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Thursday, Jun 27, 2019
B Shrikant

B Shrikant

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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 (345 results)
Jun 15, 2019 21:51
India registered a comfortable 5-1 victory in the final against South Africa to claim the top spot in the competition. read more
Jun 13, 2019 09:44
Japan, who have already qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as hosts, are playing here for ranking points and had reached Bhubaneswar hoping to meet India in the final. read more
Jun 11, 2019 21:44
The 24-year-old from Punjab had stepped on to the hockey field following his brother Prabhdeep Singh, a former India international. read more
Jun 11, 2019 21:39
Though drag-flicks have replaced penalty hits, many believe PCs have overtaken field goals as the most popular form of scoring, at times reducing matches to a PC slugfest. read more
Jun 09, 2019 00:30
The main reason for the questions regarding mental toughness is that India beat Poland 10-0 in the Azlan Shah Cup in Malaysia three months back, but struggled to quell them on Friday. read more
Jun 08, 2019 10:57
Japan’s is the Cinderella story of hockey that could inspire a Hollywood blockbuster, but it has created barely a ripple in their country. read more
Jun 06, 2019 01:35
The hosts are the highest ranked team in this tournament and favourites to win the title and clinch one of the two berths for the Olympic qualifiers at the year end. read more
Jun 06, 2019 01:35
The hosts are the highest ranked team in this tournament and favourites to win the title and clinch one of the two berths for the Olympic qualifiers at the year end. read more
Jun 05, 2019 10:29
Stakes are far higher for hosts India. Failure to finish in the top two would be a big disaster that will likely push Indian hockey back a couple of years. read more
Jun 05, 2019 10:01
The Indian men’s team for the FIH Series Finals has played two warm-up matches in the last two days, winning both comfortably. They beat South Africa 3-1 on Monday and Japan 4-1 on Tuesday. read more
Jun 04, 2019 10:50
Change is the only constant in international hockey, a sport that sees such frequent tinkering in its rules and tournament formats that even its ardent fans find it hard to keep up. read more
May 25, 2019 08:06
Vaishnavi was on Thursday signed by Pensacola State College to play for their team, Lady Pirates, in the National Junior College Athletic AssociationDivision 1, Region 8. read more
Dec 21, 2018 09:20
In an interview, Pullela Gopichand spoke about PV Sindhu’s latest triumph and the overall direction Indian badminton is taking. read more
Nov 27, 2018 19:45
Though the Champions Trophy was a huge success for India as Harendra’s side achieved their best finish in the final edition of the prestigious tournament, their success rate on shots at goal and circle penetration was nothing great. read more
Nov 13, 2018 08:44
Nihal, who became the 12th-youngest GM in chess a few months back and has a rating of 2576 in classical chess, impressed with the calm manner in which he tackled the pressure of playing some of the biggest stars of the game. read more