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Surekha and Renjith’s jump to success

One look at Renjith and anyone would say he's an athlete - lean, tall, muscular. Surekha on the other hand, looks petite in comparison. At one glance no one would say that they are a dynamic duo who have...

Ankur Mittal and life beyond Double Trap shooting

He has a vivid memory of that day-the day Indian shooting finally got an idol to look up to. No, we aren't talking about Abhinav Bindra and his Beijing triumph, but the one before that. The day Rajyavardhan Singh...

Commonwealth Games: More than a reminder of India’s colonial past?

Yeeee!! The Commonwealth Games is here. We are going to win a truckload of medals and we are going to forget about all this in a year's time. No. Really! India India loves 'masala' like the sun loves the moon. We love...

Prajnesh Gunneswaran misses on a golden chance to make a Grand Slam main draw amidst “lucky and unlucky” losers.

Roland Garros opening day was replete with drama galore, more for Indian tennis. Fans went berserk when the 21st seed Nick Krygios was forced to withdraw from his opening match against Bernard Tomic. The withdrawal pulled a mayhem with it....
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W​​hat ​the elections held after five years mean to DDCA

The more things change, the more they remain the same, some say. This is likely to be the case with the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA), despite its elections taking place after five years and a new set...

Indian tennis in the rising

From Rohan Bopanna/Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan lifting the Chennai Open doubles title in January to Yuki Bhambri sweeping the crowds off their feet by clinching the KPIT MSLTA ATP challenger crown, the year 2017 has been a thriller in more than...

PT Usha, Anju Bobby George among those asked to step down as National Observers

The term "conflict of interest" is one which has been thrown around quite often when it comes to sports administration in India. In a recent circular by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, which The Bridge has access...

Hockey India must shoulder the blame for Commonwealth Games debacle

When the final hooter of bronze medal match between India and England rang, every Indian hockey fan has just one response to Indian team's performance - disgust. Apart from last two minutes against England in the final pool game, Indian...

Rohit Yadav – Weaving Youth Olympics dreams after doping horror

The news of the Anti-Doping Appeal Panel (ADDP) dismissing National Anti-Doping Agency's (NADA) plea seeking further punishment of young Rohit Yadav, has been a reprieve for the young javelin thrower from Juanpur, Uttar Pradesh. 17-year-old Rohit, who was battling...

Truth or Lie: Trend of facts being sacrificed for entertainment continues in Soorma

Sandeep Singh is one of the Indian sporting greats. Let there be no doubt about it. India's ex-captain has been one of the better-known faces of an ever-declining sport in the country. After starting his international career in 2004, Singh...

PT Usha, Anju Bobby George among those asked to step down as National Observers

The term "conflict of interest" is one which has been thrown around quite often when it comes to sports administration in India. In a recent circular by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, which The Bridge has access to, the speculation around this...

Ankur Mittal and life beyond Double Trap shooting

He has a vivid memory of that day-the day Indian shooting finally got an idol to look up to. No, we aren't talking about Abhinav Bindra and his Beijing triumph, but the one before that. The day Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore stood on the podium...