Vishnu Prasad

Gaurav Gill ready for tough Jodhpur battlefield

Dean Mascarenhas, one of Gill’s many challengers for the national crown, will be looking to get back to winning ways after finishing tenth in Rally of Coimbatore.

21 Sep 2019

NDTL suspension leads to dip in NADA dope tests at national events

The National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) had even firmed up plans to increase the scope of testing and include the various state championships within their testing programme.

21 Sep 2019

Funds impetus for Anju Bobby George and Gagan Narang’s projects

It’s the end of a long road for Anju Bobby George and Gagan Narang. Fortunately, it is a happy ending.

19 Sep 2019

At 21, Anirudh Thapa establishing himself as India’s midfield mainstay

Thapa has always been someone who stood out — he comes from Dehradun, hardly a football hub, while his game has the kind of intelligence that you normally don’t associate with Indian footballers.

18 Sep 2019

Gymnastics squad announced in eleventh hour

The GFI had earlier sent in six tentative names before September 9, the last date for the provisional list to be sent in.

17 Sep 2019

Gymnastics trials set to be held on Monday

After a long journey in the dark, there seems to be light at the end of the tunnel for Indian gymnasts in their quest to participate in the upcoming World Championships. 

15 Sep 2019

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers 2022: India learnt lessons from loss against Oman

Stimac would have been forgiven for fearing the worst when that clock started ticking down on the last 15 minutes in Qatar.

13 Sep 2019

Spider-Man: Far from home

There were many notable performers in India’s historic draw versus Qatar, but keeper Gurpreet stood out with heroic saves

12 Sep 2019

Not yet there, but the gap is closing for Indian football

India’s opening 2022 World Cup qualifier may have produced the exact same result as their opening 2018 World Cup qualifier — 1-2 at home to Oman.

07 Sep 2019

Academy where everyone wants to become Hima Das

Training centre in Guwahati witnesses jump in number of trainees following athlete’s rise from unfavourable conditions to national limelight

07 Sep 2019

Early high and late blues for India at FIFA 2022 World Cup qualifier against Oman

India fail to hold on to lead yet again, lose opening game of World Cup qualifier in last 10 minutes.

06 Sep 2019

Koeman relishing Oman challenge

 IF that famous surname wasn’t confirmation enough, then those facial features he shares with his younger brother were.

05 Sep 2019

Litmus test for Blue Tigers looking at new dawn

Chance to see how far Indian football has progressed over the years as optimistic Chhetri & Co face Oman roadblock in 2022 World Cup qualifier today.

05 Sep 2019

Anti-doping fine due, India weightlifters uncertain for world meet

IWF’s anti-doping regulations call for a national body to be penalised every time one of their lifters fail a dope test conducted by them or WADA.

04 Sep 2019

Anju Bobby George hopeful of government assistance

That leap earned her a World Championships bronze, the first time an Indian ever stood on a podium at that event. Sixteen years on, she remains the only one.

29 Aug 2019