Articles by Shashank Nair
Oct 29, 2017
Clutch Anthony Martial elevates drab Manchester United to victory over Tottenham Hotspur: Key talking pointshere's a quick rundown of some of the talking points in the Manchester United-Tottenham Hotspur game that should have been a stalemate, if not for a minor error near the end.
Oct 14, 2017
Liverpool vs Manchester United preview: Jose Mourinho's men set to face first stern test of season at AnfieldInjuries to some of their best players and a defence that is yet to be tested mean that the Liverpool match will be the sternest test for Manchester United so far
Dec 11, 2016
ISL 2016: Mumbai City FC's inability to create chances a reason for loss in 1st leg of semisMumbai City FC forgot all the discipline, organisation and concentration that they had cultivated in the ISL to crash to a 3-2 defeat at the hands of Atletico de Kolkata in the first leg of the semifinal on Saturday at the Rabindra Sarobar Stadium.
Nov 28, 2016
Abu Dhabi GP: Why Lewis Hamilton was right to defy Mercedes and hold Nico RosbergThe Abu Dhabi Grand Prix had its fair share of controversy but the biggest one was Hamilton defying team orders to not let Rosberg pass through and then slowing down the race – thus forcing Rosberg to either try to overtake him or allow Vettel and Ricciardo to attack the German Mercedes driver.
Nov 27, 2016
Formula One, Abu Dhabi GP, Highlights: Nico Rosberg is the new 2016 F1 World ChampionCatch all the updates from the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg battle it out for the driver's championship
Nov 24, 2016
NBA India: Elite academy to nurture talents based on athleticism and basketball IQ, says VP Brook MeeksFirstpost sat down with NBA vice president, International Basketball Operations, Brooks Meek and NBA India MD, Yannick Colaco for an exclusive talk.
Nov 20, 2016
Premier League: Manchester United played like the Arsenal of old and paid for itDespite the terrible day they had, a goal in the last minute to rescue a point is very unlike the Arsenal of old and is much more in tune with the pragmatism that the Gunners have shown lately.
Nov 11, 2016
ISL 2016: Won't be easy to make it to play-offs, admits Alexandre Guimares after derby defeatFC Pune City earned the bragging rights for the Maharashtra Derby after a late Eugenson Lygdoh goal handed the away team the spoils on a day where Mumbai City FC were the better team through 90 minutes.
Nov 11, 2016
ISL 2016: FC Pune City earn vital 1-0 win over Mumbai City FC despite being outplayedBarring the result, the Maharashtra Derby turned out to be everything that was expected off the game. Mumbai City FC were the better team, but FC Pune City were the luckier. The result was the universe restoring balance after Mumbai managed to sneak a victory in Pune earlier in the season, despite the then home team being the better side of the two.
Nov 10, 2016
ISL 2016: Bolstered Mumbai City FC start as favourites against FC Pune City in Maharashtra derbyThis season’s second Maharashtra derby is a stark reminder of the gulf between the two clubs on display. While Mumbai City FC are a point behind league leaders Delhi Dynamos and are sureshots to progress to the play-offs, FC Pune City languish in seventh spot with 9 points.