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 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
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.
Uncovering of a rash of disgusting, racist tweets by English cricketers shows how this canker thrives in the nation’s cricketing structure
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.
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
Rio 2016 silver medallist and world badminton champion PV Sindhu has been training under Korean coach Park Tae Sang for over a year now
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
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
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
How Gokulam Kerala FC’s I-League win has started restoring the state’s reputation as a football powerhouse
A glut of talented and fearless cricketers has put India on course for world dominance
‘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
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.
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.
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.
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.
MS Dhoni’s new passion is organic farming. Fresh vegetables, fruits, dairy produce from his farm are making a mark.
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.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
They don’t have jobs nor do they have direction. There is an increasing discontent among the youth of India
A more important role the government has in the matter of job creation is that of building an ecosystem conducive to creation of jobs
How practical is it to aspire to be self-employed? Does it pay off for all those who venture? What are the pitfalls?
The proposed statue of Subhas Chandra Bose at India Gate is a ‘big idea’ whose time has come