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Listen: Full script of Episode 197 of Spodcast where we discuss MI finishing at top of IPL points table, Chelsea securing Champions League qualification and more
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Listen: Full script of Episode 197 of Spodcast where we discuss MI finishing at top of IPL points table, Chelsea securing Champions League qualification and more

In this edition of Firstpost Spodcast, we discuss Mumbai Indians finishing at top of IPL 2019 points table, Chelsea securing Champions League qualification and more

Asian Squash Championships: India's Saurav Ghosal and Joshna Chinappa claim individual titles in Malaysia
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Asian Squash Championships: India's Saurav Ghosal and Joshna Chinappa claim individual titles in Malaysia

In a memorable day for India, Saurav Ghosal and Joshna Chinappa won the individual titles in the Asian Squash Championship on Sunday.

Asian Squash Championships 2019: Saurav Ghosal, Joshna Chinappa move into semi-finals with dominant performances
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Asian Squash Championships 2019: Saurav Ghosal, Joshna Chinappa move into semi-finals with dominant performances

Unforced errors undid much of her spirited fight but it must be said to her credit, Tanvi stretched Joshna in the first two games before losing them over tie-break points

Joshna Chinappa storms into Women's Black Ball Squash Open quarter-finals with win over sixth-seed Sarah-Jane Perry
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Joshna Chinappa storms into Women's Black Ball Squash Open quarter-finals with win over sixth-seed Sarah-Jane Perry

After downing the legendary Nicol David in the first round, Joshna Chinappa wore down the English player 11-4, 6-11, 14-12, 11-9 to storm into the quarter-finals of the PSA gold event on Tuesday

Asian Games 2018: With 15 gold and 24 silver, here's the complete list of India’s medal winners in Jakarta
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Asian Games 2018: With 15 gold and 24 silver, here's the complete list of India’s medal winners in Jakarta

Here is how India fared in key sporting events and disciplines at the Asian Games 2018

Asian Games 2018: Amit Panghal portrays uncanny ringcraft to win gold; Indian hockey team ends campaign on a high
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Asian Games 2018: Amit Panghal portrays uncanny ringcraft to win gold; Indian hockey team ends campaign on a high

It was sweet revenge for Amit Panghal who lost to the Uzbek in the World Championship in Hamburg the same day last year

Asian Games 2018: Indian women's squash team clinch silver after losing to Hong Kong in final
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Asian Games 2018: Indian women's squash team clinch silver after losing to Hong Kong in final

The Indian squash contingent ended with five medals overall including the women's team silver, men's team bronze and three bronze medals in the individual event.

Asian Games 2018: India's team work in sailing, squash events makes up for missing out on gold in women's hockey
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Asian Games 2018: India's team work in sailing, squash events makes up for missing out on gold in women's hockey

The essence of team-work, of owing responsibility of one’s actions that could impact the entire squad, stood out prominently in India’s campaign in the Asian Games on Friday

Asian Games 2018: India men's squash team clinch bronze after loss to Malaysia in semifinals
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Asian Games 2018: India men's squash team clinch bronze after loss to Malaysia in semifinals

The Indian men, who also entered the mega-event as defending champions, settled for bronze after a 0-2 loss to Hong Kong in the semifinals. Saurav Ghosal, who was not fully fit, and Harinder Pal Sandhu, lost to Max Lee and Leo Au, 0-3 and 1-3 respectively.

Asian Games 2018: Joshana Chinappa beat Nicole David as Indian women's squash team enter final
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Asian Games 2018: Joshana Chinappa beat Nicole David as Indian women's squash team enter final

Chinappa, the world number 16, had a point to prove after a crushing loss against familiar foe Annie Au in the final pool match against Hong Kong yesterday.

Asian Games 2018: India face defending champions Malaysia in women's squash team semis after loss to Hong Kong
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Asian Games 2018: India face defending champions Malaysia in women's squash team semis after loss to Hong Kong

The Indian women's squash team lost the all-important match against Hong Kong 1-2 to finish second in Group B, resulting in a tougher semi-final opponent in defending champions Malaysia at the Asian Games at Jakarta on Thursday.

Asian Games 2018: India assured of medal in women's team squash event after 3-0 win over China
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Asian Games 2018: India assured of medal in women's team squash event after 3-0 win over China

The Indian women's squash team on Wednesday assured itself of a medal after advancing to the semi-finals at the 18th Asian Games at Jakarta.

Asian Games 2018: India begin squash team event on strong note as both men and women register comfortable wins
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Asian Games 2018: India begin squash team event on strong note as both men and women register comfortable wins

India began its campaign on a winning note with both men and women recording 3-0 victories in the group stage of the squash team events at the ongoing Asian Games at Jakarta on Monday.

Good day for India in athletics as Hima Das, Muhammad Anas, Dutee Chand win silver; Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu assured of medal
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Good day for India in athletics as Hima Das, Muhammad Anas, Dutee Chand win silver; Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu assured of medal

India won as many as three silvers in the athletics events on Day 8 of the Asian Games 2018, with the country also progressing to the semi-finals of the men's hockey and women's badminton singles events.

Asian Games 2018: Dipika Pallikal, Joshna Chinappa, Saurav Ghosal win bronze medals in squash
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Asian Games 2018: Dipika Pallikal, Joshna Chinappa, Saurav Ghosal win bronze medals in squash

Indian squash players Dipika Pallikal Karthik, Joshna Chinappa and Saurav Ghosal had to be content with bronze medals after losing to their respective opponents in the semi-finals of the 18th Asian Games.

Asian Games 2018: India rowers gain redemption with three medals on Day 6; K Srikanth, HS Prannoy make premature exits
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Asian Games 2018: India rowers gain redemption with three medals on Day 6; K Srikanth, HS Prannoy make premature exits

Gold was redemption for Sawarn Singh Virk, who rowed along with Dattu Babu Bhokanal, Om Prakash and Sukhmeet Singh to win the quadruple sculls rowing gold. Sawarn Singh Virk won singles sculls bronze in Incheon four years ago but faded away with an injury and served a year-long ban for an accidental doping infraction.

Asian Games 2018: Saurav Ghosal, Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal reach semis to assure India of three medals in squash
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Asian Games 2018: Saurav Ghosal, Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal reach semis to assure India of three medals in squash

India were assured of three medals in squash competition of the 18th Asian Games with Saurav Ghosal, Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal Karthik advancing to the semifinals of their respective singles events.

Asian Games 2018: Absence of full-time coach leaves Indian squad to train by themselves for Indonesia event
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Asian Games 2018: Absence of full-time coach leaves Indian squad to train by themselves for Indonesia event

The Squash Racket Federation of India's (SRFI) inability to find a full-time head coach ever since the bitter exit of Egyptian Achraf El Karargui has affected the Indian team's preparations ahead of the Asian Games in Indonesia in August.

Joshna Chinappa's campaign at El Gouna International PSA World Series squash ends with quarters loss
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Joshna Chinappa's campaign at El Gouna International PSA World Series squash ends with quarters loss

The 16th seeded Chinappa, after beating eight-time world champion Nicol David, went down against Massaro in straight games.

Joshna Chinappa stuns former World No 1 Nicol David in the 2nd round of El Gouna International squash tournament
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Joshna Chinappa stuns former World No 1 Nicol David in the 2nd round of El Gouna International squash tournament

India's top woman player Joshna Chinappa beat former world number one Nicol David 11-8, 11-8, 11-8 in the second round of the El Gouna International squash tournament in El Gouna (Egypt) for her first ever win over the legendary Malaysian.