Saturday, November 17, 2018

Heart of gold, will of steel: Satyapal Singh is serving as coach without the limelight

Satyapal Singh has just finished giving instructions to his athletes. He is now making his way towards where I am standing when he catches one of his athletes and jokingly scolds him not to wander around and instead do...

Coach's Corner

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...