Advait reckons given his consistent improvement over the last two seasons – where he’s slashed precious seconds over the 1500-free, his pet event – the ‘A’ mark is imminently within his touching distance.
Much before the Badminton World Federation formalised outdoor shuttle to rope in greater numbers this last fortnight, the ‘Ramzan season’ of cock-bat badminton had become an annual ritual in Muslim localities across Mumbai.
Having learnt his trade on the unforgiving Pune tennis-ball cricket circuit, Kedar Jadhav brings his unique version of street-smartness to the Indian team which aims to become more than the sum of its parts.
While fewer medals is a minuscule trade-off for stricter gun laws, the sport of shooting faces a constant battle of perception and a very real problem of being associated with gun violence across the world.
Though the extent of her injury will only be clear on medical examination, Dipa Karmakar has opted to skip the Doha World Cup starting next week, and did not risk attempting the second vault, after the discomfiting landing.
Often overshadowed by Ronnie O’Sullivan’s antics is his art of break building, which stems from his troubling past and thrives through creative beauty. The Indian Express explains the craft of snooker’s greatest showman.