From badminton to cricket, Sandip Sikdar writes on many sporting disciplines. He has the experience of working in digital, news agency as well as print organisations. Motorsport remains his first love.
Articles by Sandip Sikdar
Updated on Feb 02, 2023 11:31 PM IST
India will embark on a new motorsport journey next week, 10 years after the unceremonious exit of Formula 1
Published on Jan 31, 2023 10:35 PM IST
The Australian helped India win the bronze at Tokyo but wasn't able to sustain the momentum after that
Updated on Jan 30, 2023 07:44 PM IST
The Australian, who took over in 2019, guided India to bronze at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics but the hosts finished only tied ninth in the World Cup which ended on Sunday.
Published on Jan 29, 2023 11:47 PM IST
Trailing 0-2, Germany rallied to take the lead in a thrilling game before defeating the holders in sudden death after the final went into the shootout
Published on Jan 28, 2023 10:14 PM IST
The hosts controlled the 9-12 classification playoff in the Rourkela stadium packed with more than 21,000 fans
Published on Jan 28, 2023 06:19 PM IST
Finalists Germany have benefitted from South African scientific advisor, Robin Arkell, who was in India’s corner when they won bronze at the Tokyo Olympics
Published on Jan 27, 2023 10:52 PM IST
The Germans came from behind to beat Australia while the Belgians did the same to the Dutch
Updated on Jan 28, 2023 12:46 PM IST
Striker Thijs van Dam's girlfriend Pien Sanders has won everything there is to win and that is inspiring him to step up as well
Updated on Jan 27, 2023 06:03 PM IST
India coach Graham Reid on the mood in the team, his own contract and why a redesigned HIL could be a big help.
Published on Jan 26, 2023 11:19 PM IST
After a goal-less first half, Harmanpreet and Co got into the act to seal a much-needed win
Published on Jan 25, 2023 11:51 PM IST
A loss to Japan would make it India's worst-ever showing at the World Cup.
Published on Jan 25, 2023 09:20 PM IST
His progress to Eredivisie, the top Dutch football league, seemed unlikely due to his small stature. The forward then took the hockey route to shine in national colours
Published on Jan 25, 2023 12:37 AM IST
Jacques Brinkman, winner of two World Cups and Olympic golds with Netherlands, is cheering son Thierry, the Dutch skipper, at this FIH World Cup.
Published on Jan 24, 2023 09:18 PM IST
India, Japan and Malaysia are all out of contention for the top spot but the local fans are rallying behind Korea
Published on Jan 23, 2023 11:01 PM IST
The wait to win their first Cup medal since the 1975 gold and high expectations as the 2021 Tokyo Olympics bronze medallists pulled India down, led to an early elimination.
Updated on Jan 22, 2023 11:59 PM IST
Sensing an imminent loss for India, the 16,000 spectators who turned up on Sunday evening had already started heading towards the exit gates when Shamsher Singh missed the final chance in the shootout, sending New Zealand to the hockey World Cup quarter-finals and bringing India’s campaign to a heartbreaking end
Published on Jan 22, 2023 11:56 PM IST
India’s inability to convert chances in regulation time allowed New Zealand to come back and eventually win the crossover game in sudden-death
Published on Jan 22, 2023 08:04 PM IST
The seniormost player at this World Cup talks about longevity and life-sport balance
Published on Jan 21, 2023 08:23 PM IST
Data, better equipment and fitness have helped teams defend better
Updated on Jan 22, 2023 12:37 AM IST
The 24-year-old midfielder has been replaced in the squad by Raj Kumar Pal
Published on Jan 20, 2023 07:20 PM IST
The India star didn't make the cut for the Tokyo Olympics but wants to make amends at the World Cup
Published on Jan 19, 2023 11:37 PM IST
The hosts will face New Zealand on Sunday with the winner qualifying for the quarter-finals
Updated on Jan 19, 2023 09:37 PM IST
Dutch Siegfried Aikman, in charge since 2021, says he has not been paid for months.
Published on Jan 18, 2023 11:24 PM IST
Their players either had to quit jobs or take a pay cut and students in the side had to take a break from studies for Chile to ensure they didn’t miss out on making their Cup debut
Published on Jan 18, 2023 11:03 PM IST
On the final day of the group matches for Pool D, India may have to up their game against Wales
Published on Jan 17, 2023 11:02 PM IST
Ric Charlesworth on why the hosts need to trust their method to find consistent success at the highest level
Updated on Jan 18, 2023 10:20 AM IST
The British introduced hockey in the tribal-dominated region of Odisha two centuries ago. The game has thrived since then with the region continuing to produce a number of internationals.
Updated on Jan 16, 2023 10:00 PM IST
The 30-year-old has been a livewire on the pitch in the World Cup, shouting instructions to his colleagues and acing the playmaker role.
Updated on Jan 16, 2023 08:11 PM IST
Peter Tirkey, the first player from the state to play for India, at the 1982 Junior World Cup, has since groomed young talent as coach of the SAIL Hockey Academy in Rourkela.
Updated on Jan 15, 2023 11:00 PM IST
The hosts play out an entertaining but goalless draw with England in their second FIH Men’s World Cup Group D game on Sunday