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

Sachin Tendulkar inducted into prestigious Laureus Sports Academy

Sachin Tendulkar inducted into prestigious Laureus Sports Academy

Posted by: Atish Home Chowdhury on April 16th, 2015

Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar has added one more feather in his cap today in Shanghai, when he was inducted into the prestigious Laureus Sports Academy. He is ..

Football

FC Goa’s Grassroots Development Programme: Mentoring tomorrow’s football stars

FC Goa’s Grassroots Development Programme: Mentoring tomorrow’s football stars

Posted by: Vikram Kamboj on April 9th, 2015

Goa 9 April 2015: FC Goa’s Grassroots development programme which commenced a few months ago saw FC Goa reaching out to over 20,000 children and actively ment ..

Tennis

Novak Djokovic wins Laureus Sportsman of the Year

Novak Djokovic wins Laureus Sportsman of the Year

Posted by: Anjan Merkap on April 16th, 2015

“It is the best day of my life”, Djokovic told CNN after he was named Laureus Sportsman of the year on Wednesday. The ceremony which was held in Shanghai, C ..

F1

Bahrain GP: 5 things to watch out for

Bahrain GP: 5 things to watch out for

Posted by: Anjan Merkap on April 18th, 2015

Will Nico be able to fight off Hamiton? The battle between Mercedes team mates, Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton will now reach a complete cycle at Bahrain GP as ..

Boxing

Sachin Tendulkar meets Sarita Devi

Sachin Tendulkar meets Sarita Devi

Posted by: Atish Home Chowdhury on January 16th, 2015

Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar met the ace Indian boxer Sarita Devi at his home in Mumbai and wished her success for future matches. The Manipuri athlete was r ..

Other Sports

Mandar Divse (10km Men) and Nikita Prabhu (10km Women) win the coveted “Swimmathon 2015”

Mandar Divse (10km Men) and Nikita Prabhu (10km Women) win the coveted “Swimmathon 2015”

Posted by: Vikram Kamboj on March 2nd, 2015

Almost 600 swimmers from across the country participated in India’s most awaited open water swimming event, Swimmathon 2015. Athletes in various categories ..

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