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Indian Boxing Team Is Better Prepared Than Many Other Countries For Tokyo Olympics: Santiago Nieva

Indian Boxing Team Is Better Prepared Than Many Other Countries For Tokyo Olympics: Santiago Nieva

14 July, 2021 Soumitra Bose

Santiago Nieva, has been the brain behind Indian boxing ever since he was given charge of both the men and women’s teams in September 2017. A conversation with him ahead of the Tokyo Olympics 2020

Milkha Singh Diary

Milkha Singh Diary

24 June, 2021 Gurbachan Singh Randhawa

'Milkha Singh was a legend and will remain a legend forever. Goodbye to my dear fellow athlete and friend,' writes Gurbachan Singh Randhawa, a contemporary of Milkha Singh and an athlete who ran in the 1960 and ’64 Olympics


A Magic Bullet At Any Cost

As in 1964, Japan has a point to prove. It explains the drive towards hosting the costliest Summer Olympics ever in the midst of a pandemic.

Against Darker Willows

Against Darker Willows

17 June, 2021 Soumitra Bose

Uncovering of a rash of disgusting, racist tweets by English cricketers shows how this canker thrives in the nation’s cricketing structure


Crumpets & Cricket

Team India shadow practises for a long English summer, with the WTC crown for the taking. All it needs is resolve, with a bit of sun and luck.

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03 June, 2021

Power Tools For Tokyo

Ashutosh Sharma

Boxer Amit Panghal and wrestler Bajrang Punia of Rohtak and Jhajjar in Haryana—both world number ones in their disciplines—will power India’s Olympic campaign this summer


20 May, 2021

'Like To Live In The Present, Won’t Miss Gopi Sir In Tokyo'

Soumitra Bose

Rio 2016 silver medallist and world badminton champion PV Sindhu has been training under Korean coach Park Tae Sang for over a year now


06 May, 2021

'Everyone Contributed To My Full Recovery'

Soumitra Bose

Surender Kumar, Indian national hockey team defender, made a recovery from COVID-19 in September last year. His victorious fight against Covid and return to top form is a story of courage and conviction. A conversation


06 May, 2021

A Bubble Shot Through

Soumitra Bose

By callously bungling on Covid norms, India’s top sports institution has allowed the virus to breach elite training camps, leaving athletes and staff vulnerable ahead of the Tokyo Olympics


22 April, 2021

'We Should Have Tournaments That Showcase Indian Talent'

Soumitra Bose

I.M. Vijayan remains a top brand ambassador of Kerala and Indian football. In an exclusive interview with Soumitra Bose, Vijayan speaks about the future of football in Kerala


22 April, 2021

Malabar Football Curry

Soumitra Bose

How Gokulam Kerala FC’s I-League win has started restoring the state’s reputation as a football powerhouse


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01 April, 2021

Star-Spangled Banner

Soumitra Bose

A glut of talented and fearless cricketers has put India on course for world dominance


04 March, 2021

I Bowled As If There Was No Tomorrow: Harbhajan Singh

Soumitra Bose

‘I think the 2001 win against Australia was as inspiring as the 1983 World Cup win. It fired the imagination of youngsters,’ says Harbhajan Singh


04 March, 2021

Gabba Win Is No Less Significant Than The Eden One: VVS Laxman

Soumitra Bose

The stylish Laxman waxes humble but deep on his magical chef d’oeuvre from 20 years ago. That 281 was part of a process that taught everyone life lessons, he says.


04 March, 2021

Tendulkar Writes: How We Held The ‘Final Frontier’

Sachin Tendulkar

The Aussies rolled into India like an invincible juggernaut, and demolished Wankhede. But there was Bhajji, a man possessed, and then VVS-Dravid happened…. I didn’t move an inch.


04 March, 2021

Our Golden Squad Of Revenants

Soumitra Bose

Twenty years ago, over two hot March days at the Eden Gardens, India came back from the dead to beat Australia. We bask in the sunshine of that past glory, in the company of some heroes who made it happen.


24 February, 2021

Beautiful Game, Poor Cousin Of Bat’n Ball

Lloyd Mathias

IPL,overseen by BCCI, is a spectacular money-spinner. In abject contrast, football, and ISL, is cash-strapped and dogged by losses. Terrible governance is the only culprit.


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10 February, 2021

Captain Pumpkin And His Papayas

Navin Mishra

MS Dhoni’s new passion is organic farming. Fresh vegetables, fruits, dairy produce from his farm are making a mark.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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