Articles by Turja Sen
Sep 14, 2018
Wrestling World Championships: Sushil Kumar’s pullout puts spotlight on unheralded Jitender KumarThe towering presence of Sushil Kumar and Narsingh Yadav in his weight category meant despite his impressive frame of over six feet, Jitender Kumar was always overshadowed.
Sep 09, 2018
ISSF World Championships: Ankur Mittal trains his guns on success in trap shooting after signing off double trap career on a highFor Ankur Mittal, the victory at Changwon in South Korea, is tinged with sadness as the former world number one will be saying goodbye to his double trap career after this competition
Sep 07, 2018
IAAF Continental Cup 2018: Focus on Neeraj Chopra as India’s Asian Games stars look to shine in Ostrava eventNeeraj Chopra, Muhammed Anas, Jinson Johnson, among others, would fancy a repeat of Asian Games 2018 heroics at the IAAF Continental Cup 2018 in Ostrava, Czech Republic.
Sep 06, 2018
Maria Sharapova admirer and part-time painter, Anjum Moudgil eyes Olympic medal after ISSF World Championship successIndian shooters drew a blank in the last Olympics in Rio but the early quota places bagged by Anjum and Apurvi have raised medal hopes for Tokyo.
Sep 04, 2018
Seema Punia interview: If not for discus throw, I would have been in some remote village tending to cowsThe road to glory in Tokyo will not be an easy one for Seema but the battle scarred veteran is not willing to give up. Her previous Olympic campaigns have been forgettable, failing to make it to the finals. And this is reason for the gutsy fighter to give her best shot at redemption.
Sep 01, 2018
World Championship Shooting: ‘Mission Tokyo’ begins for Indian shooters in South Korea eventThe tournament that is being staged in Changwon, is the first of the competitions which will offer Olympic quota spots to the top four finishers in each of the individual events.
Aug 31, 2018
Asian Games 2018: After Kurash silver at Asiad, Pincky Balhara inspired to gun for Olympic medal in judoThe sport may still lack the glamour of judo, which is an Olympic discipline, but the medals in the Asian Games have been the perfect shot in the arm for kurash in India.
Aug 23, 2018
Asian Games 2018: Historic bronze medal in Sepaktakraw can help transform the sport in IndiaAmidst the euphoria surrounding the success of wrestlers and shooters, the bronze in Sepaktakraw may not have made the headlines but it is a life changing moment for players like Harish.
Aug 17, 2018
Asian Games 2018: Stiff test awaits Dipa Karmakar on her comeback; Ashish Kumar desperate to regain formDipa Karmakar, the poster girl of Indian gymnastics, and Ashish Kumar, the first Indian gymnast to win medals at the Asian Games and the Commonwealth Games, will lead the Indian challenge in this edition of the Asian Games.
Aug 16, 2018
Asian Games 2018: Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat carry India’s hopes for gold medal on wrestling mat in IndonesiaYogeshwar Dutt was the sole gold medallist at the last Asian Games where India finished with a total of five medals from the wrestling mat. If current form is anything to go by, the Indian grapplers face a daunting task ahead to improve on this performance in Jakarta.