Sports  /  Published 11.04.20

Academy keeps rising paddlers busy

A nationwide lockdown makes it difficult to keep budding talents and aspiring players in shape and motivate them. The Dhanuka Dhunseri Table Tennis Academy is doing just that.The academy, an initiativ...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 29.03.20

Tennis’ foot soldiers stare at food fault

With careers spent scratching around dusty outposts, sometimes with “just $100” in their pockets, tennis’ unheralded army of foot soldiers claim they are struggling to afford food after being ma...
By Agencies in Paris

Technology  /  Published 08.03.20

Weild racquets, win trophies, unlock stadiums

A sport, any sport, has the ability to thrill and entertain. This is especially true for fans. And the best gift for a sports fan would be the opportunity — and ability — to play it whenever she o...
By Karan R. Gaikwad in

Sports  /  Published 25.02.20

Paes and Bopanna to play doubles

The All India Tennis Association (AITA) selection committee on Tuesday decided to keep veteran Leander Paes in the five-member playing squad for the upcoming Davis Cup tie against Croatia, making Divi...
By PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 10.04.19

Sexagenarian serves an ace in Thailand

At the age of 67, retired soldier, Col Mridul Barkakoty has won the singles crown in men’s above-60 years category in the International Tennis Federation (ITF) Seniors Tennis Tournament in Phuket, T...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 06.04.19

The joy of watching Federer win

Sir — The legendary Swiss tennis player, Roger Federer, must be congratulated for lifting the 101st title of his remarkable career by beating the defending champion, John Isner, in the final ofthe M...
By The Telegraph in

Sports  /  Published 08.02.20

Rushil dreams big

“I want to put India on the international map. I want to win a singles Grand Slam title, something no Indian has done before” — big words coming from a 14-year-old. But there is a certain steely...
By Elora Sen in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 30.01.20

Mission is to lift trophy: Muguruza

Breaking into a first final at a hardcourt Grand Slam would seem a good excuse for a jubilant post-match celebration but a small fist pump and a steely glance at the players box was all Garbine Muguru...
By Agencies in Melbourne

Sports  /  Published 25.01.20

‘Layer of respect’ in rivalry

Australia’s Nick Kyrgios said he had “respect” for Rafael Nadal despite their personal differences after he set up a last-16 match with the top seed at the Australian Open on Saturday. Kyrgios ...
By Agencies in Melbourne

Sports  /  Published 24.01.20

Defeat keeps Serena away from Court

Serena Williams suffered her earliest exit from the Australian Open in 14 years on Friday, falling to China’s Wang Qiang in a stunning third round reversal that left her bid for a record-equalling 2...
By Agencies in Melbourne


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