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Order in the middle priority in England series for Women in Blue

The middle-order contributed 748 runs in the last four series (four players, 37 knocks). Of those, Mithali made 161 batting at two-down four times.

13 Feb 2019

Indian women’s hockey team sticking to plan for consistency

Indian women’s hockey team have had their share of highs in the past two years when they got the better of higher-ranked teams.

09 Feb 2019

Funds, marriage roadblocks for Indian women in chess

Gender equality has been a talking point in sports and chess is one discipline where men and women can compete with each other.

02 Feb 2019

Checkmate like the young Grandmasters

India’s first International Arbiter V Kameswaran believes the number of academies has drawn more children to the sport. 

31 Jan 2019

The fire burns Blue after Indian women beat New Zealand

This outing in Mount Maunganui was crucial not only because it is a part of ICC Women’s Championship, but also because the team was coming off a controversy.

30 Jan 2019

Promotion reward for Tamil Nadu hockey’s fitness drive

After getting relegated in 2014, Tamil Nadu have climbed up the ladder after four years. Unlike the previous editions, a lot of thought went in in the lead-up to the tournament.

20 Jan 2019

Match awareness and goal-scoring, Indian women's hockey coach Sjoerd Marijne’s 2019 agenda

Stand on your own and learn by yourself. This was women’s team’s coach Sjoerd Marijne’s mantra for success. 

16 Jan 2019

India vs Australia ODI series: Vijay Shankar ready to make chance count

It has been so near yet so far for Vijay so far and this time, he wants to make use of the opportunity that he had missed out on two years ago.

14 Jan 2019

Lack of facilities and exposure holding back Jammu and Kashmir hockey

For a sport like hockey which is not popular in the valley, it is hard to even form a team. Not only because there is not much interest, but also because of a lack of infrastucture.

08 Jan 2019

Scientific training for athletes at CSS

In the world of sports, skill is no longer the main component required to become successful.

08 Jan 2019

Crorepati at 16, RCB chance big break for Prayas Ray Barman to earn and learn

At 16-plus, Prayas Ray Barman is a crorepati, has a wikipedia page and will be playing alongside the likes of Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers in a few months.

20 Dec 2018

Varun Chakaravarthy: From fourth-division player to IPL's million-dollar baby

The 27-year-old from Chennai was an unknown quantity till he turned heads with his performances in the Tamil Nadu Premier League and the Vijay Hazare Trophy earlier this year.

18 Dec 2018

Rs 8.4 crore mystery spinner Varun Chakravarthy dumped architecture for cricket

During the TNPL earlier this year, the former SRM University architecture student was eventual winners Siechem Madurai Panthers’ secret weapon for stopping runs.

18 Dec 2018

T Natarajan: Country chicken with IPL tips to swing back in action

Recovering from injury a few months ago, T Natarajan had food for thought.

13 Dec 2018

Ranji Trophy: Tamil Nadu collapse opens unlikely window for Bengal

Tamil Nadu’s mission of going for an outright win was partly halted by Bengal on Friday in their Elite Group B Ranji Trophy match.

01 Dec 2018