Mar 4, 2019

The key to compete in sailing

As with almost any sport, being tough and resistant to injury should be the prime factor when devising a specific fitness programme. However, there are certain physical attributes that stand out specific to sailing.

Briefing

For The Love of Sport

His heart beats for Chennai Super Kings

When I played drums for Chennai Super Kings in the IPL, I felt I was in Brazil. I would like to thank India Cements for offering me to be one of the ...

Fitnesswise

The key to compete in sailing

As with almost any sport, being tough and resistant to injury should be the prime factor when devising a specific fitness programme. However, there are certain physical attributes that stand out specific to sailing.

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M. S. K. Prasad: Preparedness is all!

It’s the natural dream of every selection committee to win a World Cup during its tenure.

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An evening that glittered with champions!

The Awards, which were previously held between 1994 and 2003 in their first avatar, were revived as Sportstar completed 40 years in 2018.

Vantage Point

The Americans are coming — back

At last, the tide seems to be turning for the US, especially on the women’s side. Let’s evaluate the leading American prospects and rate their potential.

On The Write Line

Perfect role models

Both Gundappa Viswanath and Prakash Padukone have conducted themselves well during their playing days and after their retirements — unassuming, unfailingly polite, respectful and modest to the core.

Star Struck

A ball boy, then a teammate!

Former India footballer Renedy Singh recalls his first meeting with superstar I. M. Vijayan at the Tata Football Academy.

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Vishal Kumar Dev: Sports a priority for Odisha

‘Being a state that started from nothing, we have garnered so much attention from international-level championships and tournaments that today we have become one of the top choices for any international sporting event.’

Last Word

Fandom is a strange thing

Sportsmen begin as fanboys. So too do sportswriters. The best remain connected to the fanboy.

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Producing soldier sportsmen

The Army Sports Institute was named the Best University for the Promotion for Sports at the Sportstar Aces Awards supported by the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, in association with MRF.

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‘An honour to be part of such an amazing event’

The Railways Sports Promotion Board was named the Best PSU for the Promotion of Sports at the Sportstar Aces Awards supported by the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, in association with MRF.

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‘This award is extremely special’

Deepa Malik was named the Parathlete Sportswoman of the Year at the Sportstar Aces Awards supported by the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, in association with MRF.

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‘My dreams got fulfilled’

Manoj Sarkar was named the Parathlete Sportsman of the Year at the Sportstar Aces Awards supported by the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, in association with MRF.

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‘I hope I can better my performance’

Suyash Jadhav was named Parathlete Sportsman of the Year at the Sportstar Aces Awards supported by the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, in association with MRF.

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A healthy distraction

Manu Bhaker was named Best Young Athlete (Girls) at the Sportstar Aces Awards supported by the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, in association with MRF.

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Joining a select few

Saurabh Chaudhary was named Best Young Athlete (Boys) at the Sportstar Aces Awards supported by Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, in association with MRF.

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A successful second stint

Massimo Costantini was named Coach of the Year at the Sportstar Aces Awards supported by Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, in association with MRF.

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No more an also-ran

Vidharbha was named the Team of the Year award, at the Sportstar Aces Awards supported by the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, in association with MRF.

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The conquerer of Dakar

K. P. Aravind was named the Sportsperson of the Year (Motorsport) at the Sportstar Aces Awards supported by the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, in association with MRF.

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A return to form

Vinesh Phogat was named Sportwoman of the Year (Other Individual Sport) at the Sportstar Aces Awards supported by the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, in association with MRF.

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Eye on Olympic gold

M. C. Mary Kom was named the Sportswoman of the Year (Other Individual Sport) at the Sportstar Aces Awards supported by the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, in association with MRF.

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Unintimidated

Bajrang Punia was named the Sportman of the Year (Other Individual Sport) at the Sportstar Aces Awards supported by the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, in association with MRF.

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Making up for lost time

Gurjit Kaur was named the Sportwoman of the Year (Other Team Sport), Sportstar Aces Awards supported by the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, in association with MRF.

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Success, both home and away

Sunil Chhetri was named the Sportsman of the Year (Other Team Sport) at the Sportstar Aces Awards supported by Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, in association with MRF.

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Sprint sensation

Hima Das was named the Sportswoman of the Year (Track and Field) at the Sportstar Aces Awards, supported by the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, in association with MRF.

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A year for records

Neeraj Chopra was named the Sportsman of the Year (Track and Field) at the Sportstar Aces Awards supported by the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, in association with MRF.

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An overnight star

Manika Batra was named the Sportswoman of the Year (Racquet Sport) at the Sportstar Aces Awards supported by the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, in association with MRF.

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Looking for consistency

P. V. Sindhu was named the Sportswoman of the Year (Racquet Sport) at the Sportstar Aces Awards supported by the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, in association with MRF.

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'The best year for Indian table tennis'

Sharath Kamal was named the Sportsman of the Year (Racquet Sport) at the Sportstar Aces Awards supported by Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, in association with MRF.

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Adding a new dimension

Smriti Mandhana was named Sportswoman of the Year (Cricket) at the Sportstar Aces Awards supported by the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, in association with MRF.

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The perfect sheet anchor

Cheteshwar Pujara received the Chairman’s Choice Award at the Sportstar Aces Awards supported by the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, in association with MRF.

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The X-factor

Jasprit Bumrah was named the Sportsman of the Year (Cricket) at the Sportstar Aces Awards, supported by the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, in association with MRF.

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The triple crown of batting

Virat Kohli was named Sportsman of the Year (Cricket) at the Sportstar Aces Awards, supported by the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, in association with MRF.

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'Badminton now No. 2 to cricket in India'

There is widespread interest, there is live television coverage and the talent pool has broadened.

Statsman

New record for Rohit Sharma; Indians dominate batting leaderboards

Rohit Sharma is the first Indian to hold the ‘leading run-getter in Twenty20 International cricket' and more stats.

ACES Awards

Qatar’s Al Khater to India: Be patient in quest for football success

The CEO, FIFA Qatar World Cup 2022, was speaking at the Sportstar Aces Awards ceremony supported by Supreme Committee of Delivery and Legacy, in association with MRF in Mumbai on Thursday.