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Wednesday, Feb 26, 2020
Sandip Sikdar

Sandip Sikdar


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 (255 results)
Feb 22, 2020 21:37
The seasoned forward sounded determined. The hosts were disappointed after losing the first match to the defending Pro League champions 3-4 despite pulling back two goals in the final quarter. read more
Feb 21, 2020 21:21
“We are disappointed. We came back in the fourth quarter. But we also showed that despite playing poorly, especially in the first half, we can bounce back if we play well,” said Manpreet. read more
Feb 20, 2020 21:15
The Manpreet Singh-led India needs to maintain the same consistency—minus the glaring errors—for a third time in a month as they face possibly the toughest test yet in their Pro League debut—against defending champions Australia read more
Feb 13, 2020 10:03
Now with Olympic qualification looming, the 26-year-old Srikanth is in dire need of good results; he recently admitted that he’s a “little worried” about making the cut. read more
Feb 09, 2020 18:53
India are now placed second in the standings of the second edition of the FIH Pro League with eight points from four games, while Belgium are at the top with 14 points. read more
Feb 08, 2020 18:57
Having rested seasoned players like SV Sunil, Birendra Lakra, Akashdeep Singh and Chinglensana Singh, India had fielded a relatively younger side than the one that faced the Netherlands. read more
Feb 07, 2020 08:59
After a few years in the Danish national badminton set up, where Christinna Pedersen and Kamilla Rytter Juhl became close friends, they realised that their friendship had grown into love. read more
Feb 06, 2020 08:31
Odisha, hosting top international events has failed to provide infrastructure to its own players read more
Feb 04, 2020 21:43
Dominic Thiem was close to a Major win indeed. Leading 4-6, 6-4, 6-2, Thiem had to close out just one set in his favour but the experience and class of Djokovic came into play and the Serb staged a gutsy comeback to win the next two sets 6-3, 6-4 and... read more
Feb 01, 2020 09:07
Though the epidemic has affected several sports with tournaments and leagues getting cancelled, shifted or postponed, badminton could be one of the worst affected in the time to come since the sport is dominated by Asians. read more
Jan 31, 2020 08:25
It will not be easy; Nehwal is currently 22nd in the rankings. If not, PV Sindhu, ranked No6, in all likelihood will be India’s only representative in women’s singles at Tokyo. read more
Jan 25, 2020 08:33
The last two junior World Cups were also held in India—2013 New Delhi and 2016 Lucknow—but there has been no update from the international hockey federation (FIH) about the next one. read more
Jan 19, 2020 20:21
When the going got tough, Reid’s boys did not cower, instead applied pressure on the opponents to earn a sensational come-from-behind 3-3 (3-1) victory via penalty shootout against a top team like the Netherlands. read more
Jan 18, 2020 23:14
On Saturday, a completely transformed avatar of the Indian team came to the fore as the hosts hammered world No 3 Netherlands 5-2 on their Pro League debut. read more
Jan 18, 2020 19:39
Son of former India chief coach Paul van Ass, Seve has been a regular visitor to India ever since he joined the Netherlands team in 2011. read more