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

IPL 2016: 5 foreign players to watch out for in IPL auction

IPL 2016: 5 foreign players to watch out for in IPL auction

Posted by: Dishant Dey on February 4th, 2016

The auction for 9th season of the Indian Premier League from April 29 to May 23 takes place on Friday in Bangalore.The IPL will be followed by ICC World T20 201 ..

Football

Star Sports Young Heroes – Top 16 Footballers travelling to Spain

Star Sports Young Heroes – Top 16 Footballers travelling to Spain

Posted by: Vikram Kamboj on January 25th, 2016

Kolkata, 25th January, 2016: In order to identify young talent, the country’s largest student direct contact programme from the very grassroots through scouti ..

Tennis

Andy to fight Novak for the Australian Open title

Andy to fight Novak for the Australian Open title

Posted by: Anjan K Merkap on January 30th, 2016

A delighted Andy Murray reached his fifth ever Australian Open final with an epic five-set battle. The top tennis player from Britain defeated 13th seed Mils Ra ..

F1

F1: Token System to be done away with from 2017

F1: Token System to be done away with from 2017

Posted by: Anjan K Merkap on February 9th, 2016

Formula One is doing away with its ‘token’ system that was used for the engine developments from 2017 season. This ‘token’ system was introduced in Form ..

Boxing

Sports for women empowerment – a mantra for our nation’s growth

Sports for women empowerment – a mantra for our nation’s growth

Posted by: Vikram Kamboj on November 23rd, 2015

Traditionally India has been a country where sports has always been treated as a secondary option when it comes to career choices for men. Women, till recently, ..

Other Sports

Bengaluru Bulls take on rejuvenated Bengal Warriors

Bengaluru Bulls take on rejuvenated Bengal Warriors

Posted by: Vikram Kamboj on February 4th, 2016

Bengaluru, February 3: Buoyed by their convincing win over Telugu Titans in their very first outing in the Season 3 of the Star Sports Pro Kabaddi, a rejuvenate ..

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