Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics Countdown

The women’s wrestling team should be among the Top 3 in the World by 2020: Coach Andrew Cook

In September 2018, news emerged that the Wrestling Federation of India was set to enlist the services of three foreign coaches for the National team with a long-term view to preparing the team for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. It...

Boxers from the North East have enormous potential: Mary Kom

She is the world’s number one boxer and a record six-time world champion which definitely means that she doesn’t need any introduction. There are a few sportspersons who come to define their sport in the long run because they...

Thank you, India…for allowing a beautiful friendship | By Hayley Wickenheiser

Thank you, India. I’m not the first to say those three simple words. In fact, Canadian musician Alanis Morrisette wrote those lyrics as part of a song called Thank U after she travelled to India while taking a break from performing...

Sonia Chahal: The ‘other’ World Boxing medalist

On November 24, the legendary Mary Kom played the first bout of the finals at the AIBA Women’s World Championships in Delhi. The Indoor Stadium, the scene of the fight that would set the veteran boxer a notch beyond...

Eyes on a landmark achievement for Bajrang Punia and coach Shako Bentinidis

Eight months back, Georgian Wrestling legend and multiple Olympian Shako Bentinidis began his association with Bajrang Punia. In these eight months, it is visible for anyone paying the slightest bit of attention that the young Indian wrestler, recently being...

Winning silverware should always be the target: Women’s Chess Team coach GM Jacob Aagaard

Jacob Aagaard is a multi-talented chess personality. He is a Grandmaster, an author of the most popular chess books for the top levels, a business man with his company Quality chess, and a world-renowned trainer. His talent in teaching...

As a coach, you should be able to say your team plays for you | By Mir Ranjan Negi

One thing that struck me as I watched the hapless final between our girls and the Japanese Hockey Team was a scene from between the third and the fourth quarter. Our girls were a goal down, and the National...

If we act today, we might see Swimming Golds for India in 2028 Olympics | By Hakimuddin Habibulla

We often tend to react. Hence we find it convenient and comfortable to support sports in which we have somehow managed to win medals. India is blessed with fantastic demography which needs to be leveraged more proactively. We need to...

Time for India to take notice of Basketball | By Divya Singh

The first emotion that grappled onto me as I watched the Indian team inch so close to qualifying for the Quarter Finals at the Asian Games against host nation Indonesia and then helplessly fizzle and succumb to the World...

Table Tennis in Naihati: A story of two clubs on the verge of sinking

Table Tennis is a sport in which India has performed extraordinarily well in the past 12 months. Manika Batra and Gnansekeran Sathiyan have now become household names following the Sharath Kamal era. Sutirtha Mukherjee, one of India’s most exceptional...