Mary kom

Mary Kom (PTI file)

Opinion | Kommand of the ring

1 min read . 11 Oct 2019
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
A still from Diljit Dosanjh-starrer Soorma.

Ten upcoming Bollywood sports biopics

2 min read . 09 Jul 2018
Manika Batra. Photo: Reuters

The girls of the Games

4 min read . 21 Apr 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.
The emergence of women in sports in a country that still does not adequately respect them in daily life is doubly important. Illustration: Jayachandran/Mint

Those magnificent women in blue

3 min read . 07 Jul 2017