Cheteshwar Pujara, the lynchpin in India's grand cricketing march

Whatever may be said of cricket in India, that it takes away a major space in the ..

Indian hockey's continuing search for past glory
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Indian women's cricket at a crossroads?
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Indian Cricket team

How the mighty fall!

Forget for the moment on whether K L. Rahul, the Indian opener, lost his script and cut a sorry figure in the first innings of the ..

Bajrang Punia

National sports awards can never be a simple selection

Poor Bajrang Punia, the champion Indian wrestler, must still be nursing his mental agony on being denied the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna ..

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A furious Serena becomes the focus at US Open

Angry eruptions are not new in sports. Intense contests or close encounters bring out the heat and at times emotions spill over. It ..

asian games

Rise of young talents brings a refreshing change

Nobody would have expected a deluge of medals for India in the Asian Games in Jakarta. Nor would anyone have thought that there would ..

2018 Asian Games

How golden will it be for India in the Asian Games?

Asia's biggest sports show, the Asian Games is on in Jakarta and Palembang. What a start it was! If viewing the opening ceremony ..


Two great cricketers, inspiring leaders in their own right

Great cricketers can be inspiring leaders, game changers. Probably the best examples for this in the current scenario have to be Imran ..


Talents like Dipa Karmarkar and Hima Das put the spotlight on North East India

Years ago when Indian football remained much the same with little to foresee but raise lot of noise within the country of hopes and ..

Fifa world cup

World Cup spills and new aspirations

The World Cup 2018 in Russia has been a revelation in a way. It was proved that success is not based on known class or performance ..

FIFA world cup 2018

Ups and falls, the VAR in play, the World Cup marches on

Ironies never cease in sports. The current World Cup in Russia is proving another arena where this statement is getting even more strongly ..

FIFA world cup

The charm of World Cup football

Step aside cricket, it is time for football, always acknowledged the world over as the most popular sport in the universe. The World ..


IPL's excitement and flourish, a reflection of cricketing times

In the end it seemed a perfect finish to a thriller. A team that had been suspended for two years, Chennai Super Kings returned to ..

Sunil Chettri

A glorious past, a dull present but perhaps a bright future

These are perhaps refreshing times in Indian football. The sport has been receiving a lot of positve vibes and understandably. The ..

IPL match

Of popularity of teams and future of sports

Years ago when India was on the threshold of launching a professional league in football, the Asian Football Confederation organised ..


CWG - an indicator of a turnaround in Indian sports?

With 66 medals, 26 of them gold, India finished off its campaign in the Commonwealth Games 2018 in Gold Coast, Australia in third place ..