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featuresports14 days ago

Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games | Down the memory lane with Roopa Unnikrishnan

Roopa Unnikrishnan is a former Indian rifle shooter, who won a historic gold medal in 50m rifle prone event at the 1998 Kuala Lumpur Commonwealth Games and became the first woman from the country to bag the top prize. Prior to this, she had also won a silver and a bronze, at the 1994 edition.
Madhav Agarwal
featuresports16 days ago

2022 Commonwealth Games | Down the memory lane with Dinesh Khanna

Born in Fatehgarh Churian, Punjab, ace shuttler Dinesh Khanna emerged as a top men's singles player during the '60s and '70s, when the Malaysians and Indonesians ruled the roost. In a career spanning over 15 years, he won gold and bronze at the Asian Championship and a bronze at CWG 1966.
Madhav Agarwal
featuresports3 months ago

Diary of a loyal Indian sports fan - All is well

Sometimes as sports journalists we tend to forget, why we entered this field; after working all these years, that love for sports waned, and the rat race for numbers took over. So this diary is an attempt to rekindle that love and talk about what's good, bad, and ugly in Indian sport.
Madhav Agarwal
featuresports4 months ago

KKR reaping early rewards in IPL 2022 for too many match-winners

With three wins from four matches, Shreyas Iyer-led Kolkata Knight Riders sit at top of the points table in Indian Premier League 2022. Their recent victory came against their nemesis Mumbai Indians at MCA Stadium, where they rode on Pat Cummins' unbeaten 15-ball 56 to snatch a five-wicket victory.
Ritam Chatterjee
featuresports4 months ago

Is Rishabh Pant being groomed for India's captaincy after Rohit Sharma?

Rishabh Pant is one of the most talked-about cricketers in international cricket from the time he stepped into MS Dhoni's shoes. The left-handed wicket-keeper batter's batting style and approach often become a topic of debate but in the long run, he could be Rohit Sharma's successor for India.
Kunal Joshi
featuresports9 months ago

No one gives two hoots about Indian gymnastics

Over the last few decades, gymnastics has constantly managed to catch the fancy of ad-makers, especially while promoting FMCG products in the Indian market, be it milk, cheese, butter, or even health drinks.
Madhav Agarwal
featuresportsa year ago

Say no to choking under pressure at Olympics; Mental training is the way forward

Indian athletes are slowly starting to excel in various sports and the country boasts of some of the best talents world, be it in shooting, badminton, boxing, or wrestling, to name a few. Now emphasis should be laid on mental training, so that athletes don't fail under pressure on the global stage.
Madhav Agarwal
featuresportsa year ago

2020 Tokyo Olympics | World toppers who slipped at the Games

Seven medals - the most for an Indian contingent in the history of the Olympics, what an exciting 16 days it has been in Tokyo, with Neeraj Chopra's triumph just escalating it to another level. However, several athletes, who were expected to go the distance, but faltered when it mattered the most.
sounak mullick
featuresportsa year ago

2020 Tokyo Olympics | Hit, Miss or Meh - How the Indian contingent fared at the Games

The Tokyo Olympics was the most successful outing for India ever, with them claiming 1 gold, 2 silver, and 4 bronze medals. While the likes of Neeraj Chopra, Ravi Dahiya and Mirabai Chanu surpassed expectations, some have underachieved, let us have a look at the hit, miss, and meh from the Games.
sounak mullick
featuresportsa year ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Indian athletes who have an outside shot at glory ft. Pooja Rani and Rahi Sarnobat

Despite a record number of athletes appearing for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics from India, the main area of focus is restricted to a few athletes, especially the medal contenders. However, there are many athletes who are capable of going the extra mile at the Games. Do you know who they are?
sounak mullick