sumit Nagal gives glimpse of a ‘solid’ future

This was the fourth time an Indian had squared up against the Swiss. Rohan Bopanna played Federer in Halle in 2006. Somdev Devvarman played him twice - first at the Dubai Open in 2011 and then in the second round of the French Open in 2013.

After months of toil, Sumit Nagal ready to live his dream

For the first time in his career, Nagal had qualified for the main draw of a Grand Slam, but there was something even bigger in store.

Sumit Nagal to make Grand Slam debut against peerless Roger Federer

From hanging around the outer courts in Pune, Nagal has secured himself a spot in the main draw of a Grand Slam for the first time in his career, and will play his first-round match in the largest tennis arena in the world, Arthur Ashe Stadium against Federer.

India’s Davis Cup tie against Pakistan postponed to November

The decision comes just a week after the ITF rejected the All India Tennis Associations’ (AITA) proposal for the tie to either be shifted to a neutral venue or played at a later date.

Davis Cup: Should hear from ITF by end of week, says Mahesh Bhupathi

The Indian players, however, have expressed fears over travelling to Pakistan through a letter Bhupathi sent to AITA.

Davis Cup: ITF has to guarantee comfort, security, says Vijay Amritraj

The Indian sports ministry however has made it clear that the government will in no way interfere with the AITA’s decision to send a team for the Asia/Oceania Group 1 tie scheduled to take place in Islamabad on September 14-15.

Aisam Qureshi takes a swipe at India’s ‘lame excuses’ on Davis Cup tie

The meeting on Monday is to discuss security arrangements for the Indian team in Pakistan for the September 14-15 tie, and for another push by India at moving the tie to a neutral venue.