Tuesday, January 22, 2019

World Archery issues statement on Archery Association of India

  On December 22, the Archery Association of India held elections as a consequence of which BVP Rao was declared President. However, the validity of the election is still under the scanner awaiting Supreme Court judgement. The threat of suspension...

Sourav Ganguly extends support to former teammate Jacob Martin

Former India batsman Jacob Martin has been involved in a car crash which occured on December 28 which presently has him on total life support. As reported by ESPN CricInfo, the former India national's family has since appealed to...

Khelo India objective is to turn India into a sporting country, says Secretary, Sports

The Khelo India Youth Games 2019 has achieved one of its primary objectives, which is to provide a platform to make India a more sporting nation and produce future champions. As Mr Rahul Bhatnagar, Secretary (Sports) of the Government of...

Gaurav Nandrajog: Juggling between playing and coaching squash

Gaurav Nandrajog had a lot of good things being said about him when he defeated Ritwik Bhattacharya, the then Indian squash star, in 2006. He was the second best ranked Indian squash player at one point, but with injuries...

Squash: Samurai Abhishek Pradhan ready for the long haul

One of the young and talented Indian additions to the Professional Squash Association circuit, Abhishek Pradhan is a spirited individual with a flair for squash. At the HCL 75th National Squash Championship, you could make out where he was...

NBA to host second NBA Academy India Women’s Program

 The National Basketball Association (NBA) today announced that The NBA Academy India will host the second The NBA Academy India Women’s Program from January 22-25, 2019.  24 female prospects ages 17 and under from throughout India will participate in the camp 1996...

Vikram Malhotra: The ‘rum’ that keeps getting better with time

Having beaten Mahesh Mangaonkar 3-11, 11-8, 6-11, 13-11, 11-4 in a keenly contested final at the North of Scotland Open squash tournament in 2017, the title match between the two forces of Indian squash at the HCL 75th National...

With increased viewership, India is becoming a major multi-sport watching nation

Sports viewership in India has been, for ages, been dominated by the monopoly of cricket. Since Kapil's Devils lifted the ICC World Cup in 1983, the fandom for the game spread like wildfire further driving the fandom to achieve...

Not being in the Olympics doesn’t make squash any lesser: Joshna Chinappa

Joshna Chinappa competed, if it can be called competition at all, against Sunidhi Pandey in the first round of the HCL 75th National Squash Championship and beat her 11-0, 11-2, 11-1 without literally even breaking a sweat. It was...

Opinion: BCCI in disarray

There is no doubt that the comments made by Hardik Pandya on Koffee with Karan were questionable. Viewer opinions may vary on the extent to which they were offensive, but most will agree that they didn’t show him, and possibly the culture inside the entire Indian...