Vishnu Prasad

Ice, fire... cricket

Conditions hardly permit and funds don’t. Yet, Iceland is getting ready for a maiden venture in willow and leather come July. Even an IPL is on the cards, reports Vishnu Prasad

20 May 2018

Kerala football star Ashique Kuruniyan's journey from uncertainty to India probables

Ashique's last eighteen months has been a roller-coaster ride.

14 May 2018

India part of new Asian football bloc based in Saudi Arabia

The birth of the new South-West Asian Football Federation has been interpreted by some as a sign of Saudi Arabia's ambition to dominate/undermine the Asian Football Confederation.

12 May 2018

Racing upstart Kush determined to make an impression

Last week, 17-year-old Kush won a race in only his second weekend in the BDRC Formula 3 championships at the Rockingham Circuit.

09 May 2018

League of its own for Indian volleyball

After failed attempt in 2011, federation's new-look tournament featuring six teams and foreigners to be played across two cities from September.

08 May 2018

All India Football Federation seeking competitive rivals ahead of Asian Cup

India will play its first game against Thailand on January 6 at the Al Nahyan Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

08 May 2018

Vicky Chandhok back on track

Vicky Chandhok, returns to car rallying after 18 years.At the age of 61, he manages to remain competitive.

07 May 2018

Ruff and tuff await India in Asian Cup test

And so it's out! India will face a tough task in the Asian Cup in January 2019, after being drawn with hosts UAE, Thailand and Bahrain on Friday.

05 May 2018

Anas to run ahead without wingman

Anas had missed, what would have been a pathbreaking medal, by one-fifth of a second, in the 400m event at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

24 Apr 2018

Gamechanger  Girls

 India’s barrier-breakers are excelling at the highest levels of sport. They accounted  for half the medals won by the country in the last two Olympics. Facilities have improved and there are role mod

12 Apr 2018

Star who shone in darkness

Twenty years ago, in 1998, Roopa returned from the Commonwealth Games with a gold medal — the first ever by an Indian woman shooter.

01 Apr 2018

Shooter Roopa Unnnikrishnan; Star who shone in darkness

When encouragement was little and rewards none, rifle shooter Roopa had made CWG history for India

30 Mar 2018

Wrestler Sushil Kumar missing from 2018 Commonwealth Games entry list

Has an Indian contingent leaving for a major sporting meet ever not been surrounded by drama? The country’s preparations for the  2018 Commonwealth Games had a twist right at the very tail

30 Mar 2018

Australia ball-tampering scandal: Why there’s no place to hide on the cricket field

The sheer number of cameras at international sporting venues makes it impossible for players to go unnoticed when they commit forbidden acts.

26 Mar 2018

New Chennai City FC man Abdul Nawas in charge launches talent hunt

As the players warm up, Mohammad Akbar Bin Abdul Nawas sits in the stands and watches them closely.

23 Mar 2018