Indian skippers have clung on to power, then faded away. Dhoni seeks to join the exceptions—Sachin and Dravid.
India’s best year in Test cricket saw the team crowned No 1. It now awaits a traditional final frontier—foreign pitches.
Ashwin’s grit, variations, upgradation of skills and meticulous marking of batsmen have made him the world’s No 1 bowler
Former hockey captain Dilip Tirkey is organising the world’s largest hockey tournament, with 1,458 teams from Orissa, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand at 32 venues.
At 34, Mithali Raj is the batting spine of Team India. The star of the T20 Asia Cup has her sights on the World Cup.
Virat Kohli’s captaincy mixes brazen aggression, bold tactics, luck and great form
How Sindhu regained her balance, and in winning the China Open, breached a great wall of excellence
The SAI is crippled by a paucity of coaches, as trainees are often left to fend for themselves
Hockey stutters; cricket reigns still. Spurred by foreign action on TV and domestic leagues, football is conquering India’s young.
Probes in national sports bodies seek reasons and remedies for the Olympics debacle
India’s badly run sports federations need a large dose of the Lodha panel’s reforms