Wednesday, September 29, 2021


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Indian players in Women’s Big Bash League 2021

  Two-time Women's Big Bash League (WBBL) champions Sydney Sixers have signed up Indian players Shafali Verma and Radha Yadav ahead of seventh season of...

AUSvIND women’s cricket: what we learned from the ODIs

  In an article previewing the Indian Women Cricket Team’s tour of Australia, I proposed that we could be in for a treat. From the...
New Zealand Captain for the series Tom Latham with Pakistan Captain Babar Azam. Source: Twitter

Why New Zealand had to withdraw

  When New Zealand – typically viewed as the “best and fairest” of international cricket teams – cancelled their tour of Pakistan for security reasons...
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Captaincy comes with its own set of challenges

  Captaincy! The word itself is so powerful that it can prompt anyone to have an opinion - either for or against it. And when...
Virat Kohli retiring from captaincy makes Rohit Sharma the best choice for responsibilities takeover. Source: Twitter

Rohit Sharma an obvious choice as captain after Virat Kohli

  Eight years back, Virat Kohli had revealed a secret when asked as to who apart from him and MS Dhoni had the ability to...
M.S Dhoni and R Ashwin now part of Team India's T20 WC. Source: Twitter

Dhoni joins team India as a mentor for T20 WC

  Former India skipper M.S. Dhoni, who led India to three International Cricket Council (ICC) titles, will join the national team as mentor for the...
Cricket Australia's interim CEO Nick Hockley.

Oz to cancel Afghanistan men’s Test if women’s cricket not supported

  A historic maiden men's test between Australia and Afghanistan will be cancelled if the new Taliban government does not support women playing cricket in...
Australian captain Meg Lanning and Indian captain Mithali Raj. Source: Cricket.com

Ind v Aus women’s cricket: same team, new mindset

  For fans of Indian cricket here in Australia, there’s been little live action since January 2021. India’s historic win at the Gabba is undoubtably...

India at the Tokyo Paralympics: all the medal winners so far

  Indian athletes have put their best foot forward in this year’s Paralympic Games with a tally of seven medals so far, including two golds....
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Tokyo Paralympics: Vinod Kumar wins discus bronze, result under review

  Paralympic athlete Vinod Kumar’s bronze medal in the men’s F52 discus throw is currently under review, with the Paralympic Games organisers stating it is...
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Paralympics: Bhavina, Sonal face China in TT openers

  Today, India will open its campaign at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games with para table tennis players Sonal Patel and Bhavina Patel getting into...
Devendra Jhajharia.

India at the Tokyo Paralympics: what to expect

  India is sending its largest-ever contingent to the Tokyo Paralympics with 54 athletes set to compete in nine sport disciplines. From 19 participants at the...

Aussie women’s squad announced for series against India

  Test cricket will return this summer with Australia's women's team to play a Test match against India for the first time in 15 years. Cricket...
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Fiery India pull off famous Lord’s heist

  If ever there was evidence that it is Virat Kohli’s blood which runs rich through the veins of Indian cricket, it was on full...
The Indian men's cricket team celebrate their third win ever at Lords stadium in England.

India registers 3rd-ever Test win at Lord’s

  India pulled off a historic victory against England in the second Test of five-match series at Lord's. It was also Virat Kohli's maiden Test...
'Olympic athletes Neeraj Chopra, Lovlina Borgohain, Bajarang Punia, Ravi Dahia, and the Hockey Team were honored by ministers Kiren Rijiju and Anurag Thakur , after their return from Tokyo Olympic at the Ashoka Hotel in New Delhi'. Image tweeted by @Abhinavsaha

Olympians that were welcomed home with style …and money

  The medal winners of the Tokyo Olympic Games were all felicitated by the Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur late evening yesterday at Hotel Ashoka,...

Famous Fourths: Indians who missed the bronze by a whisker

  No athlete wants to settle for the dreaded fourth-place finish at the Olympics. At Tokyo 2020, golfer Aditi Ashok came the latest to join...

Aditi Ashok at Tokyo Olympics: Indian golfer finishes fourth

Top Indian woman golfer Aditi Ashok, who missed the bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics on Sat 7 Aug yet created history by become...
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Olympics Hockey: India’s journey to first semifinal in 49 years

  Has Head Coach Graham Reid transformed the Indian men's hockey team? We will know all about it when it takes on Belgium in its...
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Olympics: PV Sindhu’s legend keeps growing

  The agony of failing to make the Olympics final, which PV Sindhu was expected to reach after all the titles she had won in...
Men's doubles badminton pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty.Source: IANS

Olympics: winning medals the only mark of success for Indian athletes?

  Is winning a medal the only yardstick for success at the Olympic Games? This debate is set to rear its head again as Indian...
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Tokyo Olympics: Indian women’s hockey team lose to Great Britain

  The Indian women's hockey team suffered a third successive defeating the ongoing Tokyo Olympics as Great Britain won the tournament 4-1 at the Oi...
Indian Hockey Team beat Spain at Tokyo 2020.

India outplay Spain 3-0 in men’s hockey – Tokyo Olympics

  India recovered from their disastrous outing against world No. 1 Australia to defeat Spain (3-0) in a Group A league match at the Tokyo...

Mirabai Chanu: Accidental lifter to Olympic medallist at Tokyo 2021

  When weightlifter Mirabai Chanu arrived for competition at the Tokyo Olympics only days ago, she sported Olympic-design ear rings. When she flew back home to...
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Rajeev Balakrishnan, former Indian Olympian, now an Aussie athletics coach

  Like most Australians last week, former Indian Olympian Rajeev Balakrishnan was pleased to hear that Brisbane was the official pick to host the 2032...
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Olympics: Fencer Bhavani Devi reaches second round with easy win

  CA Bhavani Devi, the first Indian woman to qualify for the Olympics in fencing, added another feather to her cap as she reached the...
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Olympics tennis: Sania-Ankita knocked out in the first round

  The Indian pair of Sania Mirza and Ankita Raina have been knocked out in the first round of the women's doubles event at the...
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Indian-origin athletes aim for gold at the Tokyo Olympics

  Though India failed to win a medal in hockey at the 1976 Olympics, there were two players of Indian origin -- Ramesh Patel and...
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UPDATED: Samir Banerjee wins Wimbledon boys’ singles final

  Samir Banerjee has become the first Indian-American player to win a Grand Slam boys' singles title, beating compatriot Viktor Lilov 7-5, 6-3 in one...
Abhimanyu Mishra at a chess competition

World’s youngest chess GM with Indian roots

  For the last few years, the focus in the chess circuit has been on who will break Sergey Karjakin's record as the youngest-ever Grand...


Ep 9: What do young Indians want from love?

  Growing up in Indian culture, most of us know that love has never been as popular as marriage. Even in the movies, the main...

Ep 8: Indian links in Indigenous Australian poet Ali Cobby Eckermann’s...

  To celebrate NAIDOC week 2020 (between 8-15 November) I spoke to Yakunytjatjara poet Ali Cobby Eckermann about her time in India where she taught...

Ep 7: In the case of Sushant Singh Rajput

  The torrid and high-octane Sushant Singh Rajput case has been fodder for Indian people and press for the last few months. The actor’s tragic death...
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