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Makan Chote deserves a chance to play for the national team: Sanju Pradhan

I-league is all set to commence on 30 November but there has not been any announcement of an official broadcaster...

Dubai: Indian captain Rohit Sharma during a practice session ahead of Asia Cup 2018 at ICC Cricket Academy in Dubai, UAE on Sept 14, 2018. (Photo: Surjeet Yadav/IANS)

Playing pink ball will be exciting: Rohit Sharma

With the Eden Gardens in Kolkata set to host its first maiden day-night Test match later this month after the...

Rohit Sharma

Bangladesh A threat despite Shakib’s absence: Rohit

Shakib Al Hasan has been handed a two-year-ban by the ICC for not reporting corrupt approaches, whereas Tamim Iqbal has...

Niranjan Shah

‘Level of cricket has gone down during CoA’s tenure’

Last week, the curtain came down on the tenure of the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA), which ran the...

Wriddhiman Saha

Age doesn’t matter till you give your 100 per cent: Saha

At 35 years of age, he finally seems to have cemented his place in the Test line-up, with a series...

Pankaj Advani

I dared to dream big from a very early age: Advani

‘For my first international event in 1999, my mother had to break an FD to send me to the UK....

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I am not happy with the World C’ship result: Mary Kom

New Delhi: Six-time world champion Mary Kom has expressed displeasure after her 51kg semi-final loss against Busenaz Cakiroglu of Turkey...

Manju Rani. (File Photo: IANS)

I will not compete in 2020 Tokyo Olympics: Manju Rani

India’s new boxing sensation Manju Rani has her eyes set on Olympic gold in 2024 but she wants to concentrate...

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I am confident of qualifying for the Olympics: Dutee Chand

Indian sprinter Dutee Chand made a strong comeback at the Nationals and proved all his critics wrong. After a disappointing...

Hyderabad: India's MS Dhoni during a practice session ahead of the first ODI match against Australia at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad on March 1, 2019. (Photo: Surjeet Yadav/IANS)

I control my emotions better than other individuals: Dhoni

‘We all get frustrated when things are not going our way. But does frustration lead to anything that is good...

Vinesh Phogat. (File Photo: IANS)

I hope I complete all my bouts this Olympics: Vinesh

Phogat is now country’s medal hope in Tokyo after winning bronze at the world championships. She became the first Indian...

New Delhi: Wrestler Sushil Kumar during a press conference regarding Pro Wrestling League in New Delhi, on July 27, 2015. (Photo: IANS)

‘I was not fully prepared for World Championships’

New Delhi: The continued chatter over the retirement of two time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar ceases to subside especially after...

Mumbai: Cricketer Yuvraj Singh addresses a programme organised by MoneyGram International Inc. in Mumbai, on May 3, 2019. (Photo: IANS)

Suppressing will not help Pant: Yuvraj Singh

New Delhi: Young Rishabh Pant has been receiving a lot of flak and advice from the cricket establishment and critics....

New Delhi: A view of a pavillion stand named after Indian skipper Virat Kohli at the Arun Jaitley Stadium, in New Delhi on Sep 13, 2019. Kohli has expressed his gratitude to the DDCA and the BCCI for bestowing the honour and hoped it will serve as an insp

Feroz Shah Kotla renamed Arun Jaitley stadium

New Delhi: The iconic Feroz Shah Kotla stadium, the second oldest after Eden Gardens in Kolkata, was renamed as Arun...

Dipika Pallikal, Swapna Barman & Simranjit Kaur at the launch of VRCT Ja...

‘Juniors will not win medals if they don’t have a coach’

The Indian national squash team has been training without a full-time coach since 2018 after Achraf El Karargui resigned following...

Manasi Joshi.

‘I have never viewed myself any different from others’

Manasi Joshi, ecstatic that her hard work has translated into a gold medal for the country, believes that her victory...

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My goal is Olympic gold at Tokyo 2020: P.V. Sindhu

NEW DELHI: Pusarla Venkata Sindhu, the newly crowned World Champion in badminton, says she did not let her repeated defeats...

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Gaurav Gill set for WRC-2 foray with Rally of Turkey

India’s first Arjuna Awardee in motor sport Gaurav Singh Gill will embark on a new mission to make his mark...

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind presents Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar 2019 to Gagan Narang Sports Promotion Foundation for identification and nurturing of budding talent in the field of shooting sports at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Aug 2

Unsure whether I will participate in Olympics: Gagan

New Delhi: Olympic medallist Gagan Narang’s second innings as a “mentor” earned him Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puraskar on Thursday, thanks...

Kolkata: Kerala's Jalaj Saxena celebrates his century on Day 2 of a Ranji Trophy match between Bengal and Kerala at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Nov 21, 2018. (Photo: IANS)

My dream is to play for India: Saxena

New Delhi: Kerala all-rounder Jalaj Saxena is now among the 19 Indian cricketers to have achieved a rare milestone in...

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Shooting’s exclusion from CWG is saddening: Vikram

New Delhi: Squash player Vikram Malhotra said it is saddening that shooting would not be part of the next Commonwealth...

Guwahati: Boxer Mary Kom during a practice session ahead of the second edition of the India Open Boxing Tournament, in Guwahati on May 13, 2019. (Photo: IANS)

Proven performers should be exempted from trials: Kom

The controversy broke after Mary was given  direct entry into the World Championships in Russia without appearing for the trials...

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Kumble should be the chairman of selectors: Sehwag

New Delhi: Virendra Sehwag is plain-spoken and direct. If his opinion is anything to go by, Anil Kumble should be...

Navdeep Saini

Need more players like Navdeep in the team: Amit Mishra

Leg-spinner Amit Mishra is happy that debutant fast bowler Navdeep Saini grabbed the opportunity he was given and stressed that...