Amit Kamath is with the sports desk in Mumbai. He covers football, cricket, wrestling, shooting and kabaddi.
Articles by Amit Kamath
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2016 05:06 PM IST
The widespread destruction caused in his home country by the hurricane is eerily similar to the 2010 earthquake that hit the Caribbean country.
PUBLISHED ON OCT 14, 2016 03:14 PM IST
A right corner for Japan, who have claimed seven points with the help of his tackling in two matches so far, Kono is a third-generation monk.
PUBLISHED ON OCT 13, 2016 11:14 AM IST
Pascual, the former football player and rodeo, has found love for the third time.
PUBLISHED ON OCT 12, 2016 06:45 AM IST
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2016 12:06 PM IST
In the absence of Forlan, who was out with an injury, the diminutive Defederico excelled in the attacking midfielder role.
PUBLISHED ON OCT 11, 2016 06:48 AM IST
PUBLISHED ON OCT 09, 2016 12:32 PM IST
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2016 10:22 PM IST
When the Australian Kabaddi Federation decided to put together a team for the World Cup it hired Australian Rules Football players who have recently retired from the Australian Football League (AFL)
PUBLISHED ON OCT 05, 2016 12:04 PM IST
It is an unusual setting, a bunch of students in London coming together to play kabaddi on a makeshift mat, but one that’s becoming increasingly common in universities in England.
PUBLISHED ON SEP 30, 2016 04:19 PM IST
The 22-year-old swimmer, competing in his first Paralympics, set his personal best timings in two of his three events in Brazil.
PUBLISHED ON SEP 28, 2016 09:28 PM IST
Despite having hosted the India vs Puerto Rico match without any glitches, the stadium is not expected to host the matches next year.
PUBLISHED ON SEP 27, 2016 08:49 AM IST
PUBLISHED ON SEP 26, 2016 07:48 PM IST
Exposure has been the key word of Adam’s stint with the young players, who were knocked out in the group stages of the recent AFC U16 Championship, but not before they impressed everyone who saw them play.
PUBLISHED ON SEP 26, 2016 04:00 PM IST
After being in the limbo for four years, Indian boxing finally moved towards stability with the smooth conduct of the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) elections on Sunday.
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2016 09:08 PM IST
In the cut-throat world of Paralympics, even your personal best can often fall short, as Maharashtra’s Suyash Jadhav found out in Rio de Janeiro.
PUBLISHED ON SEP 15, 2016 12:17 PM IST
While focus, determination and relentless a pursuit for excellence in training have been the hallmarks of Jhajharia’s journey, the champion’s wife, Manju, has been a constant source of strength.
PUBLISHED ON SEP 15, 2016 09:45 AM IST
India’s Devendra Jhajharia clinched his second Paralympics gold medal at Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday, bettering his Athens Olympics world
PUBLISHED ON SEP 15, 2016 06:46 AM IST
PUBLISHED ON SEP 14, 2016 09:13 PM IST
Among the drivers competing in the Euro JK 16 category of the 19th JK Tyre-FMSCI National Racing Championship, Ajay Kini stands out. At 27, he is the oldest racer in the category, being as much as 10 years senior to some of his competitors.
PUBLISHED ON SEP 11, 2016 09:18 AM IST
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2016 12:59 PM IST
The Nicolai Adam-coached team will have more foreign exposure trips as the All India Football Federation seeks to give them international playing experience.
PUBLISHED ON SEP 07, 2016 10:50 AM IST
Vikas Krishan said said he would not be competing at the Tokyo 2020 and may follow into the footsteps of another 75kg pugilist Vijender Singh and turn pro.
PUBLISHED ON SEP 05, 2016 06:04 PM IST
With the AFC Under-16 Championship starting on September 15, teams will start arriving in Goa from next week.
PUBLISHED ON AUG 30, 2016 11:26 AM IST
The alternate healing technique is known as cupping, which involves putting hot cups on the body, and is believed by certain athletes like Phelps to help relieve aches and pains besides improving blood circulation throughout the body.
PUBLISHED ON AUG 27, 2016 11:53 AM IST
VN Prasood, the secretary of Wrestling Federation of India (WFI), has now said the governing body is open to taking action against the wrestler if his police case against the junior wrestler, who Narsingh claims spiked his food, is not proven in court.
PUBLISHED ON AUG 25, 2016 01:40 PM IST
While the troubles of Indian sprinter Dutee Chand are well documented, the hardships endured by the sprinter’s coach, Ramesh, are relatively unknown.
PUBLISHED ON AUG 25, 2016 06:05 AM IST
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2016 04:09 PM IST
After the success of the first edition of the All India Football Federation’s U-16 Youth League, which saw 39 teams in action, it is set to break new ground with 50 teams in the fray this season.
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2016 03:35 PM IST
The turnaround from 5 gold in Seoul to 51 gold in Beijing, though, begs the question — just how are the Chinese so good?