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Thursday, Feb 27, 2020
B Shrikant

B Shrikant


B Shrikant anchors the Mumbai sports desk. A journalist for more than two decades, he covers hockey, chess, athletics, basketball and volleyball.

articles by B Shrikant (370 results)
Feb 26, 2020 11:31
Five Indian rowers, two support staff, two coaches and an attendant for para rowers are scheduled to participate in the Asian Olympic qualifiers. read more
Feb 10, 2020 21:27
Vivek polled 50 per cent of all National Association votes, 23 per cent media votes, 15.1 per cent fans\/players votes for a combination of 34.5 per cent votes. read more
Feb 06, 2020 09:01
According to a horse database maintained by the international equestrian federation (FEI), Usman bought a 12-year-old bay-colt named “Here-to-Stay” from Belinda Isbister of Australia in April 2019, and renamed him Azad Kashmir. read more
Jan 23, 2020 17:41
The RFI had banned Bhokanal, who was a member of the men’s quadruple sculls team that won gold at 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia, for pulling out of the single sculls race midway earlier in the Games. read more
Dec 29, 2019 15:20
The second highest-ranked player in women’s chess for over a decade, Humpy struggled a bit initially when she returned to the circuit in 2018 but has found her groove this year, making a brilliant start in the FIDE Women’s Grand Prix. read more
Dec 07, 2019 20:14
The 23-year-old Punjab cager has failed an out-of-competition test conducted in Bangalore by the National Anti-Doping Agency during the preparatory camp for the South Asian Games. read more
Dec 05, 2019 08:36
Coach feels no competition at the end of ongoing camp has provided team with opportunity to focus on strength, conditioning read more
Nov 23, 2019 08:43
The winner and loser in a match can gain or drop anything between 10 to 200 points, which will be calculated by an algorithm based on the Elo rating system, which is a method for calculating points based on the relative skill levels of the competito... read more
Nov 11, 2019 21:18
Anand, seventh in the GCT standings before the Bucharest event—sixth of the seven events leading up to the finale—with 24 points from three events, got eight points with Armenia’s Aronian and Russia’s Karjakin taking 11 each. read more
Nov 03, 2019 22:45
The men eased past Russia while women made things tough for themselves against an enterprising United States before clinching the double-leg FIH Olympic Qualifiers. read more
Nov 01, 2019 22:19
Mandeep (24th, 53rd minutes) scored two field goals while Harmanpreet Singh (5th) and SV Sunil (48th) also hit the target for India. read more
Nov 01, 2019 20:28
India scored four goals in 11 minutes after halftime to kill the tie as Gurjeet Kaur scored a brace. read more
Nov 01, 2019 13:37
With India set to play the crucial FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifiers against Russia on Friday and Saturday, Sreejesh will once again be the last line of defence, though if the home team’s current world ranking is an indicator, they should have little trouble... read more
Nov 01, 2019 13:25
As the Sjoerd Marijne-coached India take on the Janneke Schopman-trained US team in a do-or-die clash for both, the hosts would be hoping to forget the disappointment of the failed Olympic bid at the Jakarta Asian Games last year. read more
Oct 31, 2019 09:23
Do-or-die: India would hope drag-flicker Rupinder Pal Singh comes good on return in tie vs Russia. read more