From badminton to cricket, Sandip Sikdar writes on many sporting disciplines. He has the experience of working in digital, news agency as well as print organisations. Motorsport remains his first love.
Articles by Sandip Sikdar
Thailand Open: Lakshya Sen moves into the semis, Kiran George loses
Lakshya next faces a tough outing as he faces Thai second seed Kunlavut Vitidsarn for a place in Sunday’s final
Published on Jun 02, 2023 09:29 PM IST
Lakshya Sen, Kiran George advance in Thailand
Academy mates and friends Lakshya Sen and Kiran George made the last eight of the Super 500 event following straight-game wins at the Indoor Stadium Huamark.
Published on Jun 02, 2023 12:35 PM IST
HS Prannoy’s Malaysia win extends a new badminton tradition
India’s world No. 8 became the 10th different champion in as many BWF World Tour events in 2023. A look at why the game no longer about repeat champions
Updated on Jun 01, 2023 07:44 PM IST
Thailand Open: PV Sindhu ousted in first round, Kiran George wins
Saina Nehwal won her first round in women's singles while favourites Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty entered the men's doubles second round
Updated on May 31, 2023 11:25 PM IST
HS Prannoy crowned Malaysia Masters champion, beats China's Hongyang in final
The 30-year-old wore down his younger Chinese opponent Weng Hongyang in a long-drawn final at Kuala Lumpur on Sunday.
Updated on May 29, 2023 09:05 AM IST
Prannoy enters Malaysia Masters final, Sindhu ousted
Prannoy had it easy in the semi-final in Kuala Lumpur after Indonesian qualifier Christian Adinata retired due to injury; PV Sindhu lost in straight games.
Published on May 27, 2023 11:34 PM IST
Last-minute blues: India go down 1-2 to Belgium
Mandeep Singh (25th) scored the lone goal for India while Thibeau Stockbroekx (18th) and Nelson Onana (60th) put the ball in for the Europeans
Updated on May 26, 2023 10:48 PM IST
HS Prannoy, PV Sindhu in Malaysia Masters semis
Prannoy, the world No.9, now has a brilliant chance to enter his first final since March 2022
Published on May 26, 2023 08:04 PM IST
Back in rhythm, Harmanpreet eyes goals again
The Indian skipper had a poor World Cup in January and it took him some time to find his bearings again
Updated on May 29, 2023 01:16 PM IST
From Simdega to India's blue, Sangita Kumari hits her goal
The India striker had a tough upbringing but that didn't stop her from dreaming big
Updated on May 25, 2023 05:28 PM IST
Hockey: India's Craig Fulton era to focus on away performance
The South African coach has spent two-and-a-half weeks with the Harmanpreet Singh-led outfit but he doesn't have much time to settle into his role
Published on May 16, 2023 10:08 PM IST
India ready for first assignment under new coach Craig Fulton
Craig Fulton has brought back Simranjeet and Sumit into the 24-member squad
Published on May 15, 2023 09:09 PM IST
Indian Grand Prix: 'Our race is absolutely on track'
The Kazakh Grand Prix was cancelled last month but having got all the clearances, India are on schedule
Updated on May 12, 2023 06:13 PM IST
TT Worlds: Reeth looks to find another gear
The paddler from Chennai has actively been trying to rework her game so that she can win more at the international level.
Published on May 11, 2023 08:42 PM IST
The Satwik-Chirag interview: 'The big events are the ones people remember'
The World No. 5 doubles pair talk about their form, the impact of Danish doubles coach Mathias Boe and their future plans.
Published on May 04, 2023 10:19 PM IST
Boe providing the diamond edge to Satwik-Chirag
The Dane has imparted some vital lessons to the doubles duo and it is showing in their results
Published on May 01, 2023 10:26 PM IST
Satwik-Chirag crowned champions at Badminton Asia Championships
The six seeds completed an epic fightback to beat Malaysian eighth seeds Ong Yew Sin and Teo Ee Yi in three games in the final of the tournament in Dubai
Published on Apr 30, 2023 10:24 PM IST
Satwik-Chirag reach doubles final at Asian badminton
They became only 2nd Indian finalists in the continental event being played in Dubai after injury while trailing forced their opponents to retire in the semis
Published on Apr 29, 2023 10:14 PM IST
Sankar charts his own way to the top
The 19-year-old won a silver at the Junior Worlds in 2022 and is currently training in the Netherlands
Published on Apr 28, 2023 06:24 PM IST
Rajawat marks his arrival, wins Orleans Masters badminton
In a battle of 21-year-olds, he downed Denmark’s Magnus Johannesen in three games to win the Super 300 event in France for his first BWF World Tour title
Published on Apr 09, 2023 09:53 PM IST
'To go to India is great, it is fantastic for our championship'
This year, the 28-year-old Spaniard looks like the best non-Ducati rider.
Published on Apr 07, 2023 07:36 PM IST
Sindhu goes down in final of Spain Masters
The second-seeded Indian suffers her first loss in eight meetings against Indonesia's Gregoria Mariska Tunjung.
Updated on Apr 02, 2023 09:01 PM IST
PV Sindhu saves seven game points, enters first final since CWG 2022
The former world champion grits out a hard-fought straight games win against Singapore’s Yeo Jia Min
Published on Apr 01, 2023 10:52 PM IST
Indian to race in MotoGP feeder series during Grand Prix of Bharat
The rider will be the recipient of a wild card and will race in a non-competing category.
Updated on Mar 30, 2023 09:25 PM IST
Satwiksairaj, Chirag claim Swiss Open doubles title
The straight games victory by India’s world No 6 pair over their unseeded Chinese rivals in the final sealed their fifth BWF World Tour title
Updated on Mar 26, 2023 07:21 PM IST
Satwik-Chirag battle into Swiss Open doubles final
The Indian pair quelled a fightback from their Malaysian rivals before winning in three games
Updated on Mar 25, 2023 11:42 PM IST
It will be something different: Reigning champ Bagnaia on Indian MotoGP
From fans of the sport to the organisers and promoters, everyone is excited as the world’s oldest established motorsport world championship is coming to India
Published on Mar 23, 2023 11:13 PM IST
All England: Lakshya crashes out, Treesa-Jolly beat former world no 1s
The reigning Commonwealth Games champion, who reached the final last year, went down 13-21, 15-21 in 52 minutes
Published on Mar 16, 2023 11:07 PM IST
Subdued Sindhu makes first round exit at All England championships
The double Olympic medallist lost in straight games to China’s Zhang Yi Man, extending her poor start to the year after a bright 2022.
Published on Mar 15, 2023 09:57 PM IST
All England 2023: Lakshya Sen starts with a bang
The young Indian, who reached the All England final last year, beat fifth seed Chou in the first round
Updated on Mar 14, 2023 11:58 PM IST