VVS Laxman will be head coach in Zimbabwe: BCCI secretary Jay Shah

KL Rahul and Deepak Hooda will directly fly from Dubai to Harare as they are part of the Asia Cup squad. KL Rahul and Deepak Hooda will directly fly from Dubai to Harare as they are part of the Asia Cup squad. National Cricket Academy head VVS Laxman will be India’s acting head coach for […]

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Lakshya Sen: Acing yet another test, belying age and experience

Success begets success. It has especially been true for young Lakshya Sen. Success begets success. It has especially been true for young Lakshya Sen. In a series of firsts starting December 2021, the 20-year-old has won a medal at the World Championships, clinched a BWF Super 500 title (India Open), reached the final of the […]

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It would have been a disappointment for many if we didn’t win a medal: Harika

Ever since she made her Olympiad debut, way back in 2004, Dronavalli Harika wanted to be part of an Indian women’s team that climbed the podium. When she had the best chance of realising that dream, she wasn’t going to miss it — even if that meant being taken to the labour room straight from […]

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Pissarro takes the honours in Governor’s Cup

BENGALURU: August 12, 2022 20:07 IST Updated: August 12, 2022 20:07 IST BENGALURU: August 12, 2022 20:07 IST Updated: August 12, 2022 20:07 IST S. Attaollahi-trained Pissarro (Trevor up), won the Governor’s Cup, the chief event of the races held here on Friday (Aug. 12). The winner is owned by Five Stars Shipping Co. Pvt. […]

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Petronia, Arabian Phoenix and Aries impress

PUNE: August 12, 2022 18:18 IST Updated: August 12, 2022 18:18 IST PUNE: August 12, 2022 18:18 IST Updated: August 12, 2022 18:18 IST Petronia, Arabian Phoenix and Aries impressed when the horses were exercised here on Friday (Aug. 12) morning. Inner sand: 600m: Star (S.J. Sunil), Mystic Bay (Peter) 42. Former was three lengths […]

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Have to improve as team before Hockey World Cup next year: Abhishek

The 22-year-old featured in all six games at the CWG, helping India bag a silver medal, after going down to Australia in the summit clash. The 22-year-old featured in all six games at the CWG, helping India bag a silver medal, after going down to Australia in the summit clash. Young forward Abhishek, who had […]

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Review of Chandresh Narayanan’s 75 Years of Indian Sports — Game, Guts, Glory: As the millennium turned, so did India’s sporting fortunes

A walk through India’s sports since Independence is timely, but falls short of explaining how standards were raised so dramatically A walk through India’s sports since Independence is timely, but falls short of explaining how standards were raised so dramatically When I began as a sportswriter in the 1980s, there was a touch of the […]

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Ashwa Magadheera, Peyo, The Sovereign Orb, In A Breeze and Sonata excel

BENGALURU: August 12, 2022 14:04 IST Updated: August 12, 2022 14:04 IST BENGALURU: August 12, 2022 14:04 IST Updated: August 12, 2022 14:04 IST Ashwa Magadheera, Peyo, The Sovereign Orb, In A Breeze and Sonata excelled when the horses were exercised here on Friday morning (August 12). Outer sand: 600m: Sir Tyrrell (Mark) 45. Easy. […]

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After a week of logjam, star Pakistan cricketers sign PCB’s amended central contracts

Senior players, including Babar Azam, Shaheen Afridi and Mohammad Rizwan, have signed the contract but have expressed reservations about few aspects of the contracts Senior players, including Babar Azam, Shaheen Afridi and Mohammad Rizwan, have signed the contract but have expressed reservations about few aspects of the contracts Top cricketers, including captain Babar Azam, pacer […]

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Morning Digest: August 12, 2022

From IC-814 to Pulwama, India-U.S. proposal lists Rauf Asghar role in every JeM terror attack Rauf Asghar, the brother of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar, organised, planned and executed the IC-814 hijacking in December 1999 that finally ended after the Vajpayee government agreed to release his brother Masood Azhar and two other major terrorists, India and […]

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