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Friday, Jan 17, 2020
Sharad Deep

Sharad Deep


Sharad Deep is a principal correspondent based at Lucknow. He has spent 26 years in journalism and covers sports.

articles by Sharad Deep (645 results)
Sep 11, 2018 08:38
Winner of gold medals at the 2014 and 2018 Commonwealth Games, Vinesh who clinched the top spot in Jakarta in the 50kg category, said she was scouting for a personal coach in a bid to bring home a medal from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. read more
Sep 09, 2018 09:44
Despite a none-too-impressive show at the Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang, the “only way” for Dipa to make it to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo is through the Produnova vault. read more
Sep 01, 2018 17:48
The Indian team, which has been unbeaten in nine matches against their archrivals, showed some nerves as it came out for the bronze medal match, in which it had to survive some nerve-wrecking moments in the fourth and last quarter. read more
Aug 29, 2018 10:24
Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore says there is a “generational shift” in Indian sport but that only time will tell whether these Games will be a turning point in India’s effort to be a sporting powerhouse. read more
Aug 28, 2018 23:31
Pincky Balhara, 19, won gold medals in judo at the Continental championship for juniors and the Asian Cup earlier this year. But she didn’t qualify in the trials and hence couldn’t make it to the Games’ judo squad. By then, Balhara though had qualified... read more
Aug 27, 2018 09:18
Esports kicked off its Asian Games 2018 journey as a demonstration sport at a glittering ceremony with over 150 athletes — including nine from India — from 18 different countries, tussling for supremacy in an electrifying atmosphere. read more
Aug 26, 2018 19:02
After Vietnam, India had the second highest number of teams who had qualified for the main event post the regional qualifiers along with Hong Kong. read more
Aug 26, 2018 07:29
Tajinderpal Singh won the Asian Games 2018 gold medal with his fifth throw, when he hurled the iron ball past the 20-metre mark. read more
Aug 19, 2018 22:36
Bajrang Punia, India’s first gold medallist at the Asian Games 2018 on Sunday, believes he can kick on from his gold medal winning performance and do well in the Tokyo Olympics. read more
Aug 16, 2018 11:43
The Equestrian Federation of India had selected a team in May and a day later sent out a circular declaring the selection null and void. read more
Aug 15, 2018 20:14
Asian Games 2018 Chef de mission Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, his two deputies Raj Kumar Sacheti and Dev Kumar Singh, most Indian athletes preferred to stay at the Athletes’ Village instead of attending Independence Day celebrations. read more
Aug 02, 2018 18:00
An illustrious career met a premature end when eight-time national badminton champion Syed Modi was shot dead outside KD Singh ‘Babu’ Stadium on July 28, 1988. read more
Jul 19, 2018 20:48
India are ready to excel in the Women’s Hockey World Cup in England after their Asia Cup success, according to goalkeeper Savita Punia. read more
Jul 03, 2018 14:23
Having started off as a school level champ when she was five, Nikita was named the best coach at the first UP State Ranking Table Tennis Tournament in Lucknow. read more
Jun 30, 2018 14:46
The Uttar Pradesh Table Tennis Association’s own academy at the UPTTA Complex has a poor record in terms of achievements as officials and coaches are not aware of the actual reason behind their failure. read more