Manan Bhan

Articles by Manan Bhan:

Our Athletes Deserve Recognition

Our Athletes Deserve Recognition

Posted in Athletics, Columns on July 27th, 2011

Many a sportsperson have made India proud on the international level by their stirring per ..

The Copa America Postmortem

The Copa America Postmortem

Posted in Columns, Football on July 27th, 2011

It has been a strange Copa America, the oldest international soccer tournament in the worl ..

India In World Cup – A Dream?

India In World Cup – A Dream?

Posted in Columns, Football on July 26th, 2011

It must be every Indian football fan’s dream to see India play in the World Cup. I perso ..

Maybe It’s Not Dope, It’s Adrenaline

Maybe It’s Not Dope, It’s Adrenaline

Posted in Athletics, Columns, Commonwealth Games on July 8th, 2011

That particular day, I can proudly say I was there. I count myself among the lucky few. I ..

The 4-2-3-1 Football Formation

The 4-2-3-1 Football Formation

Posted in Football on July 6th, 2011

For many years, the 4 – 4 – 2 was considered an ideal formation. Two box ̵ ..

The Water Carriers

The Water Carriers

Posted in Columns, Football on July 5th, 2011

Modern 21st century football has lead to the birth of a new type of position, the evolutio ..

The Bundesliga Experience

The Bundesliga Experience

Posted in Columns, Football on July 1st, 2011

An evergreen topic of discussion in footballing circles is that of the best Football Leagu ..

Chelsea Confirm Andre Villas-Boas As New Coach

Chelsea Confirm Andre Villas-Boas As New Coach

Posted in Columns, Premier League on June 25th, 2011

Graeme Souness, the former Liverpool and Blackburn manager, calls it a big gamble. Roy Wil ..

Football Inflation

Football Inflation

Posted in Columns, Football on June 23rd, 2011

Usually, rumours about possible player transfers go on over the whole season. But it’s t ..

Football: India’s New Beautiful Game

Football: India’s New Beautiful Game

Posted in Columns, Football on June 22nd, 2011

Many observers have asked a fundamental question for decades. Are there a scope and a futu ..

Cricket

Mumbai Indians appoint Kieron Pollard as Captain

Mumbai Indians appoint Kieron Pollard as Captain

Posted by: Vikram Kamboj on September 11th, 2014

The mighty Trinidad and Tobago all-rounder, Kieron Pollard, known for his explosive batting was the automatic choice to lead the Mumbai Indians in the forthco ..

Football

Chelsea’s dominance

Chelsea’s dominance

Posted by: Sayantan Sarkar on September 21st, 2014

Chelsea’s season so far reflects a perfect fairy tale kick start to their English Premier League title hunt. The new signings have worked as wonder for Jose M ..

Tennis

Just another day’s work

Just another day’s work

Posted by: Renuka Raghavan on August 21st, 2014

Federer struts into the US Open, armed with the 80th feather in his career cap, with a Cincinnati win – incidentally his sixth win on the surface. Often d ..

F1

Young motorsports talents shine at Mercedes-Benz India

Young motorsports talents shine at Mercedes-Benz India

Posted by: Vikram Kamboj on August 8th, 2014

Greater Noida: Mercedes-Benz India today successfully concluded the ‘Young Star Driver Programme’ Season II which witnessed young racing aspirants from acro ..

Boxing

ESPN STAR Sports Signs up a 5 Year TV Broadcast Rights Deal with Super Fight League (SFL)

ESPN STAR Sports Signs up a 5 Year TV Broadcast Rights Deal with Super Fight League (SFL)

Posted by: Vikram Kamboj on March 14th, 2013

New Delhi, India, Wednesday, March 13, 2013: ESPN STAR Sports, Asia’s leading sports broadcaster, today announced a 5 year broadcast deal with Super Fight Lea ..

Other Sports

Wave WKL: Lahore Lions defeated Vancouver Lions by 55-54

Wave WKL: Lahore Lions defeated Vancouver Lions by 55-54

Posted by: Vikram Kamboj on September 21st, 2014

Jalandhar, September 20: The second match of day two started amidst good weather as it drizzled before the start of the match. The Lahore Lions were extra cauti ..

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