Articles by Sundeep Misra
Apr 25, 2019
Asian Athletics Championships 2019: Underrated PU Chitra makes a giant splash by retaining 1,500m gold; India finish 4thPU Chitra is probably the most under-rated Indian athlete at the Asian Athletics Championships. Yet, hers was the most impactful performance by an Indian at the Doha Asian Championships.
Apr 24, 2019
Asian Athletics Championships: Sanjivani Jadhav picks up bronze; India miss out on relay gold due to faulty baton exchangesIn the end, on the third day, India are placed fourth in the medal standings with 2 gold, 5 silver and 6 bronze medals. Injuries and some below-par performances have killed off medal chances
Apr 23, 2019
Asian Athletics Championships: Gomathi Marimuthu, Tajinder Pal Singh Toor up the ante with gold; Dutee Chand disappointsGomathi Marimuthu ran a personal best in the 800m for a gold; Tejinder Pal Singh Toor improved it to a shot put gold; Shivpal Singh bagged a javelin silver with a personal best while Jabir Madari and Saritaben Gayakwad finishing with a bronze each in the 400m hurdles.
Apr 22, 2019
Asian Athletics Championships: Avinash Sable's hustle, Dutee Chand's feat, Hima Das' agony dominate headlines on Day 1At the iconic Khalifa International Stadium, on the first day of the Asian Athletic Championships 2019, there was no dearth of drama.
Apr 12, 2019
Why Indian hockey is like a black hole for coachesLatest to be pulled in as the coach of the Indian men’s hockey team, Graham Reid has the toughest job of transforming a team that has taken more knocks than medals
Apr 09, 2019
Indian hockey team looking to put turbulent past in rear-view mirror with appointment of Australian Graham Reid as head coachThe Indian hockey team and the administration behind them will be looking towards building up a certain sense of trust in its team through Graham Reid's appointment
Apr 03, 2019
India's defeat in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup final reiterates need for coaching unit to show nous and players to display beliefOn paper, the Azlan Shah should have been a walk through the park for India. Realistically, defeats happen. It happened in the final of the Azlan Shah. But when it happens too often, answers are required.
Mar 31, 2019
Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2019: India's exuberance falls short against experienced South Korea in another frustrating final defeatIndia's management has been quite obsessed with ‘young legs’, but it ironically was not the ‘ageing’ but ‘mature’ legs of the South Koreans who outsmarted India
Mar 29, 2019
Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2019: Youthful India thrash Poland 10-0 ahead of final against experienced South KoreaBrimming with confidence and showing immaculate control, India demolished Poland 10-0 to finish the league stage of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup undefeated.
Mar 27, 2019
Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2019: India ride on Mandeep Singh's heroics against Canada to storm into eighth finalMandeep Singh showcased his unique and gifted combination of acrobatic athleticism combined with a sense of brilliant positioning to take India to the final.