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Saturday, Nov 16, 2019
Sandip Sikdar

Sandip Sikdar

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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 (232 results)
Nov 09, 2019 09:40
Experts believe that it is getting harder and harder to score off penalty corners. Though there is no comparative data available on conversion rates, coaches and team managements worldwide have noticed the changing trend. read more
Nov 05, 2019 21:51
The AITA announced that incumbent Mahesh Bhupathi would be replaced by former player Rohit Rajpal as India’s non-playing captain. read more
Oct 30, 2019 08:23
To qualify for the Olympics, India’s hockey coach stresses on the need to play the last quarter with as much speed and agility as the first. read more
Sep 10, 2019 10:31
The last player outside the Big Three - Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic - to win a Grand Slam title was Swiss Stan Wawrinka, who beat Djokovic at the 2016 US Open final. read more
Sep 04, 2019 23:49
Maisnam Meiraba Luwang wants to add one more sport to that list—badminton. The 16-year-old shuttler has been creating quite a bit of noise in the junior domestic circuit following his recent exploits . read more
Sep 03, 2019 09:45
With most India hockey players coming from rural areas, all of them even following Hindi is not a given, leave alone English. Having even an essential grasp of English can work wonders, be it communicating with the coach or on the field. read more
Aug 28, 2019 23:45
Tanisha Crasto completed a second successive double in as many weeks by winning the women’s (partnering Aditi Bhatt) and mixed doubles (with Ishaan Bhatnagar) titles at the All India Junior Ranking Badminton Tournament on Sunday. read more
Aug 27, 2019 22:50
When the Gopichand Badminton Academy was set up, Sindhu was one of its most committed members, winning junior-level tournaments and making an impact at the international level. read more
Aug 27, 2019 08:36
The newly crowned world champion took 40 minutes to crush Chinese world No 3 Chen Yufei 21-7, 21-14 in the semis, following it up with a 21-7, 21-7 victory over Japanese world No 4 Nozomi Okuhara in the title clash that took 37 minutes. read more
Aug 27, 2019 08:20
Sindhu had lost an epic final against Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara in 2017. But on Sunday, the Japanese was like a candle in the wind and Sindhu became only the fourth player in history to win gold (2019), silver (2017 and 2018) and bronze (2013 and 2014)... read more
Aug 26, 2019 12:59
PV Sindhu zoomed on Sunday to what is arguably the greatest sporting achievement by an Indian woman athlete, and among the greatest by any Indian individual sportsman. read more
Aug 26, 2019 11:05
The Indian fifth seed had taken barely 40 minutes to annihilate Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara 21-7 21-7, becoming the first world badminton champion from India. read more
Aug 25, 2019 00:16
Top-ranked Indian crushes China’s Chen Yufei in women’s semis, will face Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara read more
Aug 23, 2019 23:51
Two of Gopichand’s protégés—PV Sindhu and B Sai Praneeth—created history at the World Championships, defeating reigning Asian Games champions to enter their respective semi-finals read more
Aug 21, 2019 23:35
Ashmita Chaliha is one of the promising players who is expected to make the grade at the highest level in the next few years. read more