Aadi Nair
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Sports

Durand Cup 2021: Former winner Gouramangi Singh 'thoroughly enjoying' life on sidelines as FCBU assistant coach

FC Bengaluru United coach Gouramangi Singh on the importance of the Durand Cup, the team's impressive start to the campaign and more.

Sports

US Open 2021 women's singles preview: Ash Barty looking to cap off excellent season, Naomi Osaka to make winning return?

Ahead of the US Open, Firstpost.com takes a look at the women's singles draw and, with equal parts of bravery and naivete, attempts to determine the potential outcome of all four quarters.

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Anju Tamang says India women's football team 'mentally and physically stronger' in build-up to 2022 AFC Asian Cup

India women's football team's Anju Tamang talks to Firstpost about the AFC Women's Asian Cup, the effect of the pandemic on training and more.

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Pro Kabaddi 2021: Unretained Deepak Niwas Hooda 'nervous and excited' ahead of auctions

Deepak Niwas Hooda is one of the best-known names in Pro Kabaddi. With an awe-inspiring 943 points earned over the course of 123 games played, his consistency and ability are almost unrivalled, with only a couple of other athletes boasting superior records in the sport.

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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Lack of top-level competitions reason behind India's poor record in athletics, says Anju Bobby George

Former Indian Olympian Anju Bobby George on the pressure of performing at Olympics, why Indian athletes in track and field events lag behind rival countries at Games and more.

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Tokyo Olympics 2020: 'Need to improve technically', Bhavani Devi on disappointment and learnings from Games

Bhavani Devi speaks about life in Tokyo Olympics' COVID-19 bio-bubble, mental pressures of being an athlete and the disappointment of missing out on a medal.

Gaming

F1 2021 Review: A near-perfect blend of significant innovation and subtle improvement

While the gameplay of F1 2021 is not massively different from its predecessors, there are a number of significant additions that make it a more appealing and polished game than those that came before it.

Sports

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Former shooter Anjali Bhagwat on India's preparations for Games, her Olympic memories and more

Former Indian Olympic shooter Anjali Bhagwat discusses the difference between preparations for Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020, the youthful Indian shooting contingent and more.

Sports

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Ex-Indian shuttler Trupti Murgunde expects PV Sindhu to do well; lauds B Sai Praneeth’s skills

Murgunde talks about Sindhu's transformation into a bonafide medal contender, Sai Praneeth's draw and more.

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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Athletes must focus on 'what they can control' during unpredictable Games, says Viren Rasquinha

Former India hockey player Viren Rasquinha on Indian medal prospects at Tokyo Olympics 2020, men's hockey team's chances of putting together a good run and more.

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Wimbledon 2021 women's singles preview: Serena Williams sets sights on number 24, Angelique Kerber hits form

Ahead of Wimbledon, we take a look at the women's singles draw and (bravely/foolishly) attempts to determine the potential outcome of all four quarters.

Sports

David James interview: Former England goalkeeper on Euro 2020, memories of playing in 2004 edition and more

Former England goalkeeper David James speaks to Firstpost.com about the team spirit of the England squad, his memories of playing in Euro 2004 and more.

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French Open 2021 women's singles preview: Aryna Sabalenka banking on momentum, Iga Swiatek chasing Paris title defence

Ahead of the French Open, Firstpost.com takes a look at the women's singles draw and (bravely/foolishly) attempts to determine the potential outcome of all four quarters.

Sports

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers 2022: India coach Igor Stimac on quarantine struggles, AFC Asian Cup and more

Ahead of the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers, Indian football coach Igor Stimac talks about India's struggles in preparing for the tournament, his side's shot at qualification for the Asian Cup in 2023 and more.

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Rangers FC’s Bala Devi reveals struggles during lockdown in Scotland, credits club for turning things around

Over the course of the past couple of months, Bala Devi has gone from strength to strength, and has become a vital cog in a Rangers side that is currently second in the SWPL table.

Gaming

Resident Evil Village Review: Entertaining survival slasher combines well-worn horror elements into all-round package

While Resident Evil: Village isn't one of the most innovative titles of the genre, it manages to weave together well-worn horror tropes in a refreshing, fast-paced experience.

Sports

Champions League semi-finals preview: PSG looking for big away result; Real Madrid hope to cash-in on Chelsea's misses

Ahead of the second-leg fixtures, let's take a quick look at the major talking points from the UEFA Champions League semi-finals:

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Champions League semi-final preview: Madrid bank on experience against Chelsea; City, PSG vie for first title

Ahead of the UEFA Champions League semi-finals, Firstpost takes a look at the major talking points from both ties.

Gaming

Outriders review: Rough around the edges yet enjoyable shooter crippled by connectivity issues

Despite having serious connectivity issues, Outriders is quite fun when it works, but it's not particularly inspired. If you've played other games in the genre, feel free to give this one a pass.

Sports

Jincy Jose interview: Six-time national arm-wrestling champion on Pro Panja League and daughter Anslet's journey into sport

Six-time National Arm Wrestling Championship winner Jincy Jose talks to Firstpost.com about her career, her husband's accident and the Pro Panja League.