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
The Kenyan 5,000m champion at the Rio Olympics is returning to road racing after the birth of her second child
Maini is currently India’s best hope to enter F1 after Daruvala, will be switching to Formula E next year after signing a contract with Maserati last month
Two-time Olympic champion in the decathlon, Ashton Eaton, feels that the Indian, and not Lyles, could be the man to match the Jamaican in the popularity stakes
The midfielder’s right knee was heavily strapped throughout the Asian Games despite which the 31-year-old scored two goals in Hangzhou
Verstappen’s third title puts him at the same pedestal as Jack Brabham, Jackie Stewart, Niki Lauda, Nelson Piquet and Ayrton Senna.
Harmanpreet and Co reinforced their superiority in Asia, winning every game in Hangzhou comprehensively, including the final against defending champions Japan
China netted four goals as the Indian forwards were barely able to make in-roads into the striking circle of the hosts.
PV Sindhu lost in the women’s singles quarter-final but two medals were confirmed for India in badminton
An encore of the 2022 Thomas Cup did not take place at Hangzhou’s Binjiang Gymnasium as China rallied to stage a come-from-behind 3-2 victory.
The 52-year-old is a five-time Dakar Rally champion and has been making his mark in shooting as well
The seasoned pro will look to find her best form at the Asian Games with her 20-year-old partner.
The 24-year-old will partner German Maximilian Gunther at Maserati for the 10th year of the championship
At the start of the last week, one even wondered if the race would even take place but things went off without a hitch thereafter.
VR46 Racing’s Italian pole-sitter won the 21-lap race at the Buddh International Circuit before almost 60,000 fans who returned to India’s former F1 venue
Bagnaia, Martin, Bezzecchi, Binder not just rode Mahindra bike in their initial days of GP motorcycle racing but also earned their very first podiums riding it
The buzz is back at the circuit in Greater Noida that hosted three Formula One races from 2011 to 2013
Martin didn’t put a wheel wrong and was never challenged by championship leader Bagnaia
Temperatures have hovered between 32 and 34 degree Celsius here with humidity ranging above 80 percent.
The map excluded the union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh which caused a furore not just on social media but also in the paddock.
With riders trying to get used to the 4.96km track on Friday, there were a fair share of crashes too
MotoGP too started its electric racing series, MotoE, in 2019 which is largely based in Europe.
While riders walk and cycle to analyse circuits on Thursday, Friday is when they get to burn rubber for the first time during free practice
The riders and team personnel were pouring in on Wednesday with the visa issues sorted out
The India men's and women's teams are the top seeds but that is not always the easiest position to be in
Many top riders, including Spanish star Marc Marquez, were due to arrive in India on Tuesday ahead of the race at the weekend in BIC, Greater Noida
The riders at this week’s inaugural Indian MotoGP in Greater Noida will particularly relish the super quick back straight, says Loris Capirossi
Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty have emerged a force in men’s badminton and can go all the way at the Asian Games
The form and consistency of Prannoy and Rankireddy-Shetty raise Indian hopes for multiple medals while hoping Sindhu finds her best
Luck has evaded four shuttlers, which include some of India’s best bets, whose applications are yet to get processed let alone get visa interview appointments
Ahamed will be the second Indian to race in a MotoGP weekend after S Sarath Kumar, who took part in one race in the 125cc class in 2011