Follow Us:
Thursday, May 19, 2022

Jaideep Ghosh


The author has been in sports journalism since 1990 and has written for newspapers like The Statesman, The Hindustan Times and The Tribune. He also served as editor,

Kabaddi World Cup 2016: India top force in Kabaddi but can we stay there?
Thu, Oct 13, 2016

India has dominated the game of Kabaddi for a long time but other nations are catching up, as evident in the Kabaddi World Cup.

500 Test matches: From the ridiculous to the sublime, within 22 yards
Wed, Sep 21, 2016

500 Tests is something indeed, an entire manuscript of the game in its purest form, which has thrown up the best players we have had the good fortune of seeing.

Abhinav Bindra’s career not the folklore it should have been
Wed, Sep 07, 2016

Well done, Abhinav Bindra. You’ll always be the man who got the first individual gold medal for India.

India needs to move past mediocrity to succeed at Olympics
Thu, Aug 25, 2016

We will always remember Rio, for Michael Phelps or Usain Bolt. The home show will be forgotten soon, along with the mediocrity.

Rio 2016 Olympics: We will succeed as a nation, but not a sporting nation
Thu, Aug 11, 2016

India have huffed and puffed at the Rio 2016 Olympics but yet to manage a medal with five days gone.

Narsingh Yadav row is a drama with shadowy sub-plots
Thu, Jul 28, 2016

Even if Narsingh Yadav was able to prove that the doping was unintentional, there is practically no chance of him making it to Rio 2016 Olympics.

Amal Dutta part of rare breed that thrived on doing what they loved
Thu, Jul 14, 2016

Amal Dutta's system served Mohun Bagan rather well over the years. One could follow their successes and having met him, smile at his teachings.

BCCI’s secret game: From favourite Shastri to surprise Kumble
Fri, Jun 24, 2016

If Virat Kohli, the Test captain, was impressed with Ravi Shastri then why go through another selection for India coach?

Amply clear: Next Indian team coach will be from India
Thu, Jun 09, 2016

New BCCI president Anurag Thakur has made it amply clear that the next Indian team coach will be from India.

IPL 2016: It is advantage RCB before the final
Thu, May 26, 2016

RCB are enjoying a virtual paid holiday in the salubrious weather at home after the win. But then, that’s the fun of winning Q1.

Goodbye Tony Cozier, game was richer through your life
Thu, May 12, 2016

There was always a wave and a wink and a wisecrack about Tony Cozier who passed away on Wednesday night.

Salman Khan as Goodwill Ambassador a gimmick – nothing less or more
Thu, Apr 28, 2016

Salman Khan won’t be the first movie star to capitalise on sports in India – Shah Rukh Khan has used the Indian hockey.