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Life in times of Covid-19 is not the same without the cheering crowds and the sweat, toil and tears of players.(AFP)

Random forays: Sports can re-energise the whole world

By Vivek Atray
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2020 07:28 PM IST
Fortunately, there are signs that sport is haltingly re-emerging from its hiatus, especially cricket, with Windies playing England and India likely to tour Australia later this year
Representational image.(Reuters)
Representational image.(Reuters)

US Tennis Association says best to not play now

New York | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON APR 04, 2020 06:02 PM IST
So the USTA wants players “to be patient in our return to the courts.” In the meantime, the group encouraged people to create what it termed “tennis-at-home” variations. The US Open is still scheduled to start August 31 in New York.
Runners who do a lot of hill running are particularly prone to Achilles tendon issues(Shutterstock)
Runners who do a lot of hill running are particularly prone to Achilles tendon issues(Shutterstock)

Fit and fine: Beware of the Achilles tendon injury

Hindustan Times | By Kamal Singh CSCS
PUBLISHED ON APR 07, 2019 01:50 PM IST
Tendon injuries can quite problematic and can take some time to heal. So an ounce of prevention goes a long way!
File picture of Jasprit Bumrah(Action Images via Reuters)
File picture of Jasprit Bumrah(Action Images via Reuters)

Jasprit Bumrah reveals the secret behind nailing accurate yorkers

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2019 09:34 PM IST
The seamer has credited a lot of tennis ball cricket in his younger days for this skill set and says that he always wanted to bowl fast from a very young age.
Constant use of portable electronic devices is the leading cause of Text Neck and this postural deviation is being noticed in teenagers and young adults(Shutterstock)
Constant use of portable electronic devices is the leading cause of Text Neck and this postural deviation is being noticed in teenagers and young adults(Shutterstock)

Fit and fine: How to avoid the pain of a Text Neck

Hindustan Times | By Kamal Singh CSCS
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2018 10:08 PM IST
A misalignment in one part of the body can have an impact somewhere else in the body. Here’s how to avoid getting the Text Neck because of gadget overuse
Elina Svitolina will be a firm favourite to win the women’s singles title at this year’s French Open.(REUTERS)
Elina Svitolina will be a firm favourite to win the women’s singles title at this year’s French Open.(REUTERS)

Elina Svitolina no longer in the shadows as she chases French Open glory

Reuters, London | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2018 06:29 PM IST
Elina Svitolina has been installed as one of the favourites to lift the French Open title after she destroyed top ranked Simona Halep in the Italian Open final to win her 12th title on Sunday.
(Representative Image)
(Representative Image)

Called to stop cricket in park, head constable ‘manhandles’ 24-year-old for recording his video

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAR 19, 2018 10:40 PM IST
Sector-46 youth was making video of cop ‘using foul language’ with children; later senior officials intervened to pacify residents of locality who gathered there.
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