Oct 29, 2019

How to sleep better

To sleep better, we need to hack the brain with better behaviours and better foods. There are a few tips and foods that I recommend to all my athletes.



From Delhi to Bhubaneshwar

After playing in the national capital for five seasons, Delhi Dynamos has moved bases, changed names and now calls Bhubaneswar’s Kalinga Stadium its home.

Food For Thought

How to sleep better

To sleep better, we need to hack the brain with better behaviours and better foods. There are a few tips and foods that I recommend to all my athletes.

Last Word

Why play the Jekyll and Hyde roles?

Sports and those involved with it belong to something larger than the immediate and the convenient.

On The Write Line

Sports Bill, need of the hour

It should be ensured that power is not concentrated in the hands of a few, but others also get an opportunity to present their vision for Indian sport.

For The Love of Sport

Parvati Nair: I wish to meet Rahul Dravid some day

I think he came across as a very sweet and gentle guy, and back then, as a young fan, I was bowled over by his presence — both on and off the field.


Marnus Labuschagne, the catalyst for Australia's historic Ashes win

The first concussion replacement in Test history, Marnus Labuschagne got the breakthrough as Australia retained the Ashes in England after 18 years.


Sunil Gavaskar: I would’ve been a doctor if not a cricketer

The all-time icon maintains a busy schedule, traversing different continents to watch and promote cricket, and creating awareness on social causes.


India vs SA: Records galore for Rohit, Jadeja, Ashwin

From Rohit Sharma's record 50-plus scoring sequence to Ravichandran Ashwin's Test records, here are all the stats from South Africa's tour of India.


ISL 2019-2020: Habas returns to ATK, can the title too?

Coach Antonio Habas, known primarily for his defence-oriented approach, has sought to strike the right balance.


ISL 2019-20: Five editions down, new tricks needed for a new season?

The ISL has given Indian football technically gifted players, but the tournament needs to produce more to have a long-lasting impact on Indian football.


ISL 2019-20: Can new-entrant Hyderabad FC banish the Pune City blues?

Phil Brown's Hyderabad FC side was unbeaten during the pre-season and with a maiden ISL season ahead, the coach said his side is raring to go.


ISL 2019-20: Can Mumbai City FC go the distance this time?

There has been some tweaking in the Mumbai City FC team this season and captain Paulo Machado expects his side to make it to the finals.


ISL 2019-20: FC Goa looks to do one better than last season

Coach Sergio Lobera and his team’s ‘all-or-nothing’ style of play was arguably one of the highlights of last season as the Gaurs struck 36 goals.


ISL 2019-20: Jamshedpur FC awaiting a breakthrough season

The franchise, which joined the ISL in 2017, is yet to stage an entry into the playoffs, and would be hoping to see a reversal of fortunes, come the new season.


ISL 2019-20: Miku-less BFC braces up for title defence

Bengaluru FC has retained much of its title-winning squad, with Miku the one notable exception. Can it become the first team to retain the title?


ISL 2019-20: After first ever playoff finish, NorthEast United back to drawing board

Croatian Robert Jarni is now the head coach and Ghanaian legend Asamoh Gyan has replaced striker Bartholomew Ogbeche. Jarni is NorthEast’s sixth manager in as many seasons.


ISL 2019-20: Revamped Kerala Blasters eyes upswing in fortunes

From sacking the coach midway to facing the wrath of its loyal fans who effected a boycott for some home matches, the Kerala Blasters saw it all last season.


ISL 2019-20: Gregory keen on Chennaiyin turnaround after dismal last season

The club has drafted in six new players, with a proven track record, from abroad, and has several promising youngsters in Thapa, Lalrinzuala, and Germanpreet Singh.


Ashwin: County stint helped me rediscover joy of playing cricket

Ashwin speaks about his philosophy regarding the game, playing English county cricket, managing his workload and bowling in the third episode of Couch Talk.


When NBA landed on Indian shores

With the perfect setup and high-quality basketball, the NBA struck the right chord in Mumbai. It now plans to have a 12-team league in India in the next decade.


Doha World Championships: The stars who impressed

The World Championships in Doha had many exciting moments. From a javelin shock, sensational shot put and a bunch of happy mothers, here are a few.


IAAF World C'ships: Indians disappoint in lead up to Tokyo 2020

Indian athletes set out for Doha with high hopes of achieving personal bests and Olympic qualification, but the eventual achievement by a 27-member team fell far short.

View from the paddock

Mercedes win sixth straight title

Lewis Hamilton will be aiming to clinch the world championship, the sixth of his career, as well at the next race in Mexico.