Saturday, August 18, 2018

Dear IOA, kindly get your act together

Fire and fury have been directed at the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) ever since it announced its high profile decision to exclude the Indian football teams from a berth at the Asian Games. Sentimental manipulation has been at play...

Asian Games 2018

Asian Games 2018: A terrible start for India in handball and basketball

The Indian contingent has been subjected to a terrible start at the 2018 Asian Games. During the qualifiers, which took place before the official start of the games, both the Indian handball and basketball teams lost. While the qualifiers of...

Extortion or fairplay: Dipika Pallikal stirs up controversy ahead of the Asian Games

The abrupt timing of this article is due to the fact that another such unfortunate incident recently came to the fore. This one involved India's most prominent female squash player - Dipika Pallikal. But before that, it is important...

Queen of Seoul: How PT Usha’s five-medal haul at the 1986 Asian Games left a mark on Indian Athletics

Athletics in India is at a transitional stage right now. Years of ignorance had left the sport and the athletes in the dark. Although things are much improved now, with excellent facilities being provided to skilful young athletes, the sport...

Squash Federation dismisses panic of a framed ‘coach crisis’

The clock hands are restlessly sliding over each other and with every crucial minute wasted now, it will be very expensive come the 18th of this month when the Asian Games saga will begin. Time has ticked rapidly and...

Indian Men’s and Women’s Hockey teams leave for Asian Games

 With their vision set on securing qualification for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games by winning Gold, confident Indian Men and Women’s Hockey Teams left for the 18th Asian Games Jakarta 2018 from the Indira Gandhi International Airport on Tuesday morning. While the 18-member...