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Sports  /  Published 04.08.21

Sindhu targets World Championships

The feeling hasn't yet sunk in, said P V Sindhu on becoming the first Indian woman to claim two Olympic medals. But she has already figured the next sporting target for herself -- defending her wo...
By Our Bureau

Opinion  /  Published 31.07.21

Hemmed in: Women’s sports

The wisdom of the adage, “Mens sana in corpore sano”, can be understood as the need for the mind and the body to be conjoined, figuratively speaking, as a healthy unit. It may be the twent...
By The Editorial Board

Sports  /  Published 29.07.21

Field day for Indian hockey, archer Atanu

There was good news, and there was bad news for India on Day Six of the Tokyo Olympics. It started on a great note, with the men's hockey team reaching the quarterfinals by thrashing Rio 2016 gol...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 29.07.21

PV Sindhu advances to quarter-finals

PV Sindhu sailed into the women's singles quarterfinals after beating Denmark's Mia Blichfeldt in straight games at the Tokyo Olympics badminton competition on Thursday. The 26-year-old India...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 17.05.21

Human life comes first: Sindhu

Lack of competitions before the Olympics is a major concern for Indian shuttlers but not so much for PV Sindhu, who trusts her Korean coach Park Tae Sang to create match situations for her in training...
By PTI in New Delhi

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Sports  /  Published 19.03.21

Sindhu’s smooth win in Super 1000

The Indonesian badminton team has withdrawn from the competition after all the players and officials were forced to isolate themselves for 10 days following a Covid-19 positive case in their flight to...
By PTI in Birmingham

Sports  /  Published 13.01.21

Lin Dan fan Varun proves his mettle

In 2016, he was a young autograph hunter, trying to get one from his hero Lin Dan during the India Open in New Delhi. But now, badminton means a lot more to the 17-year-old Varun Kapur than just being...
By Elora Sen in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 13.01.21

Relief after ‘positive’ scare

After a harrowing few hours in Bangkok, both Saina Nehwal and HS Prannoy were cleared to participate in the ongoing Yonex Thailand Open on Tuesday. Earlier in the day, chaos prevailed as Saina’...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 01.03.20

Saina’s plea

Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap feel that the BWF should extend the Olympic qualification period in view of the coronavirus outbreak wrecking havoc on the qualifying events for the...
By PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 24.03.20

Games, locked down

The International Olympic Committee and Japan have decided to postpone the Tokyo Games, scheduled for July 24 to August 9 this year, to 2021 in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. With the qualifica...
By Angshuman Roy


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