Indian sportspersons are no longer content with just a touch of metal, they want gold, says Sukhwant Basra
Shattered Vijender is grieving and struggling to get over the loss that denied him a chance to win a medal again. Saurabh Duggal reports.
The memories of a medal slipping out of his hands at the 2008 Beijing Olympics still haunts Commonwealth Games wrestling gold medallist Yogeshwar Dutt. Saurabh Duggal
Howzatt! The world's second-fastest man says that he puts India's national passion even above running and that he is a bowling machine that can also bat all day. Sukhwant Basra reports.
The post-race press conference of the 200m winners had journalists from across the world filling the room choc-a-bloc. As questions rained on him on subtleties of the race it was left to your correspondent to raise the cricket query.
Ye who pay big money for overpriced drinks in drinking joints labelled 'Sports Bar' just because they have fancy big TVs showing sport, time to turn green with envy.
The secret of winning at a team sport is the ability of divergent thought processes to converge into one dominant strategy. This comes from match practise and it comes from selflessness. On both these counts India were found wanting once again as Belgium managed a facile 3-0 victory in their final Pool B encounter at the London Olympics.
India slump to fourth successive loss against Korea, set for worst-ever finish. Sukhwant Basra
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Not many, including the media, gave Vijay Kumar much of a chance in the build up to the Games. Not surprisingly, the 26-year-old armyman was shooting from the lip after proving a lot of people wrong. Excerpts:
After Friday’s heartbreaking episode of Vikas Krishan, young Devendro Singh brought some happiness back to the Indian boxing camp. Saurabh Duggal
A call from Leander Paes late on Saturday night was the best birthday present Vishnu Vardhan could have hoped for, reports Sukhwant Basra
Medal hope Deepika recovers to end 8th, men ranked last. Sukhwant Basra