Sharad Deep is a principal correspondent based at Lucknow. He has spent 26 years in journalism and covers sports.
Articles by Sharad Deep
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2021 08:09 PM IST
Like her 100th T20I, this too will be against South Africa and the hard-hitting batter will look to come out of a slump.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 09:50 PM IST
India women’s team last played a game in March 2020, in the final of the ICC World T20 against hosts Australia.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 23, 2021 09:45 PM IST
Series comprising five one-dayers and three T20s will be India’s first since T20 World Cup last March
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2021 08:27 PM IST
The distance runner from Uttar Pradesh, awarded the Padma Shri, is confident of making a smooth switch having won two Asian Games medals in 3000m steeplechase.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 07:45 PM IST
- The swing bowler, who missed the Australia tour due to injury, is on a comeback and playing in the Mushtaq Ali Trophy T20 tournament.
UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2020 07:35 PM IST
The eight-member Indian para-badminton team have “refused” the mandatory 14-day quarantine at the Sports Authority of India’s regional centre here, and decided to shift their base for the first-ever official national camp to the Uttar Pradesh Badminton Academy in Lucknow.
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2020 08:23 PM IST
Saini, during her playing days, was well regarded for her feisty, never-say-die attitude.
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2020 08:03 PM IST
With the inclusion of 14 more wrestlers, the strength of the campers is likely to go up to 30. They will be accompanied by personal trainers, mentors and conditioning coaches.
By Sharad Deep | LUCKNOW
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2020 08:46 AM IST
Months of lockdown forced by the pandemic has given a fresh lease of life to her dream of winning another Olympic medal as the wrestling federation is due to hold fresh trials.
By Sharad Deep | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2020 06:03 PM IST
IPL: The teenaged pacer from Uttar Pradesh’s Hapur town, who took 11 wickets in the U-19 World Cup in January, has made a mark in the glitzy league.
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2020 11:28 PM IST
The Sports Authority of India’s (SAI) centre, which opened almost after seven months here on Monday, saw top Indian wrestlers laughing, jogging, running and even doing light training at the multi-gym for almost two hours, nearly double of what the actual schedule was meant for.
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2020 07:14 PM IST
Divya Kakran, who won 68kg gold at the Asian Championships in February in New Delhi, will take online lessons from coach Vladimir Mestvirishvili while training under India coaches Kuldeep Singh and Sahil Sharma.
By Sharad Deep and Chandan Kumar, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON SEP 25, 2020 05:43 PM IST
By Navneet Singh/Sharad Deep | New Delhi/Lucknow
UPDATED ON SEP 02, 2020 12:05 AM IST
Scheduled to start on Tuesday in Lucknow, the women’s camp got deferred as a number of employees at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) tested positive for Covid-19.
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2020 08:37 PM IST
Besides Phogat and Kakran, the 15-member India team for the camp includes Nirmala Devi, Pinki, Seema (50 kg), Pooja Gehlot, Lalita (53 kg), Anshu, Sarita, Pooja Dhanda (57 kg), Sonam, Sakshi Malik, Navjot Kaur (62 kg), Nisha and Anita (68 kg).
By Sharad Deep & Ajai Masand | LUCKNOW/NEW DELHI
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2020 09:50 AM IST
Top IOA officials feel it is important to warn those travelling to China for sports events that they must strictly follow regulations to ensure they don’t get into trouble and put India in an embarrassing situation.
By Sharad Deep | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2020 06:48 PM IST
Ace steeplechase runner and Asian Games medallist Sudha Singh, who is aiming for a last shot at gold at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, is one such athlete.
By Pawan Dixit and Sharad Deep | Edited by Arpan Rai | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2020 11:52 PM IST
“Pakistan is a part of Akhand Bharat and Hindus living there are our brothers. If he (Kaneria) wants to visit Ram Mandir and offer prayers, then he is most welcome,” said Nritya Gopal Das.
PUBLISHED ON AUG 06, 2020 08:31 PM IST
By Sharad Deep & Ajai Masand | Hindustan Times, Lucknow/New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 02, 2020 07:31 AM IST
On 30 years of Iraq’s invasion, the world champion remembers not knowing he wouldn’t see his home again.
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2020 07:52 AM IST
Unlike any of his predecessors, Garg has been made to wait endlessly – and for no real fault of his own either – to show what he is made of.
UPDATED ON JUL 25, 2020 05:46 PM IST
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UPDATED ON JUL 13, 2020 11:58 PM IST
Kamran, who last played a first-class match in 2013 at the Premier League Tournament at Colombo, has been practising hard since his return to home.
By Sharad Deep & Ajai Masand | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2020 09:01 PM IST
Rio Olympics bronze medallist Sakshi Malik and 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games silver medallist Pooja Dhanda were knocked out by juniors in the trials. They are likely to be tested even more in next year’s trials as WFI is “keen on hosting the national championships in the next 2-3 months, situation permitting,” and field some of the juniors (under-20) in the trials next year.
PUBLISHED ON JUL 07, 2020 03:37 PM IST