Suprita Das
The refurbished Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar.

Hockey is coming home

4 min read . 24 Nov 2018
Harmanpreet Kaur during her knock against Australia in the semi-final of the 2017 Women’s World Cup. Photo: Getty Images

When Kaur took strike

4 min read . 17 Nov 2018
India’s Mary Kom (right) beat Northern Ireland’s Kristina O’Hara in the women’s 45-48kg final boxing match at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in April. Photo: AFP

Short bursts, long goal

5 min read . 27 Oct 2018
Manika Batra. Photo: Reuters

The girls of the Games

4 min read . 21 Apr 2018
Kush Maini.

The next-gen Formula One icons

4 min read . 10 Mar 2018
(From left) Shashi Chopra, Raffaele Bergamasco, Nitu, Ankushita Boro, Jyoti Gulia and Sakshi Choudhary with their gold medals at the Aiba Youth Women’s World Boxing Championship in Guwahati; and (below) Choudhary gets some last-minute help from the team’s support staff before her bout.
Kidambi Srikanth plays a shot against Japan’s Kenta Nishimoto during the final of the French Open badminton tournament in Paris on Sunday. Photo: Thibault Camus/AP

The year of Kidambi Srikanth

3 min read . 02 Nov 2017
Saina Nehwal hits a return during her second round match at the Japan Open Badminton Championships against Carolina Marin on 21 September. Photo: AFP (AFP)

Badminton: Fighting fit

3 min read . 06 Oct 2017
Vinesh Phogat (centre) after suffering an injury during her quarter-final bout at the Rio Olympic Games on 17 August 2016. Photo: Lars Baron/Getty Images

Vinesh Phogat’s ‘dangal’ 2.0

4 min read . 05 May 2017
A file photo of Pullela Gopi Chand with his students at his badminton academy in Hyderabad. Photo: Hindustan Times.

A country for male shuttlers

6 min read . 29 Apr 2017
Coach Harendra Singh (Right) with the Indian team. Photo: PTI

V for vindicated

5 min read . 21 Dec 2016
Saina Nehwal at the India Open 2016 in New Delhi in March. Photo: Mohd Zakir/Hindustan Times

Saina Nehwal’s need to be on court

6 min read . 08 Dec 2016
(Clockwise from left) boxers Sarjubala Devi; Simranjit Kaur; and Nikhat Zareen (left) participated at the recently concluded Senior Women’s National Boxing Championships.