Articles by The Sports Blog
Feb 20, 2012
For Indian shooting, it’s the end of an eraThe Indian shooting squad for the Olympics was announced yesterday and it didn’t have a single woman shooter in the women’s 10m air rifle category.
Jan 17, 2012
London Olympics: The numbers that matter for IndiaWith the 2012 edition of the quadrennial games just about six months away, the race to book that elusive Olympic berth is heating up
Jan 02, 2012
Why isn’t India a sporting superpower?Sport is not just about fitness – vision and skill are just as important. It's time India's coaches understand that.
Dec 28, 2011
Olympic quota: Is NRAI shooting itself in the foot?Instead of focusing on earning as many Olympic berths as possible, the Indian contingent has been engulfed in a selection quandary thanks to the NRAI's rules for deciding the shooters eligibility to compete in the London Games.
Oct 05, 2011
Vijender Singh and the curse of being a heroWe have been led to believe that a hero will always triumph. And that's what India's Olympic star has to live up to every time he steps into the ring.