Sports  /  Published 22.10.20

Reward for true grit

The world is an oyster for Manasi Joshi. The para badminton player, who has swept away innumerable hurdles in pursuit of her goals, came into the limelight last year by winning the World Championships...
By Madhumita Ganguly in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 20.08.20

Gopichand: camps resume, debate rages

Indian sport has pressed the restart button, albeit in a staggered way, over the last two and half months. The resumption of training though has been blighted by news of sportspersons and coaching st...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.08.20

Landmark Jamshedpur stadium turns bad to worse

Pitch darkness will greet you if you happen to walk into the landmark Mohan Ahuja Stadium in Bistupur. A leaking roof and cracked walls disembellish the nearly seven decade-old stadium, which in its ...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

People  /  Published 14.03.20

Pullela Gopichand on wins and losses

Sometimes you meet personalities who inspire you to go beyond your mundane set of ‘problems’ and make you want to seize the day. And, then you meet Pullela Gopichand who makes you want to believe ...
By Saionee Chakraborty

Sports  /  Published 12.01.19

Life lessons from Pullela Gopichand

A champion player earlier and a champion coach now, Pullela Gopichand served a masterclass on success, failure, discipline and the role of coaches on Friday.He took part in a fireside chat — titled ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


Sports  /  Published 03.09.19

World champion Manasi serves reality check

“I earned it. Worked every bit for it,” tweeted Manasi Joshi after she won the BWF para-badminton World Championships on August 25 — the very day that P.V. Sindhu clinched India’s first-ever g...
By Madhumita Ganguly in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 25.08.19

Happy birthday mom, this is for you: PV Sindhu

St Jakobshalle in Basel, Switzerland, was ready to welcome a new badminton world champion on Sunday. But when India’s PV Sindhu declared that it was her mother’s birthday and she wanted to dedicat...
By Elora Sen in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 12.03.20

World of sport hit hard, see how

Cricket In doubtIPL 2020: The governing council is set to meet on Saturday amid concerns over the fate of the tournament. The ministry of external affairs on Thursday advised the BCCI against hol...
By The Telegraph

Sports  /  Published 11.03.20

Sindhu cruises, Srikanth out

Indian badminton star PV Sindhu made a confident start at the All England Open, beating American Beiwin Zhang in straight games, but Kidambi Srikanth bowed out with a first round defeat here on Wednes...
By PTI in Birmingham

Sports  /  Published 14.02.19

Saina refuses to play due on uneven surface in Guwahati

Controversy erupted at the Senior National Badminton Championship on Thursday with defending champion Saina Nehwal refusing to play her singles match, citing a 'poor playing surface' at the venue in G...
By PTI in Guwahati


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