Articles by Tariq Engineer
Aug 21, 2016
Rio Olympics 2016: Aditi Ashok's exploits prove India's golf future is in safe handsAditi Ashok is not yet the finished article. But with this performance at the Olympics, she has already shown that Indian women's golf is in good hands.
Aug 20, 2016
Rio Olympics 2016: PV Sindhu’s medal belongs to India only because she was born herePV Sindhu's silver medal is no small consolation for India, which had been shut-out of the medal tally during the first twelve days of the Rio Olympics.
Aug 13, 2016
Rio Olympics 2016: After Jwala Gutta-Ashwini Ponnappa loss, is it time for the pair to part ways?Jwala Gutta & Ashwini Ponnappa should be respected for their accomplishments. But when not working out, all things must come to an end, even for champions.
Aug 09, 2016
Rio Olympics 2016: India's performance exhilarating despite hockey heartbreak against GermanyGermany made India pay for their profligacy in front of goal but as much as the defeat hurt, it could not undo what came before. This was an exhilarating team performance from India.
Aug 04, 2016
India vs West Indies: Struggling Cheteshwar Pujara needs time and Virat Kohli needs to back himClearly something is wrong but the Indian team needs to back Pujara to fix it because while these numbers tell one story, they don’t tell the whole story.
Aug 03, 2016
Narsingh Yadav saga proves how rotten Indian sport is, and why things are only getting worseSabotage. Perjury. Conspiracy. These are the words Indian sport has been dealing with just days before the start of the Rio Games, when we should have been cheering and celebrating the largest contingent of Olympic athletes to ever leave these shores
Jul 18, 2016
SC's verdict on Lodha Panel reforms: One of Indian cricket's biggest victoriesBy accepting the vast majority of the Lodha Committee recommendations on how cricket in India should be administered, the Supreme Court has delivered a knock-out blow to the BCCI's Kremlin-like operations and thrown open the doors and windows of the board to allow a bright light to shine and a cleansing wind to sweep through.
Jul 11, 2016
In second Wimbledon title win, Andy Murray showcases doggedness that will come to define his legacyIn his fierce desire to compete, Murray has made sure nobody will outwork him on court. If he is going to lose, it was not going to be because of lack of effort but because his opponent was better.
Jul 10, 2016
‘Favourite’ Andy Murray faces different kind of pressure against Milos Raonic in Wimbledon finalAfter 12 years and 44 Grand Slam tournaments, Andy Murray is finally the favourite to win a Grand Slam final.
Jul 09, 2016
Why ICC’s proposed two-tier system is not good for Test cricketThe International Cricket Council's (ICC) proposed two-tier Test system will not save cricket, because “context”, the latest buzzword among cricket administrators, is not Test cricket’s biggest problem, but quality is.