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Here’s how India braved it for Bronze!

After a rollercoaster round-robin stage, India staged a remarkable comeback to knock out tournament favourites Belgium in a breathtaking quarterfinal of the Hockey World League Final. After a 3-3 tie, the result was…

The Mark of a Champion!

Mary Kom, the formidable five-time world champion, clinched an unprecedented fifth gold medal at the Asian Boxing Championships in Ho Chi Min City on Wednesday. In a fiercely contested final, she beat…

India’s middle order woes continue

India’s middle-order conundrum still seems to be chasing them down. Filling the No. 4 spot has proved harder than one thought. Since the 2015 World Cup, India has rotated over a dozen players at this all-important…

Rani Rampal: A Story that sparks Sports!

It is heartening to hear the story of Rani Rampal. If not for her humble yet perceptive parents, India wouldn’t have one of their finest hockey forwards emerge as captain today. And we can’t think of a more deserving…

It’s the women’s time to Shine!

After a dominant display by the men’s hockey team in the Asia Cup 2017, it was the women’s time to shine and stamp their authority with an unbeaten run in the said tournament – being held in Kakamighara, Japan. After drawing 1-1 in regulation time…

The Imminent Rise of Kidambi Srikanth

What an incredible year it has been for Kidambi Srikanth. Yet another clinical performance, this time at the French Open Super Series, has led the Guntur lad straight to the summit of the leaderboard – and only behind world champion…

The Rise of the reigning Queen of Cricket

Initially inclined towards classical dance, her parents nudged her into playing cricket to overcome her self-confessed laziness. Fortuitously, the decision prompted the mercurial rise of Mithali Raj. In 1999, Mithali made her…

Can India win their 7th consecutive ODI series?

India have been in stupendous form on home soil. The team have consistently won all 6 bilateral ODI series under current captain Virat Kohli. And India will look to continue their unwavering form and impeccable record with a…

Does he deserve to sit out on the bench?

It is disappointing to see an in form batsman sitting out on the bench, especially when he has played a pivotal part in winning the last ODI series. In West Indies earlier this year, Ajinkya Rahane scored a century…

Finally a New Dawn for Football in India

India is much like a dormant volcano when it comes to Sports. It erupts with every mega sporting event and then returns to being dormant. This time around the event is the FIFA U-17 World Cup and the sport is Football. But for the first time…

How he became a run-scoring juggernaut

After a short hiatus, Shikhar Dhawan has returned to the India squad for the ongoing T20I bilateral series against Australia. Let’s take a moment to reflect on his cricketing career in recent years. Dhawan saw a predominant part..

8 Manipur boys lift India’s weight in U-17 World Cup

As India gets ready to the host the FIFA World Cup for the very first time, the 17th edition of the competition will see top footballing nations and future footballing stars descend on the subcontinent to participate in the country’s crescendo…

How she prodded the Proud Phogat name

Most people are familiar with the Geeta Phogat story – as seen through the lens of Dangal. But let’s switch from reel to real, and talk about the proud achievements of the Phogat sisters. Born on 15 December 1988, Geeta Phogat comes…

An Insight into India’s FIFA U-17 World Cup campaign

The FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 is less than a week away. And India prepares to stage the biggest footballing tournament to ever grace the subcontinent. It will stretch across six cities – Delhi, Guwahati, Goa, Kochi, Kolkata and Navi Mumbai…

A Rapid Reply from PV Sindhu

Seoul witnessed something special on Sunday – two twenty-two year olds competing in their second consecutive final – battling it out on the badminton court – having picked up from where they last left off. Only this time, in a fair turnaround of things…

A Quick History RECAP: Australia in India Series

Yet another epic India vs Australia series is underway. If history has taught us anything, it is that the two teams bring out the best in each other – sledging and otherwise. After losing the tightly contested Test series 1-2 earlier in the year, Australia are back…

The Warrior wins US Open

Rafael Nadal banked his third US Open and 16th Grand Slam title with a straight set win over South Africa’s Kevin Anderson at Flushing Meadows in New York. The Spaniard sped to a 6-3 6-3 6-4 victory in Sunday’s final that also saw him…

The Brilliance of Bhuvi vs Bumrah

The Indian cricket team is predominantly lauded for its strong batting performances. In the bargain, we often forget to acknowledge the contribution of our bowlers. India has produced some great individual bowlers over the years…

His meteoric Rise to the Top

It is said that MS Dhoni possesses the innate ability to recognise his fellow players true potential. Many members of the Indian cricket team also share the same sentiment. Dhoni’s refined skill set led to the discovery of a new opener…

World’s Glory for Saina, Sindhu

It’s been a wondrous week for Indian women’s badminton at the BWF World Championships 2017. Both PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal set their sights on world glory and seized it. Saina Nehwal, the Olympic bronze medallist, beat..

The Magnificently Measured MS Dhoni

On 24 August 2017, in the second ODI between India and Sri Lanka at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium in Kandy, we witnessed something special. Something we hadn’t seen for some time now – a tactical genius at work…

Let’s Bolt one last time!

Usain Bolt, the fastest human in history, has won 8 Olympic and 11 World Championship gold medals over a glittering career. Bolt enhanced his legendary status with an unprecedented third consecutive 100m, 200m and 4x100m triple at the…

Meet the reigning Queen of Women’s Cricket

Indian captain Mithali Dorai Raj etched her name into the history books by becoming the leading run-scorer in women’s One Day International (ODI) cricket. She achieved this mighty feat during India’s ICC World Cup 2017 match against…

Kidambi Srikanth’s sensational success story

Kidambi Srikanth first came to the limelight in 2014 when he won the China Open Super Series tournament against the former World No.1 and two-time Olympic champion Lin-Dan (21-19, 21-17) in a historic upset…

In it to win it! But can he really win it?

Roger Federer will walk tall into Wimbledon 2017. Roaring with confidence at age 35, he defied both logic and critics to win yet another Grand Slam – the US Open 2017, after going almost five years without a major. Federer now has…

How the King of Clay reclaimed his throne

Rafael Nadal coasted to a record 10th French Open title after a gap of three years. It was injury that caused him to pull out in the third round of the French open in 2016 – putting his quest for a tenth crown at Roland Garros, on hold…

A much needed Sports Initiative in India!

SpreadSports is a message and initiative designed to drive the support for Sports in India. As hundreds of thousands of Sportspeople continue to pursue their passion without credible facilities, infrastructure and earnings…