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Madhav Agarwal

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featureswimming13 days ago

Senior pro among youngsters, swimmer Advait Page seeks constant improvement

It's a shame that at a time when our athletes across sports are starting to compete with the best in the world, swimming remains our Achilles Heel. In a sport that is dominated by the Japanese at the Asian level and the Australians at the CWG level, we don't many takers for swimming.
Madhav Agarwal
featuresports2 months ago

Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games | Down the memory lane with Mohammed Ali Qamar

Mohammed Ali Qamar is a former Indian boxer who represented the country in international events, in the late '90s and early 2000s. He became the first from the country to win a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games, 20 years earlier, and later went on to become the national women's coach.
Madhav Agarwal
featuresports2 months ago

Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games | Down the memory lane with Roopa Unnikrishnan

Roopa Unnikrishnan is a former Indian rifle shooter, who won a historic gold medal in 50m rifle prone event at the 1998 Kuala Lumpur Commonwealth Games and became the first woman from the country to bag the top prize. Prior to this, she had also won a silver and a bronze, at the 1994 edition.
Madhav Agarwal
featuresports2 months ago

2022 Commonwealth Games | Down the memory lane with Dinesh Khanna

Born in Fatehgarh Churian, Punjab, ace shuttler Dinesh Khanna emerged as a top men's singles player during the '60s and '70s, when the Malaysians and Indonesians ruled the roost. In a career spanning over 15 years, he won gold and bronze at the Asian Championship and a bronze at CWG 1966.
Madhav Agarwal
featurebadminton3 months ago

Mathias Boe here to change mindset of Indian players, talent not really an issue

When you want to be the best, you need to train with the best. Perhaps this would have been the thinking of the Badminton Association of India (BAI), when they roped in Denmark's Olympic silver medalist Mathias Boe, as the coach of the Indian doubles team for the second time now.
Madhav Agarwal
featurehockey3 months ago

Diary of a loyal Indian sports fan - Chak De, India

Sometimes as sports journalists we tend to forget, why we entered this field; after working all these years, that love for sports waned, and the rat race for numbers took over. So this diary is an attempt to rekindle that love and talk about what's good, bad, and ugly in Indian sport.
Madhav Agarwal
featurebadminton4 months ago

Write-off shuttler B Sai Praneeth at your own peril!

B Sai Praneeth is India's leading shuttler and is currently ranked world no.19. After showing a spate of strong performances till 2019, where he won a bronze medal at World Championship, he has been going through a slump in form and has been trying his best to get out of that phase.
Madhav Agarwal
newssports4 months ago

Diary of a loyal Indian sports fan - Inspiration is hard to find

Sometimes as sports journalists we tend to forget, why we entered this field; after working all these years, that love for sports waned, and the rat race for numbers took over. So this diary is an attempt to rekindle that love and talk about what's good, bad, and ugly in Indian sport.
Madhav Agarwal
featuresports4 months ago

Diary of a loyal Indian sports fan - All is well

Sometimes as sports journalists we tend to forget, why we entered this field; after working all these years, that love for sports waned, and the rat race for numbers took over. So this diary is an attempt to rekindle that love and talk about what's good, bad, and ugly in Indian sport.
Madhav Agarwal
featurebadminton5 months ago

A hungry Carolina Marin could only make life tougher for Indian shuttlers

It was in this March, that Carolina Marin, announced her return to the circuit the next month, at the European Championships. It was a given that she would pocket the title, in front of a packed home crowd; all this after a long road to recovery post an ACL tear, that happened before the Olympics.
Madhav Agarwal